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Ecua-Andino Hats

Ciudadela los Albatros Mz 28 Solar 4 | Plaza Danin and av. de las Americas, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
+593 4-228-2500
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For more than a quarter century, Ecua-Andino has been the first Ecuadorian Panama Hats brand that combines the expertise of its local crafts people and its team of designers showcasing a wide range of shapes and colors
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
30 May 2018
“Very friendly stuff & large selection of wonderful hats”
14 May 2018
“Great place to visit!”
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Ciudadela los Albatros Mz 28 Solar 4 | Plaza Danin and av. de las Americas, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

I went there to buy some hats for my parents and there were any kinds of hats you can imagine, in all colors. The friendly stuff helped me to find two wonderful hats and they put up the ribbons I choose in the store. You...More

Thank Andrea C
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Had a few extra hours in Guayaquil so took a taxi to the store. Paula took us on a tour of the store room filled with amazing colors and styles of hats! Also saw demonstrations of the hat bands being applied, trimming the hats, and...More

Thank bpmartin2018
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Paula L, Propietario at Ecua-Andino Hats, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

it was nice to meet you!!!! youre always welcome :)

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

This place is hard to find (our taxi drove in circles for a half hour) but worth it. They hand-make hats and fit them to your head. The prices are from inexpensive to very expensive. I bought a nice Panama hat for $60 US. The...More

Thank Ron K
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Paula L, Propietario at Ecua-Andino Hats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you very much for your comment, this motivates us to continue promoting our hat and to inform the whole world about its real origin. Do not forget that now you are an ambassador for Ecua-Andino!

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I ordered few hats online according to the size chart they have on their website. They sent both hats which are smaller than their size chart, and when I contacted them, they told me to just wear it and stretch them out. They ignored my...More

Thank pachyderm1
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Laura J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Ecua-Andino Hats, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Good Afternoon, my apologies. Your problem is already communicated to the customer service department. A few days ago, they contact you and giving you an solution to your problem. Have a nice day and Best Regards.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Had bought a fine hat back in 2010 which was destroyed, so I had my heart set on a replacement hat. Went to three stores where prices seemed to be high. Came here and saw a bus in front, which scared me. Touristas = high...More

Thank Michael K
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Laura J, Jefe de Marketing at Ecua-Andino Hats, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks to you, we loved to see our costumers happy, your welcome to visit us at any time. Have a nice day!

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in a very special, exceptional quality and extraordinary "recuerdo", this will be the place that you must visit and buy their panamas sombreros.

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AnaFreireR, Marketing Department at Ecua-Andino Hats, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Eduardo, It was a pleasure to attend to you and your wife, during your trip here in our Showroom. Hope we will see you soon again. Don't forget to spread your Ecua-Andino Hat, everywhere you go. Best Regards, Ecua-Andino's Team

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We arrived at the factory, unsure if the taxi driver had even taken us to the right place, we were met at the door and shown inside, where we were greeted by a lovely young woman, who spoke great English. It turns out she is...More

Thank Rosemary V
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AnaFreireR, Marketing Department at Ecua-Andino Hats, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Rosemary, Thank you for your kindly comment. It is nice to confirm that we are doing an excellent work. Kindly regards, Ecua-Andino's Team

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

While in a business trip to Ecuador, I stopped in to buy the famous Ecua-Andino hat. Had no idea it was vey close to my Hotel. Very safe store in Guayaquil, when I arrived the security greeted me and opened the gate to the door....More

Thank jerrygomez0809
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AnaFreireR, Marketing Department at Ecua-Andino Hats, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Dear Jerry, Thank you for your visit, it is great to know that you enjoyed your visit in the paradise of hats. We wait for you soon again.

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

If you want to fully appreciate the history and fabrication of these extraordinary hats, this is the place to go. You'll learn about the painstaking hand labor that goes into them and can see first hand why some hats sell for more than $500. You'll...More

Thank Glenn M
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AnaFreireR, Marketing Department at Ecua-Andino Hats, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2016

Dear Glenn, thank you for the comment. It is good to know that you enjoyed the visit in our Showroom. Come back soon!

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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Went to Ecuo- Andino today had wonderful service, I have been travelling all the world trying on hats. Fnally found two hats that were made to fit so happy, we had at tour of the workshop , and watched the lady who worked on my...More

Thank Yogagal55
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AnaFreireR, Marketing Department at Ecua-Andino Hats, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2016

Thank you for your comment. We are as happy as you are that you could take a piece of art from Ecuador. Enjoy your hat and don´t forget to upload your photos.

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Response from AndreLeca | Property representative |
On Sundays we do not open :( The schedule is from 8am to 17:00 pm.
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