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Av. Alsacio Northia y Esmeraldas | Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Places to stay in Galpagos are much more expensive than the mainland and therefore this hotel was a gem. The rooms run off an outside corridor (windows onto the corridor )and are a good size, clean and have a fridge .TV, A/C.Unbeknown to us the delightful owner of the hotel had sent a car to pick us up from the... More

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Johanna I, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Mar Azul, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your good comments. It was a pitty we couldn´t receive you at the port. We are very happy your stay had been confortable and relaxed. We hope to receive you the next time you visit San Cristóbal - Galápagos. Best Regards Johanna Ibujés de Romero More

Keremeos, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I give this property a "very good", mostly for the great value here. The Señora who runs the hostel, and the office supply? store on the street front is very kind and helpful. We looked at a lot of other places for similar money, and they were either full(some we couldn't understand why), or just didn't stack up. Rooms are... More

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Puerto Villamil, Galapagos, Ecuador
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

As a college student on a low budget, this was simply exquisite. The two women who run the place are incredibly friendly and welcoming, offering up anything necessary. The rooms are cleaned daily (not spotless), and new towels and soap are given. We went in a big group during low season, so were able to get a lower price. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

For reason we had to move from our first hotel, and we picked this one and we will go back to it. For 10$ less per night, we got more comfort, like very clean ensuite room, including your soap, shampoo and towel, fridge in the room and a little lady always there all day to welcome you and inquiring how... More

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15 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This is indeed a 2 star hotel so expect 2 star amenities. Paid $65 per night per room. Rooms are OK size wise but very basic, almost back to student days. Small (Sat) TV, fan, airco. Bathroom also very basic. Breakfast is included but at a cafe nearby (good food when you get there). Free wireless in front lobby. No... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Very clean and comfortable. 5 minute walk to airport or to the waterfront shops and restaurants. We paid $40 with AC and fan (a must in Galapagos). Good wifi in lobby. Electric hot water shower with good water pressure..

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

We booked this property via a reputable agent before starting our cruise in from San Cristobal. I needed to choose a property that was more affordable and I had read the review for this hotel in the Lonely Planet. I had previously tried to reserve a room via email, but did not hear back from the owners. The property was... More

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Address: Av. Alsacio Northia y Esmeraldas | Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > San Cristobal
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