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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar
Ranked #10 of 13 Hotels in Puerto Ayora
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a Galapagos tour. Relatively large hotel very well located on Santa Cruz island. Unfortunately you have to walk past what smells like an open sewer to get to the entrance. Hopefully it doesn't smell like that all the time. Room was large and had a great view of the harbour. Breakfast was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Looks grand from the outside relative to other Galapagos hotels but the free wifi was still too slow to connect to. Inside the rooms were similar to other accommodation, with twin beds separated by a bedside table. These were not made when we arrived and cleaning products had also been left in the room. There was an expansive view of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very helpful staff clean and comfortable.my room had a lovely view of the harbour. It is very centrally located so you can stroll to most things around. About 40 min walk from the Charles Darwin Center. One down side is no elevators. I had to drag my bag up 2 floors

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Darwin, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Just back from waterfront. Handy to pier, shopping strip, restaurants and clubs. Upstairs rooms have balconies - lovely to hear ocean close by. Indoor pool on lobby near dining area. Breakfast is basic. Cereal, bread (no toast), feta cheese, processed meat, boiled egg or omelette.

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montreal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for 5 nights and really enjoyed my stay. It is close to everything. It is quiet as off the main street and the staff is very friendly, especially front desk agent Louisa. Breakfast is a generous enough and in a very pleasant dining room. Bathrooms are incredible spacious. As is typical in the Galapagos, you... More 

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aarhus
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I stayed here in july. The room was clean and an of end of corridor room so spacious. Unfortunately next to lots of rooms with up to 3 beds in. It was school holidays in Ecaudor and the hotel was packed with up to 60 kids, screaming, running around wet from the pool up to there rooms, when they all... More 

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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52 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

We have just returned from the Galapagos where we spent 2 separate nights in this hotel. We were in the same rooms both times which were basic but functional. The beds were dirty and there was a lack of pillows. The fittings were generally in need of some repair as was the case throughout the hotel. The service was in... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Dont chose this hotel whatever you do!! During our stay the place was packed with a big group of 40 screaming badly mannered ecudaorian children and their bleak mothers and leaders. Total madness!! Obviously the hotel needed cash so they let anybody in disregarding the comfort of the rest of the full paying guests

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012 via mobile

Overall a good experience. Once settled in room I noticed the mold smell that comes from air conditioners in humid areas. I went down to front desk, explained my severe allergy to mold and within 3 min had a maintenance man cleaning it. I awoke the next day free from any stuffiness I would normally have. We were able to... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

I stayed here on a recent trip to Santa Cruz as part of a package deal. For that reason I can't discuss the price but I can discuss the hotel itself. The positives: I've stayed at several hotels on the islands and I found this one to be particularly nice. The rooms are comfortable with soft beds and nice pillows.... More 

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Address: Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar 3.5*
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Puerto Ayora
Grand Hotel Lobo De Mar Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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