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La Fortaleza de Haro

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Airport Transportation
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2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews moon room national park minute walk swimming pool beautiful hotel the owner santa cruz simple breakfast nice pool taxi driver bed and breakfast we loved our stay great hosts home away from home beds were comfortable los gemelos excellent stay
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

I've had the luxury of traveling a lot throughout my life. I've learned there are many different types of accommodations throughout the world. There are hostels, hostals, hotels, motels, and I'm not even sure what that strange, crash-pad, floor spot at the old Delhi train...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Roberto H, Propietario at La Fortaleza de HaroResponded November 14, 2018

Our dear Friends Robert and Cristabel, It was a Luxury hosting Guests like you, we were privileged with your company at the Mass and then at William's Encocado. We thank you from our Hearts for your Warmness and Kindness, we would love to host you...More

Reviewed October 20, 2018

We found this place through Trip Advisor, and we loved it. The Fortaleza (i.e. "fortress" in English) is just that, with solid stone walls around the place, and a very thick sturdy door. This charming hostal is owned by Roberto and Gianna Haro. They are...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Roberto H, Propietario at La Fortaleza de HaroResponded October 21, 2018

Our dearest Reid (Paco) and Sue, It was such a delight having you around, because you are one of a kind Guests, so friendly and sweet that the minute you were leaving in the taxi we were already missing you. We deeply appreciate your Rewarding...More

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

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from Roberto H, Propietario at La Fortaleza de HaroResponded September 14, 2018

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

Date of stay: June 2018
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

Date of stay: April 2018
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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

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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$82 - US$145 (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$82 - US$145 (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 (63)
Pool & Beach (8)
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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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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"Tower suite for its two balconies, amazing views, and the wonderful sound of waking up to birds singing in..."
120troym
Nov. 13, 2018
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"The top room in the tower has great views. They have a poolside room. No room is bad."
greywolf1971
Oct. 20, 2018
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"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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