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Barrio Punta Estrada , EC200350 Puerto Ayora, Ecuador – Show map
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Hotel Finch Bay's staff speaks: Spanish, English
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Outdoor Pool (all year), Grounds
Hiking, Snorkeling, Massage, Bicycle Rental
Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant with Dining Menu, Buffet-Style Restaurant, Snack Bar, Special Diet Meals (upon request)
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Packed Lunches, Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Tour Desk, Laundry, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
From 1:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 2 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 12 years is charged USD 85 per person per night in an extra bed.
One older child or adult is charged USD 165 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 59 reviews
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On the Galapagos Islands, Galapagos Bed & Breakfast house is in Puerto Ayora. It is a 5-minute walk from the waterfront and offers rooms with a private balcony and hammock.
Score from 175 reviews Exceptional
Hotel Solymar is a Mediterranean-style hotel located on Pelican Bay, in the heart of Puerto Ayora just minutes away from the Charles Darwin station. It has a spa on site, plus an outdoor pool.
Score from 5 reviews Good
Featuring a restaurant, Hotel Fiesta also has free Wi-Fi and breakfast in Santa Cruz. The diving centers are 500 ft away and Tortuga bay is a quarter mile from the hotel.
Score from 447 reviews Very good
Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Hotel Ninfa is located 5 minutes’ walk from the Tortuga Bay’s Seafront and from the Charles Darwin Science Station. Free WiFi access is available throughout....
Score from 46 reviews Good
Great location, it is easy to get to and from to town via a free water taxi so you don't feel too isolated but at the same time you feel secluded because you are away from the busy town. The breakfast was amazing.
Rooms quite basic for the price.
The hotel food, breakfast, staff
As a solo traveler.maybe it would be better to stay in the city, but the place was very pleasant. The hotel Yacht is very good, though expensive, but the Sea Finch Yacht is regular , poor food.
Free purified drinking water Great breakfast buffet Beachfront Small Hotel Chocolates :-) Shuttle to the pier
Free shuttle to the pier was not always there (one of their two shuttles was broken).
Great staff, super clean, delicious food!!! Best hotel in the island!
Food a little over priced
The transfer from the airport to the hotel was very efficient and good fun. They know exactly how to organise it and that was appreciated. Everything was excellent including the pool, staff, food and maps and guides to the surrounding area. It was a one night treat for us at the end of our cruise and much appreciated.
Wi-fi area needs air conditioning!
Tropical tranquility - the hotel is located off the noises of Puerto Ayoras, this is an advantage on one side and a disadvantage on the other, it is English spoken there, the most crispy bacon on the breakfast menu in Ecuador, swimming pool and several yachts for tours.
The tropical tranquility means, that there is no transportation beside approx 500 m (1/4 mile) long ride by a water taxi ($1.20 per person) and a 500 m (1/4 mile) long walk along a partially unpaved road from the water taxi to the hotel. No other way to go. Rooms of approx. 4 x 3 m (12 x 9 feet) + shower and WC with relatively good airconditioning. No TV, no minibar, no refrigerator at rooms although there is a cabinet, where would a fridge fit). Internet access via WiFi at extremely low speed often completely interrupted. Noises and talks are disturbingly heard from neighboring rooms. There is no hotel beach. The beach is shared with locals who even use your towel, when left unattended. The beach due to some muddy parts in shallow water can be used only during high tide. Although the Tortuga bay is only 2.4 km line of sight, there is no shorter way, that to walk that 500 m to the pier, than by boat to Porto Ayoras and again to walk additional 3 km, which means walking distance 3.5 km in very hight temperatures in the range 30°C. Swimming is not recommended in Tortuga bay due to strong currents. Well suited for swimming is the Tortuga lagoon, roundtrip from the hotel to there is 8.1 km ~ 5 miles only walking distance. General feeling: like a hotel from the thirties.
Staff friendly and helpful, wonderful view from our ocean view room, food good in the restaurant
It was all good. Struggled to get a good cup of tea - but that is an English thing and we couldn't get a good cup of tea anywhere in a south America!
the hotel was very comfortable for the location. all amenities were available.
A bit secluded for the location
Hotels arrangement for day trips. ( if you can find opening ). Excellent breakfast.
Value for money.
room was clean quiet location the small stuff like good shampoo, nice towels, pool
value for the money (cost seemed high for the size of the room and drinks were the most expensive I saw anywhere on the island) staff didn't seem that interested in giving advice about the area
The Finch Bay is probably the only hotel in Santa Cruz located on a beach. The location is also nice as you need to take a boat ride to get to the port and town. It makes the trip nicer as the Puerto Ayora is on a beautiful location and you also may get to see sea lions, sea iguanas and even small sharks on your way. Getting back to the Finch Bay hotel, the Ocean view rooms are big and have a nice varanda, but the walls are thin and you hear the voices on the next room. The breakfast is good and varied, but we would rather serve the juices and coffee ourselves as we need to call the waiter to be served... The nicest thing about the Finch Bay is that the pool is frequented by the ducks. They chose it as their place to stay and even sleep.
The dinner price is extremely expensive at US$40,00 per person as you can eat Lobster for US$22,00 in the best restaurants in town. The garden view room is very small, our cruise cabin was much bigger! The worst thing is the price of the day tours at the hotel. They offered us a Batholome island tour for US$360,00 per person and we bought it for US$160,00!! The North Seymor Island and the Plazas islands day tour at the Finch were US$250,00 and we paid US$145,00 per person. It is a huge difference!! Avoid doing any trip with them.
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