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Finch Bay Eco Hotel

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Barrio Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maarssen, The Netherlands
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120 reviews 120 reviews
82 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Finch Bay hotel for 3 nights, to relax after our Galapagos cruise. We had an Ocean View room, which is comfortable and has a nice terrace. The beds are very large and good and the bathroom is up to standard. It is a modern hotel, located just west of the town of Puerto Ayora and can... More 

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Burlington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here to take a break from the long travel time to Galapagos before going on a cruise. Pool and beach are nice. Dinner at the restaurant is good. Would stay here again if visiting Galapagos. Our room wasn't that nice but we were only in there to sleep. Spent most of our time at the pool, beach or on... More 

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UK
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210 reviews 210 reviews
37 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not keen on cruise ships so chose this option instead, going out on wonderful day trips. this means driving back to the main port each day but that was not a problem. I had a lovely room complete with hammock on the balcony to chill out; or you can sip cocktails at the bar. A short walk from... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I´m Santiago from Buenos Aires Argentina. 2 weeks ago (april 25/2015). I went for 5 days with my wife Daniela and Felicitas my 4 year old daugther. Tours are hard walking, and the sea is amazing, animals are best friends! Javier General Manager, Monica and Cesar and Pepito (restaurant staff) kindly nice people. The food and cheff is outstanding. Everybody... More 

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Roscoe, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the place to stay on Santa Cruz. We stayed here as part of an excursion to the Galapagos. The rooms are comfortable, the grounds are beautiful...the view from pool area is exceptional. Food in restaurant was delicious.

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Toronto
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To get to this hotel you need to take a water taxi. The hotel has two of these. They have a distinctive green awning and the hotel name is on the side of the boat. They are available hourly. If you do not want to wait, there are many other water taxis available.....60 cents for day trip, $1.00 for evening... More 

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Morristown, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you've ever thought about going to the Galápagos Islands-do it!! Be sure you stay at Finch Bay Eco Hotel!! The daily excursions were awesome! The food at Finch Bay was simply delicious! The staff was there to tend to every need! Our main guide Mario was so knowledgeable about the Islands and made sure everyone was enjoying each day!... More 

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Albany, New York
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this hotel through Trip Advisor...I was looking for a land-based hotel for Galapagos that had day excursions out to other island for snorkeling. We only had 5 days as an add-on to a trip to Ecuador. The staff was very helpful in customizing an all-inclusive trip that fit our schedule. There was someone to meet us at the... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights after researching options on Santa Cruz Island. Very happy with my choice. Hotel was in a nice area away from town (quick boat ride to Finch Bay). My room was small but cozy & comfortable with good working A/C and a nice bathroom. Food was very good--had dinners & breakfasts there as it was included in my... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We didn't stay at this hotel but always came to use their pool and to eat lunch. It is located a short taxi boat ride from Puerto Ayora, it has a gorgeous pool, great ocean view and the loveliest atmosphere. Their food is awesome! We loved it. We would consider actually staying there next time we visit.

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