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    La Buena Vida Hotel- Ayampe

    KM 86 Ruta Del Spondylus, Ayampe 00001, Ecuador
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          12 May 2017
          “Highly Recommend this hotel - friendly, helpful, beautiful and clean”
          8 Apr 2017
          “Honest, friendly and clean”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          Reviewed 21 September 2014

          It was hard to leave La Buena Vida this morning. We'd spent 4 days thoroughly enjoying the hospitality, food, TV, hammocks and kittens. After 5 months on the road it felt like home. Can't fault La Buena Vida, highly recommended.

          Thank KateSoph
          Response from MARILYN K, Owner at La Buena Vida Hotel- AyampeResponded 26 October 2014

          Thank you so much for your kind words. It's nice to hear that it was hard for you to leave and that you enjoyed your stay! Until next time.

          Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

          It's very difficult to add to the glowing list of recommendations which La Buena Vida has already received; as Mailyn and Keith's place is as perfect as everyone says. We arrived at La Buena Vida, having already travelled around South America for five months on...More

          Thank sparkly_eyes
          Response from MARILYN K, General Manager at La Buena Vida Hotel- AyampeResponded 21 September 2014

          Thank you for such a detailed review of La Buena Vida... I'm sure this will help the other traveller's have a real feel of what we are about! We are humbled to know that our place was one of your favorite in all of South...More

          Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

          I really enjoyed my short stay here. Keith, Marilyn and family were extremely good hosts and they served epic French toasts with sunny side up eggs for breakfast. The bungalows are spacious and were kept clean during our stay. The beach, spas (they also have...More

          1  Thank ThePandabear
          Response from MARILYN K, General Manager at La Buena Vida Hotel- AyampeResponded 21 September 2014

          Thank you for sharing your experience despite the fact you were here for one day! I'm glad to know you really enjoyed our place.

          Reviewed 30 August 2014

          After traveling for 3 months, staying in dorms, I wanted to check-in to a nice hotel and relax. I found La Buena Vida in this little town called Ayampe and it seemed like the perfect place to chill-out and surf before I would continue my...More

          Thank titusvriend
          Response from MARILYN K, General Manager at La Buena Vida Hotel- AyampeResponded 21 September 2014

          Thank you! Thank you! Not only were you our longest staying guest but, we also felt after all the time you spent with us that we had known you forever. It is our philosophy and our goal to make every one feel as comfortable as...More

          Reviewed 13 August 2014

          The hotel was in good shape, the rooms where big and really clean they had air conditioning in each one of them. the common area was really nice but in our opinion we think they might need more hammocks. The breakfast was good, continental type...More

          Thank Los_Bubus
          Response from MARILYN K, General Manager at La Buena Vida Hotel- AyampeResponded 21 September 2014

          Thank you so much for your detailed review. We care so much about our place and put so much heart into everything we do so, your recommendations are appreciated! We do have hammocks for all the rooms we had just washed them so, I'm so...More

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          About
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          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Airport Transportation
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
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          • Price range
          • USD 49 - USD 74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 7
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          • Location
          • Ecuador >
          • Manabi Province >
          • Ayampe
          • Also Known As
          • Bungalows La Buena Vida Hotel Ayampe
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          reneeserrichio
          Is there anyway to put this room on hold until January 12th and then decide whether or not we can make it then? My husband is taking a medical state board and that is kind of our date to start making the first quarter of the year plans. It would be from March 7th March 14th I believe the flight is a red in the 14th night. Thank you for your time and consideration. Renee Serrichio
          4 December 2016|
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          Response from Marilynsita |
          Hi from March 7th and on theirs still plenty of rooms available. If you'd like send us an email and we will gladly hold the room for you until you're ready. We are easy going and will be happy to help as much as we can
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          Jeff A
          My brother, his wife, my son, and I are looking for a surf vacation get away. We are all intermediate surfers, will need some guidance, surf board rentals (short boards), and not wanting to do much driving. We are looking at traveling during the last weekend in March 2017 or the first week in April. Do you have availability, what should we plan on spending on food, board rentals, and how much assistance can you give us on where and when to go out for the best waves for our skill levels? Any suggestions on bringing our own surf boards? Do you know if the airlines charge extra? Thanks, Jeff
          28 August 2016|
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          Response from Deeanaec | Reviewed this property |
          Hello, can you send me a private message? so I can help you with the contact of la buena vida hotel, or you can find them on instagram as @labuenavidaecuador
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          Susan H
          What is your policy regarding small pets?
          24 January 2016|
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          Response from Scott G | Reviewed this property |
          They have a few dogs so they typically day no pets. Feel free to call them, they're very nice people.
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          Room Tips
          "Rooms near road can be noisy, keep the a/c on at night to drown out any noise. Lower rooms have better wi-fi."
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          "Get a room with a hammock outside the door entrance! You will love it!"
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          "The matrimonial room is very nice."
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          "All rooms are great."
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