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Tomas de Berlanga and Islas Plazas, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Ranked #21 of 33 Puerto Ayora B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location being only 2 blocks back from the main esplanade and restaurant street. After complications with our ferry to san Cristobal of an afternoon, we had to change our plans and stay over night at hotel espana again. Walking in on late that afternoon, the male receptionist was super friendly and organised a room for us. Forgetting that we... More

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Cairns, Australia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
19 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For $40 a night for two people in a private room with bathroom this is a bargain. Rooms are very clean, spacious with two beds and fresh towels and soaps are provided. Bathrooms are clean, huge and hot (good pressure) water is also available. Air conditioning is installed. Location is ideal only two blocks down from the water (about 5... More

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Paris, France
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108 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed one night in a single bedroom with private bathroom Pros - Wifi in the common area - Hot shower works well (not so common in Galapagos ^^) - Good location in the city center of Puerto Ayora - English speaking staff Cons - I payed 40$ for a single room and it doesnt worth it. You can find... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a little worried about staying here, because of some of the reviews. But we liked our stay, the rooms were nice, a fine bathroom with hot water. A lovely common area with hammocks and tv, wifi was good, but only in common area. The price was 50$ for a double one night. It is a good price for... More

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38 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This was fine for our one night stay. We reserved the rooms at $61 per night which was collected as soon as we checked in. The stairways are narrow and curved so it will be a challenge bringing up large pieces of luggage. The seating area downstairs was comfortable, there's a hammock, restrooms, a small restaurant open during breakfast hours,... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I have slept in this "Hotel" for 1 night, fortunately, with my wife and I must say it was the worst night out of our 2 week trip on Galapagos. FIrst we had to change room because there was no hot water in the first they gave us, the second one was not really clean, found a hair on the... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I was visiting the Islands some time ago, and we didnt have very good plans and we wanted to safe time and take advantage of it so we got a full day tour at this place in the reception and oooh surprise next morning we were ready for it and after waiting about 30 minutes we just realized that the... More

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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Espana is a basic hotel, but it is pleasant and cheap. I paid $40 (less than £25) for B&B in a single room. The room was basic - no drawers and a open rail to support a few hangers. A few hooks and a small shelf. There was a TV and a noisey but efficient air conditioning unit. Bathroom with... More

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Excellent staff, comfortable, safe, clean, good breakfast, trained to give correct advice on tours in both Santa Cruz and the rest of the islands staff, all at a great price. 100% recommended. Excelente atención, confortable, seguro, limpio, buen desayuno, personal capacitado en para dar asesoría correcta en tours tanto en Santa Cruz como en el resto de las islas, todo... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Stayed on this hotel for an 8 days dive trip. The place is clean and secure. The wifi service is awfull. I was on the third floor and I did not get any signal. The only place where the signal is reasonable is in the mail lobby, and even there the speed is very slow. Breakfast is good, very complete.... More

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Address: Tomas de Berlanga and Islas Plazas, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
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Hotel Espana Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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