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Red Mangrove Isabela Lodge

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Ave. Conocarpus, Puerto Villamil 00000, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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albany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is located on a very pretty stretch of beach close to town. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The restaurant menu is limited, but good. The staff was extremely accommodating. All of our excursions were thru the red mangrove. Our group consisted of the 4 of us a naturalist and sometimes another assistant. They were more than happy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel with large clean rooms but be aware that only 2 are actually on the ocean/beach front. Their tours are expensive so I would recommend booking your own in the town once you arrive. You will get the same experience and save a little cash.

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Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We had the best room with a direct, unobstructed view of the water. Side of the room facing the water is all glass. Beach is gorgeous and you can swim in it. Relaxed vibe overall there. Food pretty good. Lots to do in Isabella. Good place to stay for about 3 days of your Galapagos adventure. Complimentary chips, soda and... More 

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Haymarket, Virginia
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I traveled with a group of 19 others to the Galapagos, spending 4 nights at the Red Mangrove Isabela Lodge on Islabela Island. The room was delightful and since it was close to the restaurant, I had wi-fi any time of the day. The room was spotless and comfortable; the staff delightful and attentive. The restaurant served the group buffet-style... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I stayed at both the Adventura on Santa Cruz and this Red Mangrove on Isabella. While they had different feels, the service and staff were great at both. The Isabella property is on a stretch of gorgeous beach with pelicans and blue-footed boobies diving in the water, and sea lions playing in the tidal pools. Nice walks in the early... More 

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Cody, Wyoming
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

As part of my adventure in the Galapagos, I spent a couple of days at the Red Mangrove Isabella Lodge and what a treat. The rooms are so comfy and spacious, great decor, and you can't beat the location. The lodge is right on the beach and just a few minutes from the bay for snorkeling, catching a boat to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This hotel is well located. Right on the beach, walking distance everywhere else. Rooms are comfortable, bathrooms are great, food is good, breakfast is better. there are about 8 rooms, so never crowded. Unfortunately no hammocks when I was there. Compared to other options on the island, we hat the top choice.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We stayed here for a couple of nights on our honeymoon. The hotel is small therefore it is nice and quiet. The rooms are fairly new and spacious. Restaurant has limited offer but what is offered is good. People working at the hotel are rather nice. Being right on the beach with not much people is great.

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Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This hotel is located on the beach, and is only a few mins from the boating dock. For such a small town there are not going to be many Trump Towers! We were lucky enough to have the front room facing the beach, the other rooms in the block do not have a view. Rooms are basic but spacious.The food... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The hotel's beachside location is its nicest feature, with all rooms within sound of the waves, and a nice boardwalk deck where you can relax and enjoy a drink or a meal. The food varied from just OK one night at dinner to very tasty our second night there, when the hotel hosted a lovely barbecue for our tour group.... More 

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