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Hostal Insular

Gaviotin y Tero Real, Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an OK place to stay. Rooms are clean, AC in the room, beds are OK, location is OK, but some of its employees are unrespectful. During my stay an employee of the place came knocking on my door heavily at 19:30. I was taking a shower and I had to get out to see what's going on. It... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here. We paid 35$/night for a double room (June 2016, low season, hotel was almost completely empty). The lady at the reception (who seemed to be the manager) was very friendly! The room while small was very clean and nice. Shower/bathroom too. Shower worked very well. Wifi was ok, good signal also in the rooms. Aircon... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

For $18 a night for a private room with a double bed, private bathroom, wifi in the room and AC it is a real bargain for the Galápagos! It's clean and they have free water too and the family staff are friendly. They had the best showers too I found in the Galápagos, hot and powerful. All in all, a... More 

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Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

a cozy place to go with family , quiet, comfortable , clean and especially serca everywhere ; has a well equipped kitchen to prepare food , it has wifi throughout the hotel. in short a nice place ....

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

If ou are in Isabela, stay on Insular. Excellent hotel, nice clean private rooms, with hot shower and air conditioning and WORKING wi-fi (yeeey!!), in Puerto Villamil center. The staff is very friendly and there´s a lady that can make our laundry for a few bucks in there. I strongly recommend this hostel! =)

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London, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We stayed here for 7 nights in January 2014 as part of a 3-week tour of the Galapagos Islands. It's a $25pp a night place popular with backpackers, for this we got a comfortable double bed in a smallish room on the first floor at the front with a fridge, working a/c, tv and a bedside lamp. There was an... More 

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Hostal_Insular, Gerente at Hostal Insular, responded to this review

Dear SakaraG_12 . We thank you for your feedback made ​​our Hostal Insular , constructive criticism help us improve , as our idea is to make our guests feel like at home. Regard to the bathroom I tell him , unfortunately on this beautiful island there are seasons in which the service brackish usually get a little more salt than... More 

Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

DO NOT RISK STAYING HERE AND HAVING ANY OF YOUR TIME WASTED!!! THERE ARE MUCH BETTER PLACES TO GO!!!! WE WERE KICKED INTO THE STREETS WHEN MORE MONEY WAS AN OPTION FOR THEM!!! We started our first day here and paid $20. we found a much better place immediately.We made reservations for our last 2 days in paradise here, due... More 

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I was quoted $40 for a double room for two people. The room was on the top floor, across from a noisy bar that kept us awake all night on the weekend. The room was clean, but small and the shower had hot water, that was not properly regulated. You had to work not to get scalded if you turned... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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112 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I thought this was great value. I booked directly with the hostel and paid $20 for a single room. Had a bit of an issue paying the deposit and ended up mailing a $20 bill - it all worked out and their pre arrival emails were great. It was good value and i had a choice of room on arrival.... More 

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I spend 3 nights in this hotel. Clean rooms with air and hot water - which I never used. Very friendly and helpful at the reception. Breakfast can be arranged if desirred. Decent price for what you get - recommended.

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Additional Information about Hostal Insular

Address: Gaviotin y Tero Real, Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Isabela > Puerto Villamil
Price Range: $52 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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Hostal Insular Galapagos Islands/Isabela, Ecuador
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