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Hostal Elizabeth

Charles Darwin Avenue, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
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Hostal Elizabeth
Ranked #17 of 31 Puerto Ayora B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We arrived on the San Cristobal Boat mid morning very hot and tired and in the middle of a parade. We saw the Hostal Elizabeth sign from the dock and booked our stay. we were on the third floor and had a wonderful view of the bay. Very friendly staff, very very convenient location. The fan was sufficient for us,... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This hotel is quite ok. The rooms and bathrooms are clean. The owner is very nice. The location is very good, everything is in walking distance. The wifi is slow but it works. The rooms are not very big but ok. The negative thing: the beds were very uncomfortable and it is quite noisy during the night. The price is... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We only stayed one night because it was so small that you could'nt go to the toilet or have a shower without leaving the door open. It was also dirty, very noisy,unsafe & expensive for the lack of quality. We found significantly better accomodation for a cheaper rate one street back from the waterfront. The owners were very helpful when... More

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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We stayed two nights and he helped us a lot to arrange things like round trips, booking boat tickets and wich tasty food to eat among many other things wich made our visit to the island an easy stay. The location is just a little walk from the harbour if you arrive from a boat.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We were traveling on a budget and couldn't afford a nicer hotel. Santa Cruz is more expensive and more touristic than San Cristobal, and this hostal is in the lower price range you can expect to pay on this island. That's ok, we accepted that we weren't getting anything fancy or super comfy, but the hostel was actually *very* dirty... More

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Aylmer, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We were there for only one night, before leaving for Isla Isabella. I would not have spend more time there, as the room was dirty (we found mouse droppings in a drawer), tiny, noisy and unsafe (the big window opening on the main corridor could not be locked). It is true that the owners are nice, but asking 35$ for... More

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Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I had only two nights and three days at galapagos islands, and I spent all the nights at this hotel. What I liked the most about the hotel is staffs here. I was a solo female traveler and they tried their best to make my trip the most of it in such a short time. I did not even waste... More

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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We booked here prior to arrival and we got twin share when we wanted a double. The room was tiny and the bathroom was even smaller. We felt we could shower and go to the toilet at the same time. We decided to leave the toilet door open as it was impossible to sit on the toilet with the door... More

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
43 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed at Hostel Elizabeth during our 4 day stay on in Puerto Ayora. Hostal Elizabeth was recommended to us by a fellow back packer at a hostel in Quito and we were not disappointed. Before we arrived we checked out some reviews and almost all are true. Felipe is a fantastic guy, he truly cares about... More

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I feel bad writing this since the owners are so nice. They are very knowledgeable about the island and are super helpful. But, the place is very rundown and noisy. The rooms in the pictures look nothing like the rooms we were shown. We were planning to stay four nights, but we had to go to another place after just... More

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Also Known As:
Hostal Elizabeth Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
Address: Charles Darwin Avenue, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #17 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Ayora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
As we´re very close to the sea our third story rooms offer a wonderful ocean view. ... more   less 

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