Pros: The name of the property says it all: 'the sound of the waves', relaxation, peace. Time away from the cities noise.
Cons: The wind did not come strong, as expected, for kite surfing. But, it was a very particular need.
Pros: Property is located directly on the ocean. Beautiful views with no distractions except the sounds of the waves!
Pros: The place was very clean, especially the bathroom which I tend to be picky with. It was close enough to the town but further away enought to be more private and away from the noise. You fell asleep ...
Pros: Perfect location and very nice and clean rooms (kitchen, bathroom, beds). Roman - the owner - will send you also a perfect description how to find the place. It couldn't have been better!
Pros: The breakfast was very good as well as room service
Cons: Access on and off the property is annoying to have to find one of the host to open a gate to leave or return to the property Although it is safe
Pros: John is extremely helpful and easy going. The place is spotless and the views are gorgeous. Very romantic and relaxing. The air conditioner is a rare nice touch in Ecuador.
Cons: I wish we had gotten toiletries for a place that's 100 bucks a night...even just an extra bar of soap for the shower (we just got a bar to wash our hands in the restroom). We did buy our own.
Pros: Right in front of the ocean. The sound of the waves relax you from the moment you set foot in the property.
Pros: The manager, Johnny is an exceptionally good host. He made our stay comfortable and memorable. Bravo to Johnny!
Cons: Bathroom was without shampoo.
Pros: Not too much. Advertised as a boutique hotel. Not according to my understanding of the definition.
Cons: We were literally forced off the property on New Year's Day due to an influx of non-hotel guests attending a party of some sort. We were given no notice/advance warning that a private function...
Pros: Casa Blanca Hotel is located in a quiet tranquil direct beachfront location. The property is absolutely gorgeous. Johnny (the owner) is such a kind and gracious host. Also the local Seafood ...
Pros: My initial review was done in a hurry, my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Donkey Den! Linda was a wonderful host, very helpful and friendly! She went out of her way and invited us ...
Cons: Leaving, would have liked to spend a few more days to get the real feel of Santa Marianita!
Pros: Linda is the best, and this place feels just like home. It's the opposite of the generic places I feel like are taking over the world. At Linda's, you really feel like you're traveling, ...
Cons: That we have to leave.
Pros: Incessant soothing sound of the waves, very helpful and friendly staff and lots of funny animals all over the place. Thank you guys.
Pros: The breakfast was wonderful and freshly prepared.
Cons: Hot water was a little spotty
Pros: The breakfast was very extraordinary.
Cons: The cats and dogs were fun but we're very territorial. Does not bother me at all.
Pros: Incredibly wonderful staff
Pros: The staff was really nice and helpful, they have rescued pets all around
Cons: The breakfast took too long to be served
Pros: Great host, wonderful staff, excellent room, friendly people
Cons: None I could think of!
Pros: GREAT PEOPLE WAS LIKE BEING AROUND FAMILY THAT YOU LIKE!!!!!!!!!
Pros: Santa Marianita beach is really beautiful and the apartment is in front of it. The apartment is comfortable and you can watch movies in the night (but take some dvds with you 'cause there are ...
Cons: Outside of one of the bedrooms there is a really noisy machine that wakes you up suddenly.
Pros: The food was prepared very well. We enjoyed every meal, all homemade by Daniel and his staff, The fresh homemade bread was wonderful, as was the homemade spaghetti sauce. The burgers were great and...
Cons: We don't have any negatives axcept we couldn't stay any longer due to our schedule
Pros: I liked the staff, and owner.
Pros: Hot Water! The showers were luxurious after traveling and staying in places that did not have a solid grasp of heating water. The overall construction was excellent quality, clean, and comfortable.