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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The hotel has its attractions, such as location near the main drag and a laid back ambiance, but it also has some issues with providing hot water in a reliable manner. The staff is great and willing to help. Breakfast could definitely be expanded from the basics currently provided.

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Gibraltar
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel has seen better days. It's not run down or in bad condition but you can sense it's seen better days. The location is fine, a 5 minute walk from the Main Street where you can find a good choice of restaurants and not 10 minutes away you can find Calle los kioskos which is a street lined in...

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Westminster, Colorado
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We only stayed 1 night but everything was great! Thankfully they had an english speaking front desk staff who was very informative and helpful and kind. Our room was perfect. Beds comfortable, bathroom spacious. AC worked. No TV. The pool looked nice but we didnt have time to swim. The food was delicious but we didnt know what we were...

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Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

The rooms were clean but Spartan and shabby. The bathroom had a shower that belatedly delivered warm water but only if you left it running. - - not a sound practice in a location where fresh water is a scarce resource. The service was extremely poor. We waited an hour for more than the single towel that had been left....

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Walnut Creek
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We were assigned room 9 in the back corner if the hotel and after being there for an hour, and unhappy with the place, found a nuch better hotel just a block away... the Hotel Silberstein. The desk manager who was very nice seemed rushed and overworked because he had other responsibilities that took him away from the office, leaving...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Lovely hotel with a wonderful staff, clean rooms, refreshing swimming pool, excellent breakfast, great location for touring Santa Cruz, Bartolome and Santa Fe Islands. We were on a land-based tour with BikeHike Adventures, and really enjoyed being able to connect to the local culture, along with the extraordinary wildlife.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 4 October 2015

There are fancier hotels in town with better views - and much higher prices - but "the Ferd" is a clean, comfortable, reasonably-maintained place to stay in PA. It is a couple of short blocks' walk from the bustling waterfront. The Ferd has a pleasant outdoor courtyard to socialize in, as well as a modest outdoor pool. Rooms are simple...

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Danbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 August 2015

This hotel is a nice find, off the busy streets but very easily accessible. Close to the Charles Darwin Research Station and an easy walk into town. The rooms were spacious, kept very clean, and had AC although we never used it because the weather was so nice. The staff were very helpful, especially Teo who helped us with arrange...

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Rueil-Malmaison, France
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights as we left our catamaran. The room was clean and looked after every day. The breakfast was very average but you could eat. The staff were ok, some nicer than others but not very friendly. Is just in the outskirts of town but well placed to walk in (and get a little exercise) value...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Good hotel with great breakfast that is available before all tours. Nice rooms but no tv and wifi is poor but was not a problem for us as we were out the whole time but good to know if that is important to you. Good stay and only about three blocks from the restaurants in town. Nice place

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HotelFernandina2013, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Fernandina, responded to this review

Dear guest, We appreciate that you have taken a few minutes to leave us your comment. Is nice to hear that you had a good experience with us. Fernandina Hotel helps protect the environment by using electricity as little as possible for this reason we have no TV in the rooms expect you to know and understand our reasons allow...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Fernandina is a warm and welcoming place where you can stay either alone, with family or friends and enjoy your visit to the Galapagos Islands, allowing us to provide you an excellent service as you deserve. We offer 22 rooms with air conditioning, private bathroom, hot water and WiFi. We are located in a very quiet residential area just 10 minutes from the Charles Darwin Station and few minutes from the main attractions of the town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Fernandina

Address: Av. 12 Noviembre y Piqueros, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $249 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Fernandina 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Fernandina Hotel Puerto Ayora
Hotel Fernandina Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“All of the rooms come with free wifi but you need to be patient in accessing the Internet.”
 of 5 bubbles K7928TYmichaelg, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed a second floor room which was out of the way a bit of the coming and going of other guests.”
 of 5 bubbles 25Paul, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Doors mostly face an open patio area. Upstairs rooms will have less foot traffic in front of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles FamilyofG, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are inside a court so noise was not a problem. No view to speak of, so any room is probably okay.”
 of 5 bubbles Ioannisutah, 8 Dec 2014 | Read review
“not recommended!”
 of 5 bubbles Attyev, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
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