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Galapagos Eco Friendly

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Princeton, New Jersey
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 6 nights here in a very clean, comfortable and well equipped room. Good wi-fi, AC, great bed. The staff was very helpful in connecting us to two of the best tours we had during our islands' stay: Espanola and Kicker Rock/Cerro Brujo. It is not easy to get a day trip to Espanola but the owner did in... More 

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Vancouver
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We (family of 3) stayed at the Ecolodge for seven nights last March, and can wholeheartedly recommend it. It was comfortable, clean, quiet and Harry and his wife went above and beyond to ensure our stay was excellent. (Harry was away for most of our stay, but his wife took very good care of us). Breakfasts, as everyone mentions, are... More 

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Harry J, Owner at Galapagos Eco Friendly, responded to this review

Lucrecia and I were absolutely delighted to hear from you and appreciate your glowing review. We enjoyed having you with us for an entire week and getting to know all of you. It was certainly our pleasure to provide guidance on all the best things to do and getting feedback that all the tours were well-organized and worthwhile experiences helps... More 

Zermatt, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

spent 3 nights @ eco lodge before heading to a dive trip. superfriendly staff, beautiful rooms, excellent breakfast on the rooftop with a stunning view. harry jimenez, the owner of the place, does know the islands like nobody else. he has more than 6000 dives and still works as a tourguide if time permits. so if you have any questions... More 

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Galapagosecolodge, Owner at Galapagos Eco Friendly, responded to this review

Though I say it often, it bears repeating, there's nothing that I love more than sharing my knowledge and love of Galapagos with my guests, especially those such as you who have such a penchant for learning! It was truly our pleasure to be your hosts and we hope that your entire trip was memorable. I've no doubt that your... More 

Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for three nights before my Galapagos cruise. The rooms were very clean and the owner was very friendly and helpful. The downstairs courtyard is great for kids. There are hammocks and a hot tub. I would highly recommend it!!

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Harry J, Owner at Galapagos Eco Friendly, responded to this review

It was a delight having you with us. Since you stayed at Galapagos Eco Friendly for several nights we had a real chance to get to know you and introduce you to San Cristobal and its special visitor places that many Galapagos visitors never get a chance to see. We hope that your cruise was marvelous too and that your... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Our family of four adults and two seven year old twins spent four nights in three clean, cheerfully decorated rooms overlooking the garden. Harry and his family were very friendly and helpful in answering our questions and offering ideas on what to see. Complementary taxi from and to the airport were provided! The twins used the boogie boards and enjoyed... More 

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Galapagosecolodge, Owner at Galapagos Eco Friendly, responded to this review

After being away working on a cruise ship for a few days, I arrived home to your glowing review. It means everything to my whole family that you enjoyed your stay and that each of us could contribute in our own way. The review is especially timely because just yesterday we introduced an entirely new website the emphasis of which... More 

London
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190 reviews
117 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We spent six nights here. We had a lovely twin room. Decent size with a good sized bathroom and lots of hot water. I liked the warm coloured walls which made it homely and welcoming. I was very impressed by the excellent use of space e.g lots of shelving in the bathroom and space under the wardrobe to put luggage.... More 

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Galapagosecolodge, Owner at Galapagos Eco Friendly, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and sharing your experience with others on TripAdvisor. Having you here for nearly a week makes us feel like we are family, enough so that we hope you have the opportunity to return and visit us again. I especially want to mention your thoughtful decision to explore Galapagos by land instead of on a cruise... More 

Cottonwood, United States
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

They arranged the tours on San Cristobal and picked us up at the airport. Our guide (George) was very informative and spent 2 days with us. We liked the location, very clean, breakfast was included. They served fresh fruit and depending on the day french toast, eggs on two days, coffee, tea and juice. The dining area is on the... More 

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1 Thank Jean O
Galapagosecolodge, Owner at Galapagos Eco Friendly, responded to this review

We appreciate so much your review of the hotel. I'm especially gratified to get the feedback that my friend and fellow-guide George was helpful and informative, giving you a memorable introduction to our beautiful Galapagos Islands. When I'm not personally available, I make it my mission to find highly experienced, knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides for all of my guests. Lucrecia... More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Only negative was distance from town as it was on top of the hill. Only a few minute walk from town and even quicker if used the bike to get down. Can get a taxi back up for $1 or $1.50 depending on exact location and taxi driver. 눇The rooms were very comfortable and had flat screen TV (although only... More 

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Galapagosecolodge, Owner at Galapagos Eco Friendly, responded to this review

It's great to hear from you and get your feedback on your stay with us, especially your note to how easy it is to fly down the hill by bike or taxi to the heart of town. As you know, the hotel is located within our family's private enclave, where we are blessed with great privacy, quiet, absolute safety and,... More 

Gallup, New Mexico
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

I recently visited the Galapagos Islands, and had the extreme pleasure of having Harry Jimenez as a guide during my stay. Harry, who runs Galapagos Eco-Friendly with his wife Lucrecia, grew up in the Islands, and his passion and knowledge are unsurpassed. Harry personally sees to all the needs of his guests, and is great with kids and adults alike;... More 

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Harry J, Owner at Galapagos Eco Friendly, responded to this review

It should be easy to respond to a review that's as wonderful as yours, but words fail me! You are so kind to share your truly supportive and happy response to your visit with us. The best thing in life for me is to introduce appreciative people such as yourself to our island paradise. That you gave me the opportunity... More 

Harrison, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

This family run hotel exceeded my expectations.Harry & Lucrecia were wonderful hosts.The place was spotless,great staff & the Breafast on the top floor with the great view was the best.The fruit juice was the best I've ever had.If you had any needs,they were met with this down to earth couple.

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Galapagosecolodge, Owner at Galapagos Eco Friendly, responded to this review

It was just wonderful to hear from you again and to learn that your time with us was so satisfying. We hope all of your trip was equally fabulous and that you traveled home safely with wonderful memories of not only the hotel, but all of your Galapagos journey. Maybe some day you will be able to visit us again.... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Galapagos Luxury, Ecological Integrity" - These are the words that best describe Galapagos Eco Friendly. A family-run hotel and bed and breakfast in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island, we are dedicated to being environmentally friendly and to ecological sustainability, and pride ourselves on our consistently high level of personal service. We are certified as an eco-tourism destination by the Galapagos Ministry of Tourism and a Green Leader with TripAdvisor. Guests from around the world enjoy combining the services of a personalized boutique hotel with all the comforts and luxurious amenities of home. Located on a hill with a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean and sunset, we are just moments from the harbor and center of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the provincial capital of the Galapagos Islands. Our owner, Harry Jimenez, is a guide certified by the Galapagos National Park Service and will personally help you arrange your tours and excursions to some of the most important, scenic and dramatic visitor and tour sites in the Galapagos - indeed, anywhere in the world. Be sure to visit Harry's personal and extensive blog for an introduction to the wonders of our Galapagos Islands paradise and to help you plan your trip of a lifetime. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galapagos Eco Friendly

Address: Av. 12 de Febrero and Jaime Roldos | San Cristobal Island, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno EC200150, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > San Cristobal > Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Price Range: $73 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Galapagos Eco Friendly 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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