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Hotel Mainao

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

From Baltra airport it took us about 1h 15min to reach Mainao hotel. You need to take the free bus, then boat ($1) and finally either bus or taxi ($18). The hotel design is very gaudistic and unique, we absolutely loved it. Staff were friendly and helpful, ac worked great, as did wifi although speeds are slow. The hotel is...

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Sayulita, Mexico
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is a wonderful hotel that has all sorts of stairs and curves. Nothing is straight and its great. The blend of concrete and wood is something else. The staff were really helpful. We came late for breakfast the first day and they still gave us something to eat. I would definitely stay again here. The AC worked great. Its...

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Fritz Creek, Alaska
Reviewed 10 November 2015

The location of this hotel is perfect. On a quiet side street, a short walk to the main street. The staff was very nice and the room was large, clean, and very comfortable. All in all a good place to stay whilst on Santa Cruz Island.

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

My husband has known the owner for years. We stayed here with my mom and dad. The rooms on the upper floors have a view of the ocean, and you can hear the sound of the waves on the shore. The breakfast in the morning was excellent. Any time we needed something, there was someone around who could help us....

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Gorgeous little boutique hotel on Santa Cruz. The breakfast was lovely, rooms clean and spacious and most of all, the staff were warm and friendly making it a home away from home. In 20 years of travelling in a wheelchair, I can honestly say this has been one of the best places I've stayed. I think my friends who were...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Great location right off the Main Street and dock as well as 5 min walk away from Charles Binford Street where all the local restaurants are. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was clean. Read the full review at http://travelstellar.com/review/hotel-mainao/

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Reviewed 2 January 2015

I have stayed at hotel mainao in the past - the architecture is fun and the location is convenient. This year I booked a reservation in September for a stay in December and, per their request, paid for the reservation in full. In October I made a relatively minor change in the reservation, which should have resulted in a small...

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Yakima, Washington
Reviewed 6 December 2014

Interesting style hotel with many levels nicely located off the main drag and within walking distance of the port, restaurants, Darwin Station. Our room was very spacious and comfortable with a view balcony. The breakfasts were excellent and the owners and staff extremely friendly and helpful in arranging taxis, tours and general information.

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Canada
Reviewed 6 September 2014

From it's quaint and quirky exterior to the yummy breakfast in the morning we have fond memories of our stay here. We arrived in Galapagos and had a couple of days on land staying at Hotel Mainao before heading off on our 6 day excursion on the Santa Cruz (which we also fabulous, can't say enough good about it!). Looking...

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Paris
Reviewed 5 July 2014

We booked on line for $120 per night. The look of the hotel is nice but the rooms are definitely not worth that price. The bathrooms have a suspicious smell. The location is OK but not great (not on the main street of the small village of Puerto Ayora).

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MAINAO HOTEL offers its customers a range of services with a green vision that suit their requirements and needs, giving our guests the best quality experience in the Galapagos Islands.  We present 19 comfortable rooms with private bathroom, hot water, TV and air conditioning.  As well as 3 comfortable suites with mini fridge, writing desk, chair and a private balcony overlooking the sea. It Includes 1 complimentary wine and soft drinks in the room.  Ability to normal accommodating 54 people and up to 61 guests in multiple accommodation.  bar-lounge with a map of the islands for talks.  Library with free internet.  Wi-Fi in our facilities.  Safety deposit boxes in the rooms.  Luggage Storage.  Reception / 24 hours.  Laundry.  pleasant areas for relaxation in a comfortable and cozy atmosphere in harmony with nature.  We support the environment by using biodegradable products We also have a room especially suitable for people with disabilities, it has all the doors; both entry into the room and the bathroom and closet doors that open horizontally sliding for easy access to a person in a wheelchair. So the bathroom has all regulatory measures to facilitate access and provide all the bathroom fixtures and assurances to facilitate the experience for our guests with special needs.  We have all access to social areas and restaurant, it´s arranged for easy wheelchair mobility .  This room is for 2 people and the rate is identical to a standard room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Mainao

Address: Matazarnos and Indefatigable Street | Acacias neighborhood, Puerto Ayora EC00000, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $127 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Mainao 3*
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Hotel Mainao Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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“Higher rooms have better views”
 of 5 bubbles 463mirandar, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you don't like stairs, ask for a main floor room”
 of 5 bubbles JMP_in_TOToronto, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors have the best view of the ocean, but there are no elevators, so be ready to walk up spiral staircases.”
 of 5 bubbles 195saraq, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“For people with difficulty climbing stairs, ask for a lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles mce99, 6 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Do not book on line”
 of 5 bubbles Lolobou, 5 Jul 2014 | Read review
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