Hostal Papaya

Address: Guido Chiriboga y Villafuerte, Montanita, Ecuador | Hostel
 
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Location

This hostel, located on Guido Chiriboga y Villafuerte, Montanita, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Papaya Montanita

      Reviewed by viajerillo

      No Complaints

      Reviewed Sep 16, 2011
      by (5 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

      Apart from its location I have no complaints with Papaya. The double rooms are MORE than adequate and the private bathrooms have hot, high-pressure water mains. Beds have mosquito nets, there are desks, shelves and a floor fan for all your needs. At 8 to 10 dollars a night it's a bit exxy but you won't find anything all-inclusive (breakfast, hot water, wifi, etc) for cheaper around town. The one downfall is that the music on Montanita's streets is always on full volume until about 3 in the morning, even on a Monday, so take earplugs or be prepared to pay a little more for somewhere quieter down the beach.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal Papaya Montanita

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
       

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