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Hotel Galapagos Dreams

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Av. Cucuve y Floreana Junto a tienda deportiva EL Campeon, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20-10-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20-10-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#12 of 68 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Ayora
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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.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Airport transportation
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Boating
Diving
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snorkelling
Water sport equipment rentals
Bicycle tours
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Patio
Walking tours
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Concierge
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Clothes dryer
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Sofa
Microwave
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Sofa bed
Bottled water
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Room types
City view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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HOTEL STYLE
Family
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Gerry W wrote a review Oct. 2020
San Clemente, Ecuador4 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a great room. The breakfasts were tast. The staff treated us super well, so friendly. All of our travel and tour arrangements were looked after by Jonathan at Galápagos Dreams. We were there for 2 weeks and time flew by. Looking forward to going back.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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mfjaramillo wrote a review Jan. 2020
Quito, Ecuador155 contributions34 helpful votes
Puerto Ayora is a small town, but I think it's important to stay away from the busy party places in order to get some rest. This hotel is close to the research station and the pier. The owner is always happy to help you with information about stuff to do in the city or tours you can take. We rented bikes to bike to Garrapatero beach, the bikes were pretty good bikes (29 inch rims with decent brakes). They offer free wifi but reception is good only in the main lobby, it's pretty bad in the rooms.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Raja8888 wrote a review Dec. 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada83 contributions72 helpful votes
I stayed here for three nights recently while exploring the island of Santa Cruz. I had booked a queen bed room but was given two twins. I did not bother bringing this up with management but they were very responsive when I noted that the hot water in my room initially did not work. After the complaint, I had no further issues with hot water though it took a while for it to warm up. The bathroom in my room is located at a higher level than the room proper so after my first shower the room got a little wet because the drainage wasn’t ideal. More care the following showers rectified this situation. Jonathan, the owner?, was very courteous and helpful. Though I felt he was disappointed I did not use his services for my day tours. Location was convenient to all the touristy sites of Puerto Ayora. It was about a ten minute walk from the local bus that brought us from the airport ferry to town and about a 15 minute walk to the ferry station to the other islands. WiFi was spotty and mostly unavailable.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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rommy wrote a review Oct. 2019
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My friends, I had an amazing time here. Great location and services. We chose the 4 days, 3 nights package and all tours, food included no dinner, but that was fine since we wanted to explore restaurants in the city. 4 days was sort of not enough, we wanted to explore more islands such a beauty! so we will def come back!
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Room Tip: I loved the rooms with the balcony in it!
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Matt P wrote a review Sep. 2019
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My group arrived on Puerto Ayora in the early evening without having booked anything for that night. While eating dinner, we were able to see there was some room availability, but weren't able to book online due to the poor wifi in the restaurant. So despite showing up without a prior booking, the staff was very accomodating, and happy to find us a room to fit our budget. The room was clean and with working wifi, there was hot water (a huge relief after not having any during our stay in Isla Isabela), and there was even a simple breakfast included. Would happily return if I find myself in Puerto Ayora again.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$66 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
EcuadorGalapagos IslandsSanta CruzPuerto Ayora
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Galapagos Dreams
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Galapagos Dreams?
Nearby attractions include Rancho Primicias (0.1 km), Santa Cruz Fish Market (0.2 km), and Galeria Aymara (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Galapagos Dreams?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Galapagos Dreams?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, extra long beds, and a view of a nearby landmark.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Galapagos Dreams?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Galapagos Dreams?
Conveniently located restaurants include Almar Seafood & Grill, 1835 Coffee Lab, and Bahía Mar Restaurant.
Does Hotel Galapagos Dreams have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Galapagos Dreams offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Hotel Galapagos Dreams offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Galapagos Dreams?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does Hotel Galapagos Dreams have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
Is Hotel Galapagos Dreams accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.