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Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Jean's Home
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Gundi who owns this place is so kind, helpful and informative. She knows everything there is to know about Galapagos and speaks English, Spanish and German which is really useful. We stayed in the four-bed bungalow which has a kitchen. It was a wonderful place to stay at on our last night in Galapagos. You take a river taxi from... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

During our recent visit to the Galapagos we stayed three nights at Jean’s Home in Puerto Ayora. Jean’s Home is a Bed & Breakfast on the other site of the harbour of Puerto Ayora. There is no road to that part of the town so you have to take the water taxi for 60 cents a person. On the first... More

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Montreal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We chose Jean's Home because of the positive reviews previous guests wrote and we can now add our own. We cannot find another word than "perfect" to describe our stay at Jean's Home! From the room, to the quiet surroundings, to the garden, to the amazing breakfasts and the water taxi rides to and from Puerto Ayora we were so... More

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London, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We spent 5 nights at Jean's Home and absolutely loved it. The house is lovely, spacious, very comfortable and the grounds beautiful. Gundi (the owner/operator) is a warm, accommodating and generous host. For us, being a short water taxi ride from town was a bonus as we enjoyed the peacefulness and quiet of the patio and gardens. The wifi is... More

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Also Known As:
Jean's Home Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
Address: Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
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Ranked #4 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Ayora

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