Manso Boutique Guest House
Fostering a friendly ambience, the Manso Boutique Guest House has a colorful and slightly eccentric interior design with arty touches and hip retro furniture. All air-conditioned guest rooms have their own identity and character and may come with private or shared bathrooms, living areas, windows toward the interior patio, balconies facing the river, cable televisions and DVD players. As an alternative, there are shared, gender-specific dorm rooms with bunk beds. An on-site spa, MansoVital, offers a variety of body treatments using natural products for healing and beauty, such as reiki, reflexology and massages.
Functioning as a cultural center, Manso organizes ecofairs and monthly bazaars to highlight artists and designers of the area. There is live music on Thursdays and milonga, a tango-like dance, on Fridays. The hotel's BazaArte souvenir store showcases Ecuadorian crafts with a focus on recycled art. Like a permanent gallery, most items in the hotel rooms and public spaces are for purchase, including lamps, masks and paintings. Guests can also take tours in and around Guayaquil with the hotel, valuing sustainable and responsible ecotourism.
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The hotel is located right by the Guayas River, steps away from an entrance to the Malecón 2000, a 1.5-mile-long boardwalk with many options for food and entertainment. A Metrovia bus station is 2 blocks away, and Seminario Park and the main cathedral are 4 blocks away.
Food & Beverage
There is a fridge in the lobby area, stocked with natural snacks and beverages. The hotel's own café, Manso Mix, offers freshly prepared meals from food that is ecologically produced and fairly traded. Open every day for breakfast and weekdays for lunch, the cafe serves original and healthy interpretations of Ecuadorian cuisine with some American options alongside cocktails and wines.
How To Get There
To get to the hotel from the Plaza de la Administración, exit the Malecón 2000 toward the waterfront from Aguirre Ave. toward the north of the plaza.
Amenities & Services
General:24-Hour Front Desk, Ground-Floor Terrace, On-Site Gift/Souvenir Shop(s), Patio, Air Conditioning, Breakfast, Free Coffee and/or Tea 24/7, Lounge Area, Daily Newspapers, Coffee Shop, Nearby Parking (free), Cable/Satellite TV, On-Site Fashion Boutique(s), Restaurant, Roof-Top Terrace.
Services:Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Concierge Service, Shuttle Service to Local Attractions, Laundry Service, Taxi Service, Room Service, Computers with Internet Connection, Wake-Up Service, Airport Transfer, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Cruise Terminal Shuttle, Tours and Excursions, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Service.
On-Site Activities:Beauty Parlor, Anti-Stress Therapy, Live Music, Shiatsu, Wine Cellar, Reiki Treatment, Reflexology, Massage Service.
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Room rates include transfer from the airport to the hotel.
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