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    Hostel Sir Francis Drake

    Av. Baltra y Charles Winfort | Galápagos, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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    07/05/2017 07/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          $65
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          Overview
          • Excellent18%
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          1 - 5 of 94 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Spend 3 days at Sir Drake hostal. We had no reservation but we just went in from the stream and paid 30 USD for a single room and 50 USD for at double with view to the street. The rooms were cleaned daily to a...More

          Thank BjarkeMChristensen
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          Nairobi, Kenya
          6
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          The photos on the outside enticed me in but the reality is not as new or clean as the pictures. Not much space in the room. Shower was warm. Wifi poor. Good location. Very easily to hear noises from other rooms through the wall. One...More

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          Reviewed March 4, 2017

          My first hotel was far from the center. Came to this hotel as I was walking in town. Got them to give me a bit off the price as I stayed for six nights. The room was large and airy with ac and good shower....More

          Thank Alberta H
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          Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

          We had a pleasant stay at the hostel, the location is the best I find - close to a pier, from where we took tours, many restaurants around, ATMs, supermarket, and only half an hour walk from a gorgeous Tortuga Bay. Ours room's floor was...More

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          Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

          We were very pleased with the cleaning service that changed towels on a daily basis and did the beds. The owner (Fanny) was very nice and friendly, even though her English was very limited. However, another receptionist spoke English fairly well. It would be a...More

          Thank Xavier P
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          • $49 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 32
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          • Santa Cruz >
          • Puerto Ayora
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          Room Tips
          "Room 22 at the top bit of a climb,but worth it."
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          "Number 21 was fine"
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          "If you're a light sleeper, ask for a room away from the street."
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          "The balconies are where all the smokers go so I would stay away from those. The ones in the center of the..."
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