The Ultimate Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals: Guayaquil, Ecuador - Updated 2021

airbnb Guayaquil, Ecuador

Here it is, the ultimate top ten list for vacation rentals that you would happily return to in Guayaquil. Located on the western bank of the pretty Guayas River, Guayaquil is the most populated city in Ecuador. You could enjoy a day shopping in Malecon 2000, climb the 400+ stairs to be amazed at the views in the colourful neighbourhood of Las Penas or even visit the central nature park. You’re sure to be busy so you’ll need a relaxing place to call home whilst you’re there. Scroll below to read about the best Airbnb vacation rentals just waiting to be booked by you. Why wait?

1. Suite in front of the airport (from USD 25)

This luxurious suite is just a $3USD trip to the Airport gates, whilst still only being only a short distance from central Guayaquil by bus. We love the colourful lighting design techniques used, giving the space a modern and futuristic feel which can be enjoyed throughout the property. The en-suite bedroom with a double bed is well decorated with lime green and red accents, whilst the lounge area has aquamarine lighting with a large flat screen SmartTV and comfortable seating area. The open plan kitchen is spacious and is well stocked. You can even enjoy your meals on the outside balcony or at the bar meets conservatory space!

Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
350 reviews
Private room in serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a comfortable room with ac a smart tv etc
the rooms are air-conditioned comfortable and good size
very comfy bed great ac
comfy bed good ac stayed two separate times
the shower has an on-demand heater and worked very well unlike some i have experienced elsewhere
everything was clean and set up neatly
room was sparkling clean and communication was great
quiet clean spacious and secure
marcos place is sparking clean and spacious
this place is very clean and nice
the host was very kind and helpful
marcos is a great host
hosts were very kind and helpful
the host and his brother were very kind and attentive
helpful host for directions taxi check-in etc
excellent place close to the airport
great location and close to the airport
perfect and good location for layover
great location near a mall at a walking distance with anything one may need
great place to stay near airport
Read more reviews

2. Apartment with swimming pool (from USD 36)

This one-bedroom apartment near the airport is also a luxurious option in our listing. The double-sized bedroom is great but what really makes this property special is the extra amenities. In the outdoor patio there is a fully serviced jacuzzi and BBQ, perfect for a summer meal outside. The rooftop area is spacious and has seating and chairs with a view across the rooftops of the surrounding area. It doesn’t stop there though: the fully equipped gym is available to use, as is the sauna and the swimming pool.

Departamento Full equipado y excelente ubicación!
Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
457 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is modern and comfortable with a nice balcony for getting some fresh air
beautiful apartment with the comforts of home
random jug of water in kitchen like anyone would actually drink from it
air conditioning and smart tv was also a big plus after a long day of travel
the pool was a nice treat
communication has been top and the appartement is really nice clean and top located
the place is clean with strong wifi
great location condo is very nice clean and cozy
the place was pretty clean its a great location with lots of different places to eat around
andres is a very nice host
host is very accesible and helpful
the host was amazing and very responsive
fantastic property with a great host
24/7 reception at building very helpful to arrange taxis
convenient and safe location
very good location for price
nice stylish place near the airport
awesome place close to downtown
excellent location just behind mall del sol and very close to airport
Read more reviews

3. Neo-classical Guayaquil apartment (from USD 65)

Enjoy the luxurious comforts of the 21st century with gorgeous, Neo-classical ambiance and architecture at this one-bedroom apartment in Urdesa, Guayaquil. Not only is it located just a few minutes from downtown Guayaquil, but it is also close to Samborondon and the airport.

The one-bedroom apartment features a queen and a single bed, a modern bathroom, a well-designed, contemporary kitchen with all the necessary appliances, a comfy living room with a smart TV and free Wi-Fi, and even free street parking. Sit on the lovely balcony and enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee.

Apart 109 in Praga Apartments Urdesa Gye
Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
129 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
if you're traveling and working online like us there's fast wifi
every practical need is covered -kitchen and bathroom basics as well as entretainment devices and safety
fernando’s place was great very clean air conditioned well equipped kitchen etc
we spent three nights at fernando’s place and found it to be comfortable quiet safe and convenient
the place is very clean
the apt is very clean modern and light
it is the perfect combination of a home's coziness with the spotless condition of any pricy hotel
everything was clean and the staff was very friendly
fernando was a great host
very quick to response and helpful
fernando was very attentive and helpful
beautiful apartment great host highly recommend
fernando was a great host we loved the style and comfort of the airbnb
the location has excellent and close to many cool restaurants and stores
nice apartment in a neighbourhood close to downtown guayaquil and the airport
fernando's place is in a great location walkable to restaurants and just a taxi drive away from the malecon
perfect location and close enough to explore many things nearby i definitely recommend it
fernando's place is a great place in a great location
Read more reviews

4. Great apartment for six guests (from USD 84)

This rental has a very central location within walking distance to three major shopping zones and plenty of bars, restaurants and entertainment facilities. We love the unique detailing of this property from the artwork hanging on the walls to the colourful cushions in the living room. There are four bedrooms in the apartment each one comfortable and welcoming. In total, this property can sleep up to six people. The open plan dining and living room is a perfect place to relax and unwind in after a busy day shopping and exploring. This apartment is also in a gated area so it feels safe and secure.

Great apartment in Kennedy Norte 5 min to airport.
Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
130 reviews
Entire apartment 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac in every room lots of closet space gated with a 24 hour guard in a nice area
one of the bedrooms is basically a closet without a/c but the rest of the house was nice
the apartment had all the amenities listed and it was comfortable and welcoming
our stay was perfect and the apartment included everything we wanted with tv and even netflix
the apartment was spacious and had a full kitchen which we appreciated
clean exactly as shown and advertised
clean and comfortable in a great area
very clean very stylish and comfortable
the apartment was clean and very big
omar is helpful and his place was clean and safe
great service from the host
they are helpful and made us feel at home
owners very helpful and quick to respond
omar is the best host he does everything to make you feel comfortable in his apartment
great place and omar was a good host
super close to the guayaquil airport
great location and good value
close to the park close to a nice mall and grocery store
easy 15 minute walk to the mall
nice place to stay close to the airport
Read more reviews

5. Suite with lots of onsite amenities (from USD 50)

This fully equipped suite is in close proximity to restaurants and cafes whilst enjoying a fantastic view over the Guayas River and accommodation pool area. The property can sleep up to three guests, two in a double bedroom and one on the sofa bed in the lounge area. The bedroom has a beautifully comfortable bed and a flat screen television; the other room has a small seating area. The kitchen is well equipped. It has a blender so that you can enjoy a smoothie after working out at the onsite gym. The location also boasts a mini market, a swimming pool which looks like it merges into the sea and even a hot tub!

Suite con vista al Río. Seguridad y comodidad.
Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
126 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi works great too
nice view of the pool and nearby river
beautiful apartment in luxury building with mini market pool hot tubs and gym great view of the river
apartment is small but perfect for business trips
this apartment is in a great location with views of the river and is very comfortable
the apartment was gorgeous clean and spacious
highly recommended ultra clean and spacious
byron was a great host
as always great hospitality from the hosts
the building security/staff were always very alert and helpful
byron was very gentle and helpful
excellent host and a great experience staying here
the unit is located in a safe neighborhood close to restaurants
beautiful facilities and great location thank you
great spot in an accessible and known location
very nice and comfortable apartment with a great location and many facilities
close to the main sights but in a quiet secure area
Read more reviews

6. Downtown Guayaquil modern apartment (from USD 46)

There’s no better a way to explore wonderful Guayaquil than to stay in this modern downtown apartment, which is a stone’s throw away from the Malecon, Iguana Park, tourist attractions, restaurants, bars, and even the business center.

This cozy, one-bedroom suite, which is done up in pastel shades, features a double bed in an ensuite bedroom, as well as a flat-screen TV, a sofa bed, a comfy living room with a couch and a chair, a cozy dining nook, as well as a fully equipped kitchen, in which you can whip up some meals when you want to enjoy an evening in.

Modern apartment in downtown
Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
130 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apt is lovely to say the least- it had good internet and netflix
good choice better tell mariuxi to prepare the sofa bed if you’re going to use the 2nd bed
the kitchen is equipped with the basics only so if you like to cook come prepared
this place was clean convenient and safe
this a a beautiful place so clean and nice
the apartment was spotlessly clean modern and very quiet given its bustling location
also the sheets were white and clean
the place is great clean and right in downtown
host was very responsive
she was very communicative and very helpful
mariuxi is a great host
mariuxi is a great host the apartment is in a great location and is very nice
location is also great and close to everything like supermarket and restaurants
great place in the middle of the down town very close to everything - malecon shops restaurants
supermarkets are walking distance and a very cheap shoe shop right in front we would definitely come back
a stylish quiet convenient apartment with a great central location
i loved the apartment it was in a great location
Read more reviews

7. Nice suite and great view in exclusive part of town (from USD 40)

This homely one-bedroomed apartment for up to two guests is perfect if you are looking for a peaceful holiday, in a comfortable setting, just a short distance to all of the best local amenities. We particularly love the riverfront view, perfect to gaze upon with a cup of coffee after having enjoyed breakfast in the open plan kitchenette and dining area. This location also boasts a small pool area, jacuzzi, and fitness center.

Nice suite, great view, exclusive part of town
Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
54 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved this apartment the view is amazing
the bed is super comfortable
julio place was beautiful and the most comfortable bed i ever stayed at in any airbnb
the apartment itself was very clean comfortable and we'll equipped
the apartment check-in was easy very clean good communication throughout
the apartment itself was nice clean and everything worked well
julio was an amazing host he even followed up to make sure we were happy
julio is a great host the place is fabulous
everyone in the building was super helpful getting taxis and giving us suggestions for food shopping etc
really wonderful place julio was very responsive
we loved the friendly staff and all the amenities nearby
great place to stay and a great location
perfect location good for a quick exploration of guayaquil's major sites which was my goal
the location was really great julio’s place was nice and clean
Read more reviews

8. Condo with 4 bedrooms (from USD 100)

A short walk to downtown Guayaquil this 4 bedroom property is spacious and bright with excellent views. The property is very modern but due to the attention, the hosts have given to decoration it still feels very homely and welcoming. Alongside the bedrooms, one of which is a bunk-bed styled room, there is also a large living room and well-stocked kitchen. As a guest, you will also have access to the other condominium common areas such as the garden, which you can see from the windows, Turkish bath and skylight.

Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
51 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
outstanding views from all rooms
lovely views with floor to ceiling windows makes this very unique apartment
feels like a spaceship very large spacious clean and everything works perfectly
josé is a great host and his condo is absolutely amazing
maria and felipe jose's workers made sure we had everything we needed and they were very kind
felipe and josé were very responsive and happy to help with anything and everything
in great location
location is great walkable to everything
in addition the location is perfect if you want to be near malecon and las penas
great restaurants within walking distance toward the wyndham hotel
amazing place in the heart of las peñas
Read more reviews

9. Independent 4-person vacation rental (from USD 30)

This time for the last vacation rental on our list is a totally independent property that has one bedroom with two double beds, a modern bathroom and a kitchen stocked with all the necessary equipment. There isn’t a separate dining area but there is a small table and chairs in the kitchen which can be used. This property is ideal for four people, and there is even free parking on site in a garage.

Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
40 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the beds were comfortable and clean
the apartment itself was clean
we secured another location and canceled
Read more reviews

10. Exclusive suite with extra amenities

This rental is an exclusive two-roomed suite in a luxury building just a few steps away from the popular Mar Del Sol shopping center. This newly built property has all the local amenities you could wish for, plus a few extras thrown in. The double-sized bedrooms are elegantly decorated and have a fantastic view of the surrounding area which can be enjoyed from the seating area. The spacious common area also has a secondary sofa bed, perfect for an additional two people, and a large SmartTV. There is an American style kitchen and bathroom equipped with rain-shower. Building facilities include a 24hour reception desk, a fully equipped gym and even a cinema. That’s right, a cinema - how cool is that?!

QUO LUXURY SUITE (1101) Diagonal Mall del Sol.
87 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

11. Apartment by Guaya River

This modern apartment has beautiful views of the Guaya River, Guayaquil’s Santa Ana Hill and is within walking distance to the lively Malecón area and Las Peñas. The spacious property has a double bedroom, with a writing desk whilst the living room has a L-shaped black leather sofa and dining area. The kitchen is functional and well equipped. This property comes with excellent onsite facilities such as a beautiful outdoor pool area, which is open until late, and a jet-spa pool and gym should you not want to miss out on your exercise routine. There is also 24-hour security so the area feels very safe and secure.

Lujoso Apartamento en Bellini II
69 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

12. Apartment with cinema

This newly decorated apartment also enjoys views over the Guayas River and has space for up to four people. This two-bedroomed and lounge area property is well decorated in primarily neutral and relaxing colours - up to hotel standard decoration! It’s the perfect place to unwind after a busy day! There are added extras to the property including the use of the onsite swimming pool which has sun loungers dotted around the edge, and even a cinema so that you can watch movies as much as you like.

apartment with view to the Guayas River
20 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 5 Guests

Colorful, pretty streets mixed with history and modern shopping

Now you’ve sorted your accommodation you can start planning for your daily activities in Guayaquil. What will you be looking to do? Maybe stroll along the Malecon 2000 enjoying a quick bite to eat in one of the many cafes, visit the colourful buildings of the Las Penas area, get up close and personal at the Iguana Park or maybe even enjoy learning the history of the area at the Parque Historico. Whatever you do, take the first step today and book one of these fantastic Airbnb vacation rentals.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

Still Need Travel Insurance?

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101

*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.

A full-time global wanderer and volunteer. Strong compass leading to random and remote pockets of Earth; exploring jungles, abandoned villages and the open seas. Passionate about documenting on my...Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Guayaquil
Good things are meant to be shared!