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Galapagos Best Home Stay

Barrio Escalesia, Calle Piqueros, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Ranked #4 of 33 Puerto Ayora B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great stay! The room was clean and spacy, and kevin was very accommodating and gave me a tour of the town with several recommendations for food, day trips, and things to do. Thanks for having me, Kevin. I will visit again in the future -Ryan

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is ideal if you are planning an independent trip and are trying to keep costs down. The rooms are spacious, pleasant and have lots of added extras eg free purified water, a sink, microwave and hotplates and a fridge. This is great if you want to avoid eating at restaurants the whole time. Kevin was great and was... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had a great experience at Galapagos Best Home Stay. Kevin is more than accomodating and has an encyclopeadic knowledge of the attractions on Santa Cruz. Rooms are spotless, beds are large and comfy and the shower is the best we have had in South America. Thanks for a fantastic stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I are mid 20s with moderate travel experience. We spent 23 days in South America staying in cheap hostels to fancier hotels. I have given this hostel a 5 star rating, not because it's as good as the 5 star luxury hotel located on the ocean with butler service..ect. But because it's a great value for the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed here one night but really enjoyed it -- clean, comfortable, quiet. The owner Kevin was a wealth of information about Galapagos and really helped me plan out my independent visit to the islands. Also, when they were booked for the following night, Kevin was kind enough to help me find alternate lodging nearby and gave the cab driver... More

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Marfa, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed for 7 nights back in May. It was everything that had been advertised. As promised Kevin gave us a guided tour of the town pointing out restaurants, tour agencies, ATMs, etc. and informing us of how things work on the island e.g. taxis, events, and sights. Kevin continued to be helpful the entire stay and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner, Kevin is a really nice guy and clearly enjoys what he does. Our travel plans changed various times but he was always able to communicate to us via email which was nice when you are frantically trying to find a place last minute then cancelling it again. We didn´t do the guided tour but I hear it is... More

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