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Estrella del Mar Hotel

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Av. Charles Darwing y 12 de Febrero | Detras Del Edificio de Tame, Al Lado Del Cuartel de Policias, 200350, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

If you're traveling the Galapagos on a budget, I don't know how you could beat this place. Right on the water. Air conditioning. Good wifi. They supply drinking water. Try to book a room that has a balcony looking out to the ocean! They will store your luggage if you need them to. Staff while we were there did not... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

this is the place to book if you are after affordable and reasonable accommodation, the hotel is located a few minutes from the main pier and the restaurants. over all the hotel was clean, the beds were comfortable, the bathroom have hot water, and a few rooms have an amazing view, but there is an accessible balcony that everyone can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

If you're looking for reasonably priced accommodations on Santa Cruz, this is the spot. Estrella is centrally located to all the main attractions on Santa Cruz. It about a two to three minute walk to/from the pier and all the restaurants. The hotel was clean, the bed was comfortable, and there was hot water. There is a little noise from... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed ourselves at this hotel. We had a room on the ocean side and the views overlooking the bay are fantastic - a great spot to photograph and watch the abundant wildlife. Our room had a bar fridge and aircon, both of which are very much appreciated in the Galapagos. Very close to the main street with plenty... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We stayed here on the recommendation of one of the dive shops. We didn't pre book and they had space for us. We requested to see the room before we paid which was good as we got a front sea view room. The room was very budget, but nice and clean, quiet location and helpful front desk staff. You will... More 

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Rockport, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

This hotel was a perfect spot for us. We travel independently. The location was very convenient and close to restaurants , stores and harbor. Ask for rooms facing the bay. Beautiful views of the water, anchored boats . It is quiet because it's off the main street down a short alley. The owner was helpful and gave good recommendations for... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This hotel was not as bad as I thought! The best part of this hotel is the great ocean view! The room was clean and there was free wifi, too! The wifi was still bad, but sometimes it was as good as watching a video on ipad. In my room, there were one queen bed and two single beds. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My friend and I went scuba diving to the Galápagos Islands and we did not want to spend that much money in a hotel. This is why we booked Estrella de Mar. It was a very clean hotel and the owners were very friendly. She was really good with recommending us what to see and where to go, while also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

ESTRELLA DEL MAR HOTEL IN PUERTO AYORA ON SANTA CRUZ ISLAND IN THE GALAPAGOS, ECUADOR 1) Awesome ocean view 2) Awesome price (because nobody knows where hotel is?) 3) How to find it 4) Google map links 5) Pros 6) Cons 7) More specifics on view 1) AWESOME Pelican Bay views from the end rooms!! I spent hours and hours... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

By Galapagos standards, this hostel (not a hotel) is fairly cheap (50-60USD a night depending on how you book). Rooms are clean, beds are very firm, pillows are thin-non existent. Some rooms open out directly onto a sea view, but most are on a central corridor with a sea view only if you stick your head out of the window!... More 

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