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Hostal Elizabeth

Charles Darwin Avenue, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Perfect for those on budget as it is one of the cheapest in town. 30 $ for a double in low season, reasonable wifi, basic rooms with private bathroom and a kitchen (which is sort of a private kitchen for the owner but free to use for guests). Very sweet owner once you get to know her - great service.

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Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

I loved staying here. Very centrally located, good wifi, good and hot shower, very comfortable bed. I had a double room to myself with own private ensuite. The property is always monitored and locked at night, you are given a key to enter through front gate. The lady who runs this hostel is absolutely lovely and was very accommodating with... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice place. You get a key for the enclosure and then a key for your room. Our room had no air conditioning but was roof top and got breeze off the ocean. Family run. Good for low maintanence people. Close to a lot of resaurants. Centrally located.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Get a top floor room for best breeze. Great central location right on the malecon. I echo another reviewer that I'm surprised by the high ratings. I don't take some of the issues other do, yes it was small, but that's ok with me. The manager Vilma was very nice to me and helpful. I take issue that it wasn't... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

We've stayed at this Hostal only for one night which was enough. The price with $30 was not really cheap so at least we would have expected a bit more. There was no socket in the whole room to plug in with the standard plugins of Ecuador. Only one single cable where none of our adapters fit. We had to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

I don't know how this place has such a good review on TripAdvisor. It's one of the worst hostel I've stayed at. The first room I was given looked alright from the start but after returning later in the evening I noticed that 1) the toilet was leaking and starting to flood the bathroom and 2) the room was crawling... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of days but left for somewhere nicer but it wasn't too bad. No hot water and no Wi-Fi (despite this being prominently advertised) but clean and friendly. Super convenient for the port if you're going on day trips and some rooms on the top floor have ocean views.

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Actually, the best room is #16, is at 3rd floor, I do know is the best room since a friend was at another one and i had the best tv, bath and view. Mrs.Vilma is a great person and really helpfull!The staff at the hostal is wonderfll as wel..

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Sussex, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

This seemed a very rustic hostel. Ok for people on a budget for one night, which was $30 for a double by galapagos standards. Tiny bathroom, I had to poke my knees out the door whilst diagonally sitting on the loo! The sink tap was actually under the sink as the one on top didn't work! The shower was cold.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Very convenient location right on the seafront near the harbour . Rooms are very basic and slightly ramshackle but generally clean. Despite being held together with duct tape and rubber bands, the shower also worked adequately. The manager/owner lady was somewhat stern at first but actually turned out to be very helpful and accommodating. All things considered Hostal Elizabeth was... More 

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As we´re very close to the sea our third story rooms offer a wonderful ocean view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Elizabeth

Address: Charles Darwin Avenue, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $20 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Hostal Elizabeth Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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