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Las Penas

Guayaquil, Ecuador
+593 99 085 7726
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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"art galleries"
in 34 reviews
"cobblestone streets"
in 9 reviews
"colorful houses"
in 19 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 16 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 9 reviews
"nice view"
in 18 reviews
"the river"
in 35 reviews
"great views from the top"
in 5 reviews
"light house"
in 15 reviews
"cerro santa ana"
in 23 reviews
"night life"
in 5 reviews
"historic place"
in 6 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful view of the city"
in 5 reviews
"walk up"
in 11 reviews
"entire city"
in 5 reviews
"small church"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Each step is numbered and the going is quite easy. It’s fascinating seeing the “before” photos on each of the buildings. This once squalid neighbourhood is transformed into a colourful collection of simple homes and family businesses, while retaining its character. Get to the top...More

Thank Cherryl H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Las Penas is a beautiful, colorful neighbhorhood with narrow streets that are fun to walk around. If you don't have a lot of time to explore, you can just walk a few streets of the neighborhood from the Malecon (the river board walk). There is...More

Thank winterfe5
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Las Penas reminded me a little of the favelas we visited while in Rio de Janeiro, except of course, here in Guayacil, armed police were everywhere to ensure the safety of the tourists and visitors. There's no need to be alarmed - a stroll here...More

Thank Hannisze
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Las penas is the oldest neighborhood of guayaquill, very touristically and secure. In this place you can really feel the south american vibe and culture and the view from the top (cerro Santa Ana) is amazing. Beautiful!!! I was impresed!

Thank Oana V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a few minutes in an early morning. The walk to get here is quite nice and if you make it to the top you’re rewarded with a really nice view. Security was abundant. We could hear the guards on their walkies...More

Thank ErieSt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Las Penas is lovely The walk from The Wyndham towards the Malecon passes some lovely houses. Stop for a beer at Casa Pilsner. They serve it with fried banana chips and savoury dips. Really nice. From here if you’re feeling energetic you can climb up...More

Thank Philip C
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Especially on a hot day walk the cobblestone street toward Puerto Santa Ana instead of up the 400 + steps. It's full of art galleries and historic shuttered homes. From about middle of Dec. to middle of March you can see many yellow crowned night...More

Thank _selvarain
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

It realy nice to walk up the 444 steps to the lighthouse and look at the city and over the river from above. There is a maritime museum and many restaurants, bars and cafes you pass on your way up and down. It's fun!

Thank Hans Z
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

A delightful walk through this historic cobble streeted neighbourhood,, lined with homes, art shops and restaurants.

Thank Escape-overseas
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This is another location that can provide for great photo ops or just a nice walk with views. Watch out for the cobblestone streets.

Thank c_estrellaroca
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debbyresq
16 September 2017|
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Response from IsabeldeRuales | Reviewed this property |
Well, las Peñas is a neighborhood now connected to Pto Santana. You can start from where Pto Santana begins and walk towards las Peñas and you will reach the place where the cannons are. To your right will be the stairs to... More
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LarryEmm
22 February 2017|
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Response from CFEIII | Reviewed this property |
Here again, I'm guessing, but if there are people on the street, they will stay open, if nobody is around, they close after dark, about 7:00 or so, could be earlier, could be later, Lots of folks down here don't watch the... More
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