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The Wooden House Lodge

3.0 of 5 Av Conocarpus S/N, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given many tips by the owner about what to see and do on beautiful Isabella. Location is very convenient. Short walk down the road to go snorkelling or the other direction to go to town. We rented bikes for 1 day, it was a bit hot but great fun. Pays to go early in the morning. Food was... More 

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TWHISABELA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Wooden House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really hope you enjoyed your visit to Isabela ! Our staff is working hard to make your holidays unforgettable. Thank you so much for this review. Hopping to see you again The Wooden House staff More 

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was very clean. Vivi was very helpful. Very close to the boat dock and snorkeling. The meals were excellent, kiss the cook she was wonderful. Their snorkeling services were very handy and right on time.

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TWHISABELA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Wooden House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really hope you enjoyed your visit to Isabela ! Our staff is working hard to make your holidays unforgettable. and of course we all love our cook !! Thank you so much for this review. Hopping to see you again The Wooden House staff More 

Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked 3 nights at the lodge. Great place to stay,clean, excellent food, friendly service. Road construction was a minor inconvenienience. 10 minute walk one way to the small cozy town with a beach, and 4 minutes the other way to the ocean and snorkelling. The meals were supreme with really wonderful presentation. We wanted to also stay and visit... More 

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TWHISABELA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Wooden House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really hope you enjoyed your visit to Isabela ! Our staff is working hard to make your holidays unforgettable. And we are glad that the help offered by our staff in Quito and Isabela was whay you expected. Thank you so much for this review. Hopping to see you again The Wooden House staff More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Isabella is a newly opening up town to tourism which makes it interesting to visit. The volcanic eruption in Sierra Negra increased the tourism tenfold (2009?). Wooden House has great charm and is comfortable, neat and clean. It suffers only from the road construction going on at its doorstep. The location is good being close to the port and really,... More 

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TWHISABELA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Wooden House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really hope you enjoyed your visit to Isabela ! Our staff is working hard to make your holidays unforgettable. Thank you so much for this review. Hopping to see you again The Wooden House staff More 

Milton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour & hotels were arranged by Galapagos Alternative. We were travelling with my daughter & fiancee. This hote,l as well as our entire trip was fantastic. We spent Christmas Eve & Christmas night at the Wooden House. The food & service were fantastic Christmas eve lobster was superb. Steve, the manager, went out of his way to make our... More 

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TWHISABELA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Wooden House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We are glad you enjoyed your staying with us. In spite of the limitations of the island we always tray to offer the best confort and family enviorement to all our guest. We hope in a near future you enjoy the Wooden House. regards More 

Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

THE GOOD: The lady that runs the place is very nice. Breakfast is also nice. The rooms are clean. 5 minute walk to the port. You can rent snorkels etc from here. Very helpful with assisting you with the ferry. THE NOT SO GOOD: Not centrally located to the main town, though only a 10 minute walk. the road is... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I landed in Isabella and didn't have a place to stay. We stumbled upon The Wooden House Lodge and they gave us a tour. My wife and I are SUPER budget travelers, and even though their prices were more than fair, we opted to stay somewhere else. Even though we did not stay with them, they were... More 

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TWHISABELA, Director Comercial at The Wooden House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sir we are glad you enjoyed our tours, hope next time you come to Isabela stay with us. please let us know and for sure we will give you an excellent offer!! More 

Nottingham
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed in this hotel for 3 nights as part of a group tour of the Galapagos. The hotel is a short walk from the town centre and beach making it a great location for exploring what the island has to offer. We stayed in room 9 which had twin beds, a/c, ensuite with hot shower and hair dryer (quite... More 

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TWHISABELA, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Wooden House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you very much for your comments, we try day by day to offer to our guests the best food and service we can. Hopping you come back soon to the Galapagos The Wooden House Lodge More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and I stayed here two nights (arranged by Galapagos Alternative) and had a wonderful stay. The manager, Steve, does everything with style and grace: gives tips, directions, advice, weather reports, cooks and serves many of the gourmet meals, bends over backwards to meet any guest request, provides bicycles, wet suits, snorkeling gear, dive trips, Internet, clean and comfy... More 

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TWHISABELA, Gerente at The Wooden House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for this helpful review! Day by day we improve our service for having happy faces getting back home. The Wooden House Lodge staff More 

Hamburg, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We recently stayed at the hotel for three nights. The room (No. 6) was wonderful and very spacious. Steve, the manager, speaks excellent English and literally bends over backwards to make his costumers feel welcome and at home! He is always happy to chat and has lots of great tips on offer regarding tours, good places to get coffee in... More 

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TWHISABELA, Propietario at The Wooden House Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We are glad to know that your stay in our hotel was very pleasant.. Pamela P. More 

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Address: Av Conocarpus S/N, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
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Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Isabela > Puerto Villamil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Wooden House Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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