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Hotel Solymar

3.0 of 5 Ave. Charles Darwin | Thomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 00000, Ecuador
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Naperville, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up staying at the Hotel Solymar unexpectedly while on a Galapagos cruise. The hotel is located on the water near the center of town. It is within walking distance of the Darwin Center and the local shops. The room was smallish and overlooked the bar area. The view was nice but it did get a little noisy in... More 

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Prado, BA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

we stayed in rooms with very nice ocean view. it's expensive and the rooms are not big but the location is perfect, you can walk everywhere easily. the food is also very good and the staff friendly and attentive.

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Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The hotel has an excellent location in the middle of town and from there you can walk everywhere. The rooms are nice and modern but not very big, the view is beautiful and the staff was very nice. You can move around Puerto Ayora easily from this hotel without the need for car or taxi, it is very convenient.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

In the heart of Porto Ayora, we stayed in the building with the ocean view. Yes, it is pricey, but some of our fondest memory imprints are the evenings views from the balcony. Good breakfast and we cannot complain about the staff. They were helpful when we needed them.

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Placerville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

July 2014: This was my 4th visit. I have recommended staying here to others and they were also very happy. Location make access to anything it this fun town easy; $1 taxi ride or easy walking distance great dining, shopping, town square, docks, Darwin Center and local activities like yoga andZoomba... join the locals it is great ! .. The... More 

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New York
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

you pay mostly for the view of the bay, which is better than their sister property across the street (isla sol) since you have a balcony, but in retrospect, wasn't really worth the extra money. great location in the middle of town. rooms were simple and bed was comfortable. we got a free upgrade to a room here as the... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

On a recent trip to Galapagos, we stayed at Hotel Solymar in the Mar section. There are 3 room types, ocean/beach view, street view, and building view. Unless you want to spend notable amount of time lounging in your hotel room (in Galapagos, why?), I would recommend the building view as it is the cheapest. The hotel is a great... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I deliberately took the cheaper option to stay on the opposite side of the street (Isla Sol) which still remains quite pricey but fine I knew it before going there. Postive : The personnel is great, friendly and helpful. The location could not be better, walking distance from everything (Puerto Ayora is small anyway but still), nice choice of breakfast... More 

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Staten Island, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed at Hotel Solymar. We had a room in the building across the street, not ocean view. The room was spacious clean and well equipped. The hotel is in a great spot. You can easily walk to restaurants and shops. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely recommend this hotel and would be happy to return there.

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Long Island, New York
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed here for part of our honeymoon and its as excellent. Every part of it. The rooms were spotless & big. The breakfast was great. The dinner was excellent. All the food was fresh. The workers were helpful & attentive. Jimmy, the manager, went more than out of his way to help us with a camera issue that would... More 

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Address: Ave. Charles Darwin | Thomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 00000, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Solymar 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Solymar Hotel Puerto Ayora
Hotel Solymar Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

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