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Hotel Pelican Bay

Av. Floreana y Adolfo Hanny, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Ranked #6 of 13 Hotels in Puerto Ayora
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would stay here again ( this is one of the statements I like to see in reviews). We stayed for 6 nights at Pelican Bay and were very satisfied with practically all aspects this property offered. First, the staff is excellent. Sergio, the sales manager, goes out of his way to ensure you have a good experience. After booking... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights recently and was very impressed. It was excellent value with a great breakfast. The owner/ manager spoke excellent English & was very helpful. As with all Galapagos accommodation you get a better rate when booking in person rather than over the Internet. Location was also great - very close to the centre of town... More 

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Albuquerque
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17 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The hotel is up a side street off the main street that runs along the waterfront and isn't difficult to find. The rooms are clean, it has a pool, and offers a nice (and repetitive) breakfast daily. The room had a refrigerator and a nice bathroom. The a/c was so so but it wasn't too hot and I was usually... More 

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Almere, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Hotel Pelican Bay is a nice place to stay if you want to hang around Puerto Ayora for a few days. Walking distance to the Charles Darwin Station and close to the waterfront where you will quickly stumble upon the fishing market where peilcans and sealions hang out looking for a free meal. Hotel has a nice swimmingpool and the... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is a lovely, clean, quiet hotel that is a one-minute walk from all the main activities of the town of Puerto Ayora. By Ecuadorian standards, this is an exceptional hotel. The rooms are large and have a small refrigerator, air conditioning, free WiFi access, hot and cold water, breakfast included, and plenty of storage space including drawers. Staff are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Very nice hotel and very nice stuff wifi signal is a bit week in the hotel rooms works better at lobby Enjoyed the pool and the breakfast was good but it could improve Remember to put air conditioner when you leave the room because it is very loud.

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Woerden, The Netherlands
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

this hotel offers a nice pool & garden area, clean & standard rooms, very friendly staff, nice breakfast! the centre of this charming village is about 1 minute walk away from the hotel. the wifi was ok, but you can only use it in the lobby area! the shower was a little difficult to handle (just hot or cold, nothing... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

On a visit to The Galapagos we stayed at The Hotel Pelican Bay, our friends and family had a wonderful time while we stayed at the hotel. The service at the hotel was brilliant, we met the manager "Serguei" who speaks English very well we were able to communicate with him perfectly fine. It has a very good value for... More 

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New York City, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Easily the most shoestring budget hotel I've stayed in. Our room was very clean and neat but equally very basic: two oddly sized beds (one single, one a bit wider) that stood a foot off the floor, a battered and scratched old nightstand between the beds with a lamp which rather precariously plugged in behind one of the bed pillows,... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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32 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The rooms are very basic, but average for Galápagos standards. The bedrooms are OK but bathroom is very small and you barely fit in the shower. The price is not high, also for Galápagos standards, we paid USD 75 a night for a double with breakfast included, not great either. Staff very friendly. Has free WIFI, quite slow if your... More 

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