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Huatulco, Mexico
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

My son, my dog and I stayed in this beautiful spot for a week. The gorgeous gardens are full of birds, there is a great pool for relaxing, lots of hammocks and it is just steps to an almost deserted stretch of beach that has the best sunsets! Gaby made us feel at home immediately and she was very helpful...

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Estimados Fran y Chino fue un gusto tenerlos en nuestra Hostería. Espero su viaje a Galápagos fue maravilloso. Muchas gracias...

The Colony, Texas
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Juan Carlos, the owner, is one heck of a chef. It is wonderful to be in Playas, a small fishing village, and be able to experience food that is out of this world. The grounds and rooms are well maintained and offer a quaint, relaxing feel. This establishment is located away from downtown Playas and gives one the ability to...

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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 1 October 2014

The place is beautiful, full of buganvillas, plants and flowers. It is so close to the ocean that is very easy and safe to take a long stroll down the beach, which I strongly recommend. The bungalows are so cute! They have hammock on the porches, and you can see a lot of birds right from your porch. The owners,...

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NYC
Reviewed 29 October 2013

I spent one wonderful afternoon at El Jardin, swimming in the pool and enjoying a delicious lunch. The place is beautiful with lots of amenties for families, singles and couples. The hosts are super friendly and very knowledgeable of the local area and the Galapagos as well.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

Maria-Gabriela and Juan Carlos are great hosts, in this cosy off the tracks B&B we felt at home. A few bungalows around a sand garden with swimming pool just 200m from the beautiful sand beach. Units are are well dimensioned and clean with ac, fan and hot water. Juan Carlos is a great cook and plates are huge. Maria Gabriela...

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Glace Bay, Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2013

My family stayed at el Jardin for 6 weeks. It was one of the most relaxed times I have ever had. everything from the beach to the food was awesome. We enjoyed swims in the ocean, the pool and watching fisherman along the beach. It was a superb experience. Marie and Juan Carlos made our visit special and very pleasant.

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 29 January 2013

I am staying at El Jardín in Playas Ecuador for a month. Maria and Juan Carlos are very accommodating and helpful. I feel very safe here. I am a single woman 58 years old . It is a 2 minute walk to the beach and .40 ride by bus to the city. There are many sand dollars on the beach...

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We stayed at El Jardin for the month of December 2012. Not knowing what to expect we arrived with an open mind. Maria & her husband we both very helpful with giving us all of the information we needed to get around and feel comfortable. However, with our experiences in renting through VRBO we were quite dissapointed with the way...

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
Reviewed 9 October 2012

This hosteria is off the beaten track in Playas but well worth looking for. i stayed here with my family for the weekend and have no complaints what so ever. The villas are well equiped and clean. the villa we stayed in (#1), was 2 floors, Master bedroom upstairs with A/C and bathroom. downstairs consisted of: kitchen, dining/living room, bathroom...

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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 8 December 2011

I have been all over Ecuador and know so many beaches, but El Jardin has been the best experience ever.. My stress level went from a +10 to a zero in no time... Beautiful area, nice little town to visit if necessary, beautiful long beach to walk everyday, wonderful waves and ocean front... The hotel accomodations are just what I...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Jardin embraces all nature and ocean life lovers. We offer 12 units close to the beach (100 meters) with different ambiences, vegetation that attracts a variety of bird, gardens, children's playground and a great beach. Also we have soccer, mini tennis and a volley ball courts. Featuring 1 and 2 floor houses, suites equipped with comfortable rooms, A/C, living/dining room, kitchen and hammocks, and four comfortable bedrooms. We arrange ecotourism experiences such as dolphin watching, horseback riding or trekking and host special events. We are located only 1 hour away from Guayaquil. In the restaurant "El Colibri" you can enjoy ecuadorian typical food and italian food ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Jardin de Playas

Address: Km. 10. 5 Via Data, General Villamil, Playas, Playas 092150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Guayas Province > Playas
Price Range: ₹ 4,087 - ₹ 6,675 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Every Casa in el Jardin has something that makes it special.”
 of 5 bubbles LeanneandJim, 26 Feb 2013 | Read review
“They have many different sizes of places to stay. Some have kitchens, some do not. Next time I will choose a suite with a kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles bikeplaytravel, 28 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Chalet for more quiet, romantic experience and great views!”
 of 5 bubbles DanielG272, 9 Sep 2011 | Read review
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