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Red Mangrove Santa Cruz Divers Lodge

Cucuve Avenue and Floreana | Pelikan bay Neighborhood, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is set in a Mangrove Swamp and has a very cool vibe with an excellent view of the water, with cute little seals who are playful around the dock. We had a few drinks here, but just for fun checked the rates( we did not stay here). The price for a one night stay was 735.00 dollars, i... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Our experience in the divers lodge of red mangrove was not good. It was our most expensive hotel from our holiday, so we were really looking forward to it, but they let us down. Firstlt to our surprise we were booked at a secondary location, and for everythign we had to walk to the main location, check in, check out,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We are just checking out of red mangrove right now. We were here for 3 nights. I booked through easytobook.com the Red Mangrove Adventura Lodge for 2 adults. After the bus dropped us off in town centre, there were no cabs to be found whatsoever (apparently that is normal here). We walked pulling our suitcases, asking another hotels where red... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

A group of us girls spent a week in the Galapagos in Santa Cruz and Isabella and our experience was fantastic. Our guides Jimmy Patino and Richard Vokes were fantastic. They helped us with all of our outings and made it a memorable vacation. The rest of the staff members at Red Mangrove were also friendly and welcoming. I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The hotel is built around mangrove trees....spacious, well appointed rooms with a bar/restaurant overlooking the harbor with its own private deck built exclusively for visiting sea lions! Extremely helpful and accommodating staff and a great location! If you are visiting the Galapagos don't miss this experience!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

We were very unlucky with our stay at this hotel. We got a great price on booking.com however I would not have been happy paying more than 70/night for this hotel. The room and building are quite nice, the breakfast was good but very small and the price for an extra was $24/plate. Where we were most disappointed was regarding... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I thought that the property was very lovely, there was a central garden with a water feature, the beds were comfortable and it was a quiet location. These are the reasons I did not give it a 5: It was the only place in Ecuador where the staff did not "bend over backwards" for you. It was the only place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This hotel is convienently located to town and the Charles Darwin research station. The resaruent is ocean side with a deck that sits right above the water at high tide. The sea lions enjoy using the lounge chairs. The rooms are clean and adequate. The resaraunt was good. The beech is a 10 minute walk. The hotel arranged a kayaking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This small hotel was the perfect place to relax after a long day exploring this amazing island. The hotel is very clean. Each room is different and unique. Our room was completely equiped with a kitchen. It was open with three tiered levels combining sleeping with common areas. Breakfast was served every morning. We had a wonderful stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Just left Red Mangrove, Santa Cruz . We spent 2 days on Santa Cruz & 2 days on Isabela. We really enjoyed our stay at Santa Cruz lodge over the Isabela lodge. The staff at Santa Cruz was very helpful and a joy to spend time with. Our guide Jimmy Patino, who by far is the was the best thing... More 

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