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Calle Islas Plaza, Puerto Ayora EC200350, Ecuador
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Ranked #31 of 34 Puerto Ayora B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stayed 2 nights after staying in flamingo hotel. The rooms are ok. But The people operating the place are not nice and will do not more then the minimum neccesery. The place is overpriced and you will get more in cheaper price in other hostels around.

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Perth, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The only thing going for this hotel is its location, the cafe next door 'Ramy Subs' and the $15usd pp p/n. Otherwise it is totally a shamble. The owner never even got off the phone when I wanted to check in, nor managed a smile the whole time we were there. Then on check out they tried to over charge... More

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Clean rooms, hot water, uncomfortable beds. Hotel owners unfortunately have a problem with people in that they don't appear to like or want to help or even great their customers. Quoted one price and tried to charge more. I think they would be happier retired or in another profession which does not involve the human race. Its a shame as... More

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Tirana, Albania
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I stayed at the Hotel Salinas for one night. They charged me 38 US Dollars even without breakfast included. The room is small, no air-condition. The stuff there don't speak English and are very rude. The receptionist looks so blue and she never smiles. The only advantage is that the hotel is within a walking distance from the pier where... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is most definitely in need of owners who care for their guests, who want to be in the hospitality sector and who have a clue about how to treat people. It is scandalous they are still renting rooms as there are so many other options in Puerto Ayora that will welcome you and give you the experience of... More

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Ok the hotel is well located (5 min of port)...That's all ! The staff is rude, dishonest and completely incompetent. Breakfast (when they want to serve it) is disgusting, rooms are poor. It's not even cheap compared to others hotels around.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This place is disgusting. It is completely overpriced The owners are rude and nasty. The old man with the mustache has poor hygiene and is arrogant and vindictive. The breakfast is appaling and consists of a single slice of bread and some jam. The rooms are poor with no electricity sockets and very poor security with wire netting windows. They... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

You don't want to stay here unless you have to. We made the mistake of arriving in Puerto Ayora and not checking TripAdvisor about options. If you stay here, expect to hear LOUD party music throughout the night. The walls will not help you. The beds are terrible and worse than you would expect for a cheap place. The shower... More

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Bondi, Australia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
65 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This is the worst place we have ever stayed in... ever! We just wanted a cheap place to crash and get some wifi after a week offline. Puerto Ayora is not cheap, but for $30 a night for two people we thought it would do for a couple of nights. Here are the highlights... - The beds and pillows smelt... More

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Los Angeles
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I arrived in Puerto Ayora after a cruise, and I had no reservation because I hadn't decided if I wanted to go straight to San Cristobal or stay one more night in Puerto Ayora. Well, it turns out that I happened to arrive on a night that was particularly busy, and many places were full. I just wanted basic accommodations... More

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Address: Calle Islas Plaza, Puerto Ayora EC200350, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
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Ranked #31 of 34 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Ayora
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Number of rooms: 22
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