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Finch Bay Eco Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Barrio Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed at the Finch Bay Eco Hotel with our 2 daughters ages 8 and 3 and had an excellent stay. The property was right on the beach which was great for the kids. It's also a family-friendly property and so my daughters quickly made friends with other kids and had a incredibly fun time keeping themselves busy with... More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonder experience at Finch Bay. We traveled as a family group of 8 people (youngest 8 years oldest 71). The Finch Bay staff (especially Tito) were warm, gracious, and always helpful, even to the children. Dinning was an easy fun experience and they accommodated our special requests on several occasions. The rooms were comfortable and the cleaning... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Finch Bay hotel is an incredibly beautiful hotel situated on a lovely beach. It has the EcoHotel feel (although we didn't really understand what was so Eco about it), and the service was exceptional. BE WARNED- the hotel is situated outside of the town. It is necessary to take a short water taxi ride and then a 10 min... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from a 7 night all inclusive stay at Finch Bay. We had four day-long tours on the Sea Lion. The accommodations were good and the staff were all excellent. If they could not help you, they found someone who could. Cesar, Pepe, and Joanna got to know our preferences and would bring us what we wanted... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our trip thru gate 1 travel 4 night package. 9 people in our group, upon arrival we were split up into 2 groups. 2 of our fellow travelers got to go on the sea lion boat and we were the sad sea finch. Pay attention!! Big difference for the same money. The boats are run by separate management... More

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Xavier B, General Manager at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review and for your feedback, we take your comment about the Sea Finch Yatch with the seriousness it deserves, as you requested you will get a 100% refund for the day trips aboard the Sea Finch, the yatch has a problem with one of the main engines and the shipowner is fixing... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After much consideration, we opted to base ourselves at Finch Bay for our 5 night trip to the Galapagos, and we have no regrets. The hotel is lovely and peaceful, the room was a decent size and I liked the little touches like the hammock and free reusable water bottles. The staff really stood out for their helpfulness and service,... More

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Xavier B, General Manager at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review and for sharing your experience in Galapagos with other travellers, all your comments are welcome and we are very happy to know you had a wonderful stay at Finch Bay Hotel. The Galapagos is a magical place indeed! Warm regards, Xavier Burbano de Lara T. More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Finch BayEco Hotel for three nights last month. It was wonderful. Located on the water, just outside of the main harbor area of Puerto Ayora, the facilities were terrific. The hotel is modern and well-kept with a pool, bar and restaurant area that are open and welcoming. Our room itself had an ocean view from the... More

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finchbayhotel, Gerente at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review and feedback, we are delighted to know you had a wonderful time in Galapagos staying with us. Right now we are working and investing in a new wifi system for our guests and we will be done with this project by the middle of september, a new antenna is on its... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful and simple. I learned how excessive our lives are by staying here. At first I thought what are we going to do without a TV, but then quickly realized that we were so busy that we didn't need a TV. By the time we got back to the hotel in the evenings we were ready for... More

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finchbayhotel, Gerente at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for many things: thank you for coming to Galapagos and choosing Finch Bay Hotel for your stay, thank you for your review and feedback, but thank you specially for sharing your deep thoughts and feelings. It is so difficult to be aware of ourselves all the time, aware of what we are, where we... More

Bedford, UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With heavy hearts we left our Galapagos cruise on the MV Santa Cruz and came to The Finch Bay Eco Hotel to get our land legs back. The rooms are simple and comfortable with great views over the pool and beyond to the sea. The food poolside is excellent. The restaurant does a full buffet breakfast and then an a... More

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Xavier B, Gerente at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your Galapagos Cruise aboard the MV Santa Cruz - i have been there many times and loved it as well- and of course we are very happy to know you were able to rest and relax at Finch Bay Hotel, this is the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 10 days at this beautiful hotel. We found the service to be exceptional and all the staff were very responsive to any needs. If we could give six stars we would. Carlos was an absolute gem! Within an evening he knew all our names and took such exceptional care of us. My son was feeling ill one... More

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Xavier B, Gerente at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you very much for your review. it was a pleasure to meet you and we miss you already, we are delighted to know you had a nice stay at Finch Bay Hotel. It is always sad to leave such a wonderful and unique place like the Galapagos Islands but i am sure you have many beautiful memories... More

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Address: Barrio Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Finch Bay Eco Hotel 3.5*
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Hotel Finch Bay Eco
Finch Bay Eco Puerto Ayora
Finch Bay Eco Hotel Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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The award-winning hotel enjoys a peaceful and magical beachfront location in Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island. The 21 Garden View-room and 6 Ocean View suite hotel makes the ideal base for exploring the natural diversity and attractions of the island – including Tortuga Bay beach – and for taking day-trips to nearby islands, aboard its own, specialized yachts. The hotel also implements best practices in sustainable tourism. ... more   less 
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