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Hotel Solymar

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Ave. Charles Darwin | Thomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 00000, Ecuador
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Palo Alto, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed here on our last night of a recent trip to the Galápagos just because we had an extra day to kill after our tour, and we were able to get a free night with reward points. It was perfect for our last day: They have a beautiful pool with a spectacular view, it was close... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 3 nights in this beautiful hotel and I loved every minute of it. The location is wonderful, near the sea and very close to the fish market , so you can see all the time pelicans and other beautiful birds flying by . The owner, Renato, is amazing. He takes care of each of his guests and does... More 

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Lenexa, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Solymar in mid-February of this year and it was an amazing experience. The location is phenomenal -- you are in easy walking distance from the best shops and restaurants that Puerto Ayora has to offer. (Don't miss the couple selling their handmade infused chocolates each evening to the delight of all passersby. They are steps from... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant 2 nights stay at Isla Sol, an extension of Solymar on the other side of the street - the pool and restaurant are at Solymar. The location is perfect - not far away from the pier, close to shops, restaurants and the fish market - a show in itself! The room was nice and comfortable,... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stayed at Solymar 2 nights last month, after spending 8 nights on board of Reina Silva. Great location and friendly service. Easy to walk anywhere in town from the hotel. Little pricey but worth it. I would highly recommend this place.

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New York City, New York
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I stayed at this hotel twice and both times we had an amazing experience. Everything from rooms, friendly stuff, service they deliver to food and amenities was great. We loved it. The manager of the hotel, Renato de Perez is just amazing and what every hotel manager should be: friendly, professional, always with a solution. Plus this hotel is centrally... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Simply put, amazing. We did 6 days of tours organized through the hotel paired up with Iguana Crossing Hotel in Isabella for 3, then returned for 2 more after. 3-25 to 3-28 Solymar 3-29 to 4-1 Iguana Crossing (also awesome, but rough boat ride over, try to sit on the top) 4-1 to 4-3 Solymar. This schedule got changed a... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Viewed 3 different hotels prior to booking Solymar. Finch Bay is the most beautiful but you have to take a boat and walk a long distance with your luggage along a boardwalk to get to hotel, Aventura in the mangroves does not have any kind of a view from rooms- just restaurant. Solymar was our pick for relaxation, convenience, a... More 

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HotelSolymar, Owner at Hotel Solymar, responded to this review

Dear Bcr8tv, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your feedback and have taken steps to insure that guest service is our top priority by limiting the hours that employees and owners alike are present in hotel's social areas. Our breakfast buffet is freshened thoughout the morning with careful focus on keeping cold food chilled... More 

Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Hotel Solymar is one of the best if not the best hotel on Santa Cruz. There are iguanas, crabs and seals always out back by the pool. The hotel is located right in the middle of town so you are able to walk to the restaurants and the boat dock (if you want to take day trips to other islands).... More 

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HotelSolymar, Owner at Hotel Solymar, responded to this review

Dear Tesssa91, Thank you for your review, we are so delighted that you enjoyed your experience! Our oceanfront patio is a wonderful spot to engage with Galapago's natural wildlife, especially when a Blue-footed Boobie stops by! The fisherman's wharf is a great spot to get photos of daily life in Puerto Ayora, the fisherman and their wives coexisting along side... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stayed here recently for 2 nights across the street (Hotel Islasol), 2 nights at Hotel Solymar and one night elsewhere (booked late, but good experience to move around and see many different hotels!). Here is the good: - Great, friendly people and staff - the extra fee to have someone meet us at the airport and take care of our... More 

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