We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Hotel Ninfa

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Hotel Ninfa
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

162 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 52: English reviews
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really hardworking staff, great pool, suburb location, beautiful suites. There are two buildings- the old one and 8 newer suites. Our kids were in the older building and we were in the newer building with a beautiful modern spacious room. I would have given it a 5* except for the restaurant. The breakfast was pretty minimal, and the dinner that...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank nancyritz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked room online through hotels.com for 1 adult and 1 child (10yrs old). Upon arrival I was told that I would need to pay and extra $10 per night in addition to the online rate for and extra person charge although online it said kids 12 and under stay free. I already had chosen to "upgrade" the room to a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Alisha W
Draper, Utah
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

The room smelled bad, the pillow cases were only shams, the bathroom had a step that tripped us every time, the toilet seat was discussing and there was a cockroach in the shower. The pool water was murky and cold and there were no extra towels. They came and collected them every morning, washed them then brought them back. The...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank elizabethmK6495KO
SHANGHAI
Reviewed October 28, 2016

It was a good option for walking around for it was exactly located near the bus stop and ferry and the center of the small town. The service maybe not that qualified but it was in Galapagos.Room was clean but simple. A little bit noisy when the Sunday morning the nearby church was performing its ceremony.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank XUEGANG Z
Virginia
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Hotel Ninfa is close to the center of town, near the main port. The rooms were tastefully done with more modern furniture and bath. There was a nice pool table and sitting area, where our group could gather and converse. There were ants in some of our rooms. Laundry service was offered for 50 cents to $1.50 per piece. This...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank crozettravel
Gettysburg, PA
Reviewed October 5, 2016

This is a cute hotel that is close to the main drag for restaurants, shopping etc. It could have been quiet but it was packed with locals who were very loud as well as staff that frequently yelled down the halls. The breakfast was also quite good and they loan free bicycles. The noise factor for me was the most...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank horsechick81
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed October 1, 2016

After spending one week at Hotel Ninfa, I felt like I was leaving family when I departed. The location is the absolute best possible, within very short walk to everything. The port is nearby, supermarket, restaurants, hospital, church, etc. Rooms are exceptionally clean & well maintained, but somewhat spartan, furniture/furnishings-wise. Tiny bar soap & shampoo, one bath towel, per person...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 32,807
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Clean and comfortable hotel next to the pier and main street. The chill area is also confortable. The rooms were tidy and big, with all the facilities. The Internet was not good though. Also, the tours they offer are funny and the staff is very kind and helpful. Overall, a place recommendable. We stayed 4 nights.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jaime R
Reviewed August 17, 2016

We stayed at Hotel Ninfa for 5 nights overall during our amazing trip to the Galapagos Islands. The rooms are completely renovated and very spacious. The staff, Alfredo the owner, Robert the manager and every single employee, are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good and included what you need to start your day. The location is unbeatable. Right near...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MK-worldwide
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed July 18, 2016

3 nights. Hotel is very centrally situated, 5 minute walk to the pier and the tourist area. Another 5 minutes gets you to the Darwin reserve and a great swimming beach. Plenty of sea lions and iguanas along the way. Hotel has a pool and a great breakfast and a couple of water jugs to fill your water bottles. Internet...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mark B
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

84 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (76)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (14)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (14)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Other (30)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (8)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Puerto Ayora hotels
0.2 mi away
Hotel Fiesta
Hotel Fiesta
#5 of 20 in Puerto Ayora
282 reviews
0.4 mi away
Hotel Pelican Bay
Hotel Pelican Bay
#10 of 20 in Puerto Ayora
86 reviews
7.9 mi away
Casa Natura Galapagos Lodge
Casa Natura Galapagos Lodge
#11 of 20 in Puerto Ayora
27 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 mi away
Hotel Galapagos Garden
Hotel Galapagos Garden
#15 of 20 in Puerto Ayora
7 reviews
0.4 mi away
Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge
Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge
#6 of 20 in Puerto Ayora
632 reviews
0.4 mi away
Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel
Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel
#2 of 20 in Puerto Ayora
781 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Ninfa Galapagos, located in the heart of Puerto Ayora, is more than just a hotel. We are pioneers in Galapagos tourism. No one is better equipped or has more experience to help you fully enjoy your adventure on the Enchanted Islands. Stroll along the harbor, visit the shops and galleries, or simply lounge around in our comfortable atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ninfa

Address: Calle Los Colonos y Thomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $108 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ninfa 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Travelocity and Agoda so you can book your Hotel Ninfa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel Ninfa Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Hotel Ninfa staff and other travelers.
9 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Ninfa staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“The best rooms are the 8 suites.”
 of 5 bubbles nancyritz, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“avoid the ground level”
 of 5 bubbles horsechick81, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near reception are less quiet but have great Wi-Fi.”
 of 5 bubbles MK-worldwide, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the new wing”
 of 5 bubbles rrobstet, Jun 4, 2016 | Read review
“The poolside rooms give the best views”
 of 5 bubbles Winslow11111, Feb 6, 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay