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Calle los Colonos y Av charles Darwin,, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
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Hotel Ninfa
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Ranked #9 of 13 Hotels in Puerto Ayora
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014
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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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Huntington, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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Cape Town, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Boston, Massachusetts
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The hotel was recommended by a Dutch couple, whom I met at the Darwin Station, for them it also was a 2-nd hotel. And I needed to flee Deja Vu (see my review).. Well, the hotel, which is half a block from the port, is in a perfect location and has a very nice court yard and a swimming pool.... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My friend and I had a wonderful experience at the Hotel Ninfa for the three days we were in the Galapagos. Our room was lovely, clean and comfortable. The included breakfasts were great, and the hotel planned excursions for us each day, which were all wonderful. The location was perfect to get to the dock or shopping along the malecon... More 

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Redding, Connecticut
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed three nights at the Hotel Ninfa in mid April. The staff was helpful, the pool was great for the teenagers, and the location is convenient. The rooms varied widely, from very nice remodeled rooms, some with air conditioners, to small and dingy rooms, one with the sink pulled out from the wall, roaches under the beds, and a... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We stayed at this hotel during a school tour I was running. The rooms were clean and the bed was comfortable. The students enjoyed the pool and the gate locked at night to see who was entering the leaving the area. The food in the restaurant was acceptable and we had access to a 5 gallon water cooler to fill... More 

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San Francisco, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

My friend's aunt who is from Ecuador got us a great rate for 3 nights. Included in our fees were rooms, a few tours and breakfast. Rooms: The rooms were clean, but the shower plumbing was somewhat clogged and water pressure was inconsistent. It didn't bother us too much so we didn't do anything about it. Staff: They were helpful... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I booked this for my parent's trip to Galapagos because I would be working and wanted a place with a good location. My parents are in their 70's and speak no Spanish. The staff was amazing to them. Their suggestions for activities were exactly what my folks wanted. The rooms were clean and modern. The location is steps from the... More 

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Address: Calle los Colonos y Av charles Darwin,, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 33
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Hotel Ninfa Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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