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Iguana Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've stayed 3 nights in this hostel. A lot of the peoole who work here chill in the main room and are all nice, helpful and fun! All of us went out one night and had a lot of fun. There's a German guy who makes super good cocktails. In some rooms the wifi works in your bed as well....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the only hostel you should stay at in Montanita. It is like a big debaucherous family. Everyone goes out together and looks after each other. The management and volunteers are awesome and go out of the way to make sure you are having fun. It is so easy to get stuck here, plan at least 4 days.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere is top, super nice staff. they turn off music and close the terasse at 12 so everyone can sleep. lots of iguanas around, also mosquitos. the kitchen is ok, the 4 bed dorm we stayed in was also ok.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Iguana hostel is located on the riverside and has a good chilled vibe during the day. The common area is very cosy, there are a lot of seats with cushions and because it is relatively small everyone sits together in the common area. As such, it was very easy to meet people. The free breakfast comes with 4 different fruits,...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Iguanas is a good place to stay in Montañita. The social space is the best part in my opinion. There are large common tables where everyone hangs out and it makes it easy to meet people while traveling solo. The location is also great- really close to the beach and downtown but far enough away not to be bothered by...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Iguana Backpackers is the place to stay if you're looking to meet people and party while in Montanita. There were so many travelers from all over the world here and they were all very friendly. The staff is excellent and the food is great! Breakfast and family dinners are a wonderful addition.

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Montanita, Ecuador
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My friends and i arrived abd had a really nice welcome from the volunteers working there . We got a nice 3 bed room with ac . There was a bbq and party in the hostel on the first night ! Montantita is the perfect place to meet other travelers who want to party and enjoy cheep srinks on the...

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Karen and the staff are so welcoming! Always a good party atmosphere going on at iguanas and delicious family dinners. Good location and very closw to the beach. Hope to come back one day! Definitely would stay again. Cheers!

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Iguana backpackers has a nice atmosphere, though you should be really in the mood of partying to come here. Much partying with alcohol etc. It is cheap but has a nice breakfast if you make it to that.

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Definitely worth it to stay here if you are in Montanita. It is the perfect hostel for this town because its location is not in the center but just a 3 minute walk to it. The staff are very accommodating and offer so much without leaving the hostel. Recommend it to anyone wanting a good time in Montanita

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Iguana Backpackers Hostel

Address: | Barrio de Tigrillo, Montanita EC241754, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
Price Range: ₹ 907 - ₹ 1,814 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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