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Hotel Pelican Bay

Av. Floreana y Adolfo Hanny, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014
Fernando1806 Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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169 reviews 169 reviews
50 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
107 helpful votes 107 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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england
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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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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