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Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar

Galapagos Islands | 12 de Febrero y Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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70 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located two blocks from the Pier, and close to shops & restaurants. The hotel is basic, but clean and, considering its location to the main street, it's very quiet. There is free WiFi, but it's only available in the lobby, not in the rooms. The shower had really good pressure and the A/C worked very well. Breakfast was simple, but... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This hotel is nothing to write home about but for tourists quite useful. Good-sized room, decor could stand a revamp, ours had a balcony with only a part (small part) seaview. The wifi was almost non-existent, but the staff friendly. The location was perfect.

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Montreal, Canada
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed there 2 nights between our cruise and our stay on Isabela. We had reserved directly at the front desk before going on the cruise and the staff was really friendly and helpful. They showed us the room before we decided on staying there. There are 2 pools at the hotel, one almost in the lobby and one at... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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54 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I stayed here with a few friends on a trip. The location is great and you can see / hear the ocean from the hotel. The rooms were fairly big and clean. They also included a TV, which was nice because one of the days I stayed there I got very sunburnt and couldn't move without being in pain, so... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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65 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

1. Sewer smell in the room. there is bad plumbing or venting problems 2. Unfriendly and ignorant staff. 3. Full of school kids. Complaint about door slammed and running on the corridors at 6 am and through the day and night. Staff and teachers couldn't care less 4. no help from the staff with luggage, things not working in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is basically a 1 or 2 star hotel. If you understand that going in, you will not have a problem. The curtains on the windows were falling off the hooks. The air conditioner was very noisy and had big spaces on either side of where it was cut into the wall, so you could see daylight. The bath tub/shower... More 

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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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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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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Guadalajara, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The location is unbeatable, right at the center of Puerto Ayora. Our room on the ground floor was standard-size, had 2 single beds and no sea view, but it was one footstep away from the indoor pool. The hotel services are super basic, including the breakfast and extended to the WiFi which works only within a 4m (12 ft) radius... 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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