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.

Hotel Silberstein

Certificate of Excellence
Av. Charles Darwin y Seymour | 100 Meters From the Monument of Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Hotel amenities
Book on TripAdvisor
in partnership with
Trusted partner. We work with Booking.com to make your booking as easy as possible.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Hotel Silberstein
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

280 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 141: English reviews
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although Av. Charles Darwin is not that long of a street, the Hotel Silberstein is nicely located at the eastern end -- close to the Darwin Research Center and away from the crowds. Its about seven blocks from the piers. Ours was one of the newer rooms; spacious and comfortable. The staff was quite gracious and helpful in all respects.... More 

Helpful?
Thank JandB31416
St. Albert, Canada
Level Contributor
63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We hired a trip to Galapagos for 4 days and the agency in Ecuador continental side recommended Hotel Silberstein (who arranged the daily activities also through their own agency at the island). We were last the suite #1 with was excellent: large, very comfortable, great AC ( a must have). The staff was great.An the food one of the best... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Canuck5711
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Lovely hotel good situation and great staff. The atmosphere was genuine and everybody was friendly and willing to help. You could step out of the hotel to enjoy shops or the antics of the animals in the market. Great place

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank M S
Stockholm, Sweden
Level Contributor
4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice surroundings. Small room but that is ok. I Think the personell in the restaurant tries to do their best but the restaurant has a Big problem. They have two nice menys but since they miss raw material (they have no meat just fish and chicken) the food gets very dull quick. The winelist is also good but in the... More 

Helpful?
Thank aniode
JSilber, Manager at Hotel Silberstein, responded to this review

Dear aniode, Thank you very much for your review. Our restaurant has two menus, one traditional with many local and international specialties which range from seafood (octopus, shrimp, calamari and at east 2 kinds of locally and sustainable caught fish) to different chicken and vegetarian dishes. Unfortunately the last two weeks of April we had a beef shortage, something that... More 

München
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Silberstein is a family-run hotel situated in the center of pto ayora. Nice cozy rooms, a beautiful garden and pool and good german and internatinal breakfast. The restaurant is also probably the best place for excellent dining and not that expensive compared to the other restaurants. Galextur agency which also belongs to the family allows them to organize all kind... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank mrmusic420
JSilber, Manager at Hotel Silberstein, responded to this review

Dear mrmusic420, Thank you very much for your visit and your kind review. We are happy you had such a great time in our hotel and specially enjoyed our grounds and pool, as well as our restaurant. It is our mission to create the perfect experience from beginning to end of your vacation. We will forward your comments to our... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I understand that it is in Galapagos Island and it's meant to be low key from a development perspective, but basic amenities and cleanliness are lacking. Cost of beer is AT LEAST 50% more expensive then the bars or restaurants down the road.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank chowb2016
JSilber, Manager at Hotel Silberstein, responded to this review

Dear chowb2016, Thank you for your review. I have to admit we are a little surprised about it. Our team keeps the property clean and tidy and makes sure everything looks very nice for our guests. Our basic amenities include individual a/c in the rooms, as well as ceiling vents so you can chose your preference. Each room has it's... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This hotel was beautiful and very well kept. The pool and garden area were lovely and welcoming. The location is perfect and within walking distance of everything in Peurto Ayora. The restaurant was a great place for lunch and relaxing. After a mix up with our reservation at a different hotel, Hotel Silberstein welcomed us and had rooms immediately available.... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank melindatravels228
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

The hotel provided clean basic rooms in a garden/poolside setting that was very restful. The pool provided some welcome respite from the heat and humidity. Situated fairly centrally it was a reasonably easy walk to the Charles Darwin Research Centre or to shops and restaurants.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank trabern88
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Great hotel. We spent a night across the street at the Red Mangrove, which was terrible. The staff is great, the facility is beautiful, the food excellent, pool is nice and the location is very good. We ordered lobster and cod, which were not on the menu, so they went to the fish market. Both meals were fabulous. We will... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Good location, nice stay before cruising the galopogos islands. Can walk to shops and restaurants, very safe area and nice people. Go on the two-mile brick paved walkway to the local beach, pretty amazing , also check out the fish cleaning area Down by the waterfront. Many interesting stores to shop and restaurants to dine in .

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank Allen S
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

188 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (133)
Viewed
Dining (26)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (17)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (16)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (38)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Other (30)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (55)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (15)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (14)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Other (12)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Puerto Ayora hotels
0.1 mi away
Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge
Red Mangrove Aventura Lodge
#5 of 18 in Puerto Ayora
4.5 of 5 stars 610 reviews
0.7 mi away
Finch Bay Eco Hotel
Finch Bay Eco Hotel
#1 of 18 in Puerto Ayora
4.5 of 5 stars 722 reviews
0.6 mi away
Angermeyer Waterfront Inn
Angermeyer Waterfront Inn
#2 of 18 in Puerto Ayora
4.5 of 5 stars 295 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 mi away
Hotel Fiesta
Hotel Fiesta
#3 of 18 in Puerto Ayora
4.0 of 5 stars 255 reviews
0.6 mi away
Hotel Solymar
Hotel Solymar
#4 of 18 in Puerto Ayora
4.0 of 5 stars 389 reviews
0.1 mi away
Hotel Pelican Bay
Hotel Pelican Bay
#7 of 18 in Puerto Ayora
4.0 of 5 stars 82 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In 1991 family Silberstein bought the former Residencial Angermeyer from the long Galapagos inhabitants Angermeyer. It was known to be the No.1 Destination for information about the Islands. Today it has been rebuilt with all amenities to fulfill the expectations and beyond of our guests from all over the world. Our 24 comfortable rooms are all equipped with individual air condition and have a private bathroom with shower and permanent hot water, heated environmentally friendly by the sun. Our Restaurant offers international food and local specialties prepared by our professional team. For a complete vacation we offer any kind of tours, such as Diving with our attached Dive Center and Daily Tours, as well as airport transfers and in between the different islands. Contact us for more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Silberstein

Address: Av. Charles Darwin y Seymour | 100 Meters From the Monument of Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $220 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Silberstein 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotwire, Odigeo, Despegar.com, Travelocity and Priceline so you can book your Hotel Silberstein 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:
Galextur Hotel Puerto Ayora
Hotel Silberstein Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Ayora
#4 Family Hotel in Puerto Ayora
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
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay