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Hotel Pelican Bay

Av. Floreana y Adolfo Hanny, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Ranked #8 of 13 hotels in Puerto Ayora
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Pat J San Francisco, California
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pelican Bay is pretty much in the middle of everything in Puerto Ayora. The hotel manager helped us get a tour on a moments notice and drove us to the tour boat. They serve an awesome breakfast of eggs, granola with yogurt, fresh juice, and have a very sweet lady working the kitchen. The only reason I'm giving it 4... More

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Montreal, Canada
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161 reviews 161 reviews
49 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Well located near the fish market and several restaurants. The twin bed rooms are clean and spacious but with a small washroom. A/C window unit, WiFi works but somewhat slow. You may have to wait for 5 minutes for hot water.

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denver, colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This place is a good value for $45 per night. I had a king-size bed, hot shower, refrigerator and breakfast included! Location is ideal for walking the streets or visiting the Darwin station. It's less than a block from the waterfront where you can watch the pelicans line up and quiver while waiting for fish guts from the fishermen! It... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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89 reviews 89 reviews
54 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

First of all, there are no real deals in Puerto Ayora. You will overpay for what you get, just because its an expensive place. That said, this is an OK option. The location isnt bad, a block from the main street and all of the restaurants and bars. The rooms had hot water and AC. The beds were small, but... More

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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed here twice during our trip, the rooms are very spacious, 2 double beds, air conditioning, fridge and wifi. The bathroom was clean and pleasant. The location is very good just a few minutes walk to the main street of the town.

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East Meon, null, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Stayed three nights in this hotel. Great position and good sized clean rooms. Breakfast basic but very similar to other hotels on Galapagos Islands. Non english speaking owners did not go out of their way to help when I had problems, not of the hotels making. However younger english speaking guy (son?) could not have been more helpful and full... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

Hotel Pelican Bay has enough amenities to give you a pleasant stay close to everything. It's clean, well maintained, has wifi and is a very short walk to restaurants, souvenirs and the giant tortoises at the Darwin Center. Reading lamps next to the beds seem to be the only thing missing.

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13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Outstanding location. You can't beat it.. just off the Main Street. clean, nice pool. Rooms could use lamps by beds versus the overhead light plus some updating. Very friendly staff. Clean rooms, very simple breakfast. The value is very good here. I would recommend highly but don't expect the Ritz!!!!!

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Minneapolis, MN
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Pros- close to everything clean nice friendly and helpful english speaking staff inexpensive Cons- not very comfortable needs lobby furniture that is comfortable and cushions on pool furniture hard beds lots of noise between rooms and from the town

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Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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64 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012 via mobile

The Pelican Bay hotel has easy access to the harbour and the main shopping street in Puerto Ayora. The reception, when someone is there, is fairly friendly but there may be issues with English being spoken if you are not a Spanish speaker. Once you have their attention the service was reasonably good and they can organise taxis to the... More

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Address: Av. Floreana y Adolfo Hanny, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Hotel Pelican Bay Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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