El Manso Guesthouse, Guayaquil

El Manso Guesthouse has one of the best locations right on the Malecon 2000. Plus it’s only a 15 minute ride to the airport or bus terminal.

The Manso Guesthouse is comfortable and unique. The artsy surroundings and hospitable staff help to ensure you enjoy your time in Guayaquil. They also have an onsite restaurant, gift shop and tour agency making El Manso your one stop for everything you need.

Rooming Options

El Manso offers several different options with prices that fit any budget. All rooms come with air conditioning and hot water. Prices include tax.

*High Season Prices apply to stays during the following dates: December 15th-January 15th and July 1st-August 31st

*Low Season Prices: January 16th-June 30th and September 1st-December 14th

Note to VIP Cardholders: VIP Discount at El Manso Guesthouse may be more or slightly less than 10%. Actual discount will be verified at the time of booking.

Standard Private Rooms

Great views. Private bathrooms. Sleep up to four people.

*High season: $82

*Low season: $73

Super Economy Private Rooms

Shared bathroom. Up to two people.

Year-round price: $40.50

Economy Private Rooms

Private bathroom with beds for up to three people.

*High season: $49.50

*Low season: $44

Shared Dorm Rooms

Male only and Female only dorms. Shared bathroom.

Price: $17 per person


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hot water
  • Free WiFi
  • Free drinking water
  • Reception Lock Box
  • Book exchange
  • Bike rental
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Laundry service
  • Transfers to/from airport and bus terminal

Reviews of El Manso Guesthouse

“Friendly & helpful staff, cool building with nice atmosphere” – by Bufo_Spodimus on TripAdvisor

“Funky and fun” – by Peregrina50 on TripAdvisor


To make a reservation or for more info about the Manso Guesthouse please see their website:


Find It!

El Manso is right on the Malecon 2000 off Aguirre Street. Taxi from the airport costs $5. From the bus terminal $3.50.


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