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Hotel Gardner

Galapagos Islands | entre Bolivar Naveda y 12 de Febrero, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Ranked #12 of 13 Hotels in Puerto Ayora
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was very dirty, the bed smelled really bad. On the internet is the former hotel still represented as a hotel with prices around 75$ per night for a cuple allthough the government took away theyr licence to run it as a hotel. In the offer they include a breakfast, which you`ll never get, because the old and rusty... More

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Wonthaggi, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hostel for 3 nights. Here are the pros and cons Pros- Great hot water Good price Great location Great rooftop area Cons- Our room was really dark and smelt quite damp. There was no ventilation in the bathroom and the plumbing wasn't too good The wifi didn't work in our room so we had to go... More

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent several days here while exploring Galapagos. If you want to pay more for places and get a fancier place, the sky is the limit. If you want to spend your money on tours and exploring, and your room for sleeping, this is the place to stay. The price is great. They had a large terrace upstairs with excellent... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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107 reviews 107 reviews
42 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were really happy to find a room here with no reservation. Great price and clean room with wifi and tv. There was a nice terrace on the top floor where we could enjoy some sun or sit and relax and surf online. Hot water isn't a given in this part of the world, so it was nice to have... More

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Milton Keynes, UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights in total on two separate occasions. The rooms are bit old fashioned but clean with private bathrooms for $15 a night per person. Wifi worked well and the rooftop area was a nice bonus. Well located close to the main town, just a few minutes walk to the pier. Overall good value for where... More

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Houston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had a few problems here, mostly due to noise when on the lower floors, but it's still the most reasonably priced place we've seen. Unfortunately, that noise comes from the hotel next door, so there's nothing Gardner can do about it. The young woman who runs the desk in the morning is incredibly kind and helpful.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Definitely a hostel not hotel, this has been set up incorrectly on Tripadvisor. We stayed here recently as a group of friends sharing a large 5 bed room. For $15 each per night for bed, wifi and hot water we didn't think was too bad for Galapagos. The wifi works best on the rooftop terrace. No breakfast included despite there... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

After shopping around for a while looking for a mix between central location, affordablility and room quality, I choose for Gardner. They offered me (as a single) a large high floor triple bedroom with lots of windows, so there was a bit of a view and a breeze at night thanks to which I didn't needed to use the aircon.... More

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California, USA
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487 reviews 487 reviews
98 hotel reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I booked a tour from a Quito Travel Agent with a Hotel and they put me in this Hostel instead of a Hotel. Legal issues pending. Rooms 6, 5 and 4 are an extension of the reception and day and night people walk by yelling and laughing. I was in room 4 where you can NOT lock the windows to... More

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Memmingen, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

One of the cheapest hotels on santa cruz, so don't expect too much. Rooms are a bit shabby, bathroom always wet, air conditions outside make a lot of noise all day long. Though, its in the city centre, people are nice and water pressure of the shower's good! You get what you pay for!

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Address: Galapagos Islands | entre Bolivar Naveda y 12 de Febrero, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Gardner Hotel Puerto Ayora
Hotel Gardner Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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