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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 today
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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 3 days ago NEW 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 4 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week 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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kevin is running a fantastic hostel which I would recommend to anyone. Although a 15-20 minute walk from the harbour, it makes it a perfect place to relax without hearing cars or other movements. There are just no problems too big for Kevin, he´s kind, helpful and gives a simple but brilliant free tour of the city. The rooms are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted with a nice "Welcome to Best Home Stay" up on arrival. Kevin is organised and structured, but there is always room for improvisation. The tour of the town by Kevin was very helpful and it ended up being very useful knowing where to eat for 6 to 12 dollars. The room was clean and spacious and the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 week. Really is the best homestay in Galapagos. Kevin the host is very helpful and a genuine person. The free tour of town on arrival is helpful. Rooms are spotless and spacious. Even the dorms have plenty of room. Its a little bit away from the Town centre compared to most other places. About 15 minutes walk... 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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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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