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Hosteria Mandala

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about Mandala. It is a tranquil, lovely place on a quiet end of the beach, with fantastic food and brilliant service. But it is also a beautiful work of art, put together by the lovely Swiss/Italian couple who own it, and have clearly been cultivating and working on it over the last 20 years....

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Thank you for your kind comments. So glad you enjoyed your stay.

McAllen, Texas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful and rustic accommodations with no air conditioning but with the fans and the breeze it not needed. Cabanas on the beach with hammocks supplied by the lodge. Meals were very good. Off the beaten path but a great place to relax.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our 3 nights at Mandala. We stayed in the Pulpo (Octopus) cabana. Staff was friendly, good food and service. The property is right across a small road from the beach. Tip: Do not leave anything unattended on the beach. In our 3 days we heard of two different people who had items stolen while they were swimming....

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Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place may just have been our favorite of the 6 places we stayed on our 2 week trip to Ecuador. The owners are great fun and the place is a living art exhibit. Most of the furniture and all the walls and toilets and roofs and signs are embellished with hand carved wood objects and sculptures and paintings and...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The cabin was beautiful (it was the Galapagos) . The private covered balcony had a view of the beach with hammocks and outdoor furniture. The room was large with beautiful hard wood floors, Bed was large (equipped with net) , mini fridge, ceiling Fan and floor fan. Does Not have A/C. Bathroom was large, nice shower, large mirror, well lit....

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Beautiful oceanfront hotel, with private guest cabins along lush paths. Large, beautiful rooms with large balconies. Great restaurant. Friendly owner run establishment. Coordinated our trip whale watching and to Isla de la Plate. A beautiful place to stay and relax.

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lincs UK
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This establishment had everything going for it, the cabins were beautifully done with a patio overlooking the lovely gardens, great food - which was only available to residents (see notice outside the entrance). The owners (plus 3 large dogs) & staff were very pleasant & helpful. Upstairs was a library & TV area - but we enjoyed the quietness of...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is the best hotel. Amazing service (the year book tours, taxis and more), great food and amazing vibe. We arrived quite late and were taken right to our room, which felt like walking through a jungle garden. Our room was beautiful and had a couple of fans to keep it cool. The next morning we were treated to a...

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Southwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Set right on the sea front at the north and quiet end of the town and in a tropical garden. Rooms consist of roomy cabins hidden in the foliage with a main building on the sea front with a lovely veranda overlooking the palm fringed beach. Excellent breakfasts and great food in the evening. There are also thatched shelters on...

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Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Hosteria Mandala is one of those rare places which will forever become fixtures in one's garden of memory. It was one of the most beautiful, well designed, and interesting places to have stayed. This has much to do with the Italian owner whose passions and character are embeded in every aspect of the Hosteria. Amazing garden and facilities, great food,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hosteria Mandala

Address: Manabi, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Manabi Province > Puerto Lopez
Price Range: $87 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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Hosteria Mandala Hotel Puerto Lopez
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“Book early!”
118robl, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of the cabin like rooms are wonderful and have enough privacy because of the garden vegetation smartly and carefully placed around.”
isabelob113, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“See the comments submitted by previous guests.”
watts_david_b22s, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We did notice a wheelchair accessible room, so ask it you need that. Generally, I would say upper rooms have a better view.”
paulah979, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All good but ones with the balcony are better”
880marving, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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