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Hostal Rincon de George

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16 Marzo | Puerto Villamil, Galápagos, Ecuador
Hostal Rincon de George
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

For the price of this hotel it is an absolute luxury. We were on Santa Cruz where $25 dollars per person gets you a hot, dirty, insecure room with no appeal. Here for $25 you are spoiled with air-conditioning, security, spotless rooms, clean beds and great, private bathrooms. The thing that really makes this hotel as amazing as it is... More 

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Santa Cruz, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

When we 1st arrived we stayed on the beach - totally overpriced option. Moved here and were very pleased. Room crowded with 3 large double beds - 2 would have made more pleasant. Much of accommodation in this price on Isabella is older style. Modern, clean and will priced option. Small fridge in room was great. Breakfast was excellent -... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The location is very good in the middle of town. It is a fifteen minute walk from the ferry dock. It is about two blocks in across from A small school. the owner, Carlos, who has a store and tour agency a block towards the water is very helpful and speaks excellent English. You will find him in his hammock.... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I stayed here in August 2014. I suffer from motion sickness so for my trip to Galápagos I did not opt for a cruise, but instead to sleep in the islands and take day trips. This hostel was an excellent option, very clean, good towels, good breakfast (lots of fruit, coffee or tea, eggs, yogurt, fruit juice, bread), near to... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife and I were traveling with friends, and were the only guests at the time (late December 2014). Obviously the hostel was quiet, but so was the neighborhood. So restful sleep was no problem. Staff was very helpful and friendly, though you may need some rudimentary Spanish language skills to communicate effectively. Breakfasts were on time for us to... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Rincon de George, named after the sadly deceased but legendarily fecund and long-living giant tortoise, is a cheap and cheerful hotel right in the heart of a great little town. We came with a large group so I had a chance to peer into most of the rooms: they're all pretty much of a muchness, rather on the small side... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My girlfriend and I had a great stay here for 3 nights at the end of March and into April. The hotel was very close to everything in town, and very clean and new. We were the only ones staying there those nights, so it was very quiet. We had a choice and for some reason I picked the small... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Great hostal with everything you could need (mini fridge, television, somewhat spotty internet, friendly service, option of relatively inexpensive laundry service). Walk just 2 minutes to get to the few restaurants on the island and beautiful beaches. A little over a mile walk to the main pier where you can walk another 15 minutes to snorkeling or take boats out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Really clean hotel, located near the Laguna where you can see flamingos and other animals. The bed was comfortable and the room/bathroom, very clean. Unfortunetely, too small if you have a lot of lugage. As this hotel does not do a lot of publicity, many rooms were empty and everything was very quiet. We paid the extra 5$ per person... More 

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RincondeGeorge, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal Rincon de George, responded to this review

We always happy for your honest feedback, help us to improve! Hostal Rincon de George More 

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

The hotel room was exactly what we were after: reasonably priced (we paid $25 per person per night for a twin room with private bathroom) and comfortable. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We did a tour to the volcano ($35 per person) and snorkelling in Las Tintoreras ($30 per person) with Carlos as our guide, and had a... More 

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RincondeGeorge, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hostal Rincon de George, responded to this review

Dear Sam Thank you for having visited Hostal Rincon de George. It was a pleasure having you here for this time. You are always welcome to visit us again in the future. best regards, Carlos More 

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