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Hosteria Mandala

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Vine Grove, Kentucky
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Going back again this year. Feels like home to me - Thanks Maja and Aurelio. The setting is wonderful, the owners as well. Friendly staff and lots to do in the local area. Those at the Mandala have helped us go whale watching, fishing (thanks Paco) and made Puerto Lopez our yearly destination. Again - my home away from home.

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Bear River, Canada
Reviewed 7 December 2013

We booked a two week stay at the Mandala based on the excellent reviews on Tripadvisor. It was an excellent base for a relaxing break after a week in Quito and although the weather was not sunny much of the time we had no rain and enjoyed our time there. Ate in the restaurant several times and the food was...

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Reviewed 12 November 2013

We stayed at Mandela for 4 nights and if we had known how nice it was we would have stayed at least one more night. Our room, Ballena, was gorgeous, and the common areas are so creative and unique. All the staff are pleasant and helpful, but the stand out is the manager, Jill, for whom no request is too...

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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 10 November 2013

It was such a surprise to find this beautiful place in a not so attractive town. It is located far enough of the ugly town, and it is literally an oasis. Gorgeous wooden house and cabanas in the middle of gardens. The main house is decorated with such detail that you get to see the love of its owners while...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 October 2013

the staff was helpfull, the food was good and the cabins are nice. Shower wasn't the best we've had during the 3 weeks holiday but nothing to complain about. When there was something wrong with the shower, the staff helped immediately. Only thingfr us which wasn't the best, the weather, we've had cloudy weather all the time on the coast...

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Food was very good. The gardens were beautiful. Staff was friendly and multi lingual. Rooms were very nice. Pity we could only stay there 2 our of 4 days as we didn't make reservations far enough in advance.

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Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
Reviewed 11 October 2013

We walked up from the beach to stop and have a beer and possibly stay there eventually ( had already booked a place for 2 nights) but the lady at the front immediately said they would not serve us because we weren't staying there. What a turn off ! The patio and restaurant were not busy, maybe 6 people. We...

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 October 2013 via mobile

We started our trip around Ecuador in this place. The perfect place to unwind from daily life. They made a little paradise of it, with nice cabins with hammocks in front spread around in a beautiful tropical garden. They paid attention to little details. Staff is attentive. The place is a little outside town with its own hammock places at...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We loved our time at this place during our recent honeymoon. All the staff are lovely - so helpful and obviously love working with and meeting people from all over the world. The layout of the place, by the sea, in beautiful gardens with your own cabin is very nicely done and the whole hosteria is very peaceful. It is...

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Gouda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Couldn't wish my self a better location to end my trip to ecuador. This place is so great! After check in by the very friendly owner we were brought to our cabin trough their beautiful garden. Only this is worth a visit! The cabin was comfortable and clean. Especially liked the hammock outside and the nice bathroom. Breakfast is a...

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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

Additional Information about Hosteria Mandala

Address: Manabi, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Manabi Province > Puerto Lopez
Price Range: $90 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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Hosteria Mandala Hotel Puerto Lopez
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“Book early!”
118robl, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of the cabin like rooms are wonderful and have enough privacy because of the garden vegetation smartly and carefully placed around.”
isabelob113, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“See the comments submitted by previous guests.”
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.”
paulah979, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All good but ones with the balcony are better”
880marving, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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