Dreamkapture Hostal Reviews
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We were in Guayaquil for one night en route to the airport. For this purpose it was totally fine - an ok kitchen (although with little space to actually cook in), nearby supermarket, passable rooms, & near both bus station and airport. However, the American at the front desk (we presume he's the owner) was unnecessarily rude when we were leaving, and even if it sounds minor, it undoubtedly ruined the impression we had of the hostel. Equally the place felt very money-driven, to its detriment.
I stayed here for one night in order to catch an early plane the next morning. It's close to two malls and several small shops. The atmosphere is quite chill and quiet. My dorm was right next to the office and quite hot even with two fans. I would choose one with AC next time.
Great place. Although I would recommend getting your own taxi from airport to hostel ($5) as it is easier than ordering one from their order form. Our taxi did not show up. Other than that, it was a great stay. The front desk helped us with everything from delayed luggage, to ride to bus station. And breakfast was excellent.
A NIGHTMARE!!!! I´ve been backpacking since 1997. Don´t know how many hostels I´ve stayed at and this is the worst hostel I´ve ever stayed at ever!!! The staff was not well trained, bugs in my bed (I was almost eaten alive), cockroachs in the bathroom, the dorm was humid and TOO F HOT, weak lights so when it gets dark you must use a flashligh if you really want to find something inside your backpack and the travel agency they have, I found out they overcharged me for a Scuba package inGalapagos
The right place to visit Guayaquil and maybe planning a holiday to the beautiful Galapagos Islands, as I did! This hostel is also a travel agency specializing in last minute deals and cruises in all classes ... The girl who works there is very competent and knowledgeable! The kitchen, wi-fi and the public areas are ok, but the breakfast leaves a little to be desired ... All in all I think it is the best solution to stay in Guayaquil in the price - quality ratio! Recommended.
Dirty wet toilet, no locker provided, no hot water, no air conditioning, very hot at night. Though the staff is nice. Would not recommend this hostel. Feel wet and humid in the dorm, do not understand such a high rating.
I was disappointed that the housekeeper did not hand my iPod into reception when found in my bed, which is what I would have expected them to do.
OK place for a night - smelly room full of boys, not too clean, but my cousin who stayed in an all girls room had a very pleasant experience. Thanks!
Not too much to say as I only stayed here for 10h to rest after arriving in Guayaquil by plane and have a shower and a rest before hoping on the bus to Canoa. Reception was very nice and friendly, even after midnight. Following morning enjoyed a nice breakfast and upon request a taxi was called for my trip to the Terminal Terrestre.
Great stopover hostel in Guayaquil. Not a super convenient location, but is only a quick taxi ride from downtown area or airport. Staff were friendly and helpful and breakfast was good.
Its a very nice place, you have a lot of places to get something to eat really close.. im not gonna say that is a dangerous place because all guayaquil is dangerous. its close to de airport and bus station. I had a very nice time there! I fully recomendeed !
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Stayed in a double bed private w shared bathroom. I think it's good value, perfect for a stop over for bus or air connections. Note a taxi is $5 each way to the bus or airport. Breakfast is good and it's very clean.
It's a great place if you just come to organize your trip to the Galapagos because it's not only a hostel but also an efficient travel agency (Though things could be explained better, WE are hearing about all the islands and ships the first time!). It is quite a way from the town centre but if you don't want to explore that's no problem because there are malls and restaurants nearby. The hostel is very clean and nicely decorated and serves a nice breakfast.
Nice place, travel service disappointing. I only stayed there to get some last minute tips to galapagos, but was told to just check the webpage - not very helpful when you are about to travel and thus no internet. Dorm had too few power sockets and beds not great. BReakfast delicious but small. All in all it was fine but slightly high price all things considered. Think it said there was a pool but didn't see any except something that looked like a little fish pond without fish.no aircon in dorm
We had such a wonderful experience at Dreamkapture. It was a lovely place to land in the middle of a city of 2.3 million people. It is a little oasis, complete with beautiful flowers, many parakeets, turtles, and gorgeous plants. Oh, and I can't forget the wading pool, which is also such a nice meeting place for travelers from all over the world to share their adventures. The entire staff was so professional, informative, friendly, and extremely patient. Monica deserves a bonus! She's super!
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 31-40
- (1 review)
Hostel is a good place to stop over on way to/from if you need to break journey. It is in random part of town with not much nearby except shopping centre. Taxis unlikely to know where it is so be prepared to drive around for a while! Otherwise nothing wrong and I'd stay there again for a night to break up journeys
This hostel had an amaIng breakfast of pancakes with fruit and additions for a small cost. The dorm was ok, although extremely hot at night. Bathroom inside the rio. Which was a bonus. The staff where very he Paul and spoke good English. Overall a good value hostel.
Great little hostel, staff is welcoming and helpful, location was a little hard for taxi drivers to find for some reason but it is close to the airport, breakfast in the mornings is wonderful!