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Calle 7 y Av. Perimetral Barrio El Eden, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Airport Transportation
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Housekeeping
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews moon room national park bay tour minute walk beautiful hotel the owner santa cruz recommend this hotel swimming pool large bathroom taxi ride wonderful hosts we loved our stay home away from home beds were comfortable great place to stay included breakfast
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

We stayed at La Fortaleza de Haro for a week in August whilst visiting Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands and it is a truly amazing place on a wonderful island in the archipelago. The owners Gianna and Roberto were incredibly nice and very helpful providing...More

Thank AKISAOK
Response from Roberto H, Propietario at La Fortaleza de HaroResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Alan and Sonia, Your Appreciation about us and our Fort is also stunnning, in fact you left us without enough words to thank you and tell how pleased we are that you felt so comfortable with us. All we did to make your stay...More

Reviewed June 13, 2018

La Fortaleza de Haro is owned and operated by a great couple who are very welcoming, and will provide information for your stay and can help plan any trips you might want to take. They are very accommodating and flexible to your preferences and schedule....More

Thank Kyle S
Response from Roberto H, Propietario at La Fortaleza de HaroResponded September 10, 2018

Dear Kyle, We apologise for just answering, but we did as soon as we received your Opinion, however it couldn´t be sent. We thank from our Hearts for expressing your Feelings about us and our Fort, and would be very happy if you ever return....More

Reviewed May 31, 2018

I was travelling solo to Galapagos and felt like Gianna was watching out for me. She helped out with tours, called for taxis, directed me to restaurants, and even made a few breakfasts when I was the only guest. It is a 10 minute walk...More

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Response from Roberto H, Propietario at La Fortaleza de HaroResponded September 10, 2018

Dear Karen, we do remember you with affection! And offer our Apologies for just answering, but somehow we haven´t been able to send our Responses this Via. We are very happy that you felt that way with our Attention, and hope you return whenever you...More

Reviewed May 24, 2018

I stayed here from May 2nd-6th. It was peaceful and relaxing. Roberto helped me plan my activities and always checked in with me at the end of the day. He even gave me a ride into town on his motorcycle on day. It's a 10...More

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Response from Roberto H, Propietario at La Fortaleza de HaroResponded September 10, 2018

Dear Dena, We are very pleased that you stayed with us, and thank you for sharing your Positive Experience in our Fort. I would have loved to meet you and attend you personally, because we wrote each other several times, but I had to travel...More

Reviewed April 27, 2018

OK, so this place isn't in the middle of town, but it is only a couple of minutes walk away. However, that's the only downside. Gianna and Roberto are the best of hosts, such that one instantly feels part of the family and that's the...More

Thank Michael W
Response from Roberto H, Propietario at La Fortaleza de HaroResponded September 10, 2018

Dear Michael, We are really excited with your Comments about us. Guests like you are the ones who motivate us to go on with affection and care, because as you said, our desire is that everyone who comes to our Fort feels as one Family....More

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Description
La Fortaleza De Haro is a Hostel completely built with Basaltic lava Rocks and wood from Santa Cruz. It looks like an old Medieval Fort, designed by the Owner, Roberto Haro, one of the first Naturalist Trilingual More Guides and Divemaster of the Galapagos Archipel. He also owns Galapagos Aquatours, one of the best Excursion Agencies of the Island. Situated next to the National Park, and 15 minutes walking from the Charles Darwin Scientific Station. The hostel attended personally by his wife Gianna Vallazza has 4 Rooms which can host a total of 13 People. All the rooms have private bathroom, hot water, air conditioning, cable tv and wi-fi. Moreover each room is decorated with the Artworks of Mr Haro, which gives a Unique aspect to this Enchanted place. Free access to the swimming pool, cleaning service and breakfast are included in the price. La Fortaleza De Haro is the perfect place for lonely travellers, families, couples and groups of friends!! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$83 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
La Fortaleza De Haro Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
Location
Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$83 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
La Fortaleza De Haro Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
Location
Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
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Room & Suite (61)
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Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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merryweather29
September 24, 2018|
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Response from Roberto H | Property representative |
Yes we provide towels for the beach. However in the diving tours they include their own ones.
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Sher05
September 10, 2018|
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Response from Roberto H | Property representative |
Hello Sherry, thanks for choosing us! We will answer your question directly through your reservation. Kind Regards! Gianna de Haro
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Sher05
September 10, 2018|
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
When you arrive at the airport, you will take a (free) bus to the Itabaca channel where you will board a ferry (costing US $1 per person) to take you on the short ride over to the island of Santa Cruz. When you disembark... More
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Room Tips
"All are excellent, but as in the review, the 'Sun and Moon' suite is exceptional."
AKISAOK
Sep. 13, 2018
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"We recommend you book the "Sun & Moon Room!" it is fantastic!"
DeborahShucart
Apr. 16, 2017
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"All rooms look out to the courtyard and pool."
2much2c_10
Apr. 3, 2017
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"Best view from suite in the tower (top floors)"
2MAO
Jan. 11, 2017
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