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Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bath
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights to get our land legs back after a 12 cruise around the Galapagos. First impressions are excellent, very welcoming staff and all looks good. Scratch beneath the surface and its not quite as good as it is made out. Shower rose was dirty and mould in the shower. The door didn't close properly. Maid entered...

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London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Finch Bay for a few nights of luxury after the trekking part of our holiday. The resort is very cleverly designed - low profile, blends in well with the surroundings, and lots of birds came to visit. The communal areas were lovely - pool and restaurant (plus there's an 'ice box' air con room if you're really...

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great stay here for six nights this month. The hotel is very well designed and organized with a great lay out. The main building is open plan and airy and looks out on to a fantastic pool often visited by herons and ducks. The rooms are situated amongst cacti and lovely natural ponds and are very comfortable. The...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights and wished we can stay more. I will not repeat what was already said about the location, cleanliness and the friendly staff. The property is well managed and every aspect of your stay is taken care off smoothly. We took the full board package with the excursions and it put us at ease - worry free....

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't imagine staying anywhere else in the Galapagos! The service at this hotel was THE BEST, the setting is gorgeous, and the food was fantastic too! Let me start with the staff. AMAZING! They learned our names and knew our preferences. My husband is an early riser and likes his coffee early too. Cesar and Jose would see him...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here through Gate 1 trip and were overwhelmed by the friendly customer service, top quality gourmet meals, and beautiful property. The setting is ideal, with a gorgeous pool (complete with some resident ducks) just steps away from the beach. It is an easy walk to Las Grietas swimming hole - which I highly recommend. The rooms are beautiful...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got back from our trip to the Galapagos which included spending several nights at Finch Bay. In a nutshell, the hotel, rooms, pool and restaurant were great. A bit pricy for what you get, but we would recommend them. However, the tours that the hotel runs where very over priced. The tours were fine, but the costs ($275-$290...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family and I recently got back from Galapagos and finch bay. What a great surprise. It was recommended and didn't let us down. The service was outstanding. Thank you Cesar and Manuel, for truly making it special. The beach, the pool, activities were great and our kids enjoyed it very much. We were there 6 days and loved every...

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Lopez & family, Thank you very much for your kind review! The whole Staff really appreciate your comments about your recent stay with us. We are glad to know that our service and facilities have exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful experience in the Enchanted Islands. We hope to return to your home in Puerto Ayora,...

Villanova, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our stay through hotels.com and were a bit nervous because it was not refundable when we booked it. We decided to buy travel insurance for our trip partly because of the nonrefundable hotel stay and just to be sure we'd be ok in general. When we arrived onto Santa Cruz Island, we went directly to Puerto Ayora, had...

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, responded to this review

Receive warm greetings from the entire Finch Bay Staff. Thank you so much for considering us an amazing place to stay! We really appreciate the good opinions of our guests and consider all their suggestions to improve day by day. As you mention, you have to take the water taxi from Puerto Ayora to get to the Finch Bay Pier,...

Wilmette, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the initial decisions about a trip to the Galapagos is whether to stay on land or to stay on a ship. I believe that a land based is the way to go. If you decide that land based is your choice, there is no better way to go than to stay at Fitch Bay. The property is lovely....

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, responded to this review

We deeply appreciate your feedback and thank you for sharing your great experience at our Finch Bay. We are glad to know that your choice to explore the Island has been on land, this way you have more flexibility of time and entertainment, good that your visit has been enriching and an incredible encounter with the Galapagos wildlife. We also...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award-winning hotel enjoys a peaceful and magical beachfront location in Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island. The 21 Garden View-room and 6 Ocean View suite hotel makes the ideal base for exploring the natural diversity and attractions of the island – including Tortuga Bay beach – and for taking day-trips to nearby islands, aboard its own, specialized yachts. The hotel also implements best practices in sustainable tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel

Address: Punta Estrada S/N | Puerto Ayora, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador (Formerly Finch Bay Eco Hotel)
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $527 - $839 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hotel Finch Bay Eco
Finch Bay Eco Puerto Ayora
Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Puerto Ayora
#1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Ayora
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“We opted to stay at an ocean view room (OV2) and enjoyed an amazing sun rise each morning”
Dandor, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book the suites for ocean views and bigger space”
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“Ocean View Suites were perfect.”
PiscesToo, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The sea side view are wonderful.”
  • Swimming Pool Sunrise
  • Sea View from room balcony
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“Take room with ocean view.”
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