We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Mansion del Rio

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Mansion del Rio
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 70: English reviews
San Rafael, California
Level Contributor
52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stepping into this hotel is like stepping back in time. The furnishings and decor are quaint and charming. A visual delight. The location on the waterfront make for a wonderfully centralized place to visit the citywide. The problems are small, but should be noted: 1. Long flight of steps to the front door. 2. Inconsistent water pressure and temperature in... More 

Thank John C
Sanibel Island, Florida
Level Contributor
100 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I arrived very late and the driver found the hotel with no problem. It is in a residential neighborhood with cobblestone streets and right on the river. So, if you like to walk, it is very scenic. There are several security checkpoints on this street where there are guards that prevent outsiders from coming in. I liked that. I noted... More 

Thank parisflygirl
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Having booked the rooms for the family more than a half a year in advance we ended up in rooms in the rear building. Here the concept of "antique" and "old" are mixed-up: the facilities were just in a bad state; air conditioning, wifi, tv,... not working; bedsprings loud enough to keep one awake all night; the carpet too dirty... More 

Thank CH8330
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Steep stairs to entrance. Buzz to be let thru gate. May not get response. More steep stairs. Our tour booked our group at this place. The hotel was supposed to pick us up at the airport. Even though we called ahead when we found we'd be delayed there was no one to greet/tranport us. Information person in airport tried to... More 

1 Thank CKCAZ
Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We were there 3 nights. Positive: Great location--can walk around arts area and Malecon. It is unique, for sure. And Pablo, who does everything with a smile: carries luggage, serves and clears breakfast, brings water and towels, and is the only person there who seems to care about guests. So, service from Pablo was great, but from everyone else, very... More 

1 Thank Ruth M
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

The hotel is ideally located and easy walking distance from several great sights. The staff were extremely welcoming and helpful, especially Abel who greeted us and gave us great tips. The room we stayed in was very comfortable, had a small balcony and a very nice view. There is a lovely roof top terrace.

2 Thank NehalN5
Fort Wayne, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Ornate but really old. Needs major renovation, refurbishing and restoration. No chef. Only spanish speaking check-in clerk. climb 4 floors to get to the room. very poor shabby, somewhat dirty white linen. Plastic shower caddy. Thin wire (dry cleaner) hangers in the closet. Black insects small and big crawling on floors and walls, emerging from crevices in door frame and... More 

2 Thank ajayvibhagupta
Denham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

What an amazing hotel full of chandeliers and antiques every where you look! In an excellent location in a very safe area right by river with walking distance to Las Penas, Malecon 2000, iguana park and cathedral. Couple of nearby bars. Room was great, massive comfortable bed, ensuite, air con, fridge and complementary water. Rooftop bar with river view. Friendly... More 

2 Thank Savess
Level Contributor
76 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

The taxi brought us to the door -fortunately! Situated at the end of a pedestrianised cobbled Street. Small hotel with only about 9 or 10 rooms. Ours was beautiful. Was cool, quiet, large, views out over the park to the river and beautifully decorated. Crystal chandeliers hang everywhere. The ceilings are amazing and the antique furniture make it all unique.... More 

2 Thank Annie M
Millbrook, New York
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This place is perfectly located in old Guayaquil with a super view of the river, nice setting and super welcoming staff. It gives you a sense of what Guayaquil used to be. The rooms are vast based with natural light. Great bathrooms and comfortable lobby. It is the kind of hotel which makes you feel home.

1 Thank theresitia

62 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (55)
Dining (6)
Hotel & Grounds (19)
View from Room (3)
Room/Suite (5)
Family/Play Areas (1)
Bathroom (1)
Other (20)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (7)
Dining (1)
Room/Suite (2)
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Guayaquil hotels
1.5 km away
Hotel Palace Guayaquil
Hotel Palace Guayaquil
#5 of 59 in Guayaquil
595 reviews
0.3 km away
Wyndham Guayaquil
Wyndham Guayaquil
#2 of 59 in Guayaquil
686 reviews
1.7 km away
Continental Hotel
Continental Hotel
#11 of 59 in Guayaquil
584 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.0 km away
Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil
1.5 km away
Hostal Suites Madrid
Hostal Suites Madrid
#22 of 59 in Guayaquil
191 reviews
3.0 km away
Courtyard Guayaquil
Courtyard Guayaquil
#12 of 59 in Guayaquil
484 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Mansion del Rio

Address: Barrio Las Penas, Calle Numa Pompilio Llona No. 120 next to Puerto Santa Ana, in front of Rio Guayas., Guayaquil, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Guayas Province > Guayaquil
Price Range: ₹ 3,887 - ₹ 6,682 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mansion del Rio 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Expedia, Hotels.com and Odigeo so you can book your Mansion del Rio reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Mansion del Rio staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Mansion del Rio staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“No elevator. Lots of stairs. I was OK with that. My room was very quiet and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles parisflygirl, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from room 6 and (I believe 9) Leaky showers... but stay away from them all”
 of 5 bubbles CKCAZ, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the front have best river views. But if we were going again, we'd stay at the Wyndham a block away.”
 of 5 bubbles ruthmR7318LW, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“do not book this hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles ajayvibhagupta, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor, access to a nice porch.”
 of 5 bubbles theresitia, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay