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La Gran Tortuga

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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Laundry Service
2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsefficient air conditioningfamily hotelonly worked in the lobbyhot watereggs and toastfresh fruitroom was largegranolabreakfast was excellenteach morninglos tuneleshigh ceilingsrestaurants and barsbeds were comfortablehis wifethe ground floorplace to stay
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Reviewed 23 October 2014

The little hostel was comfortable, clean, quiet, and the Juanita and her staff are incredibly hospitable and accommodating. She handled all tour arrangements, pick ups and drop offs, and generally made things very easy. Breakfast is pretty good, albeit the same thing every day. They...More

1  Thank DStraus
Reviewed 22 October 2014

We booked this B & B (it's definitely not what I would call a hostel) based on the reviews on Trip Advisor, and we were not disappointed. It seemed amazing value for money but I think that Isabela is probably cheaper than Santa Cruz on...More

2  Thank Mocampion
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We stayed at the La Gran Tortuga for 5 days. The place is centrally located; at walking distance to restaurants and grocery store. Breakfast was good, the room was extremely clean and the staff are friendly. Even though it is listed as a hostel, there...More

2  Thank Aniruddha K
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Our time on Isabella was definitely enhanced by Juana. Her hostal is comfortable, extremely clean, very conveniently located, and the best value we could imagine. We needed Juana to help us make some last minute arrangements, and she went out of her way to do...More

1  Thank 5,221,945
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We stayed four nights in Puerto Villamil at La Gran Tortuga in June. I was a bit apprehensive about meeting the boat and traveling all the way to Peurto Villamil but, as promised, Juanna emailed us our boat tickets before we left the States. I...More

3  Thank Lynn B
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$66 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$66 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from Jay G | Reviewed this property |
No hair dryer, there were tiny bottles of shampoo and conditioner (not replenished) and we had to furnish our own soap. Brian
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"Be very clear at checkin regarding your rate, don't wait until checkout..."
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"Ask for a room on the second floor. I think there are four rooms on the 2nd floor and its small lobby is..."
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"take a taxi from Puerto Villamil, is not too far but the side walks are irregular, is Galapagos after all!"
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"Juana also provides laundry service for a reasonable fee."
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