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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I took our 3 kids on a trip to the Galápagos Islands and had to decide between going on a cruise or staying on land and doing daily excursions. Because of a number of reasons, including having sons that are 6'7" and 6'8", we decided that the ship idea wouldn't be the best. We are glad we... More 

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BelenT29, Guest Relations Manager at Galapagos Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Evan- You win the award for the tallest family we have ever hosted! We are flattered that you enjoyed the food so much that you would put it on par with a nice NYC restaurant. If you keep this kind of talk up, we might loose our chef! However, we agree Wilson is fantastic and he does a great... More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

We decided to make day trips out to explore the Galapagos. This hotel was one of the best reviewed and unique kind of stay which is why we decided to spend our time in the Galapagos here. Since your room is a tent there is not much luxury (to me at least) as others mentioned. The bed was comfortable, I... More 

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stephmes, Manager at Galapagos Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you for your review and are thrilled to hear you were satisfied with our service and food. Our team is dedicated to creating memorable experiences preempting our guest's needs. In September we are fully renovating our tents and adding an extension which will make them roomier and will add a lighter feel to them. Being the... More 

Calgary, Canada
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stayed at the Galapagos Safari Camp for 4 nights in April this year and wish we would have stayed there the entire time in Galapagos. The setting is beautiful, peaceful and quiet, relaxing and the staff led by Katrien is courteous and catered to our every whim. They took care of our every need from first aid, travel plans,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Camp is a delight situated privately in the hills, The tents were luxury (similiar to our African experiences) The FOOD was absolutely the best, fresh and prepared by the staff. Katrien Bauters the manager is a delightful person, friendly, organized and a great ambassador of the Galapagos, she looked after our every need, coordinated our activities and excursions and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

This is a fantastic option for those who wish to explore Galapagos through day-trips instead of a cruise. My wife and I don't do well on boats cause of sea sickness so this resort was ideal. We also like the freedom to plan and move about as we wished which we would not have had as much on a boat.... More 

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cojovella
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We spent two nights here; one before our cruise when travelling in a Group with Inca travel and one as independent travellers the night after our cruise. The latter experience was vastly inferior to the former and pretty poor value for money, given the £420 paid through our travel agent for Half Board excl lunch, especially as the breakfast was... More 

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stephmes, Owner at Galapagos Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear guest, First of all please accept our humblest apologies. There is nothing that concerns the Galapagos Safari Camp team more than disappointing. We constantly monitor client satisfaction, take feedback very seriously and act upon it. From our inception we strive to satisfy our visitors and have gone out of our way to make sure their experience with us is... More 

Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Galapagos Safari Camp brings the African-style luxury safari experience to The Enchanted Islands and leaves its guests fulfilled in more ways than one. The nine spacious tents are very comfortable, with a welcoming veranda, wooden floors, firm but comfortable beds and full-size baths -- including flush toilets and hot showers. The camp's setting in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island,... More 

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Shanghai, China
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Everything from Katrien's warm welcome to Wilson's magical food make this destination a true joy to visit. Excellent facilities and stunning scenery make you believe you have hit the jackpot! If you make it to the Galapagos then go see the highlands and enjoy the Camp!

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Glos
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights following a hectic cruise and loved every minute of it. It was wonderful to relax with the only sounds being the birds singing. The tent was well equipped with a terrace that had a view to the sea. Katrien, the manager, was amazing from the first greeting to everything that she arranged so professionally.... More 

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Boulder
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Staying here is a special experience. The hostess is warm, welcoming, and helpful. Tent accommodations are classy and well designed. The food is locally sourced, and creatively prepared. There is a lovely pool, walks around the property, and a spacious lobby with WiFi access and comfortable chairs.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
GSC provides an authentic inland experience by offering 9 luxury safari tents – all with oceanview balcony- in an exclusive natural environment, both as an alternative or in addition to a sea-based travel itinerary. Tents are spacious with private bathroom and hot water. Guests gather by the fireplace in the main room to view the sunsets, taste our chef´s creative dishes in the panoramic dining room or enjoy the tranquility of the infinity pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galapagos Safari Camp

Address: Finca Palo Santo, 200350, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $389 - $411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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Galapagos Safari Camp Hotel Santa Cruz
Galapagos Safari Camp Galapagos Islands/Santa Cruz, Ecuador
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