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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is certainly a great, maybe the best place to stay in Montañita. It is quite cheap and the room we were in, was just beautiful and superclean, including a balcony facing the ocean. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Besides, there's a kitchen you can use and a small breakfast is included. Also, you can relax in the garden...

Thank Lisa O
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stayed 2 nights here and were satisfied with everything. The first night our room had ants in the bathroom, but they weren't a nuisance, and when we asked for a different room the staff was very accommodating. We had absolutely no issues at all. The rooms are clean and most have an excellent view of the ocean. every balcony...

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This hostel was right on the main street but still rather quiet on the 5th floor. We had a nice ocean view. The rooms were nice and clean. The front desk staff was not the friendliest in Montanita. The kitchen was also often a bit dirty with lots of ants. The included breakfast was a pastry roll and instant coffee....

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

A nice place with the layout and hammocks but staff were often unfriendly . breakfast "included" only consists of a roll if they even remember to put it out. Could maybe have more keys for the rooms with 4+ people.

Thank Leah L
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

Good hostel rooms Average, shower and private toilet and a balcony that comes out of the room. The hostel is located in the town center. On the one hand it is good because of the proximity to all the restaurants and bars but on the other side there is noise and loud music from the street until 4 am and...

Thank OranGold
Astoria Queens NYC
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

This hostal is descent. It is very close to all the action in Montanita. At first glance the room was clean and smelled fresh. We had a balcony across from a small river. Also had a partial view of the ocean. Common areas are very clean and accommodating, kitchen and large lounge area. Wifi only works in the lobby. At...

1Thank shwizz718
montreal, canada
Reviewed 5 December 2013 via mobile

The kitcken was spacious and clean, too bad the staff drank our juice (a nice portion) and when i ask to see the cameras they were unhelpful!! The room were clean and everything else was satisfactory. I just trust don't trust the staff.

2Thank vanessaboom
Richmondville, New York
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Just like many Hostels in Montanita the price goes up Friday and Saturday. We paid $25 for 2 people. Our room was located on the last floor and it was a hike. We had no towels, no soap, no hot water. The room did have a nice view of the ocean, Directv which I was able to put into English...

Thank jyost12010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 June 2013

The rooms are nice. You get cable TV with lots of tv channels, so if you are bored... turn on the TV. The sheets are not that great. Some have holes in them. The showers are nice and warm. There is a security locker you can use and put your valuable stuff in. Use it! Like other reviews, I really...

Thank Alexander_L1987
Reviewed 16 April 2013

This place appears to be pretty great at first glance. The location is central, and everything is quite nice. However a few things totally spoil this hostal. First, the hotel's lot is adjacent to the sewer, which is not only a bit disgusting, but there are TONS of mosquitos. Obviously you'd expect some insects on any tropical coast, but the...

1Thank nlhaines

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our modern rooms are IMMACULATE, as noted by the Lonely Planet, exceptionally clean, airy, and bright with beautiful ceramic-tiled floors and baths, large windows, and masterfully-crafted wooden balconies with hammocks and amazing ocean views. We are very lucky and very grateful to our guests for the very positive word of mouth recommendations that ensure that our hostal remains one of the most popular and vibrant in town. In fact, most of our guests tell us that they arrived at our hostal because of great reviews from fellow travelers. WHAT SETS US APART: -LOCATION/ VIEWS: Hostal Pakaloro is in the center of town (amid all of the restaurants, shops, and bars) with our hostal just a few steps from the ocean and on the river bedside which allows for truly inspiring views of the ocean, river, and town, as well as the surf break, sunsets, sunrises, and beachgoers. -STRUCTURE/HARMONY: The owner built her hostal around 3 very important requirements: large balconies for relaxation and socializing, hammocks galore for daydreaming and enjoyment, and large windows for a constant flow of air, light, and views. -SOCIALIZING: Our hostal is always full of energy and great ambiance thanks to the coolness of our guests. Our large balconies, communal rest/ lounge areas, and communal kitchen make it easy for our guests to socialize and feel at home. -PRICE! PRICE! PRICE!: We are the VALUE PLAY in town. Our prices are extremely reasonable and economic for what we offer. -COMFORT: You’ll find an immaculate, spacious modern room with a balcony, hammock, fan, 24 hour hot water, private bath, DIRECTV and WIFI (in lounge areas and some balconies). And the intangibles are even better: breathtaking views, an ambiance of camaraderie, and security! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Pakaloro

Address: Guido Chiriboga y Calle Tercera, Montanita, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
Price Range: ₹ 1,571 - ₹ 4,452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Hostal Cabanas Pakaloro Hotel Montanita
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“Make sure the safe works, because the hotel will steal from you.”
 of 5 bubbles nlhaines, 16 Apr 2013 | Read review
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