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Barrio Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora 200350 Ecuador
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 26 hotels in Puerto Ayora
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The award-winning hotel enjoys a peaceful and magical beachfront location in Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island. The 21 Garden View-rooms and 6 Ocean View suites hotel makes the ideal base for exploring the natural diversity and attractions of the island – including Tortuga Bay beach – and for taking day-trips to nearby islands, aboard its own, specialized yacht. The hotel also implements best practices in sustainable tourism.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Yoga room
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Boating
Hiking
Snorkeling
Water sport equipment rentals
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Indoor play area for children
Kids pool
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Fax / photocopying
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Massage
Neck massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Infirmary
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
iPod docking station
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Air purifier
Bathrobes
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Lagoon View
Family
Languages Spoken
English
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Vince K wrote a review Sep 26
Noonu Atoll50 contributions9 helpful votes
This is one of the best hotel in the Galapagos as well as being a worthy contender for being a top World small luxury hotel. It is a pricey place although Paradise comes at a price.... nevertheless, some aspect definitely needs to be improved to contest with the best. To set the context and the possible needed improvement, we went there on a Honeymoon, in one of their ocean overlooking Suite, with a global price tag of $1,000 average per night. Upon arrival, we were charmed by the little walk leading to the hotel, taking you via small alleyways, leading through a jungle with some parading marine Iguanas and finally a deck pathway along the beach, looking at sea lion splashing in the ocean. This is a dream place.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Evelyne F wrote a review Sep 23
Zurich, Switzerland3 contributions
There's not much to say. Everything was perfect. The rooms are lovely, with enough space, comfortable beds and a good shower. The staff is extremly friendly and helpful. The food is awesome. So are the drinks. The guides of the excursions are very knowledegable and always ready for anything you might need. Visiting during COVID, the measures for our protection were on point. Definitely recommended.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Customer Relationship Manager, Marketing at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Evelyn, Thank you for your kind words! As an Expedition Hotel, we specialize in giving adventurous travelers such as yourself all the options available on a cruise, on solid land! We take pride in our staff and your review confirms they continue to deliver the best service, while also reminding us of the available room for improvement, which is a constant goal for us. Best regards.
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Priscilla B wrote a review Aug 2020
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It's very well located, the facilities are excellent, the rooms are comfortable, clean, and have all the amenities needed. We had the best view of the bay. The food was excellent; the personnel had the best attitude. I am definitely coming back.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Pricilla, As a proud member of the prestigious National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World exclusive group, ours is a luxury hotel that offers the finest traveling experience to explorers and tourists alike. We take pride in our staff and your review confirms they continue to deliver the best service, while also reminding us of the available room for improvement, which is a constant goal for us. We look forward to your return! Warm regards,
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Victoria P wrote a review Aug 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania62 contributions20 helpful votes
The Finch Bay Hotel is a nice place to escape while in the Galapagos. The hotel is quiet and there are plenty of spots to relax and lounge throughout the hotel. The sleeping area may be on the smaller side for some families, but the bathroom and shower area were quite large. The room did not have a TV, but that didn't matter because we spent most of our time on excursions and by the pool. The wifi worked well in our room and throughout the property. The only way to get from the hotel to the main town is by water taxi, and the hotel provides their own free water taxi. The hotel also has cold aloe vera leaves for sunburn which is a nice touch. The service in the hotel was lovely. The portions in the restaurant are small, so if you are starving then you should keep that in mind. I also found a large tarantula in my room, but the hotel staff took care of that by the time I arrived from my excursion that afternoon.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Customer Relationship Manager, Marketing at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel
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Dear Victoria, We were delighted to read your review! Our focus is to provide the full experience that comes with the title of Expedition Hotel. Travelers continue to choose the Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel because of our unbeatable location, superb service, food, and amenities. We always endeavor to deliver an overall experience worthy of a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World, so guest feedback is greatly valued, and acted upon. We are very grateful for your feedback and look forward to hosting again! Kind regards,
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Julio&Katarina wrote a review Jul 2020
Bratislava, Slovakia2 contributions
We spent few days at this amazing hotel. I have to say everything was perfect. Staff was great and always ready to help you. Food was amazing, very fresh and delicious. They have their own vegetable garden! Special thanks to Javier (general manager) for his hospitality and also to Denis for unforgettable yacht trips!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Customer Relationship Manager, Marketing at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel
Responded Aug 12, 2020
Dear guest, Thank you for your kind words! As an Expedition Hotel, we specialize in giving adventurous travelers such as yourself all the options available on a cruise, on solid land! Through our private yacht’s daily tours and our exclusive activities, such as snorkeling and kayaking, we bring you the best on both land and sea. e constantly endeavor to share our culinary traditions and heritage with the world, and that makes us the recurring choice for plenty of diners throughout the island. We also make a point in providing the finest ambience and service, and are glad to know our staff continues to show our signature dedication. We hope to have you again! Warm regards, Finch Bay Hotel
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PRICE RANGE
$352 - $790 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel finch bay eco, finch bay eco puerto ayora
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Finch Bay Eco Hotel
LOCATION
EcuadorGalapagos IslandsSanta CruzPuerto Ayora
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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Frequently Asked Questions about Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Santa Cruz Fish Market (0.7 miles), Las Grietas (0.4 miles), and Laguna las Ninfas (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Finch Bay Restaurant, Galapagos Deli, and Bahía Mar Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, locker rooms available in the fitness center, and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.