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Hotel Mainao

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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed November 26, 2012

This is a nice and charming hotel with a friendly staff. My room was very spacious, with a nice balcony, a big bathroom, tv, aircondition, fridge, kingsize-bed and even a sofa. However, I went here with a group, and apparently there are huge differences between the rooms - So maybe it's a good idea to have a look around the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 30, 2012

A charming hotel tucked away not far from the centre of Puerto Ayora. Our room was on the top floor and was very spacious if a little sparse. The bathroom was basic but clean, will need a refurb soon. The pubic areas were nice, the staff were very friendly, breakfast was excellent and the wifi generally worked most of the...

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1Thank JamesOwen
New York
Reviewed September 6, 2012

Its all about expectations. When you are traveling to Galapagos Islands, you can't expect a Fairmont for a reasonable price and this hotel is very reasonably prices for what you are getting. Location: 2 min walk to the main street and water front. Simply great location and that's what you come here for. Safe during day or night. Rooms: Clean...

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Grover Beach, California
Reviewed April 19, 2012

We were able to walk everywhere in town from this centrally located hotel. The room was comfortable with a large bathroom. We enjoyed the flowing design of the buildings with lots of mosaic tile work. Staff are pleasant and helpful. Air conditioning worked very well but we were kept awake by the constant dripping of condensed water falling onto the...

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2Thank Ranger93433
Quito
Reviewed April 2, 2012

I went with a group of travelers this march to the hotel. This is a very nice decorated hotel located just on block behind the main touristic section in Puerto Ayora. Not so far away from the fish market and Charles Darwin Station. I had a room in the second floor with a very nice terrazza... where to read and...

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1Thank NomadGPS
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed March 27, 2012

Attractive property with spacious rooms and a great breakfast included. Staff was pleasant but a bit aloof at times. Overall a good value.

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portsmouth
Reviewed March 14, 2012

We spent 4 nights here and found it most friendly and enjoyable place and very well priced too which is rather incredible in Galapagos. Our room was very spacious, comfortable and clean with the air conditioning that did not keep us awake all the time. We enjoyed the breakfasts. The view from the large terrace right in front of our...

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2Thank anna22
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed January 23, 2012

The Mainao hotel is a very nice place to stay while exploring Santa Cruz Island. The hotel is more like aa 3 star hotel, but the staff is friendly and the rooms are air conditioned with private facilities and hot water. What I liked the most is that you can rest very well in the hotel and you can see...

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Australia
Reviewed January 18, 2012

$120 booked online. When I arrived the lady in town who booked my cruise laughed how much I had payed as she books all her clients at this hotel for $48. She said she could book sol y Mar for that price $120 with ocean view and spa in room lol so I left hotel next day Wifi doesnt work...

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michigan
Reviewed December 14, 2011

We stayed one night at this hotel. We loved the setting, architecture and a very comfortable room. The night we stayed the TV was not working, otherwise, excellent Charming!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MAINAO HOTEL offers its customers a range of services with a green vision that suit their requirements and needs, giving our guests the best quality experience in the Galapagos Islands.  We present 19 comfortable rooms with private bathroom, hot water, TV and air conditioning.  As well as 3 comfortable suites with mini fridge, writing desk, chair and a private balcony overlooking the sea. It Includes 1 complimentary wine and soft drinks in the room.  Ability to normal accommodating 54 people and up to 61 guests in multiple accommodation.  bar-lounge with a map of the islands for talks.  Library with free internet.  Wi-Fi in our facilities.  Safety deposit boxes in the rooms.  Luggage Storage.  Reception / 24 hours.  Laundry.  pleasant areas for relaxation in a comfortable and cozy atmosphere in harmony with nature.  We support the environment by using biodegradable products We also have a room especially suitable for people with disabilities, it has all the doors; both entry into the room and the bathroom and closet doors that open horizontally sliding for easy access to a person in a wheelchair. So the bathroom has all regulatory measures to facilitate access and provide all the bathroom fixtures and assurances to facilitate the experience for our guests with special needs.  We have all access to social areas and restaurant, it´s arranged for easy wheelchair mobility .  This room is for 2 people and the rate is identical to a standard room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Mainao

Address: Matazarnos and Indefatigable Street | Acacias neighborhood, Puerto Ayora EC00000, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $95 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Mainao 3*
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Hotel Mainao Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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“Upper floors have the best view of the ocean, but there are no elevators, so be ready to walk up spiral staircases.”
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