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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 October 2016

From beginning to end, our stay at Mandala was great. The hostel itself is beautiful. The buildings and grounds are amazing. The cabanas feel high-end with comfortable beds and all the amenities you could want. There is no AC but we had no need for it when we visited. Just keep the windows open (there are screens) and turn on...

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Seattle
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Everyone raves about this pkace, and it is wonderful. The art, plants, trees, and ornate woodwork are all stunning. Rooms are nice. There is a gorgeous stretch of beach just in front. Food was delicious. Only drawback is that it is 3km out of town.

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing hostal, they truly thought of every little detail and it SHOWS! Hot water, beachfront, kind staff, service tip included in food, bunches of outlets in cabanas, and super relaxing vibe. Aurelio and Maya are great owners and made sure our stay was wonderful. As well as David, Fernando and the two other male servers we had. All were phenomenal...

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Reviewed 3 September 2016

What a wonderful place to end our Ecuador-journey!!! Perfect location, great rooms (with hammocks on the balcony), delicious breakfast and top service. If i visit Puerto Lopez, I will definitely come back!

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Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were here 4 years ago, and returned this week. Most of the place was exactly as we remembered it, though there are now a couple new deluxe suites near the back. We stayed in one, and heartily recommend it. Spacious, with multiple fans (it was pleasant enough we did not need them), fridge, strong wifi, decent restaurant.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We spent our last 4 nights of our travel of 7 months in this heaven! The rooms are big, the bed is comfortable and the staff are the best! Good breakfast and food in general aswell! They do everything to make your stay perfect! Thank you and would recommend it to everyone!

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NEW BADEN
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I read the reviews in the Lonely Planet and decided my fiance and I needed to see this place when he came to visit me. It was everything I could have hoped for! I loved the hammocks on our deck, the fans were a godsend in the heat, and there were tons of fascinating details around the place. I loved...

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

One of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Italian/Swiss couple running the place for 18 years. Gardens between the cottages give a secluded feeling to every room. Restaurant is very good, especially the gelato. If you have an aversion to dogs, this would be a concern, since the owners have 3 or 4 dogs that roam freely in...

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Ecuador
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This was my second time staying at Mandala. This time we had our infant son. We had a ground floor room, which worked perfectly for our stroller, as did the handicap accessible ramp to the dining area. I often have a hard time finding something good to eat on the coast since I don't particularly care for seafood, but their...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is not only the best place around but also one of the best beach places I have been. Everything is just so good and Puerto Lopez is still a small fishing village with only limited tourists. Hosteria Mandala is the place to be if you want to rest, eat well, enjoy the beach or just look around in the...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Hosteria Mandala

Address: Manabi, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Manabi Province > Puerto Lopez
Price Range: $86 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“See the comments submitted by previous guests.”
 of 5 bubbles watts_david_b22s, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We did notice a wheelchair accessible room, so ask it you need that. Generally, I would say upper rooms have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles paulah979, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All good but ones with the balcony are better”
 of 5 bubbles 880marving, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose any room other than the "Serpente" or a room that is attached to another.”
 of 5 bubbles Laura_Travels196, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Calibri (hummingbird) suite is our favorite”
 of 5 bubbles MindStorm00, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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