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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
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2010

I had one of my best hotel experiences ever at the Finch Bay hotel. From the moment of being picked up at the airport - and beeing shown some great sights on the way to the hotel - to the way back to Quito three days later, I had a great stay thanks to equally great staff, very good food,... More 

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

Dear MariaE78, Thank you very much for your review, we are very glad to know you had a wonderful experience in the Enchanted Islands with us, it is a pitty you came just for 4 nights...too short for visiting this National Park.... Warm regards Xavier Burbano de Lara T. More 

Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2010

We combined a 4 day trip to GALAPAGOS With stays in QUITO AND CUENCA. Good mix of indian culture old SPANISH beautifully gilded churches and nature. The rooms of the hotel are spacious, although not all ocean view rooms truly see the ocean. good value for money though. nice beaqch and well organised tours.

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

Dear Jos046, I could not be more agree with you about the magic of this National Park, the Enchanted Islands are magical indeed. Thank you for your time writing this review, i am very glad to know we helped you a bit to enjoy the Galapagos Islands. As you describe Quito and Cuenca are beautiful cities in the highlands with... More 

Princeton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2010

Finch Bay is a gem! Tucked back away from the bustle of the harbor just a few minutes walk ..There you will find an attractive 2 story small hotel with a nice beach and pool as well! Very good service and delicious food which is gentle on the stomach..this is not always the case in Ecuador! Day trips from there... More 

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

Dear Chacha4820, YOU are a gem! thank you very much for your comments about us...we always think about you both, specially when we see the "foot pool" at the beach, thank you for such a great idea! I look forward to see you again here at Finch Bay Hotel. Warm Regards for you and George Xavier Burbano de Lara More 

Albany, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2010

My husband and I as well as another couple traveled to the Galapagos Islands this past April. We planned the trip a little last minute and decided to forgo the cruise option and stay on Santa Cruz Island and make day trips to other islands. We stayed at the Finch Bay for four nights and had a wonderful time. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Finch Bay. The location is superior to the other Santa Cruz Hotels which are all located in the busy and touristy port area. The Hotel yachts are excellent and they run a daily trip schedule to the nearby islands with snorkeling opportunities. The hotel has a good size pool and serves the best... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2010

We travel to surrender to new experiences, to get lost, to slow down. We travel to have our minds, and our hearts, and our perceptions of the world as we know it, turned inside out and upside down. Like a great love affair, we travel to become spellbound. This is what happened to me as soon as I set foot... More 

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Dominic_Hamilton, Public Relations Manager at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Moondancee63 - Many thanks for the poetry, the sentiments and the review. We enjoyed them all! Best wishes, The team at the Finch Bay Eco Hotel More 

Bergen
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

The service was excellent, and the management and the staff did everything making you feeling comfortable. I can recommend the meals, especially the breakfast table! You can get whatever you feel like eating!! The rooms were perfect with a hammock on the porch. Very charming! The location is quiet and has a relaxed and lovely atmosphere.

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Dominic_Hamilton, Public Relations Manager at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, Vybruun. We really appreciate you enjoyed our hotel and the time to let others know about it. Best wishes The team at the Finch Bay Eco Hotel More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

I'm not going to start describing the Galapagos because if you're reading this you already know how spectacular it is. That said, the Finch Bay resort was one of the most charming, accomodating and well-kept resorts I've ever stayed at, replete with great service in a third world environment. The staff there just can;t do enough for you from the... More 

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Morgan Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2010

All staff were very courteous and always wiling to assist. The room is clean and always kept tidy by the housekeepers. The restaurant and the food were superb. The excursion naturalists/guides were friendly and very knowledgeable of the islands.

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FinchBay, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of the Finch Bay Eco Hotel on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate hearing your comments and hope to improve our services on an on-going basis. More 

orinda
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2010

I traveled with my two children 10 and 13 and we all had a great time. Hotel staff were professional and helpful, Carlos the dining manager was superb and the outings organized by the hotel were excellent and efficient. Our guide Soto took much time exploring with us and answering everyone's question. Unexecpected positives: great location, nice pool, good quality... More 

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FinchBay, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of the Finch Bay Eco Hotel on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate hearing your comments and hope to improve our services on an on-going basis. More 

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