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Katy, Texas
Reviewed August 17, 2016

My family spent two nights here and we loved our stay! The staff was incredibly helpful and friendly, the meals were all delicious and there was plenty offered and the grounds were great. My husband and I enjoyed the wifi and the kids loved swimming in the pool and playing fuseball whenever we returned from beach trips (which were quite...

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Arena B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review

Dear Marci Thank you for your comments and recommendations, we look forward to your next opportunity. We are happy that you had a nice vacation and stay at our Hotel. Best regards

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed April 19, 2016

After a week of diving in the Galapagos, on the Humboldt Explorer, 16 of us stayed in this hotel for one night. Although it is away from the sea front, it is very cheap to hop in a cab. Very clean, nice service, very large rooms, and great service

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Arena B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review

Dear Stanley Ireland It was a pleasure to have him at our facilities and we look forward to seeing you next time. Thanks for your comments and recommendations. Best regards

Fairfax County, Virginia
Reviewed January 10, 2016

We loved this hotel. The owner and his family were very nice, welcoming and made us really feel at home. The rooms were really nice and staff was great. BTW, we had a large party, and were in four different rooms so we saw a lot of the his property. I really liked the grounds, nice, brand new hot tub,...

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Arena B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review

Dear Mark Very gracious for their comments and recommendations, they like to have guests so dear. We are looking forward to the next opportunity. Best regards

Berthoud, Colorado
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Located far away from the limited "life" in town. Not a bad 10-15 minute walk downhill to town, but not fun in dark or if tired. Rooms very sparse (not like pictures) but bed very comfortable. Rooms clean but staff makes no effort to provide hospitality. There must be a better choice on this island.

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Arena B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review

Dear John M We are sorry we did not like the island of San Cristobal, everything is close by, it has spectacular places to visit, the people are very friendly, it is a quiet place to relax and enjoy nature and its endemic animals. Those who are lovers of peace enjoy the Hotel. Anyway your recommendations for the staff will...

wiltshire
Reviewed December 22, 2015

We stayed here for only one night - we had hoped to stay for 3. The room was nice and comfortable. The bedding and pillows were very clean and they provided everything you needed; toiletries, bug towels and a nice modern bathroom. The wifi was a bit hit and miss as we were some distance from reception area. However breakfast...

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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Reviewed December 20, 2015

After saying that we needed a good night sleep when we arrived, we was given a room far away from reception. There was music playing when we arrived at 5pm, and it did not stop until 4am. The noise was terrible, and at 00:30 I went to reception only to find it closed and no information on how to contact...

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Rafael C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review
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Queridos pasajeros, lamentamos mucho el incidente que ocurrió con OTROS PASAJEROS. El horario de recepción es desde las 07:00 hasta...

Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed April 1, 2015

Something of a mixed bag. The hotel is reasonably new, and the rooms are rather large and kept clean. It's a good ways back from the harbor/center and uphill … not so bad in the mornings/evenings, pretty hot in middle of the day (and not a scenic walk). Young fellow who checked us in was friendly and gave some good...

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Rafael C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review
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Estimado pasajero, en nombre de todo nuestro personal, agradecemos mucho su opinión. La haremos saber a los trabajadores y con...

Hillsboro, Oregon
Reviewed January 17, 2015

Very large clean rooms. Was a bit of a hike from the water, but used the $1 cabs when I was lazy. Breakfast was just ok but was included. Also had free wifi which worked pretty well. Our AC didn't work and for three days was not fixed - that is my only complaint about this hotel. Very nice staff.

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Rafael C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review
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Estimada cliente, muchas gracias por su opinión. Nos ayuda a mejorar nuestro servicio para que sea mejor cada día. Lamentamos...

California
Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is located in a quieter neighborhood yet easy to walk to the harbor area. Rooms are have ample space, nice beds, with very neat sheets and comfy pillows. The property is maintained very well. A pool and Jaccuzi to relax after tours. The owner's family members and Rafael have great customer service. Breakfast and other meals were delicious...

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Rafael C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review
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Estimada cliente, agradecemos mucho su opinión acerca de nuestro hotel. Para nosotros fue un placer servirle y atenderle. Esperamos que...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed December 26, 2014

Well, San Cristobal does not have too much to offer, nature is wonderful but moving around is not that easy, This hotel is up on one hill and 12-15 minutes on foot from the harbor, The rooms are big but that's all, hot water sometimes does not work, internet in exceedingly slow, breakfast is always the same and not that...

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Rafael C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su opinión estimado pasajero. Lamento cualquier inquietud que haya tenido. Por desgracia el internet en las Islas...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Concierge

Additional Information about The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca

Address: Av. Quito y Av. Tulcan | Av. Quito y Av. Tulcan, 180250, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > San Cristobal
Price Range: $89 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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“top floors have views of the sea”
 of 5 bubbles roamingjode, Dec 22, 2015 | Read review
“Wi Fi is only available on the lobby area, so if you get a room near it you MIGHT get a fair signal from the room. However, it is not guaranteed. Also, be careful if you have mobility restrictions as some rooms are acccessible only by a flight of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles JulianPrete, Dec 16, 2013 | Read review
“If you are going to stay in this hotel, get one of the rooms in the new addition. I heard that they are much nicer rooms than in the main part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles BrockF169, Nov 29, 2012 | Read review
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