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Hostal El Ancla

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Reviewed 21 July 2014

A group of 16 of us stayed here for 2 weeks while in Huanchaco. The woman who runs the hostel, Izolda is excellent. She makes everyone feel at home. She will help with anything you need; doing laundry, ordering pizza and arranging cab rides etc. The rooms are fairly basic, but they are very well maintained. The lunch they serve...

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Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, while there was nothing wrong, there was also nothing particularly special either. Breakfast was the standard bread and butter, although you can pay extra for eggs. Rooms are comfortable with TVs, and location is good (only 10 minutes to the restaurants and cash points).

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Reviewed 25 March 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights, winding down after a busy week or two in Cuzco. Staff were very friendly and helpful, the bathrooms were clean and tidy( the best we've had on our 4 week trip) wifi worked everywhere and the building itself has wonderful character. We weren't even charged for our laundry! Would recommend this...

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1Thank Pamela G
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

After 2 nights on the bus we turned up at 7 am but were given a room without any question around check in time. The room was big, airy, Very clean with a good bathroom, very hot water and a tv. Breakfast was extra but at only $3 very competitive for the area. The roof area is work in progress...

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1Thank GayleUK
Weston, Florida
Reviewed 26 August 2013

We stayed in this cozy hotel for two nights. We had great rooms with private shower and plenty of hot water. The staff is amazing! They are always trying to make sure everything if good. We had a nice breakfast which included fresh fruit juice. Beside having a good location, it's very cozy...we highly recommend this hotel!

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2Thank Deborah D
Mancora, Peru
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Ten members of our family stayed at El Ancla for two days, from July 29 to July 31, 2013. Although this was during the Peruvian Independence Day celebrations, and we requested reservations only a day in advance, the staff found ways to accommodate us all to our full satisfaction. They also gave us full cooperation to celebrate the birthday of...

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2Thank Cornelis D
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 27 April 2013

We stayed at Hostal El Ancla for an overnight on our trip from Huaraz back to Ecuador. The staff, especially the young man, was very helpful and friendly. We also enjoyed a good breakfast. Wish we could have stayed longer! Dog-friendly, and secure parking are big pluses for us.

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3Thank Caroline E
West of Ireland
Reviewed 16 January 2013

We stayed in the hotel next door but they couldn't keep us for a third night as it was full. We moved to this hotel and it was very nice. It was 30 sol a night, we had 3 triple rooms with private bathrooms. Rooms were clean, staff were lovely and the breakfast was very nice. There is a lovely...

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3Thank Murr-Ireland
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2012

I'd suggest you will either be in Huanchaco for either the surf or your just passing thru. Not much to do here but a nice relaxed beach side town. Hostel is a 5 min plus walk into the main part of town (near the pier) but giving that you will probably only be going in to eat or surf it...

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1Thank MJS1966
elliston, australia
Reviewed 23 August 2012

My partner and I were booked to stay in another hotel at Huanchaco but decided to check Hostal El Ancla out on advice from the cab driver. Totally glad we did. The standard of the rooms was very impressive for the price and Jorge was happy to help me out with any needs. I snapped a leg rope and he...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostal El Ancla is a family run business situated directly in front of the beach in the quiet fishing town of Huanchaco, in the north of Peru. A very well known surf spot perfect for both beginners and advanced levels. Located 5 minutes from the airport of Trujillo, only 10 minutes from the city of Trujillo and surrounded by many cultural sites, Huanchaco is the perfect place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal El Ancla

Address: Avenida La Rivera 198 | Hostal Is Located Just in the Entrance of Huanchaco, Huanchaco, Peru
Region: Peru > La Libertad Region > Huanchaco
Price Range: ₹ 2,456 - ₹ 2,586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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