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Hotel Ninfa

Calle Los Colonos y Thomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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 2 weeks ago

Not recommended even with its proximity to the harbor, but you have plenty of other options. After complaining to the owner, he didn't have the decency to talk to us ( he was hiding in his office) nor amend the hotel's wrong doings. Some staff members were OK. Food was a nightmare (even though my pkg included breakfast and lunch,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We booked this hotel whilst staying in Puerto Ayora and were able to negotiate a slightly better price with cash. The hotel is very nice, it has a pool, sitting areas, restaurant and bar. It has lovely flowers in the public areas and all in all was very well kept. The room we stayed in overlooked the pool and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Positives first... This hotel has a beautiful pool, sitting areas, and restaurant. All of the public areas are very well kept and comfortable. They are also all outside, with the exception of the restaurant, which allows you to enjoy the beautiful weather. The hotel is in a great location right off the main road with everything with in walking distance.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I booked a junior suite directly from their website, but upon arrival and after showing the printed off confirmation number no reservation was found. They had one room left and it was terrible....but at least they gave me $30 off the rate when paid in cash. I should have went somewhere else but we were too tired after boat trip.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I booked a different hotel on Santa Cruz, Galapagos, but it was nothing like it was described in the pictures. So we desired to changed hotel after one night. We were lucky we came across the hotel Ninfa. It was cheaper than the first hotel, great service, all the staff were very helpful and they booked all our day tours... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had an upstairs suite which was large and beds and aircon were ok. Had a welcome drink at the closed bar with Robert the hotel manager who organised all our needs. He helped with our dietary needs and told us to go up to the street food place. The tours were fine with Mariano who is very knowledgable. Next... More 

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Huntington, NY
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

TITLE: Do not stay there if you can, but more important, do not book any sightseeing trips with them! During our visits to Galapagos from 12/30/2014 to 01/04/2015 we stayed at Hotel Ninfa in Santa Cruz. In our group of 10 people we had two families with three people, and we reserved (as we were told) 2 semi-suits for double-price... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed in this hotel in a double room for two nights after a Galapagos cruise to relax before our travel back home. The good thing about the hotel is the location just a few meters away from the habour. Our intention when booking this hotel was to spend a bit more money to enjoy a higher comfort than we... More 

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Dear Guest: We are working on now to improve the comfort and service of the hotel. We apologize for the inconvience. The Tripadvisor site has not been used in a while. The new manager and staff are working hard. Updating the information and answer all the comments is my due now. Best Regards, Hotel Ninfa More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We booked a room the night before from Isabela because of the very convenient location near the port when you arrive by ferry. It was great to have a hotel so close-by when you land. It's literally just up the road. Despite arriving at the hotel at 08h30 in the morning we were quickly escorted to our room near the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Rooms are OK, but in many cases, you must like privacy so much. There is a swimming pool and a bar. Staff is extremely nice and helpful and willing to help you. Price is OK if you book there. Location is great. The nice we slept at this hotel, there was an "Armada" concert till 2am in the main square... More 

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