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Dharma Beach

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am living in Guayaquil and my beach stays are always in this hotel, for the following reasons: - Rooms with incredible ocean view, comfortable ambience - One of the best restaurants in Montañita where QUALITY AND SERVICE are always great, also with ocean view - very comfortable mattresses - Sauna to relax - Gym room - good location, not...

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maxiroxy, Director de Recepción at Dharma Beach, responded to this review

Dear Eve Thanks so much for all your kind words, we hope having you back again.

Davos Klosters, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dharma is by far the best hotel in Montañita. But first you need to understand Montañita, then you´ll figure Dharma out. Don´t expect that you will be in a top-notch hotel. On the other hand, expect that you will be in the best possible situation Montañita has to offer. Internet is sometimes a problem, there´s not a lot of staff...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I would have given them 5 stars due to their beautiful grounds, amenties (small gym, pool table) and delicious breakfast however we checked in to room 205 (family suite) and the security cameras in the hall face the bathroom and have perfect view of the shower through the window. I covered the window with towels however it is something to...

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maxiroxy, Director de Recepción at Dharma Beach, responded to this review

Hello I want to thank the kind words about our hotel, we really appreciate them!!! But about the location of the cameras, these are strategically located to point the "doors" of each room in case someone tries to enter without any autorization. we want to be clear that our aim is not to spy on people inside their rooms, Thanks...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Best hotel on the beach with half of the rooms with balcony sea front. Good restaurant and great beach bar. But room is very outdated, nothing special, in fact pretty basic for this price (150$). Elsewhere in Ecuador this room goes for half of that. I guess people come anyway, because the rest are basically hostels.

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Puerto Rico
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend, and the hotel is nice, but rooms need better cleaning. Service is not very attentive all around, depends more on who you are been serviced by. Restaurant service was good though expensive for the area and waitresses a bit rude. Gym can fit one person at a time, and the pool is small, but...

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maxiroxy, Director de Recepción at Dharma Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, we will work on it.

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Beautiful hotel situated steps from the beach. Very clean hotel, great service, clean and comfortable rooms. Great view of the ocean from our second floor balcony, great sunsets from the room. Would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to stay comfortably in Montañita.

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maxiroxy, Director de Recepción at Dharma Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments, we do really appreciate it.

Costa Rica, MS
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Nice rooms. Crazy architecture. In the centre of the beach. This time we didn`t have food, but some cocktails at the bar. Sleeping during the night is not the first option due to the disco music in the neighbourhood.

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Palm City, Florida
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in this morning early while walking some of the town. A beautiful reflection spot on the beach. The coffee was excellent and the waitress was very gracious. Service was perfect. If it wasn't completely booked up I would move from my hotel to here immediately.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We stayed on the 2nd floor, our room overlooked the courtyard, pool, and the beach. The only negative points about the room would be the shared balcony, which is only divided by plants in pots, and the French windows to the balcony, which are extremely heavy and difficult to open. Otherwise we found the hotel to be very pleasant, our...

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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Best trendy place to stay in Montañita if you want to be near town but in a nice secluded beach spa.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Dharma Beach

Address: Calle Malecon s/n Parroquia Manglaralto | 100 metros norte del rio de Montanita frente al mar., Montanita, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
Price Range: $144 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dharma Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Montanita
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“Best views on beach side”
eves916, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean-view room to get a balcony overlooking the ocean and to get great sunsets.”
WMazuera, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Double room with sea view”
mafertap86, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“When facing the beach, try for a room on the right hand side of the hotel; it's quieter on weekends and closer to the elevator.”
ApNp8, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Beach Front is the way to go!”
X3887VGmichaelb, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
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