Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Manta Ecuador

Address: Km 1.5 Via Barbasquillo, Manta, Ecuador | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Km 1.5 Via Barbasquillo, Manta.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Manta Ecuador

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

Travel Blogs from Manta

Two interesting days

A travel blog entry by lynn_kate on Nov 28, 2014

3 photos

... we arrive in San Vicente, we had lunch at a cute roadside restaurant attached to a hotel. The official greeter was a precocious 6 year old who wanted to learn English and score some of our plantain chips. In return he taught me some Spanish words. Cutie pie.
We got over to Bahia de Caraquez with the intention of spending the night, it seems like an interesting enough city, with anything you could need, especially now that they ...

Our Thoughts About Manta

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats on Nov 03, 2014

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... but we did check it out. In November sometime, they are offering three days and two nights for $100.00. We saw on TripAdvisor that their rooms normally go for $138.00 per night.

To flag down a yellow taxi from the street was absolutely not a problem. (In Guayaquil, one should never flag down a taxi). We took several each and every day, as they only cost $1.00, sometimes $1.50 to $2.00 depending on distance. None of them were crazy drivers. And, on at least ...

Stuck in transit

A travel blog entry by ginapeach on Aug 03, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... they build the tuna fishing boats – the boats are built by hand and cost about $50,000. There is a legal requirement for the large fishing companies to purchase a new boat every year. This keeps the boat building industry alive as well and providing smaller companies with an opportunity to purchase the old boats that had been offloaded. The flight from Manta to Quito was pleasant. Since everyone was on board on time, we flew out about 10 minutes early. We were on ...

Highlights from my first 4 weeks in PORTOVIEJO

A travel blog entry by lara.franko on Feb 07, 2014

5 comments, 4 photos

... youth are always stopping in to chat (or to use the free Wi-Fi), and there is usually Latin pop music playing at full volume! This allows me to interact with the youth regularly, but it is also very distracting when I am trying to work! That being said, I am happy that the youth have a safe place to hang out with their friends and express themselves (many of the youth love to paint, and there is even a wall mural in the youth office).

I admit that at ...

Tuna Capital of the World

A travel blog entry by lottyh on Jan 11, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... br> It is renowned as the centre of the Panama hat industry. Eloy
Alfaro, the former President was born here and we saw his statue in
the main square. His ashes are kept in the mausoleum at the Alfaro
centre, which, on top of the hill, is a good lookout over the town
of Montecristi.

“He joined the mountain ranges and
the coast by building a railroad across the country. Some people
loved him, some people hated him It is a split. He ...