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Hosteria Ecologica El Faro

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved our experience with Gabriel and the talented staff of both humans and animals at El Faro. This is the only way I can explain the natural, easy, friendly interaction that exists between people and animals that live at El Faro. Perhaps Gabriel is a Dr. Doolittle of sorts ;) On special request, he prepared for us an amazing lobster...

1Thank nickt4
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I would really recommend staying here. Simple, comfortable, friendly and relaxing with the added delights of the lush vegetation and animals. Highly recommended. Gabriel is an excellent host and can't do enough to help you have a good time.

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Aventura, Florida
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing place with a comfort rooms Great view and good service I recomend to visit Hosteria Ecologica El Faro With lovely animals and many trees A perfect place over the ocean to rest and enjoy it I highly recomend to visit 😊

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Our host made us feel most welcome. He was very helpful, provided great informaion on what to see and where to eat in Salinas. Staying at El Faro was unique, as it is both a hostel for tourists and ecological home to abandoned wildlife. The animals are free to roam and we encountered tortoises, peacocks, a variety of parrots and...

2Thank Ernie O
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is one of those places that has to be seen to be believed. It is very simply a tropical oasis and an experience that I still miss. A few things made this special for us, the wonderful collection of animals, the tropical surroundings, the water front location, the wonderful owner Gabriel who went so far out of his way...

2Thank BennyinLondon
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very comfortable rooms and a very nice place l! Breakfast was great and the animals living there are very friendly! The owner Gabriel is very helpful and entertaining! Overall it is a great place for vacations in Salinas, Ecuador!

1Thank Juan Andres C
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We came from Ohio and stayed at this wonderful place. The rooms were very clean, hot water, A/C, friendly owner and staff made us feel very welcome. This is a nice place to unwind and the mini zoo is a plus for the adults and especially for the children. Thank you Gabriel. Jeff and Carol

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The owner and manager of the hosteria will give you the best advice on what places you should visit and the places that you should eat. The first day that my girlfriend and I got to the hotel, he give us a mini tour showing us how to move around salinas.

Thank Jorge G
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The Hosteria Ecologia El Faro rests just at the end of a road in a quiet, Ecuadorian neighborhood along the coast. El Faro lay waiting like an oasis full of trees and beauty. The wooden entry door resembled a ship. Inside there was an orange lighthouse building, and at the end rest a beachfront overlook. We found ourselves surrounded in...

Thank kaylaclancy
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The Hosterleria El Faro is an incredible experience - whether you want to visit with the animals, relax or watch the beautiful sunset, there is something for everyone. It is clean, spacious and extremely comfortable. The service that Gabriel provides is top-notch - above and beyond just the basic. My children, ages 9 and 10 were absolutely in love with...

Thank Susan S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hosteria Ecologica El Faro

Address: Ciudadela La Milina | Mz. G entrando por la UTE, hacia el mar, Salinas, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Salinas
Price Range: $146 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Excellent service, relaxed and peaceful place, holiday by nature”
 of 5 bubbles xiaot310, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Higher floor -corner suites are large and sunny”
 of 5 bubbles Rocket95405, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the room are nice, have air conditioning, and it's quiet. Very comfortable beds and clean large rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Debbie1952_11, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
“As my wife was unable to climb the stairs to the second floor of the guest building, Gabriel was very kind to put us in what would be the equivalent of a mini-suite (room #3) on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles JTAnewport, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“All 10 Rooms are great he gave us any room we wanted,Only 1 has TV all have private baths and AC”
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