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Donkey Den Guest House

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09/05/2017 10/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Stirling, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I just spent the past 2 weeks at the Donkey Den Guest House and had an absolutely wonderful time there. My accommodations were lovely and clean with a gorgeous view of the ocean. There's nothing more peaceful then sitting on the balcony with a glass of wine or your morning coffee and staring into the ocean and watching a spectacular...

1Thank seaneen2017
Florida Panhandle, Florida
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have been staying at the Donkey Den annually for seven years and am already making my plans for next years visit. Having traveled the world I understand the wide variety of accommodations one experiences when traveling. The Donkey Den never fails to exceed my expectations. This gem of a place is clean, safe, has a great location, and reflects...

Thank suitcasejoan34
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had a wonderful stay at the Donkey Den. We left with such good memories. Made many friends of Staff and customers. The Sunday Brunch is a do not miss. Got a wealth of good information and help. Linda the owner is very sweet and helpful. She even transported us to grocery store and to Airport when leaving. And she...

Thank funparadise
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Agree with VTOWNZEN. This is not the Donkey Den I know either. We stayed there last year, and the only reason we did not stay there this year was because they had no openings while we were there. Yes, there are a lot of rescue animals there, and if you have no tolerance of animals who just climb up in...

1Thank a g
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I have no idea where the two people who just gave bad reviews of Donkey Den stayed, but that is not the Donkey Den I have stayed in for the last two months. My husband and I leave In three days and it feels like I am leaving my second home. As I set here in Baily, looking out at...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Pros: +Excellent, friendly, and helpful staff +Great location/views +Fabulous breakfasts done by Myra and her staff (excellent food, very reasonable prices) Linda (owner) was very helpful. She picked us up from the airport, brought us a sandwich in case we were hungry knowing the stores were closed, and even took us into town to get groceries the next day. She...

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I'm going to break this up in two sections: people and animals because that's really the two main and conflicting aspects of the Donkey Den. People: Linda, the owner; Juan, the manager; a wide assortment of young international volunteers that work for a bed and a meal; a group of expats that reside there and close by; and the Ecuadorian...

Thank Curry_cab
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This is the place to be if you want to relax. Lovely hostel with nice staff and owner. The room are clean and really big. More like a apartment. Bring groceries if you want to cook your own lunch and dinner. But you also have restaurants along the beach. And a great breakfast at the hostel! Best place in Ecuador!

Thank Ida L
Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I was just passing through and decided to grab breakfast. I recommend the breakfast burrito, but everything on the menu looked good. The Donkey Den has a nice view of the beach in a relaxing environment. Note: There are lot's of cats and some dogs, so factor that into your personal preferences.

Thank Richard_Feenstra
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Nice selection of food on the menu so you know that kids will find something they like. Good coffee. Staff from around the world are easy going and courteous. Great place to find folks traveling all over the world, that have good stories and can have a thoughtful conversation. If you like cats, dogs, good food and the chance to...

Thank Bryan T

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Donkey Den Guest House

Address: Santa Marianita Beach, San Lorenzo 130851, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Manabi Province > San Lorenzo
Price Range: $61 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Beach front bottom level Barney suite”
funparadise, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all rooms have ocean view”
ag677, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best available rooms are Baily, Molly and Holly”
vtownzen, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This is a very small property. Each room is very unique but has a view of the water. Check the website for photos of each room.”
UtahJulie, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The studios are larger and have a lovely kitchen. Note: Internet can be quite slow at times.”
621maryanned, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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