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La Casa del Lago Lodging House

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Moises Brito y Juan Montalvo | Entrance to the Ninfas lake (corner), Puerto Ayora S/N, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first hotel we stayed out on our way around the Galapagos islands. The bar/cafe/reception closes at 3pm (it opens again at around 5pm) but the owner had very kindly stayed behind knowing that we would be arriving around this time. We were given a large room with its own little terrace. It was clean and well equipped... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here a couple of years ago and never wrote a review then. I'm going through my journal now and realized that I should write something. Elena was amazing. She fully accommodated us, set us up with tours, fed us amazing local food (she even let us have tomatoes from her garden for our salad!), she showed us around... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We'd been on Isla Isabella for 4 nights before arriving in Puerto Ayora, so we were spoiled. Very spoiled. Puerto Ayora is a very busy town - the biggest in the Galapagos - and there is a lot of activity. When we first arrived at the hotel, we were tired, grumpy, and very hot. At first glimpse, we were disappointed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great location for the town--wonderful hostess and unique atmosphere in a recycled new world design that was the rage in the 80's in Canada. We had the room right above the restaurant which was a charming airy glass and lace curtain green house. Right on the corner which is surprisingly such a busy corner in the morning. The room is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

3 facts about everything: 1) The road at early morning is busy, because it is the access to the harbor from which ALL excursions departure. All rooms overlook that street and the soundproofing is non-existent. Some rooms are really dark, without air conditioning: check them before you pay (the fair price is about 25-35 USD / room / night) (see... More 

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Elena A, Propietario at La Casa del Lago Lodging House, responded to this review

Dear guest Thanks for your comments, i just want to give answer to the 3 points mentioned for you. 1.- about noise. The ISland of Santa Cruz is the most populated Island with only two main or principal avenues as you saw probably ,and our street were many hotels are around certainly some hours are busy for the same turistic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We were delighted to stay at Casa del Lago in early January 2015. We stayed 2 nights and had 2 rooms, a corner double above the restaurant( gorgeous , unique , character filled , romantic with its own porch) and a triple with air conditioning for our teenage daughters. Both rooms had a mini kitchen and fridge. We were most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The hotel is in an ideal location, five minute walk from town centre but much quieter than the main streets. Supermarket, ATM, jetty for trips, bars and restaurants all close by, plus laguna de las ninfas is behind hotel. Elena and staff are delightful, helpful and obliging. Good breakfast. Rooms and dining area all individually and tastefully designed by Elena,... More 

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Elena A, Propietario at La Casa del Lago Lodging House, responded to this review

DEAR GUEST First able let me tell you I am really sorry for the bad experience in Galápagos and in my place. Finally I have only some thinghs to mark out. You arrive to my place with reservation for only one night I proceed to show you the suite inside, bathroom, kitchen the bed, I explained clearly about how to... More 

Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Casa Del Lago is charmingly decorated and well located. However, as several previous visitors have indicated on Trip Advisor, there is an ant problem. The problem is not as much in regard to the ants, as it is on how the management handles it's customer and attempts to resolved the problem. We stayed there in Oct. 2014. Within an hour... More 

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Elena A, Propietario at La Casa del Lago Lodging House, responded to this review

DEAR GUEST First able let me tell you I am really sorry for the bad experience in Galápagos and in my place. Finally I have only some thinghs to mark out. You arrive to my place with reservation for only one night I proceed to show you the suite inside, bathroom, kitchen the bed, I explained clearly about how to... More 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stayed here for three nights as part of a small group that was traveling together. The room was charming and interesting (as well as clean), with lots of space and a nice porch overlooking the garden. The breakfasts were excellent, and several times they allowed my wife to eat later in the day when she wasn't hungry early -... More 

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Elena A, Propietario at La Casa del Lago Lodging House, responded to this review

Hi Paul Really was a pleasure to have you here !!!!! And for us was not a problem to serve you food at late.... is more important to have you happy ... and food is part of that happyness. Thanks for your positive opinion , that make us happy too. My regards Elena More 

Petaluma, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My son and I stayed here for three nights in July 2014, and we arrived without a reservation. There was only one unit available and it was for four people, however, the owner kindly offered it to us for the same price as a two-person unit. The hotel and rooms are comfortable and tastefully decorated - great AC too. The... More 

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Estimado huésped de Casa del Lago Muchas gracias por su tiempo y su comentario positivo para nosotros. Para mi fue... More 

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