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Casa Mabell

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Hernan Melville | Alsacio Northia, Ecuador
Casa Mabell
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good value for money. We stayed in 2 places in San Cristobal, Casa Mabell (for around $40) and Casa Playa Mann (for $225). Obviously Playa Mann is much better, but there's no point spending that much money in Galapagos accommodation in my opinion. $40-80 is more than enough (even if you can afford more). The owners are humble and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

When we arrived we were kindly greeted and shown two different rooms and allowed to pick which we preferred. Rooms are spacious and clean and the location can't be beat. You get access to wifi, air conditioning, clean drinking water, mini fridge, kitchen complete with stove, appliances and dishware. Unfortunately the airline changed our flights so we had to cancel... More 

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CasaMabellGalapagos, Owner at Casa Mabell, responded to this review

Hello Diana, Thank you for the kind words. We have managed for several years to communicate with our guests and made sure they enjoy their stay. Mercedes More 

Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We arrived in San Cristobal with a reservation at another hostel that apparently had closed without us knowing. Walking around we found Casa Mabell and couldnt be more relieved after a long day of traveling. The owner is a sweet older man who gave us a great room with aircon, a kitchen, great wifi connection and an ensuite bathroom. It... More 

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CasaMabellGalapagos, Owner at Casa Mabell, responded to this review

Hi Caroline, I m so glad you liked our place and that my husband took good care of you. We are usually very flexible about check out times knowing that the ferry leaves in the afternoon. Hope you have fully recovered and hope to host you again in the future. Gracias. More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed two nights at casa mabell, which was exactly what we were looking for at the time. Spacious, good wifi, good hot water, and under cover balcony for drying clothes. There is a kitchenette with fridge and hot plate. Drinkable wster is provided. Well located and good price. I'd recommend it.

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CasaMabellGalapagos, Owner at Casa Mabell, responded to this review

Oh Bron, You are so kind and thank you for the second review. We loved having you here! Happy Travels. Mercedes More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I stayed two nights at Casa Mabell and I would highly recommend it. The accommodations are reasonably priced and simple ; a very clean room with a comfortable bed, satellite tv, a dresser, side table and air conditioning. Some rooms come with an in suite bathroom, mine did not. Not a problem since it was located right next to my... More 

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CasaMabellGalapagos, Owner at Casa Mabell, responded to this review

Thank you Ana, We loved having you here. We do strive to give our best to our guests. Please come back soon. Mercedes More 

Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I stayed in the upstairs apartment. It is 1 bedroom, but actually has another bed in living room rather than a couch, so great for friends or child in this room. Mercedes met me from the dock, her husband helped me with my luggage upstairs. She was very helpful. Later, I had a problem with an island transfer and needed... More 

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CasaMabellGalapagos, Owner at Casa Mabell, responded to this review

Thank you Shirley, We are here to help. We are glad you enjoy your stay. Thank you again for being such gracious guest. Mercedes More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

At less than half the price of similar hotels on Santa Cruz, Casa Mabell was by far our favourite accommodation on the Galapagos Islands. We had the downstairs room (s) and were very happy indeed. A very comfortable bed with cable TV, fridge and a piping hot shower. Unlimited fresh drinking water and kitchen facilities are upstairs. There is even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I visited Casa Mabell with my husband and 3 kids. We had a room on the first floor it had 2 rooms one master with AC and the other with fan. There were 2 restrooms which was nice since it was 5 of us. TV, and the fastest WiFi we experienced in Galapagos. The price was excellent! The room connects... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were busy with day trips and exploring the island every day so we didn't need a fancy resort. Casa Mabell provided us with a clean place to sleep and shower that is extremely convenient to the town. It's right in the action (not that there is much!) and about a block away from the waterfront/pier. We found it on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Came with family of 6. Mercedes and her husband were very hands off but always checked to make sure everything was good whenever we crossed paths. The wifi was solid, the beds were comfy, it was always clean when we returned and overall it was just one of the best stays while in Ecuador for me.

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