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Hosteria Ecologica El Faro

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our host made us feel most welcome. He was very helpful, provided great informaion on what to see and where to eat in Salinas. Staying at El Faro was unique, as it is both a hostel for tourists and ecological home to abandoned wildlife. The animals are free to roam and we encountered tortoises, peacocks, a variety of parrots and... More 

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2 Thank Ernie O
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is one of those places that has to be seen to be believed. It is very simply a tropical oasis and an experience that I still miss. A few things made this special for us, the wonderful collection of animals, the tropical surroundings, the water front location, the wonderful owner Gabriel who went so far out of his way... More 

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2 Thank BennyinLondon
Guayaquil, Ecuador
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very comfortable rooms and a very nice place l! Breakfast was great and the animals living there are very friendly! The owner Gabriel is very helpful and entertaining! Overall it is a great place for vacations in Salinas, Ecuador!

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Dayton, Ohio
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We came from Ohio and stayed at this wonderful place. The rooms were very clean, hot water, A/C, friendly owner and staff made us feel very welcome. This is a nice place to unwind and the mini zoo is a plus for the adults and especially for the children. Thank you Gabriel. Jeff and Carol

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Thank Carol D
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The owner and manager of the hosteria will give you the best advice on what places you should visit and the places that you should eat. The first day that my girlfriend and I got to the hotel, he give us a mini tour showing us how to move around salinas.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The Hosteria Ecologia El Faro rests just at the end of a road in a quiet, Ecuadorian neighborhood along the coast. El Faro lay waiting like an oasis full of trees and beauty. The wooden entry door resembled a ship. Inside there was an orange lighthouse building, and at the end rest a beachfront overlook. We found ourselves surrounded in... More 

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Thank kaylaclancy
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The Hosterleria El Faro is an incredible experience - whether you want to visit with the animals, relax or watch the beautiful sunset, there is something for everyone. It is clean, spacious and extremely comfortable. The service that Gabriel provides is top-notch - above and beyond just the basic. My children, ages 9 and 10 were absolutely in love with... More 

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Thank Susan S
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

We stayed here over a weekend, we enjoyed the experience, particularly the gardens with the animals and birds. The property has a back gate onto a small beach, there is a small bar and a wooden deck to relax on as well. It has gardens incorporating a "mini-zoo" which was really very nice, the owner, Gabriel, told us the history... More 

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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

My wife surprised me with plane tickets to Ecuador as a Christmas gift. I didn't know what to expect. So when May came around, I finally got really excited. We flew from Miami to Quito and then Quito to Guayaquil. Gabriel picked us up at the airport and drove us to Salinas, which was about a 2 hour drive. We... More 

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Thank Mark S
High Point, North Carolina
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I knew from the moment I booked our vacation that it was going to be great. The personal attention that Gabriel showed me throughout the booking process up to our check-in was amazing. Gabriel picked us up in Guayaquil for only $80 and gave us a nice tour to Salinas. Breakfast was served every morning. Breads, jams, eggs, fresh fruit... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Hosteria Ecologica El Faro

Address: Ciudadela La Milina | Mz. G entrando por la UTE, hacia el mar, Salinas, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Salinas
Price Range: €105 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Excellent service, relaxed and peaceful place, holiday by nature”
 of 5 bubbles xiaot310, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Higher floor -corner suites are large and sunny”
 of 5 bubbles Rocket95405, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the room are nice, have air conditioning, and it's quiet. Very comfortable beds and clean large rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Debbie1952_11, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
“As my wife was unable to climb the stairs to the second floor of the guest building, Gabriel was very kind to put us in what would be the equivalent of a mini-suite (room #3) on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles JTAnewport, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“All 10 Rooms are great he gave us any room we wanted,Only 1 has TV all have private baths and AC”
 of 5 bubbles mg1350, 27 Sep 2013 | Read review
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