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Finch Bay Eco Hotel

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Barrio Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Corona del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Finch Bay offers a wonderful alternative to the live-aboard ship accommodation experience that proved to be perfect for my Mom and I on our recent visit to the Galapagos. They arranged excellent guided day tours on the island and provided fantastic support throughout our stay. The staff was incredibly kind and helpful and the accommodations were lovely.

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff at Finch Bay were terrific, attentive, engaging, and did their best to insure your stay was excellent. We enjoyed the pool, services at the bar, the restaurant and food, the room and view, the close ocean and sound of waves and sunrises. We did have a change in schedule but Finch Bay staff did everything to make it... More 

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Chesterfield.
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After cruising the Galapagos Islands a two night stay was a very welcome way to wind down at the completion of our holiday. The hotel is new and well appointed, our room was large and very well air conditioned, and on the balcony which overlooked the sea, there was a hammock to further add to the relaxing atmosphere of the... More 

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Catania, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this place during my honeymoon and I can say that the choice was absolutely perfect!!! The staff from the Sales office tailored a customized option for me and my wife and, once arrived there, everything was even better than I could expect... Amazing hotel, with extremely kind and professional staff, great food, and wonderful rooms! The hotel is... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back in 2007 (I checked off 2014, but it didn't go back before that!) I went on a Dream Trip to Ecuador and then out to The Galapagos. On our last full day in the Galapagos, we stayed at this resort, loved the pool, and service. Close to the water taxi. As I somehow knew that I'd meet a relative... More 

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Chelmsford, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is in a nice location on a peninsula, a very short ferry ride from the jetty at Puerto Ayora. The hotel also has its own boat to ferry you back and forwards, which is usually available. Having seen reviews of the place, I was looking forward to staying there. I agreed with a lot of what the reviews... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Finch Bay just for a few days - 3 or so - and enjoyed it. It's a lovely hotel, and we were in a garden view, which was just fine. The pool, frequented by herons and ducks - sits right on the bay with a sweet beach right in front of it, so there's plenty of ocean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Ecuador with my mom and sister in a group tour of the Galápagos hosted by Metropolitan Tours and had an amazing time. We went snorkeling with sea lions, turtles and land iguanas. Our guide, Mario, was amazing and told us many things about the wildlife and stories about the islands. The staff here is attentive, knowledgeable and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Blue Heron in the pool as you relax looking out over the hotel's private beach at your Pacific Ocean sunrise. Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast, lunch or dinner at the hotels restrutant as you prepare for a day of boating, snorkeling or hiking or maybe just relaxing under the clear evening sky. Not many nicer places to stay on a moderate... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Finch Bay Hotel was the perfect resting place after a busy boat tour of the Galapagos. The room was comfortable, the service friendly and the ambiance tranquil. We enjoyed lying by the pool or making the few steps to the private beach. It was my birthday celebration and on the last night at dinner the staff produced a cake,... More 

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