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Kukutyim
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful place, green, flowers etc. Til the second day, when they sprayed pesticide on all the flowers, so we almost vomitted, it smelled so strong. The room comes with mosquito net too and, however it is very small, that wasn't our problem. When we checked in we asked 3x if they have hot water. The answer was...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed here two nights in early May, when they were only a few tourists in town. The hostel is only one block from the beach and one block from the supermarket. Restaurants are also close by. Large room with a fan, good shower and kitchen facilities. Strong wifi!

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Fort McMurray, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2016

First Hostal we saw after a long tiring plane/bus journey. The staff were very friendly but didn't speak much English (I speak both). The hammocks were very nice to relax in and the terrace up top was a great place to relax and enjoy some fresh fruit. The room had a big fan to help keep the heat at bay...

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Thank teiggles
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

We checked in at 5:30am after our overnight bus trip. It was very accommodating of them to let us have the room that early in the morning and only pay for one night's stay. It was $25 for a "double" room. The room left a lot to be desired: - there large screen windows along the top of two walls...

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austin,tx
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Pros -Great patio area with hammocks to relax -Right across a local restaurant that serves delicious affordable meals. -two blocks away from he beach -night guard on watch, gates locked at night -decent size rooms Cons -hot rooms, sleep with window open it will be much nicer.

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Affordable, well located, and comfortable. Good sized kitchen (not many pots and pans). Left a beer in the fridge and someone else took it, but I guess that's likely at any hostel. Other than that, yeah, there is a lot to like about this place. Definitely recommend it!

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Brownsville, Texas
Reviewed 30 November 2014

I stayed at Itapoa three times during Spring 2014, twice for about a week each. I stayed in the far back twice and the other time toward the front. Rooms have good fans, insect nets, and hot water. Breakfast is served overlooking the beach: scrambled egg, fruit, juice, tea or coffee, bread, butter, jam, and on some days home-made chocolate...

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Ecuador
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We enjoyed this modest place in the center of town. It has hot showers, it's clean, the beds were comfortable with mesquito nets, and we felt that our stuff was secure. There were fans, but no air conditioning. The rooms surround a lovely courtyard with hammicks, and a kitchen off that, for guests to enjoy. $10.00 per night, per person...

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Thank retiretime
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

The hostel is very nice located. Nothing is far. Close to local market, shown by the owner, beach, restaurants and bars. Rooms get cleaned every day, if you want so. You get hot, I mean hot!, shower. Every bed has a moskytonet. There's fast wifi - on a grey day I streamed movies! The kitchen is clean and workable. You...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Paid 20 bucks for a nice room for two people. This hostel had excellent service, which provided me with great information about the area and other spots around Ecuador. So far the best hostel I have stayed at for 20 dollars while traveling all the way down the pacific coast. We could walk to the beach in less than a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hostal Machalilla

Address: Malecon Julio Izurieta y Alejo Lascano, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Manabi Province > Puerto Lopez
Price Range: £6 - £8 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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