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Hotel Ninfa

3.0 of 5
Calle Los Colonos y Thomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
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Ranked #8 of 13 Hotels in Puerto Ayora
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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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
26 helpful votes 26 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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Paris
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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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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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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
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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