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Located 1640 feet from Pelican Bay and the Main Square, Lava House Hostel offers WiFi access and a daily breakfast included in the rate. A fully equipped common kitchen and a garden are featured on site. The property is a 10 minute walkfrom Malecon in Puerto Ayora. Providing a tranquil environment, the air-conditioned rooms in Lava House Hostel feature a cable TV and a private bathroom with a shower and hot water. Lava House offers tourist information about the island and it's surroundings.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Puerto Ayora, this property has an excellent location score of 8.5!

Breakfast Info

Vegan, Gluten-free, American

Free Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 full bed
4 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
3 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
3 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
High score for Puerto Ayora
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See what guests loved the most:

  • James
    United States of America United States of America
    The location was central for accessing restaurants and the port’s amenities. The inner courtyard was pleasant and relaxing. The rooms were spacious. They had a storage room. The Boston terrier was playful.
  • Camilo
    Colombia Colombia
    Bed was super comfy and the staff was very friendly and efficient! The place is really just 3-4 blocks away from the most commercial district (shops and restaurants) in Puerto Ayora.
  • Bennett
    United States of America United States of America
    This was a very nice place, no more than 5 to 8 minute walk from just about anywhere you would want to go in Puerto Ayora. Our first room was a bit on the small side for us, and also on the first floor. We weren’t very happy with it because anyone...

Area info

Amenities of Lava House Hostal
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Private check-in/out
    • Concierge
    • Executive lounge access
    • Wake-up service
    • Tour desk
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Mosquito net
    • Soundproof
    • Interconnecting room(s) available
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    • Beach umbrellas
    Languages Spoken
    • Spanish

    House rules

    Lava House Hostal takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    From 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 5 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 3 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa Cash Lava House Hostal accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Please inform Lava House Hostal of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    FAQs about Lava House Hostal

    • Room options at Lava House Hostal include:

      • Double
      • Quad
      • Triple
      • Twin
      • Single
      • Suite

    • Lava House Hostal offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • The nearest beach is 0.7 miles from Lava House Hostal. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

      • Guests staying at Lava House Hostal can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

        Breakfast option(s) include:

        • Vegan
        • Gluten-free
        • American

      • Check-in at Lava House Hostal is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

      • The prices at Lava House Hostal may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

      • Lava House Hostal is 2,300 feet from the center of Puerto Ayora. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.