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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
  • 30 Jul 2016
    “Best place to stay!”
  • 29 May 2016
    “Good for the price”
Guido Chiriboga y Calle Tercera, Montanita Ecuador See on map
Outdoor pool
Family Rooms
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is certainly a great, maybe the best place to stay in Montañita. It is quite cheap and the room we were in, was just beautiful and superclean, including a balcony facing the ocean. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Besides, there's a kitchen you...More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stayed 2 nights here and were satisfied with everything. The first night our room had ants in the bathroom, but they weren't a nuisance, and when we asked for a different room the staff was very accommodating. We had absolutely no issues at all....More

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 10 December 2015

This hostel was right on the main street but still rather quiet on the 5th floor. We had a nice ocean view. The rooms were nice and clean. The front desk staff was not the friendliest in Montanita. The kitchen was also often a bit...More

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

A nice place with the layout and hammocks but staff were often unfriendly . breakfast "included" only consists of a roll if they even remember to put it out. Could maybe have more keys for the rooms with 4+ people.

Thank Leah L
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Good hostel rooms Average, shower and private toilet and a balcony that comes out of the room. The hostel is located in the town center. On the one hand it is good because of the proximity to all the restaurants and bars but on the...More

Thank OranGold
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Our modern rooms are IMMACULATE, as noted by the Lonely Planet, exceptionally clean, airy, and bright with beautiful ceramic-tiled floors and baths, large windows, and masterfully-crafted wooden balconies with ...More hammocks and amazing ocean views. We are very lucky and very grateful to our guests for the very positive word of mouth recommendations that ensure that our hostal remains one of the most popular and vibrant in town. In fact, most of our guests tell us that they arrived at our hostal because of great reviews from fellow travelers. WHAT SETS US APART: -LOCATION/ VIEWS: Hostal Pakaloro is in the center of town (amid all of the restaurants, shops, and bars) with our hostal just a few steps from the ocean and on the river bedside which allows for truly inspiring views of the ocean, river, and town, as well as the surf break, sunsets, sunrises, and beachgoers. -STRUCTURE/HARMONY: The owner built her hostal around 3 very important requirements: large balconies for relaxation and socializing, hammocks galore for daydreaming and enjoyment, and large windows for a constant flow of air, light, and views. -SOCIALIZING: Our hostal is always full of energy and great ambiance thanks to the coolness of our guests. Our large balconies, communal rest/ lounge areas, and communal kitchen make it easy for our guests to socialize and feel at home. -PRICE! PRICE! PRICE!: We are the VALUE PLAY in town. Our prices are extremely reasonable and economic for what we offer. -COMFORT: You’ll find an immaculate, spacious modern room with a balcony, hammock, fan, 24 hour hot water, private bath, DIRECTV and WIFI (in lounge areas and some balconies). And the intangibles are even better: breathtaking views, an ambiance of camaraderie, and security! Less
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Outdoor pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$37 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hostal Cabanas Pakaloro Hotel Montanita
Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
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Room & Suite (7)
Dining (1)
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"Wifi doesn't reach all the way up to the highest floor."
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"5th floor was a hike up the stairs but the best view"
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"Make sure the safe works, because the hotel will steal from you."
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