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La Mariposa Hostal

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights and the Italian owners were absolutely wonderful and helpful. The property is very well maintained, quiet, safe and is affordably priced. And it's one block from the beach! Their courtyard is very inviting, private and cozy complete with tables, hammocks and 2 friendly cats. Originally, we had booked an apartment by the beach but...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We loved Olón, and we absolutely loved la Mariposa hostal. We came here the week before christmas and stayed for 6 nights. We then left for Puerto Lopez, but after just a few hours in the dirty town we decided to go back to Olón for another week. We wrote to the owners and asked if they had any rooms...

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1Thank Hanna W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

What a smashing place this is! Nicola and Patrizia and their staff really look after you. The place is right by the sea, clean as a whistle, attractively laid out, with comfortable well designed rooms where everything works that should work (makes a change in hostels I've experienced in Ecuador). The proprietors live on site and really care about customer...

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1Thank lucipops64
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We really enjoyed our stay in Olon, the town is great and this hostal is really nice also and a good value I think. It's too bad that they don't have breakfast, but we did okay getting bread and yogurt from a store nearby or the couple breakfast places around.

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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We had a perfect stay at La Mariposa; everything was great. The owners and the personnel are super friendly and welcoming, the building and garden are beautiful and the room very clean and new. And for a very good price as well. We stayed at the 1st floor, nice with chairs in front of the room and view on the...

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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed at La Mariposa for 5 nights and was very happy. The rooms on the upper floor has an excellent view of the ocean. The hostal is situated just one block from the beach. Its very clean and the only place where I've seen hooks and hangers to put your clothes on in Ecuador. Also the italian hosts are...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 23 February 2016

My husband and I stayed 3 nights at this hostal. The hostal is located just a block away from the beach and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The rooms on the 3rd floor have a nice ocean view. The rooms are provided with fans but they have high ceilings and I felt very comfortable even though there was no...

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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

A beautiful place with a comfortable feel. Thank you to the kind owners who made a comfortable stay for 4 weary travelers. This place was incredibly beautiful with great views and a comfortable lounge area. I would recomed this place to any traveler making their way up the coast. Clean rooms and a beautiful showers with hot water!

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Ecuador
Reviewed 20 August 2015

The Mariposa Hostel is a little jem in the small town of Olon on Ecuador's Pacific Coast. Owned by a very friendly and helpful couple, the place is beautifully decorated and is both very comfortable and welcoming. I stayed there for 3 nights and had a very quiet and peaceful stay. The view from the third floor is amazing. The...

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is more hotel than hostal, although it doesn't do food. The owners are friendly Italians who keep a clean and safe establishment one block back from the beachfront. The garden area includes chairs, tables and hammocks, as well as a cold shower area to wash off the sand. The rooms are on three floors and are small and basic...

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Additional Information about La Mariposa Hostal

Address: Calle 13 de Diciembre y Rosa Mistica, Olon, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Olon
Price Range: $52 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Choose the 3rd floor rooms for an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles HadaM744, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Best view is from the 3rd floor!”
 of 5 bubbles Amigo48582, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Most 1st and 2nd (UK numbering) floors have view of the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles BearandWol, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you can afford, go all the way up!”
 of 5 bubbles ErichKamprath, 12 Apr 2014 | Read review
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