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Gran Hostal Tintorera

Calle Escalecia, Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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Piura, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I joined a package tour expecting a $ 100 plus hotel, but this is just an average hotel. Clean ladies are excellent. Receptionist is a very capable young man who can do anything from being a receptionist to repairing an electric appliance... And every evening before dinner, he would hold a meeting informing guests the next day’ schedule with the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was very clean, the bed comfortable, free breakfast. The ac was working fine. The staff was very nice but spoke little english, good time to practice your spanish.You won't find better for the price. Only the wifi was not great but, I can live without wifi for a few days.

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San Francisco, California
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got to Isabella without a place to stay. We got a recommendation from another traveler for this place and we were glad we did. Easy to find, decently priced ($25/night, good for the Galapagos), a/c and clean rooms. The only note is that the wifi is pretty spotty but it's pretty awful everywhere on the islands. Reception was very... More 

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Cecilia A, Gerente at Gran Hostal Tintorera, responded to this review
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Gracias mi amigo por su opinión si en realidad el wf es muy malo en toda la isla eso no... More 

Port Lincoln, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Only complaint about the room is the Wi-Fi did not work. Warm showers, clean, A/C, location and free breakfast was great. Unable to communicate with staff due to language barrier was a nuisance. The reason I am leaving a review is due to the complete lack of organisation of the daily tours. Each tour was met with the same outcome... More 

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Cecilia A, Gerente at Gran Hostal Tintorera, responded to this review
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Saludos mi estampada, gracias por enviar un comentario del hostal , le comento que ya tenemos una persona que habla... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here, good value with breakfast included , convenient location, nice air conditioned rooms with a good shower. Room was pretty clean - the guy at reception was helpful and he spoke good english which always helps. Stayed for 2 nights and would recommend to others.

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Thank Tadhg E
Cecilia A, Gerente at Gran Hostal Tintorera, responded to this review
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Gracias mi estimado por enviar su comentario, para nosotros es un gusto poder atenderlos y esperamos que su estancia en... More 

Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at the Tintorera in October, 2015. We didn't encounter any rudeness but they didn't seem to know what to do with us; they were very busy with tour groups. Carlos WAS helpful (but busy) and accommodated us with a ground-level floor (I'd forgotten to ask) which we appreciated. Wi-Fi was either non-existent or extremely slow. Advertised... More 

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Cecilia A, Gerente at Gran Hostal Tintorera, responded to this review
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Mi estimado, gracias por enviar su comentario mil disculpas si falto un poco mas de atención nuestro personal es bastante... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Stayed here as part of a tour group for two nights. Clean comfortable hotel with powerful A/C. The property is close to the downtown and the rooms are bright with the top level rooms having a great view of the sunset from the walkway. The neighborhood is loud with the sounds of barking dogs at night and rosters early in... More 

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Thank Brian L
Cecilia A, Gerente at Gran Hostal Tintorera, responded to this review
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Gracias amiga por escribir tu opinión del hostal el wf definitivamente es un problema en toda la isla, lo demás... More 

Northern Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Gran Hostal Tintorera. This hotel is basic but definitely meets guests' needs adequately. It is in a great location to explore Puerto Villamil yourself and it is extremely easy to book tours. We stayed for 3 nights in August 2015 and had a lovely stay. The room was very clean, the free wifi signal... More 

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Cecilia A, Gerente at Gran Hostal Tintorera, responded to this review
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Mi estimado gracias por su comentario, cada día tratamos de mejorar, para dar mejor servicio y hacer que el visitante... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

As has been noted in multiple other reviews, the owner is the most rude we have encountered in our travels. He doesn't care about customer satisfaction and gets very defensive at the most simple and innocent of questions. Our friends wanted to stay one night more than us and asked about the 9 AM checkout time since it seemed preposterously... More 

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Cecilia A, Propietario at Gran Hostal Tintorera, responded to this review

Dear friend the hostel shark does not organize tours in Isabela because hotels do not allow us to tourist operation when sores the hotel is a very big sign which is printed the orarios departures of tours out to the volcano is at 7 morning and 30 minutes before breakfast, the visit lasts 5 hours and most people have to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is not a luxury hotel, it's very basic. However, it's clean and the beds are comfortable. What more do you need? I don't go on vacation to spend time in a hotel - they are for sleeping only. The breakfast was good and made fresh daily. The hammocks at the front of the hotel were appreciated and used often... More 

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