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Hotel Sir Francis Drake

Av. Baltra y Charles Winfort, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Hotel Sir Francis Drake
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My family of 5 (2 adults and 3 kids) stayed here for $40 a night. We had TV, AC, clean rooms, towels, etc. the beds were horrible but for the price you pay I guess you have to have a negative thing to say. The owner is nice and the boy that's around to help is very friendly. The wifi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I stayed at this place for a few days taking day trips to islands nearby. The rooms are big, airy, clean and the beds are comfy and the showers nice and warm. The garden is quiet and fresh, great to take a break, there is purified drinking water always available at the entrance. It's family run and the staff is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Myself and partner stayed in room 15 at the back of the hotel. The room was pretty good, very clean and spacious for two of us and two big windows making it light and airy. No noise except the occasional dog barking. The hot shower worked well and they cleaned the room every day. The only thing which was very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Thankfully only stayed for 1 night in Aug'14. Wished I had red reviews beforehand... The hotel is located directly on the main traffic road. Windows only have a fly-net but not any glass and the front of the hotel is open-plan, so basically it's incredibly noisy and you can hear the cars running by day&night. My room had two single... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very clean hotel. Prices in rooms were based on the number of people occupying it so for two the price is US$25 PER PERSON (you might be able to haggle down to 20 per person if you stay enough nights). We got clean towels including a bath mat and hand towel every day and the room was cleaned and bed... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had originally booked at another hotel nearby in Puerto Ayora which was too small and very broken down. For less money we found Sir Francis Drake Hotel. Great location, close to the authentic food stalls and right by the docks for tours. Lots of restaurants and convenience stores nearby. Clean, comfortable rooms. The best deal in this area. Be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Wife and I stayed for just one night, so limited exposure to services. Room was okay in terms of size and cleanliness. Shower and Wifi were weak. No breakfast offering. The hallway light was on a sensor was flicked on and lit our room completely.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I just came back from Isabella where i had a Great Big room directly on the beach for the same price. The bathroom where really dirty when I arrived the room is really smal and dark the wifi is Sooo slow there are much more bether places for the same price I can't recommend this place

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We stayed only one night because we did not find this place sooner. We asked for one of there less expensive rooms and enjoyed the peaceful privacy of a room in the back downstairs, B3. The room itself was large enough but we did get a laugh from the fact that we had to step over the toilet to get... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

It went all wrong from the beginning. We got to the hotel, and there was no one at the reception. Later on we discovered that was the way the hotel worked. There is never someone at the reception. People would have to shout for someone to give them their room keys. The room was nasty. There was human excrement and... More 

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Address: Av. Baltra y Charles Winfort, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Also Known As:
Hotel Sir Francis Drake Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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