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Orlando, Florida, USA
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172 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Aside from the excellent location, this place offered a cool meetup spot and a helpful staff during the day. Downsides, the wifi is terrible, the breakfast is a waste, and the night staff is uninformative. Check it out. You cant beat the price and it sleeps very comfortably.

Thank aec06c
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

No fuss no frills- but super clean budget hotel which is a good money saver on Galápagos Rooms are big We had a double bed and a single in ours when there was only two of us for $40 a night We just turned up and they had space Wifi is only in the common area and very slow

Thank Kim R
Vero Beach, Florida
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82 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We stayed here on the recommendation of a friend. Small family-owned hotel, just a few blocks from the waterfront and restaurants. Attractive lobby with plenty of seating and decent WiFi. Clean and comfortable rooms with good air-conditioning. Breakfast was $5 per person and it was delicious and plentiful, with organic orange juice and bananas from the owner's farm in the... More 

1 Thank susanbaldwin1009
Otavalo, Ecuador
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

A nice, inexpensive hotel. No negatives. Large, clean, quiet rooms with comfy beds. Friendly, helpful staff. Perfect location two blocks from the main pier. Most restaurants and shops less than five minutes walk. Plenty of hot water. Good AC in rooms. Inviting lobby area with painfully slow internet (an island wide problem, not so much the hotels).

Thank John M
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52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel had a good price, clean and well maintained. It has AC, tv cable . They change towels everyday. Good location. Warm watter, good wifi signal in lobby. American Breakfast is 5 usd per person.

Thank Joa Y
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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Comfy bed, good A/C, hot water (though some people didn't have any), decent breakfast, good location just one block from the malecon and several restaurants - all on the plus side. On the down side, a tough haul up 4 flights of stairs with my bags, bright lights outside the room all night unless I turned them off, WiFi only... More 

Thank chrisandpeterCanmore
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48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I chose this hotel as it wasn't as expensive as a few others were and we stayed here on two occasions during our time in the Galapagos (we travelled to Isabela Island in between). I was satisfied with my stay at this hotel, the rooms were clean and had air-con, free Wifi was available but only at the reception area,... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I spent there 4 nights, 2 before my cruise and 2 after. I had trouble with the water in my shower both times. Second time it was fast to fix it but the first time I had to wait about almost 2 hours to have hot water. Instead of get another room, I had to wait. The internet was working... More 

Thank CatFL0
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Yes, be aware the back bedrooms are overlooking a building site. We were woken at 07:00 by an excavator scrapping the area & loading a wagon. So bad we moved to another hotel. We also found some of the catering staff to be very unfriendly...... no idea why 😳 It is in a good central location & handy for all... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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48 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

It was OK for the price. The location was good, and the facilities were OK-ish for the price. There is no elevator, and it's set over multiple floors. Guests run up and down the stairs shouting and the noise echoes right through the hotel. The air-con in my room was fine, but it was useless in my friend's room. But... More 


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Additional Information about Hotel Espana

Address: Tomas de Berlanga and Islas Plazas, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $44 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Espana 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Be sure to request a room on the lowest floor if you have trouble with stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles susanbaldwin1009, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Request a lower floor. There are six and no elevator”
 of 5 bubbles B423BEjohnm, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room in the first floors, There's no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles CatFL0, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“room #6 on 1st floor is spacious, no view but is very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles JolantaWard, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the first or second floor -- cooler and not so many stairs in the heat.”
 of 5 bubbles RaquelSanJose, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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