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Hotel Albemarle

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Las Fragatas Street, And Los Jieles Avenue, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

We (my husband and I and 3 young children) stayed at the Hotel Albemarle for 3 nights during our land-based trip around the Galapagos. We found that there were good and bad things about our stay there. The good things included the sheer beauty of the hotel itself and especially the setting - it was right in front of a... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2011

My new wife and I stayed at this hotel at the beginning of February and had the most fantastic time and were made to feel very welcome in this beautiful hotel. It is run by an English guy called Max and his wife Diana, who were both very accommodating, Max has great knowledge of the island and organised all 4... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011

I have been to the Galapagos Islands many many times. I feel like I know the islands intimately, having stayed on the three most heavily populated islands many times. This hotel is in absolutely the best location on the best island to visit. The island only has about 2000 permanent inhabitants, all of the streets are sand, with a laid-back... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2011

Do not stay at this hotel. The photos and description on the website are highly over exaggerated. We prepaid for a five night stay through a travel agent. The room was extremely hot - the air conditioner didn't work well. The latch on the window was broken and instead of repairing a simple latch, they nailed it shut. Therefore, the... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

It all started off well. From the outside the hotel looks great and when we arrived we were upgraded to a sea-view suite. Altho’ we later figured out this was to make room for a couple of tour groups. For the first 4 days everything worked. We had air-con, hot & cold water, a working toilet, a comfortable bed and... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2011

I was there in January with my family. From the time I first contact the owner by email, Max provided us with of being service to our vacation. The suite he put us in was amazing. The view was wonderful and the room exceptionally clean. Max was a wealth of information and helped us get hooked up with a couple... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

Great place to stay. Staff friendly and very helpful. Lined up all of our excursions with ease and "don't worry" attitude. Had a great time in Isabella. One regret..I should have gotten much stronger sun block lotion!!! Burnt to a crisp!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

Isla Isabela is still in the development stages of a tourist industry. There is one airplane flight in and out of the island a day to the Baltra airport ($158). There is a shuttle boat service ($25) that leaves at 6:30 and another at 3:30 for a two hour trip to Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz island. The town, Villamil,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2011

We stayed at the Albemarle in December, 2010 for 2 nights as part of our trip to the Galapagos. The English owner, Max, is very welcoming and knowledgeable about local attractions. The location is incredible, right on the beautiful white sand beach of Isabela. Rooms are spacious, beautiful and very clean. I loved how this hotel provides every room with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2010

We choose the Albemarle hotel for our honeymoon on the Galapagos islands and for a stay over Christmas. First impressions could not have been better and we were really surprised to be greeted at the port with our luggage and driven directly to our hotel by a representative. Upon arriving at the impressive, colonial style hotel, we could not help... More 

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