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    Viejamar Hostel

    Calle Guayaquil s/n, Las Tunas 5935, Ecuador
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    Overview
    • Excellent86%
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    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 95 reviews

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    perfect located hostel if you want to stay away from the crowd. friendly volunteers and owner, good breakfast and comfortable rooms. definitely reccomend for couples and solo travelers, a place where you want to come back

    Thank Кристина О
    Response from Viejamar, Propietario at Viejamar HostelResponded 8 August 2017

    Hola !!! Thank you very much for your review. We really like that you had a good time here. If you return, we would very much like to give you a special discount. Thank you again. Saludos, Rodrigo

    Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

    Viajamar is a hostel which looks great in a brochure or online but is a shabby place and way over priced! To start with the rooms are damp, smelly and small (9 m2 for 4 people). Fungus in the matrasses and curtains. The sitting area...More

    Thank Annemarie W
    Response from Viejamar, Propietario at Viejamar HostelResponded 9 August 2017

    You tried to blackmail us to get a better price. You attempt a fraud with Hostal Viejamar. We do not accept this type of practice. The reviews of hundreds of visitors support us.

    Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

    Good points: Great location on the beach Very safe and secure Nice pool Cabins clean and secure with AC, fridge and hot water for showers (fridge and hot water were particularly nice surprises) Nice grounds with gardens, comfortable seating areas and hammocks Good kitchen for...More

    Thank FifteenStep
    Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

    I wanted to find a peaceful place to relax a couple of days and ended up at Viejamar after reading good reviews. I don t regret my choice at all! The hotel is made of wood, plants and other natural material but has all the...More

    Thank happosai34
    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    Plus points: Beach front Wifi albeit intermittent Shared kitchen Breakfast included which you get to cook your eggs the way you'd like Hot water Chilled vibe Mosquito nets over each bed Areas for improvement: Guest/ volunteers smoking in the under covered seating areas No washing...More

    Thank Bagpuss090
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 30 - US$ 39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • Ecuador >
    • Manabi Province >
    • Las Tunas
    • Also Known As
    • Viejamar Hostel Ecuador/Las Tunas
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    Traveller (208)
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    21 March 2016|
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    Response from irina D | Reviewed this property |
    There are no stores near by. You will have to take a bus to the closest town that has a supermarket and a very nice local market. A bus ride will take you about 15-20 minutes.
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    2 April 2015|
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    Response from VerCit3 | Reviewed this property |
    It´s about 5 to 10 minutes by car or bus. Really close, also to Ayampe town on the South.
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    Response from Robert D | Reviewed this property |
    The bus will let you out on the hwy which only 2 blocks dow n sand road towards the ocean.
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    Room Tips
    "Top bucks are really high up"
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    "All cabins are rustic and beautiful. The whole hostel has a special and unique charme. 2 cabins are dorms..."
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    "if you are looking for a private room, 1 and 3 have wifi access :)"
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    "This is the land of Mosquitos and bugs. Bring repellant. There is a dorm room that is cheaper but it is nice..."
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