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Galapagos Best Home Stay

Barrio Escalesia, Calle Piqueros, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Ranked #3 of 33 Puerto Ayora B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
kht53 Colorado Springs, Colorado
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently stayed for 2 nights, in three rooms, in order for our family to scuba dive at Puerto Ayoro before our Galapagos cruise. Clean, comfortable, with A/C, big jugs of drinking water in the rooms, plenty of hot water for showers, towels, bed linens, kitchenettes in rooms. Rooms are on three floors, with stairs. As noted repeatedly below, Kevin... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean spacious rooms with a well equipped kitchen, but the best part of the hotel is the manager Kevin. We wanted to extend our stay at Galapagos Best, but when there wasn't space Kevin went to the trouble of finding us another place in town for one night at the same price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great find with a friendly and helpful opener, Kevin, great rooms with air con, kitchenette, free water and hot water showers! Only downside is its a bit of a walk but we took $1 taxis when we weren't up for it. Definitely recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful time staying here. It was a bit far from town but cab rides were about 1USD to anywhere in town. The place was clean and comfortable with a great host who ensured that I was settled in and oriented. highly recommended to anyone who visits galapagos on a budget

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for about 7 nights in a dorm with four beds. The rooms are very clean and there is a possibility to cook your own food if u with. But the best is the tranquil atmosphere and the friendly helpfulness of the manager Kevin.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kevin the owner was incredibly helpful (highly recommend the free tour he offers) and friendly. The rooms were great, AC, comfortable clean beds. Prices are decent for the quality of the rooms, and for the Galapagos Main inconvenient is the fact that there's a 15-20 minute walk to get to the center of the city. If that doesn't bother you... More

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Burgdorf, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I passed one night in a 4-bed dorm. There was a private bathroom and a small kitchen. The water was for free and all the rooms were clean. The wifi works not all the time. Kevin, the owner is a friendly and helpful person, he gave us a map of puerto ayora and asked again if we... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our time at Galapagos Best Home Stay. It is basic, but it had everything we needed. The room was very comfortable and the hosts patiently answered our questions. Thank you Kevin and Anna! We will stay there again the next time we are in Puerto Ayora.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great hostel within walking distance to Charles Darwin Ave and the Research Center. Kevin, the owner, is an old-school climber/mountaineer that took up scuba diving and has tons of advice and stories to offer. The rooms are clean and nice, definitely an excellent hostel to stay at for the great price!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely clean and spacious room in a lovely hostel with great staff. It's around a 15 minute walk from the city centre but it's nice to be away from the busy and tacky centre of Puerto Ayora. Highly recommended.

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

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
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ALL OF OUR ROOMS HAVE AIR CONDITIONING AND YOU WILL BE GLAD THAT WE DO! The Galapagos Best Home Stay is located in Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island Galapagos. Which is one of the main hubs to explore the Galapagos. We are proud to offer affordable prices unmatched by other hotels in the Galapagos Islands. With all new Modern accommodations that have Kitchenettes You will wake up refreshed and ready to go out and explore. ... more   less 

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