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“Very nice B&B, but a bit pricey” 4 of 5 stars
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Suites del Sol
Lobo Marino e Isla Ducan (Barrio Alborada), Puerto Ayora EC200350, Ecuador   |  
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“Very nice B&B, but a bit pricey”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We stayed at Suites Del Sol for 3 nights on our trip to Galapagos. I was a bit unsure about staying here due to the lack of reviews, but the B&B turned out very nice although not without a price tag. The B&B is owned by the same family as Restaurant Hernan and it is where you have breakfast every morning which was included in the price. The pictures that are posted on their website is exactly what the hotel looks like. It has 6 accommodations, but I don't think there was anybody else who stayed there other than us. Our room was very nice with comfortable king-size bed, big screen TV, good AC. The whole place looked either newly remodeled or newly built. Somebody from the B&B met us at the airport which added a nice touch. The owner, Cecilia, is beyond nice and is very accommodating, and even prepared breakfast for us on the day we were leaving at 6 in the morning!

Although the place is nice, we thought it's quite expensive for what you get. After tax we paid about $100 per night. As we learned later on, there are lots of other options on the island for less than half the price and with the quality of rooms that may not be equal, but compares fairly closely. On our way back home, we did stay at a different hotel and were quite happy with it for only 40 bucks. In retrospect, we would have stayed in a cheaper hotel the whole time had we learned about it earlier.

Suites Del Sol is located about 10 min walking from the main street, which may or may not be a drawback. We actually liked the walk because it gave us the opportunity to walk off all the pina coladas we had, but for some people it may not be as desirable. Either way, you can easily grab a taxi for a buck to drive you there.

There were a couple of other kinks that had to be worked out when we arrived: hot water wasn't hot, which got fixed after a quick phone call. Our AC remote control wasn't working due to bad batteries - this we fixed ourselves since we had some batteries with us. WiFi was free but was pretty slow most of the time but I guess that was the case in most places on the island.

Room Tip: Room 6 was the matrimonial suite and was quite nice!
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: Lobo Marino e Isla Ducan (Barrio Alborada), Puerto Ayora EC200350, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
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Ranked #7 of 45 Specialty Lodging in Puerto Ayora
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Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In Puerto Ayora, Suites del Sol is located in a residential area at Duncan Street and Lobo Marino, Alborada Neighborhood; besides being located close to the road that takes us to the beautiful Turtle Beach of Bay. Characteristics of Suites del Sol.- Suites del Sol has elegant and cozy apartments and suites that are totally equipped. The daily breakfast has no cost and it is served in the Restaurant Café Hernan and the last day before you departure the breakfast will be served in the courtyard of the building. Smoking is not allowed in this establishment. ROOMSSuites del Sol has 6 rooms each with its respective terrace from where you may appreciate the city and the top part of the island. On the second floor, the rooms have balconies; the courtyard has a small Native Garden of Galapagos that provides a comfortable environment. The rooms count TVs (with cable) and also have air conditioner and articles for personal hygiene that are totally for free. The access to all rooms is made through the principal door and the stairs. In addition, the guest has his key to enter the principal door, as everything is completely enclosed for privacy and security. Coffee service is offered for guests that desire and has no cost. ... more   less 
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