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Royal Palm Hotel Galapagos

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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Best hotel in all of galapagos I stayed in by far. Service was incredible (best in Ecuador), rooms were incredible and even had a really good pool and gym for a hotel. The lava tunnels in the hotel were one of a kind as well....More

2  Thank Anushk G
Response from Sue B, Director of Sales at Royal Palm Hotel GalapagosResponded August 29, 2018

Dear Anushk, Thank you for your positive feedback about our hotel and its facilities and service. We have passed your praise onto the team. The Royal Palm does provide guest transport on an ad hoc basis subject to transport being available. However, I’m sure that...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018

This is a review for lunch only, during a tour on the Ecoventura MV Origin. Wonderful buffet lunch (pastas, fish, chicken, steak, a wide variety of juices, desserts), with a delicious welcome drink! Very attentive staff - the manager was so nice. Beautiful pool. Nice...More

Thank lajoiedevivi
Response from Sue B, Director of Sales at Royal Palm Hotel GalapagosResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your lunch experience at the Royal Palm. The welcome drink we serve is our signature cocktail, called Highland Mist. And yes, the we have 482 acres of private estate; that is great news that you...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

All staff at the Royal Palm provide excellent service. Everyone went out of their way to make us feel welcome and was exceptionally attentive. The hotel is in a beautiful location, with wonderful grounds and views. Don't miss the hotel's own lava tunnels which you...More

Thank AnnaVerena2014
Response from Sue B, Director of Sales at Royal Palm Hotel GalapagosResponded July 31, 2018

Anna, thank you for your kind words; we are thrilled that you enjoyed the Royal Palm charm! Warmest wishes from the whole team, Sue

Reviewed June 12, 2018

Rooms are large and comfortable. Service was great. Grounds are nice and good for walking. We weren't there in swimming weather, so don't know about that. Food was very good and staff very welcoming. We stayed w/ our tour group, so we had many (@10)...More

1  Thank JanetB20102013
Response from Sue B, Director of Sales at Royal Palm Hotel GalapagosResponded June 13, 2018

Hi Janet, thank you so much for your comments. Great to hear that you enjoyed the Royal Palm and the Enchanted Islands! I hope that the rest of your trip was as good! Warm wishes from the Highlands of Santa Cruz.

Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a 5 star hotel experience. We stayed in a casita. The food was excellent. Even better was the staff. All staff was most courteous and helpful. Great location to enjoy the Galapagos islands. Would highly recommend this hotel and staff.

Thank perrye77
Response from Sue B, Director of Sales at Royal Palm Hotel GalapagosResponded May 15, 2018

Hello Perry, thank you so much for your kind words. Although we are a 4-star property, it was fantastic to hear that we gave you a 5-star experience! Warmest wishes from the Royal Palm team.

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About
Description
The Royal Palm Hotel is a private family-owned hotel enjoying the quiet seclusion of its own 190 hectare estate in the lush Miconia Highland Forests of Santa Cruz. Located adjacent to the Galapagos National Park, More the Royal Palm was built in 2002 and combines elegant colonial style with traditional island design. This boutique estate comprises 21 Casitas and Villas including family accommodation; the largest villa is named in honor of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales who stayed at the hotel in 2009. The hotel has the relaxed and informal charm of an Ecuadorian Hacienda offering a unique sense of natural space. The Hotel is a member of Leading Hotels of the World and is the perfect location for both land and sea exploration of the Galapagos Islands. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$248 - US$731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Royal Palm Resort Hotel
Also Known As
Royal Palm Hotel Santa Cruz
,
Royal Palm Santa Cruz
,
Royal Palm Hotel Galapagos Galapagos Islands/Santa Cruz
Location
Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$248 - US$731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Royal Palm Resort Hotel
Also Known As
Royal Palm Hotel Santa Cruz
,
Royal Palm Santa Cruz
,
Royal Palm Hotel Galapagos Galapagos Islands/Santa Cruz
Location
Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz
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Room & Suite (338)
Dining (65)
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Amenities (11)
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jackie l
April 2, 2017|
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Response from Sue B | Property representative |
Hi Jackie, no they don't but we have laundry and dry cleaning services available daily. With thanks Sue
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mlomrantz
August 17, 2016|
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Response from Sue B | Property representative |
Hi! Not at the hotel. Most day trips by boat are booked in advance due to availability. We can request a wet suit for you at the time of booking with the boat operators will put them on board for you to swim and/or snorkel... More
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Room Tips
"Villas are incredible"
anushkg2016
Aug. 24, 2018
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"The standard room is more than adequate"
JanetB20102013
Jun. 12, 2018
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"The Royal Suite is amazing!"
patspencer
May 3, 2018
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"Book in advance"
marthyd2017
Jan. 18, 2018
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