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Dublin, Ireland
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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,... More 

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Berthoud, Colorado
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95 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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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wiltshire
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392 reviews
139 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
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150 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

Columbia, Missouri
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642 reviews
104 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

Hillsboro, Oregon
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41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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... More 

California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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102 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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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... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This hotel was part of a package I prearranged so I was not aware of other choices. I was there for 3 nights and meals were included. It is not in the best location as I would have liked to be near the pier as there may have been more to do. The room was very nice and it is... More 

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Rafael C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I completely understand your concerns. Unfortunately our hotel is more for people who come in family to enjoy nature of the Galapagos Islands. I, like you, a Bed & Breakfast hotel would have been perfect for you. One for backpackers who come to drink beer and walk around the town. The food we offer in our hotel is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $71 - $103 (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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