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Hotel San Vicente Galapagos

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. Cormorant and Puerto Villamil 1204, Puerto Villamil 52172, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed with 4 friends last week for about 3 days. The staff was wonderful (friendly & helpful & most of our tour guides were knowledgeable), the food was pretty good (especially the breakfast buffet) and the rooms were pretty clean with enough space. A good home base for our couple of days on Isabela where we could walk 4... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Stayed as part of a tour. Relaxed, laid back, well run. All the necessities provided including hot water, clean linen, air conditoning, windows that open. Breakfast basic , service erratic - but okay. WiFi a bit wonky.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We were very happy with our stay here. We had a king sized bed and clean room. Most of the meals were great with the exception of one. Great location for walking around the town and down to the water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Listen people, this is Galapagos . You are in the middle of nowhere! Roosters are a part of the package as are dogs roaming. Don't go to remote places if you can't enjoy the culture and the uniqueness of the locale. Hotel San Vicente is exactly what we wanted. It is basic, but very comfortable and clean. The staff are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Great little spot on Isabela Island. Rooms are clean and larger than average (mine was massive)! The showers are great, wifi is reliable, aircon works and the staff.....are fab! Caroline (an English lady) is super helpful and makes you feel very comfortable throughout the whole stay. She's always happy to offer suggestions to get the most out of your time... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My partner and I stayed here as part of our G adventures tour which was part of our backpacking trip. We were used to staying in backpackers so this accommodation was good for us with a private room and bathroom, a large double bed plus two singles. The room was generally clean but very noisy thanks to the neighbouring rooster... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Hotel has everything you need: Hot water, wifi downstairs, comfortable d clean rooms and good activity advice. Even if you don't stay there, eat there! We had a couple dinners and lunches which were unbelievable (and very reasonable - $8 for 3 courses) It's about a 5-10 minute walk from the main bar and restaurant area. Although there is a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

12/2013 -- stayed at San Vincente as part of Intrepid Galapagos tour. The hotel is located just off the center of town and a 10 minute walk to the port on Isabella Island. Rooms simple and clean. Air conditioner units in each room worked very well to take humidity out of the air (Dec is wet season in Galapagos). Buffet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This hostal made my time here memorable. The rooms were immaculate and well thought out. You could tell there were touches of love here. The breakfast buffet was fantastic ! It was all included for $25. The staff was so friendly I would consider them friends upon my return. I enjoyed the open and friendly atmosphere. I would definitely recommend... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

People seem to forget that the Galápagos Islands, and particularly Isabella are a remote area and part of a developing country. Considering those restriction this hotel is perfectly adequate. The room was clean, the shower was hot, the air conditioner worked and they provided fresh drinking water in the rooms. We did not notice the rooster, but then we had... More

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Address: Av. Cormorant and Puerto Villamil 1204, Puerto Villamil 52172, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Isabela > Puerto Villamil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel San Vicente Galapagos 2.5*
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Hotel San Vicente Galapagos is dedicated to provide the highest quality of service and comfort to each and every of its guests. We like to complement your visit to the Galapagos as perfect as possible. We are proud to say that Hotel San Vicente has become one of the most popular of the Galapagos hotels on Isabela Island, which we believe is due to our standard of excellence and personal commitment to our guests. From our Galapagos hotel you can arrange a variety of land tours that are sure to leave you breathless. The natural beauty of the islands will amaze you while you enjoy a comfortable and superior service from the friendly staff of our Hotel San Vicente Galapagos. ... more   less 
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