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Galapagos Best Home Stay

Barrio Escalesia, Calle Piqueros, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Ranked #5 of 38 Puerto Ayora B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at this hostel twice - either side of a cruise that was the primary purpose of our visit to the Galápagos Islands. We were very disappointed on our arrival (on the first day of our trip) to find that our booking had been given to someone who was part of a large group that had arrived a day... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I (with 2 teens) stayed here in June 2014. The owner has a great personality and gives a useful 30 minute tour of downtown Puerto Ayora when you arrive. Location of the hotel is good, with a 15 minute walk to the center. Would denitely stay here again.

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Seattle, WA
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153 reviews 153 reviews
40 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed here for about a week during our visit to the Galapagos. The staff was warm and accommodating. The rooms were clean and nicely furnished. We did have one issue where the water tank was overfilled (not their fault - it was the water truck driver's mistake) that resulted in our room being flooded. The staff was all over... More

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Catania, Italy
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have been staying there for about a week and I believe it was a great quality/price deal, perhaps the best you can find across the Galapagos (which are far more expensive than Ecuador inland overall). I never take the time to write review and I didn't even have a personal account in Trip Advisor before now. Yet, when I... More

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Gringo Kevin, thanks for your personalize tour of Puerto Ayora waterfront area and many excellent tips. I stayed about week and half and had very positive experiences. In fact, very good accommodation and price! Felt like home away from home feeling. He was very understanding and flexible with the reservation. He would return your money if your plan changed while... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My correspondence with Kevin was good. No language problems since he is from USA. He was prompt in his replies and provided detailed instructions on getting from the airport to the B&B. After checking in, he gave us a personalize tour around town pinpointing good places to eat and shop, have laundry done, places to visit and how to get... More

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Los Angeles, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
30 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If I owned a hostel I wish I could run it as well as Kevin and his lovely wife. As everyone has mentioned, exceptional rooms, a kitchenette, AC, the place is clean and spotless. There is nothing that is missed. "Please don't use my white towels on the beach, I will give you a beach towel". He emailed me a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I was staying at Galapagos best home stay for few days, And I would love to say it was a very pleasant stay‼ The owner Kevin is very helpful,he would take you to quick city tour to show you where to go,or where to find internet cafe with better connection ...etc if he isn't busy checking people in. Without his... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This hostel, while not centrally located in Puerto Ayora, is a great spot. It's clean, airy, comes with loads of extras (drinking water, kitchenette, A/C, on site travel guide [Kevin]) all at very reasonable rates. Walking to the center of town or taking a taxi was no problem at any time of the day or night. The owner, an American... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

very friendly staff, a free walking-tour through the town with kevin, free drinking-water, clean rooms, warm shower, big kitchen etc. everything was perfect!!! had a awesome vacation on the galapagos islands!

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Address: Barrio Escalesia, Calle Piqueros, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
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