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Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge

3.5 of 5 Avenida Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I have mixed feelings about Red Mangrove. Our room was on the ground level between the road and reception, the door opened directly on to the main pathway. It was spacious but received zero sunlight, so it always felt damp and the floor sticky. I rinsed a shirt in the shower and it was still damp two days later. We... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Me and my family used red mangrove Aventura lodge as a base hotel on our Charles Darwin discovery land based tour. Hotel is small but very clean. Food is basic but good and there is more than enough of it. I must mention hotels staff. I have been in many places during my travels but never met such a wonderfully... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Was unfortunately here only for one night at the end of a cruise - would have loved to have stayed longer. Lovely large room and bathroom, a huge comfortable bed was a nice change to a boat bunk bed! Best of all - the sea lion nesting lounge at the end of the deck was just meters from my front... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I'm not sure I understand the bad reviews. We just got back from a 6 day trip with Red Mangrove. We stayed on Santa Cruz and Isabela. Both hotels were lovely - nice clean rooms, lots of hot water, friendly staff and great drinks! The tour was wonderful. We ended up with a couple of tour guides as one got... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a great location and has great ammenities considering where you are. Food was good, not super fancy, but enough to fill your stomach after an adventure filled day. The day trips were great, lots of traveling to get there, but worth the drive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We just finished the 8-day/7-night Charles Darwin tour (although Charles himself gets scant attention!). The Red Mangrove people are nice and helpful. Property here and on Isabela both clean and nicely done. Be sure to go for the room upgrade or you could end up at a secondary property in each place (happened to a couple of our fellow tourists).... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stayed 2 nights here as part of a set tour. Our rooms were a decent size with decent beds, great a/c (which is needed in the "cool & dry" season that is 26C plus bad humidity!). Excellent bathroom, they provide hair dryer, shower towel, hand towel, soap, shower gel, & shampoo/conditioner. No face cloth at any hotel anywhere (even... More

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Winona Lake, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We booked the Darwin Experience package. Had a great time, but a lot of that was due to the people we met on the trip. The lodge was very nice and clean. Beds are a little hard, but not unbareable. The food (buffet) was at the best average. I would suggest not getting the meal plan for the dinners and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Our tour was 'Darwin's Footsteps.' Judging from other reviews my comments are not unusual, but perhaps a little more thorough. Nice hotel in Puerto Ayora, OK hotel on Isabella, but generally an unhappy experience as a tour operator. First the tour part: because that’s why everyone goes to the Galapagos Islands – to see the wildlife and immerse in the... More

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Sucorodas, Owner at Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are really sorry you did not enjoy our country and the beauty of the Galápagos Islands. Thank you for your comments, we really appreciate them and we are working day by day to provide the passenger the greatest experience. We have had checked all the information with our sales department, and we are also applying new policies... More

Saddle Brook, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our experience at Red Mangrove was ok. Elisabeth was very friendly and very helpful. So was the rest of the staff. The buffet was good and the view was very nice. Our first tour to see the tortoises in the wild and the lava tubes was great. The other tours including climbing the volcano, kayaking, and snorkeling were all enjoyable.... More

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Address: Avenida Charles Darwin, 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 — Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Red Mangrove Aventura Hotel Puerto Ayora
Hotel Red Mangrove Aventura
Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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