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Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Jean's Home
Ranked #5 of 33 Puerto Ayora B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I was so fortunate to have stayed at Jean's Home last July. I am sorry that it took me so long to write this review. Gundi is an amazing host and an amazing person. Having lived her whole life on the island, she has the most amazing stories. I believe that she said that she was one of the first... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Just got back from a 7 day land trip to Galapagos. This trip was 1 year in the planning and from our first email 7 months ago, Gundi has been an absolute star! She was endlessly informative and extremely patient with all our changes in plans. When we finally arrived for our last leg of the trip, she was there... More

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On behalf of Jean´s Home a special thanks for such kind comments in Tripadvisor.. Thank you and the very best wishes. Gundi More

Gold Coast, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Jean's Home is an incredibly cosy guesthouse located just a 2 minute water taxi ride from the docks and city centre. The rooms are clean and spacious and the only sounds you will ever hear is from the many birds as no cars are permitted on this side of the town. However Jeans Home is much more than just a... More

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Centerville, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Outstanding stay. I knew that I had picked the right place when I communicated with Gundi. Very good communication. Gundi was there to pick us up when we arrived off the bus at the main dock in Puerto Ayora. She was a wonderful host and went out of her way to accommodate me and my girlfriend. The bungalow in the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Gundi is unbelievably helpful in planning a stay in the Galápagos Islands. She has recommendations for things to do and tours to take on each of the islands. Jean's home is spotless and the rooms are very comfortable. Gundi cooks a large breakfast every day. The location is a 3 minute ferry ride to the center of town. We had... More

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Roseland, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My husband and I had the most wonderful experience at Jean's House last week. We are so pleased we selected this beautiful house to enjoy our Galapagos vacation. Gundi keeps the house in mint condition and ensured we had a delicious breakfast each morning to start our day. She helped us plan our days and even helped us prepare our... More

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Iquique, Chile
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I have to say, I was a little unsure at staying at a b&b as I like my privacy when I am vacationing. But we felt truly comfortable from the moment we arrived at the dock. Gundi was waiting when we arrived and picked up as many suitcases as she could handle, and along we went. The water taxi only... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Upon my delayed arrival Puerto Ayora, Gundi was waiting for me at the dock like a long lost friend. A quick boat taxi ride and we disembarked near Jean's Home. Gundi is your host and she is amazing-- she was born on the Islands and she knows everything and everybody. Ask about the history of this home as it is... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We stayed in Jean's Home in late April / early June for four nights. It was a great place to stay. Gundi (who runs the place and cooks a great breakfast every morning for you) was incredibly helpful. She met us on the dock at Puerto Ayora when we arrived looking lost, she was full of advice for the best... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We stayed at Jean's Home for 9 days in April. Gundi truly goes out of her way to insure that guests have a great vacation. She gave us many recommendations for day tour boat operators and places to visit - and everything she suggested was worth visiting. Reviews from other guests of the house and rooms and her great breakfasts,... More

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Address: Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Also Known As:
Jean's Home Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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