Chescos Hostel & Hotel

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Standard Suite, Ocean View | Free WiFi
Standard Suite, Ocean View | Free WiFi
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Free WiFi

Overview of Chescos Hostel & Hotel

Chescos Hostel & Hotel

2.0 star property
Beachfront hostel with restaurant, near Salinas Beach

7.4/10 Good

42 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Restaurant
Avenida Malecón de Salinas, junto Banco Guayaquil, Salinas, Santa Elena
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 10 meeting rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Library
  • Computer station
Feel at home
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Grocery/convenience store

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Chescos Hostel & Hotel

Hostel by the ocean
Take advantage of a roundtrip airport shuttle, a free grocery shopping service, and a free daily manager's reception at Chescos Hostel & Hotel. This hostel is a great place to bask in the sun with a beachfront location, beachfront dining, and kayaking. The onsite restaurant, El Patio de Chescos, features ocean views and brunch. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a coffee shop/cafe and a library.
Other perks include:
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), a reception hall, and ATM/banking services
  • A TV in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance
  • A computer station, luggage storage, and barbecue grills
  • Guest reviews say good things about the bar, quiet location, and helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at Chescos Hostel & Hotel boast comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi.


English, Spanish

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Barbecue grills
  • Private dining
  • Free daily reception
  • Shared microwave
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Grocery/convenience store

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Kayaking
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • 10 meeting rooms
  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Luggage storage


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • ATM/banking
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Communal living room


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Freshen up

  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Champagne service


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


El Patio de Chescos - This beachfront restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Happy hour is offered.
Chescos Bar - This beachfront karaoke bar serves breakfast and dinner. Happy hour is offered. Open select days.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • All citizens of Ecuador will be charged the national value-added tax (12%) upon checkout. Non-residents on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax exemption does not apply for stays over 90 days.

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between USD 2.50 and USD 9 for adults, and USD 2.50 and USD 9 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 50 per vehicle (one way)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 10 percent

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Shuttle services


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, mobile payments and cash.

Mobile payment options include: PayPal.

Also known as

Chescos Almar Hostel Salinas
Chescos Almar Salinas
Chescos Almar
Chescos Almar Hostel Ecuador/Salinas
Chescos Ecuador/Salinas
Chescos Hostel & Hotel Ecuador/Salinas
Chescos Almar Hostel
Chescos Hostel & Hotel Salinas
Chescos Hostel & Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Chescos Hostel & Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Salinas

Frequently asked questions

Does Chescos Hostel & Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Chescos Hostel & Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Chescos Hostel & Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Chescos Hostel & Hotel?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Chescos Hostel & Hotel.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Chescos Hostel & Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 50 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Chescos Hostel & Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Chescos Hostel & Hotel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as kayaking. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours.
Are there restaurants at or near Chescos Hostel & Hotel?
Yes, El Patio de Chescos offers beachfront dining and ocean views. Nearby restaurants include Jazz Cafe (4-min walk), Toppers Pizza (5-min walk), and La Lojanita (5-min walk).
What's the area around Chescos Hostel & Hotel like?
Chescos Hostel & Hotel is located on the waterfront, a short 6-minute walk from Malecon Dock and 9 minutes' walk from Chipipe Beach. Travelers recommend the hostel for its quiet location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Eat at Chescos
All of the workers were all so friendly and accommodating. The hostel is above a cool little restaurant that has very good prices. The location can not be beaten.
Chris, 2-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

4/10 Fair

The property not well maintain, excellent location, but the hotel needs to be renovated, not worth the price I paid for the room, there were thousand of mosquitoes in the room, very disappointed, I would not come back here, not even a small tv in the room, overpriced.
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The staff is always friendly and accommodating to guests. This is a no-frills property with an entertaining atmosphere and an unbeatable location complete with bar overlooking the Pacific.
3-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very friendly staff and excellent location in front of the beach. The bar is also a great place to hang out.
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

JORGE, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

The rooms were very small it was hard to regulate the shower temperature and too many young people making lots of noise in the hall outside my door some even tried to come into my room
6-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice staff, slept well, no noise for a Hostel room shared with strangers
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Location is the best feature of this place as well as the staff, only stayed for a night on the way to Montañita but it's a good place to so
1-night trip
Verified Ebookers guest review

8/10 Very good

It was beach front and close to everything, very clean and the employees were super helpful.
1-night family trip
Verified Travelocity guest review

4/10 Fair

Good location. The rooms need some maintenance. Hot water is really a problem. Very noisy at night.
13-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review