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“OK for the money” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Mar Azul
Av. Alsacio Northia y Esmeraldas | Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador   |  
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Netherlands
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“OK for the money”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This is indeed a 2 star hotel so expect 2 star amenities. Paid $65 per night per room. Rooms are OK size wise but very basic, almost back to student days. Small (Sat) TV, fan, airco. Bathroom also very basic. Breakfast is included but at a cafe nearby (good food when you get there). Free wireless in front lobby. No English. Handy for airport ( 5 mins) and town (5 mins).

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Boulder, CO
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Very clean and comfortable. 5 minute walk to airport or to the waterfront shops and restaurants. We paid $40 with AC and fan (a must in Galapagos). Good wifi in lobby. Electric hot water shower with good water pressure..

Room Tip: Rooms away from the street are very quiet. A few front the street and can be noisy.
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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41 hotel reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

We booked this property via a reputable agent before starting our cruise in from San Cristobal. I needed to choose a property that was more affordable and I had read the review for this hotel in the Lonely Planet. I had previously tried to reserve a room via email, but did not hear back from the owners.

The property was being promoted as being a 2-3 star rating. I paid 70 USD for this hotel through the agent for 3 people, and that did not include breakfast. The room was dirty and had not been cleaned in a long time. The shower was equipped with an electric heater, and was not sufficient. The bathroom was also not clean. The only positive point I have to say about this place is that the air conditioning did work. The owners were also not very friendly.

Room Tip: If you are not going to reserve a more expensive property, negotiate when arriving on the islands
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  • Stayed November 2010, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Mar Azul

Address: Av. Alsacio Northia y Esmeraldas | Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > San Cristobal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 15 Specialty Lodging in San Cristobal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Hotel Mar Azul San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

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