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Hotel Sir Francis Drake

Av. Baltra y Charles Winfort, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very diverse hotel, service varying from nice rooms with all amenities to a dark cellar room with shared bathroom in a nearby building. It's better to check what you could get in place, don't make a reservation blindly. Eventually you'll have ants in the room. Don't keep too much food.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights.The room was clean. If you don't take a room with an air conditioner as we did, you get a fan which is enough as it's not that hot (at least in the end of September). The bed is for some reason as hard as rock (maybe it's made of the basalts so common in the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We only stayed here for one night thankfully. There was no wifi and no hot water. We had to move our bed each time we wanted to leave the room. The kitchen was absolutely filthy. 10 minute before check out we had a member of staff knocking on our door telling us to leave. Only redeeming quality is the price.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I stayed here for three nights in May and had a room on the lower floor with windows facing the backyard. It was nothing fancy but good enough. Clean, decent sized room. The bed was ok and clean. I didn't want an air-conditioned room, but my room had a fan on the ceiling; That was good enough to keep a... More 

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Naxxar, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My husband and I arrived at Puerto Ayora without a hotel booking, but it wasn't difficult to find one. The lady at Sir Francis Drake hotel was outside the building promoting it! We paid $30 per night for a fan room, with ensuite shower, tv and including wifi too. Unlimited drinking water was available all the time from the reception... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It doesn't look like much from the outside but it's actually pretty good. It's in a great location, the rooms are clean, and they clean them every day. The bathrooms are good and the showers fine. The beds are comfortable as are the pillows. Really can't complain about this place, especially for the price ($15/person but you can negotiate down).... More 

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My husband and I chose to stay here after seeing their sign for air conditioning. We were not expecting much but were very pleasantly surprised. We paid 50$ a night for a room with air conditioning and fans. The room was spacious, there were two twin beds (we just pushed them together), the bathroom was clean. The sheets and blankets... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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Sussex, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

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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