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Finch Bay Eco Hotel

3.5 of 5 Barrio Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We didn't realize that we wanted to get off the boat until we got off. And were we ever lucky that we chose to spend 2 nights at Finch Bay to decompress. The food on the boat was goood, not great; the food at Finch Bay was superb. The ceviche mixto, the tuna, the amazing breakfasts, the beautiful path leading... More 

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

Dear Chipperbunny, Thank you very much for your lovely review and for sharing your experience with other travelers, there are pros and cons in a cruise ship and it is the same if you choose a land based option, in my opinion what you did is the perfect mix : some days aboard and some others in a hotel, i... More 

Florence, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the Galapagos was on our Bucket List and we went in February 2015 for 8 days. We stayed at the Finch Bay Inn Eco Hotel and it was marvelous. It has no TV, limited internet and lots of peace and quiet. The staff could not have been nicer. Many do not communicate in English very well, but that did... More 

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

Dear gloria1967, Thank you very much for your review and for your feedback, both are very much appreciated, thank you for coming to Galapagos and for choosing Finch Bay Hotel for your stay, we are very happy to know your experience was marvelous, if you are looking for peace and quiet, this is the place for you, but at the... More 

Wilburton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit was everything we could have wanted. The staff (Val the guide, PePe resturant and bar, and Carlos) to name a few made our trip exceptional. Val ,our guide, has to be one of their biggest assets with his knowledge, compasion, patience, and zest for his job. We were with him for 5 days and he never got tired... More 

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

Dear vicall2, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and for sharing your experience with other travelers, we are delighted to know you had an exceptional trip, it is always sad to leave a place like Galapagos, the Enchanted Islands, we look forward to see you again, you will be always welcome here. Kind regards,... More 

stamford ct
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice relaxing hotel. A perfect spot for those of us who do not want to sleep on a boat. the rooms were nice albeit not great. The food was quite good but the highlight was returning to the hotel after visiting one of the islands. It was exceeding comfortable sitting around the pool/lobby area/bar with a friendly group.... More 

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

Dear rocket41, Thank you very much for your review, we are delighted to know your experience was really nice and comfortable, thank you for coming to Galapagos and for staying with us, Finch Bay is a very relaxing hotel but we do offer many activities as day trips to nearby islands, scuva dive excursions, hikes, kayak rides, etc. Best regards,... More 

Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is said that Zen is being fully in the moment and appreciating one's exact wonderful place in the universe. After a few days at the Finch Bay, I felt Zen. The level of care and attention to detail by the FB staff starts as soon as you get through baggage inspection at Baltra Airport. For a fee, someone is... More 

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

Dear Hikers2010, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review, i have read it many times and i love it !!! It is very difficult to be aware all the time about where we are, who we are, etc. And it is overwhelming when we can reach that state of mind at least for one second,... More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family's experience in the Galapagos this January was unforgettable. It was memorable from start to finish. It was always very relaxing to return to the Finch Bay after our all day excursions to witness life in the Galapagos. The food was great, people were so nice and our guide Valentino was friendly, informative and agile in adjusting the tours.... More 

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

Dear Jamie E, Thank you very much for your review, we are so happy to know your family´s experience in Galapagos was unforgettable, we want you to know that you and your family are unforgettable for us, thank you very much for coming and staying with us, we look forward to meet you all in the near future. Warm regards,... More 

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Galápagos Islands were amazing in so many ways; The landscapes, the animals, the sunsets! The Finch Bay Hotel was tucked away and charming, with an accommodating and entertaining staff, and the meals were edible works of art. You have to take a boat (shuttle) from the town to the hotel, but it only adds to the hotel's allure. Monica,... More 

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

Staying in the Fynch Bay implies your will be away from the busy center of Puerto Ayora, that you have to take a boat to go in and out but you will be completely rewarded for this. The hotel is located alongside a very nice beach in a very peaceful location. Rooms with sea view are good each one with... More 

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North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband and I stayed her for 4 days and we thought the location was great and the food and service were very good. There were WAY too many kids. We could hear the children next door to us crying at all hours as well as every step they took. I would not recommend this place for a quiet couples'... 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 writing your review, for coming to the Galapagos Islands and for staying with us, it is very nice to read your comments about our location, food and service, we are glad to know you liked it all and we hope your whole experience was great. Regarding your comments about the children and families... More 

Sugar Land, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were here with a tour group so even though we did not stay here by choice, upon arrival, we were very glad this was our hotel. Yes, it takes a little work to get there - first you fly onto a small island. Then you take a boat for a short ride to Santa Cruz, then travel by bus... 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 lovely review, thank you for sharing your Galapagos experience with us and other travelers, we are very happy to know you enjoyed your holidays and we look forward to see you again. Warm regards, Xavier Burbano de Lara T. 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*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hotel Finch Bay Eco
Finch Bay Eco Puerto Ayora
Finch Bay Eco Hotel Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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