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Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora EC200350, Ecuador
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Jean's Home
Ranked #4 of 38 Puerto Ayora B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jean's Home is relaxed and spacious and spotlessly clean. It's a two minute water taxi ride away from all the shops and restaurants and other services you may require. Gundi know these islands well and has a wealth of information to help you make the very best of your stay. This is a lady who cares passionately about the wildlife... More 

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Blonay
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay in Jeans Hotel was most pleasurable. It was a peaceful and relaxed home from home with the added value of a kind person taking very good care of us. It's also fun to take the little boat from the main port, which is really not trouble at all as they run all the time. A very good address... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Booked this accommodation after reading reviews here and it was truly excellent. Gundi is a host who goes the extra mile. She meets you in town, is an ex-quire, so can offer tuely excellent impartial information and advice. Here rooms are large, comfortable and homely, far removed from Puert Ayora which is a disappointment. the story of Jean's Home is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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14 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Gunda S, Owner at Jean's Home, responded to this review

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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
11 helpful votes 11 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
6 helpful votes 6 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
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Address: Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora EC200350, Ecuador
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Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Jean's Home Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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