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Casa Opuntia Galapagos

Charles Darwin St. | Playa de Oro, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno sn, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is conveniently located with a nice view out to the bay. It is close to the shops, restaurants and dock. The room was clean, fresh and bright. The staff have been simply amazing. The restaurant serves a lovely breakfast and dinner, you will not be hungry. Special thanks to Santiago and Alex for all their help during my... More 

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trinidad and tobago
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a simple but clean hotel on the malecon close to the dock. all the restaurants and tour places are close by within walking distance. has a nice view looking out to wreck bay. A good choice if you are land based in San Cristobal. wifi only available in main area and not in rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room on the top floor at Casa Opuntia was lovely. Floor to ceiling windows meant the room was flooded with light during the day, with sweeping views of the stunning water outside. Seals and maringe iguanas frolicked on the pier all day offering entertainment. Breakfast was filling and more than once we were joined by finches who were keen... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We where first time travelers to Galapagos. Generally, we are mostly used to African and European accomondation standards. Taking this into consideration, we firstlDy where surprised by such an island style of accomondation. Very fast we came to know that this is South America and as such also an exceptional good standard. Growing into the lifestyle of Galapagos, we soon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We were on the ground level next to the restaurant and could see over the water. It was a nice / pleasant hotel ... everything was fine, but I wouldn't rave about it. The location at the end of the Malecon was very convenient as we walked up and down early in the morning and late in the afternoon. Wifi... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Meals were excellent and we were pleasantly surprised by size of room. I actually preferred this ground floor room to the balcony rooms. It was easy to access and due to the small guest size, privacy was not an issue even though the dining area was right outside the door. Meals are lovely with fresh squeezed juice, high quality ingredients,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The upper floor balcony rooms were extremely pretty and bright. Lots of storage and room. Breakfast was good but limited options each day. Staff were very friendly. Literally just a few feet from the shore and tons of sea lions. I am removing a star because it had very limited hot water for showers, but is still probably the nicest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The rooms were very simply but quite big and bright, and with a balcony and hamock. Staff was friendly. Breakfast was simple, but with delicious bread, good coffee and eggs served to your favor. Breakfast service was qite slow, as usual in Ecuador ;-) Best location: Close to harbour/pier with all the many sea lions, close to restaurants. Laundry service... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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62 hotel reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The hotel was nicer than I had expected. With a 3 star rating I tend to keep expectations to a minimum, no need here. The rooms were clean and AC and WI-FI worked well. We were traveling as a group and had rooms 3, 4 and 5. All were basic but very clean. We enjoyed the common area balcony on... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We stayed for one night. Our room was on the top floor with a small balcony and a great view over the ocean. The room was a bit dilapidated, but, clean and everything worked. The airconditioning was too noisy, but we slept well with it switched off. The free WiFi in the room worked, although very slow. The staff were... More 

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