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Finch Bay Eco Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Barrio Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Heathcote, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As part of a Gate 1 tour, we stayed three nights at this hotel. The location is stunning and the atmosphere so relaxing. Our room was smallish, but has everything we needed -no TV! Our side there was a balcony with a hammock, and at beach level, there were lots of comfy chairs, a bar, pool and never ending coffee... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your informative review of our hotel. It was a pleasure to have been able to host you. Your warm compliments about our location, meals and activities and overall ambience was certainly encouraging. We hope that we can host you and the rest of your group again soon. Our team looks forward to welcoming you back.... More

Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the place you would love to get away and unwind. Exquisite privacy in every way. People, the surroundings, the beach , the pool. Very romantic. Heart warming, breath taking. For exceed value for money. Recommend any day. Worth the savings :-)

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for your lovely review. We appreciate your positive review and hope to welcome you back to paradise very soon! Warm regards, Xavier Burbano de Lara T. More

Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for coming to Galapagos and choosing Finch Bay Hotel for your stay, we love to read your review and realize we helped a bit with your Galapagos dream trip... the Finch Bay way! It was a pleasure to meet you and your family, congratulations for your beautiful children. Our location is a blessing and... More

new york
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review and for being so generous with us, it was our pleasure to meet you and be helpful during your stay, we miss you all, specially the young fisherman, our Hero! We look forward to see you again, please say hi to your family. Warm regards, Xavier Burbano de Lara T. More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Xavier B, General Manager at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your holidays and your stay at Finch Bay Hotel. We appreciate all what you share with us and other travellers, i am sorry if we were not black and white explaining to you why we are an eco-hotel but we have guestbooks in every room... More

Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Xavier B, General Manager at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for your kind review and feedback, we appreciate it very much. Cesar, Pepe, Johanna, the whole staff and me send our best regards to you and your husband. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your trip to Galapagos, as you cited the tours keep a very nice balance, the... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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

Berkshires
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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

San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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

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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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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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