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Hostal Estrella de Mar

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“shared balcony”(3 reviews)
“academy bay”(2 reviews)
“small hotel”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Having stayed at a less expensive hotel the week prior, I was eager to upgrade to a room with a view. I stayed 2 nights and requested an oceanview room. I had a corner room with two sets of windows and the ocean was out...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed January 2, 2018

The staff is friendly and pre-arrival emails were cordial. Our room was fabulous, opened to the shared balcony overlooking the rocky shore of Academy Bay. Every morning of our eight days here I woke up looking for "our" adopted iguana and his numerous offspring sunning...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

The waterfront location is wonderfully soothing. The Hostal (really a small hotel) is down an unpaved road next to the police station and we definitely felt safe. The double bed was comfortable. We did our laundry! What a great thing after our cruise! Angel is...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Stayed here for our first 2 nights on the Island. Booked an ocean view room ahead of time based off the reviews and value of this place. Not the nicest hostal/hotel in town but for the price you cannot get much better. Our room was...More

1  Thank Logan M
Reviewed May 14, 2017

Right on the ocean, close to the pier and restaurants. Around $50 a night and nice people. I think 3 1/2 stars. It did have AC, but nothing at the hotel, no water, snacks or nothing to do. Room was big, clean. Saw iguanas, crabs...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Air Conditioning
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US$49 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
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Hostal Estrella De Mar Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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"Ask for Room 20, it's the corner with two sets of windows. Has a twin and a queen bed."
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"A room with a view of the shore is wonderful but the balcony is accessible to all guests."
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"The upstairs (rooms 6 - 9 I believe) have great light and the balcony faces the ocean directly."
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"One of the front rooms facing the sea (there are just four)."
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