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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were thrilled to use the Nucapacha Hostel team to organise a 1 week Galápagos Islands boat tour, on the recommendation from a friend. We had limited time and Carolina and her team did an amazing job of presenting us with a range of options for the Galápagos for the dates we provided. They also went above and beyond to...

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Key West, Florida
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We Spent just one night, we arrived at 6 am and they just charged one night was very nice. staff were very friendly and helpful . Rooms are big, clean and quiet . It's a hostal if you want sleep and rest . It has a nice pool and bar with good prices . It's around 15 or 20 in...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We are a couple and we paid 35 dollars for a private double room with private bathroom. The WiFi doesn't work in the room, you need to go in the stairs! There isn't hot water and when we arrived in the room the bed was dirty and we slept in our sleeping bag. The person are friendly, but with no...

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed their twin room, and dorm room too. It's close to bus terminal, airport and you can use the kitchen. If you want to stay quiet, get a private room because dorm room is quite loud and close to bar.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
Reviewed 11 June 2016

The best thing about this hostel, other than the attentive staff, is the pool area. A spacous courtyard with seating, a hammock and a bar, next to a well maintained pool complete with slackline-and all surrounded by Ecuador's plentiful fruit trees. A vey relaxed and clean place to spend a few days, and there's always fruit juice with breakfast. Would...

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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 2 nights and had a good rest, the pool is great to refresh after a really hot day in the city. The dorm was comfortable, but a little bit warm. I would like the staff to have more info about other close-by destinations, in order to plan a better trip. Very well located, nice breakfast and clean....

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Montanita, Ecuador
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I only stayed one night but it was great. Breakfast was included and was delicious eggs, jam, bread, juice and tea/coffee. Water was hot, everything was clean. Staff incredibly helpful. I didn't go swimming but I could imagine in the heat of a summer's day the pool would be a massive asset!

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Central location. Clean room. Friendly staff. Basic breakfast included. I can warmly recommend it for a stay in Guaquaquil. Staying in Urdesa is an even better choice than staying downtown, in my opinion.

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

My stay here was a lovely relaxed few days. The staff here were a joy all so friendly and happy to help. They create a great atmosphere that extends to the guests. There is a nice pool and a fully equipped kitchen. Breakfast is included and features eggs and a smoothie. A perfect place to stay for a relaxed and...

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Exeter
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This hostel is pretty nice, has a good kitchen and a common area, there's an outdoor area with a bar but hostel was empty so the bar was unattended. There's a big pool but we didn't have time for a swim. Hostel is a little more pricey than what we have generally paid in Ecuador but Includes a nice breakie...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NucaPacha is Quechua and means "OUR UNIVERSE" ...And this is what our hostel means to us and more importantly, what we want to share with you, our universe, our land. We offer afordable acommodation for backpackers and travelers who enjoy a chill, peacefull and cosy place to stay in while in the city chaos. Our facilities are design to offer a friendly atmosphere where you'll feel like home. Having lots of common areas to invite all of you to feel like part of our family. Nucapacha is in Urdesa Central, a safe and quiet neighborhood, yet close to bars, restaurants, night clubs, banks and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Nucapacha

Address: Urdesa Central. Balsamos Sur #308, Guayaquil EQ09112, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Guayas Province > Guayaquil
Price Range: $17 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“privado room I had and it was too hot to sleep in without fan but fans are too noisey to sleep so i didn't sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 559robertoz, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The 4 bed dorms are great”
 of 5 bubbles Isabell8785, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“Take a bed in front of the fan, it's very hot at night!”
 of 5 bubbles oscart130, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Try and get a room on the first floor as the wifi may reach your room.”
 of 5 bubbles 125jackj, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Go for the double room with a window! (the natural light is much preferred)”
 of 5 bubbles U1737LOmarym, 22 Sep 2014 | Read review
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