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Galapagos Dreams Hostal

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did not actually stay in the hotel as I was moved to the Ocean Dreams (next door) due to an accidental overbooking), but I have to say, Jonatan was absolutely fantastic! He was so helpful and accommodating and is a wealth of knowledge! I had come the day before I was staying because I had to catch the ferry to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay at galapagos dreams the room was comfortable and had good ac and a powerful shower also included a simple breakfast. The staff were friendly and helpful and we ended up using thr travel agency and got an awesome deal on the beautiful odyssey cruise ship which i would highly recommended deborah and here colleagues were very...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Galapagos Dreams ended up being our hub while we were traveling Galapagos, we ended up booking our whole trip(10 days) through their agency. Everything went great with them so i can recommend their agency and their service. The hostal itself has nice clean rooms with hot water, and the wifi works great. The breakfast is also pretty good. It is...

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel was classy, comfortable, and truly dedicated to customer service! Breakfast was delicious, the room was cozy and updated, and the staff was friendly and very helpful. Especially Jonathon and Carlos! Definitely stay here but be sure you get good directions. We had to wander around before finally being correctly directed and taxi drivers don't seem to want to...

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1Thank Lyssa M
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Friendly and helpful staff. Place was really clean and spacious. The location is only a 10-minute walk to the central area, but a really nice walk starting from one end of the busy street to the main area. There's also a tour agency next door to help you plan your tour the next day or even a complete packaged tour....

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay in Puerto Ayora, breakfast included and dorm rooms are good. What especially made the stay is the staff, special shout out to Jonathan! He really makes sure that you have a great stay and helps a lot with information regarding activities, you can also book tours through the agency of the hostel. Bikes can be rented...

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely place! Feels like home. Very safe and clean. Helpful staff and includes breakfast. Situated near Pelican Bay and is easy to walk from here. I had a nice private room with a sea view. There is also a roof terrace with great view of the Pacific!

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1Thank AnabananaSWE
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We spent four days at the Galápagos Dreams Hostal and we were extremely pleased with the service. We are rating this Hostal experience as a 5+, but we are fully aware that it is a 2.5 star accommodation. Yes the towels might be a bit thin, blankets might seem a bit worn, BUT these are wonderful hosts who do everything...

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South America
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three night. The room was large and clean, but quite worn down. Breakfast was an egg and a piece of bread, sometimes a small piece of cheese was included. Not enough to get full of. They also offer tours from Galapagos Dreams and we did the highland tour. Short trip that cost 40USD/person. The guide we had...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights and I would never recommend this property to anyone. I haggled for the price so did not end up paying that much for the room ($25 per person for a double) which was the only reason why I was not more upset. Cons: 1. the breakfast was basic (scrambled egg and 1 croissant, sometimes...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location Located in the heart of Puerto Ayora, this hostal is within a 15-minute walk of Galapagos National Park and Charles Darwin Research Station. Tortuga Bay Beach is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away. Property Features This hostal features tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and free breakfast. WiFi in public areas is free. Room Amenities All 15 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and cable TV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galapagos Dreams Hostal

Address: Av. Cucuve y Floreana, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $81 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Galapagos Dreams Hostal 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Galapagos Dreams Hostal Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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“Try to haggle the price down if you can with multiple room bookings and tour packages”
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“Would think that any room would be as good as any other. Probable that all rooms would be subject to the occasional traffic noise.”
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“get the ones upstairs”
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