Best Places for Backpackers in Montanita, Ecuador.

Enjoy backpacking around Montanita, Ecuador without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Montanita, Ecuador.

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Top 25 hostels in Montanita, Ecuador.

These are the 25 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Montanita, Ecuador.

1
La Gondola Hostal

100 /100

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La Gondola Hostal

We are a beach-front resort in Montanita beach. We have rooms and bungalows with hot water private bathrooms, WiFi connection, private beach access, security cameras the 24 hour, parking and kitchen available for customers. Our hotel has large green common areas, gardens. La Gondola is located i...
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Hostal Surf Olon

100 /100

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Hostal Surf Olon

Hostal Surf Olon is a hostel located in Olon, Santa Elena in Ecuador. We provide budget accommodations, surf board rentals, tours, night time activities at our bar. Facilities: -Free Wifi -Computer Room -Full Kitchen 24/7 -BBQ Area -Fire Pit Area -Full Bar with Billiards, Foosball, TV...
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3
El Cielo

98 /100

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El Cielo

Our beautiful bamboo-made guest house offers tranquility and a sweet homely vibe in the most famous party/surf town in Ecuador. If you're looking for a perfect balance between partying in the centre while being able to relax and sleep like a baby in your hostel then with us you're in the right place...
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Sapa Inka Hostel

95 /100

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Sapa Inka Hostel

Sapa Inka Hostel is one of the REAL SURFER HOSTELS in Montañita. We offer you different kind of levels.(begginers- intermediate- advance) so no matter where you are we are going to help you to improve your surfing. Located just in front of the best part of the beach and just minutes from the surf p...
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ESPERANTO B&B Surf & Backpacker hostel

95 /100

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ESPERANTO B&B Surf & Backpacker hostel

The greatest B & B Surf - Backpacker independently owned hostel in Montanita. We offer a great breakfast buffet incl. coffee and tea ( all day ) ; local fruits and different kind of freshly baked bread rolls every day from 8:30 am to 10:30 amThe house started off as a beach house. You can bring yo...
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Hostal Casa del Sol

95 /100

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Hostal Casa del Sol

Welcome to Casa del Sol; a hotel that is uniquely designed with a perfect balance of stone and bamboo, encompassed by an infinite supply of good energy! Here at La Casa we not only provide a comfortable and tranquil place to sleep, but with so much going on, we offer you an unforgettable vacation...
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7
Kamala Surf & Backpacker Hostel

93 /100

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Kamala Surf & Backpacker Hostel

Wake up to the sound of waves and spend the day relaxing in a hammock with an icy cold beer watching our two pet donkeys play, having a fun game of volleyball or hanging out with a cocktail in the massive pool. Then head to the open plan, sea-view bar for live DJs, all major sports events and happy...
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8
Hostal Kundalini

93 /100

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Hostal Kundalini

Hotel Kundalini is recognized by its privileged location and its beautiful gardens. The hostel is located just 1 step form the beach, close enough to the village to go walking, but far enough to not hear the noise of the party in the evening. The location of Kundalini will be the key to your rest....
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9
Eco Ventura

91 /100

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Eco Ventura

Eco Ventura, it´s an Eco friendly Hostel that it will delight you.We can offer private parking so your vehicle will be well monitored all the time, 24/7 Desk and Security so you can fell in total comfort while you are having a great time in the Property.Our Hostel it´s full of green areas that will...
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10
My Little House Surf&backpacker Hostel

91 /100

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My Little House Surf&backpacker Hostel

My Little House Backpackers has the coolest vibe in Montañita - great balance between a party atmosphere and a chill place to relax! It is the perfect spot to meet people from all around the world - from Argentina to Australia. We have a big social area on the terrace with TV and PS3, a nice garden...
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11
Hostal Moai B&B Surfcamp

90 /100

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Hostal Moai B&B Surfcamp

Hostal Moai located along the river, one block away from the beach, is the perfect place to enjoy the peace and the party of Montanita, meet people from everywhere and have a good time. The hostel is offering you a sweet garden, a comfortable social area with sofa, hammocks, TV cable, Netflix, DVD,...
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12
Hostal Solemare

89 /100

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Hostal Solemare

Hostal Solemare is a friendly guesthouse located in Montañita. Perfect place to stay for beach and surf lovers. Hostal Solemare offers all comfort for a relaxing stay. There is a 24-hour front desk, but please contact the property before arrival. The guesthouse showcases a sun terrace and views of t...
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13
Iguana Surfer’s Lodge

86 /100

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Iguana Surfer’s Lodge

Iguana Surfer`s Lodge: Babylon for Boardriders Located one minute`s walk from all the best breaks on Montanita beach, our cozy surf lodge is the best place for you and your mates to rejuvenate mind, body and soul after a gnarly day of surfing or an epic night of partying. We offer comfortable roo...
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14
Punto Verde Ecological hostel

83 /100

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Punto Verde Ecological hostel

Welcome to Punto Verde, an Eco-house with the best views in and of Montanita, famous for its surf and party. The landlord Joos is originally from Holland and speaks English, Dutch, German and Spanish. Punto Verde is located perfectly in Montanita, far enough from the noise of the town but sti...
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15
Hidden House Hostel Montañita

80 /100

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Hidden House Hostel Montañita

Hidden House is now named 1 of the top 20 surf hostels in the world, and the only one in Ecuador, by Hostelworld, you can be sure there is ONLY 1 place to stay in Montañita! With huge open spaces and many communal areas, you´ll be partying and chilling with people from all over the world! We hav...
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16
Hostal Tierra y Mar

77 /100

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Hostal Tierra y Mar

The hostel is located in a quiet area to relax around nature called the TIGRILLO AREA , in a few minutes walk you can reach the village where you will find everything you need. In fact everything is only 5 minutes walk, town centre, the beach, the bus stop. ( to and from Guayaquil .$ 6.00 one wa...
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17
Kiwi Hostel Montanita

75 /100

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Kiwi Hostel Montanita

Kiwi Hostel Montanita - Sweet as luxury with a backpacker's pocket in mind! All rooms have private bathroom, powerful hot showers, air-conditioning, WiFi, and best of all, every one of our beds are double beds, giving you extra space to relax after a heavy night in Montañita! The hostel comes wit...
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18
Selina Montañita

72 /100

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Selina Montañita

Selina Montañita destination for surfers from around the world. If you love the sound of 2.5 meter waves hitting the cost then Montañita is where you want to be. This ecuadorian hot spot has a mesmerizing beach, streets full of beautiful people dancing and drinking to Latin music and amazing culi...
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19
Hostal El Pelicano

68 /100

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Hostal El Pelicano

Rustic properti made in wood and stones, situate about 50 meters from the surf point. Surunder by tropical vegetacion on a quiet place, only 500 meters from Montaita town. We have 15 rooms in diferent sizes, 9 whith private bathrooms and 6 whith common bath rooms We are at la punta de Montaa (s...
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20
Tiki Trip Montanita

60 /100

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Tiki Trip Montanita

Tiki Trip Montanita embodies the true spirit that made Montanita a legendary surfing destination. Its bohemian, eco, surf, rustic, beach, and Tiki vibes attracts all kinds of travelers and nurture guests with positive and happy vibes. We have private and dorm rooms, private and shared bathrooms, hot...
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21
Montañita Gardens Hostal

20 /100

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Montañita Gardens Hostal

Montañita Garden Hostal is set in Montañita and features a garden. Free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk are featured also Hot Water,Common Dining Area,BBQ,Common kitchen Our location is perfect for those travellers looking for a relaxed stay surrounded by nature and a friendly atmosphere. Nearby fa...
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22
Al Carajo

0 /100

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Al Carajo

Al Carajo its located in Montanita, the places embodies the true spirit that made us a legendary surfing destination.The hostel offers a restaurant AlCarajo RestoBar attracts all kinds of travellers and nurture guests with positive and happy vibes. A bar lounge is on site where guests can unwind wit...
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23
Montañita CHill Out House

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Montañita CHill Out House

Chill Out House is a hostel located just in front of our private beach in Montanita – Ecuador. Surrounded by a paradisiac garden of sand with palms and coconut trees where our guest can relax and enjoy of the amazing view of sunsets in the Pacific Ocean. Opening your eyes and have the Pacif...
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24
The Sea Garden House

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The Sea Garden House

Welcome to The Sea Garden House Hostal , enjoy peaceful Olon and party at Montañita! Our mission is to make our house a place to be shared and enjoyed by visitors while contributing to the practice of environmentally, friendly and sustainable tourism in Olon, Santa Elena Province and Ecuador....
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Tikilimbo surf hostel & restaurant

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Tikilimbo surf hostel & restaurant

Tikilimbo surf hostel & restaurant has fifteen rooms fully equipped with private bathroom, fan or air conditioning, and safes. It has a spacious living area with hammocks and games. There is internet access in rooms and public areas. We offer housekeeping, and completely free equipages saved....
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