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Puerto Cayo, Ecuador
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Cocos is 'on the malecon' but really only the front office is on the Malecon. I knew this before booking, so it was not a problem for me. The room was adequate with sleeping arrangements for three, as ordered. There was a fridge in the room, the shower was warm (not hot, but warm enough), towels, and blankets on the...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Absolutely awful experience at Cocos Hotel. We stayed here over New Years, and ended up booking the only room available online (a triple room). When we arrived, we were taken to a small room at the very back of the hotel, with only a bed in the room (a double room). We considered staying in the small room, but upon...

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9Thank SarahDurnin
Kathleen, Georgia
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

When we seen the pictures with a summary of amenities we got excited. We were highly disappointed considering the restaurant no longer exists, no bar despite the great view from their patio. The guy who checked us in was nice but the girl must really hate her job. No pressure in the shower and the room was tiny. 1980s TV,...

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3Thank KitchenPass
Montreal
Reviewed 9 February 2015

This is a clean, basic hotel directly on the boardwalk. The WiFi works only outside in the lobby, the shower is a trickle, and hopefully you don't get an inner room with no window. They also demand their money up front. You can bargain a little, but they will say it's Carnaval time etc. even when it's the following week....

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1Thank kitsou
Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed 4 January 2015

My wife and I stayed here on January 2nd of this year for one night. My first impressions started at the desk when the receptionist had no way to confirm our deposit that we sent as requested and to show that we paid in full. After about half an hour or more, we finally got the key to the room....

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1Thank Jonathan M
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Rocío the owner and her staff are very friendly and warm. They know all the surroundings. Rooms are comfortable, with a/c, hot water and cable TV. The best is the WIFI connection I could work without any issues.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 July 2014

In a sea of overpriced hotels and hostels in Salinas, Cocos is a great option. The location of the hotel couldn’t be better - right on the Malecon across from the beach, steps away from all the restaurants and shops. Although the amenities are basic, considering that the room rates are half of other hotels, we didn't mind that it...

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2Thank gl0betrotter
Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed 7 February 2014

The rooms need to be painted and those showers were one step up from a "suicide shower". While they had a decent staff, front desk area with nice seating to hang out across from the beach, those rooms were depressing! We were afraid to put our heads on those old pillows. The AC worked well. If we were to stay...

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5Thank atravellerforever
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

A 2 circle ranking is only due to location and that I have stayed in significantly worse! They place was clean but had a strange odor. Most of the staff were unhelpful if you had questions. I agree with others that it seemed they just want your Money. We always had to ask for toilet paper and they charged for...

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5Thank Will R
Tilburg
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We moved from Hotel Las Olas to this hostal for a few reasons. Better location (at the boulevard with terrace with seaview), cleaner and more cosy rooms and the staff was a little bit more friendly. So we had a great 3 nights here. Good matresses and quiet rooms!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rates vary depending on the season, days (week days or weekend days), room types, length of stay, amount of rooms required, and guests' age (children policy).In COCOS we have a very cozy and familiar ambiance, that’s the quality that makes us different from the other hotels in Salinas. COCOS it’s managed by the owner and his family and we like to give our guests the best experience they can have during their stay, and we want them to come back and become part of "COCOS FAMILY". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cocos Hotel

Address: Av. Malecon de Salinas y Calle Fidon Tomala (esquina) | Sector de Las Palmeras, Salinas 09015657, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Salinas
Price Range: €34 - €155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 45
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“There's no way to know what room they will give you, and they may give you a completely different room than what you paid for.”
 of 5 bubbles SarahDurnin, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We had 204..it was quiet. Other guests were on the road side, and complained that a dog kept them up all night.”
 of 5 bubbles kitsou, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you check the size of the bed in your room.”
 of 5 bubbles 585jdd, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Depends on the price you are willing to pay.”
 of 5 bubbles pverdaguer, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Maybe there were better rooms but we had 204 and our friends had 203.”
 of 5 bubbles atravellerforever, 7 Feb 2014 | Read review
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