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Galapagos Islands Hotel

Petrel y Floreana Barrio el Eden, Puerto Ayora none Ecuador
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#18 of 26 hotels in Puerto Ayora
Galapagos Islands hotel is a new small charming hotel with 15 air-conditioned rooms designed to provide with comfort and leisure for the adventure traveler, including facilities such as pool, bar, breakfast area and different recreational areas. The hotel is located in the residential area of Puerto Ayora, 8-10 minutes away walking distance from the fisherman's pier and the town's main promenade where most of the boutiques, restaurants and art galleries are located.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-smoking hotel
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LMU_Greg wrote a review May 2018
Los Angeles, California97 contributions17 helpful votes
Yes this place is a hostel and not a hotel. It’s listed as a hostel on TA so it’s not trying to deceive its clientele. This hostel is conveniently located in walking distance to the main ocean boardwalk. It serves a nice breakfast (muesli with fruit, eggs, fresh bread, ham and a cheese empanada). The staff is courteous but speaks limited English. This isn’t the type of place I would ever book. I prefer luxury on a dime. This place was included with our cruise (since we got to town a day and earlier). We contemplated booking a nicer room but decided to not waste money. We’re glad we saved our money but wouldn’t stay here for more than a night. The bed is not comfy and the room, though clean, seemed more like an air bnb- had scuff marks on walls, mismatched furniture etc. The place is not the same as Casa Natura (despite having photos that show that name on the wall). Casa Natura is an unrelated property though it has similar style of balcony. It seems as though Casa Natura is better rated.
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
Lawrence R wrote a review Jun. 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States118 contributions11 helpful votes
owners are not very helpful, The rooms are large, the air-conditioning finally cools down at night. We had no hot water until we complained twice and then I think they turned it off again. Walk up stairs to rooms so not handicapped accessible. Ants all over the room.
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Date of stay: June 2016
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: wifi thoughout the island is poor
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Marit H wrote a review Mar. 2016
Asker, Norway13 contributions1 helpful vote
When we arrived at the hotel the bedsheets were dirty, there were ants in the bed and a cockroach in our room. The AC-fan had never been dusted. Not a good first impression... The staff was not very welcoming, not as much as a smile og offering to help us with our luggage up the stairs ( no lift). On the bright side the breakfast was decent and short walking distance to "downtown".
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Date of stay: March 2016Trip type: Travelled with friends
Daniel R wrote a review Feb. 2016
Millerstown, Pennsylvania61 contributions42 helpful votes
We ended up here as a result of a guide we met at the airport, Freddy. Just as advertised with hot water and air conditioning, both luxuries on the island! Within walking distance of everything! Staff were kind and friendly.
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Date of stay: January 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from esvede, Gerente at Galapagos Islands Hotel
Responded Feb. 4, 2016
Gracias por su comentario estimado Daniel, agradecemos el habernos elegido para disfrutar sus vacaciones, esperamos tenerlo en una próxima ocasión en nuestro Hotel, brindándote la mejor atención y servicio.
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Henry G wrote a review Feb. 2016
Santo Domingo, Ecuador12 contributions4 helpful votes
I bought a package tour through Via Natura, everything was outstanding; great service, delicious food, extremely comfortable nice rooms. Room 1, the largest one, is highly recommended. Galapagos is out of this world, awesome!
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Date of stay: December 2015
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Room 1, the largest & most comfortable one.
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EcuadorGalapagos IslandsSanta CruzPuerto Ayora
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Frequently Asked Questions about Galapagos Islands Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Galapagos Islands Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Santa Cruz Fish Market (0.4 km), Laguna las Ninfas (0.3 km), and Malecon de Puerto Ayora (0.09 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Galapagos Islands Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and airport transportation.
What are some restaurants close to Galapagos Islands Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Galapagos Deli, Bahía Mar Restaurant, and TJ Restaurant, Cocktail & Coffee.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Galapagos Islands Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Galapagos Islands Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Galapagos Islands Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.