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Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel gives its guests the real traditional guest house experience on Santa Cruz Island. It is located only a 12-minute drive from Puerto Ayora. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and private balconies. There is free unlimited coffee from the hotel's own plantation. At this hotel guests can relax in the hammocks or spot wild giant tortoises and native birds in the hotel's extensive garden and nature trails. Panoramic views of Galapagos National Park can be enjoyed from the terraces. Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel has rooms with flat-screen TVs and DVD players. All of them include private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers. All the rooms have views of the forest or coastline from private terraces or balconies. A full breakfast with eggs, fresh fruits, bacon and waffles is served daily in the main building of the property. Meals including vegetarian dishes are available upon request and there is a bar. The hotel offers tours and activities to surrounding islands including Santa Cruz Island. The hotel is a 12-minute taxi ride from Puerto Ayora town, the Charles Darwin Station and Tortuga Bay Beach. Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel is 19 mi from Baltra airport by taxi and ferry. Private transfers can be arranged to and from the airport for an extra fee.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Free private parking


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
and
1 futon bed
1 queen bed
or
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.6
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
8.9
Location
9.0
Free Wifi
8.3
High score for Puerto Ayora
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  • Olivya
    United States of America United States of America
    Semilla Verde feels like home away from home. Cattya and the staff are extremely helpful and accommodating. Although it is 20 min away from the town center, they called a taxi for us every day and made sure we had everything we needed for our...
  • Caroline
    United States of America United States of America
    Cattya was so good at anticipating needs, every time I turned around she was already handing me something I might want. Meals were delicious and the property is well-versed in accommodating many different dietary needs and have multiple types of...
  • Nadine
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautiful location that really lets you disconnect and enjoy time in nature, surrounded by the local residents!

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Meals should be preordered for arrival day. Or let us know at breakfast for same day lunches and dinners.
    • Dietary options
      Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free Wifi
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Activities
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Playground
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Pool with view
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool cover
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
Spa
  • Yoga classes
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

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Check-in

From 11:00 AM

Check-out

Until 9:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 12 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 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

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

Pets

Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

Groups

When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Cash Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

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

A deposit via bank transfer, PayPal or electronic check is required to secure your reservation (see Hotel Policies). The property will contact you with instructions after booking.

Semilla Verde remains true to the philosophy on which it originally built for good friends and family, ensuring a level of intimacy, few employes offering very personal service and home cooking your will only find in a traditional guest house.

Credit card bookings will be charged prior to arrival and adhere to our 14-day cancellation and refund policy. Semilla Verde remains true to the philosophy on which it originally built for good friends and family, ensuring a level of intimacy, few employes offering very personal service and home cooking your will only find in a traditional guest house. We want you to have the best possible experience. Please contact us if you have any questions or special requests.

Please inform Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel 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.

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

FAQs about Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel

  • Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel is 5.6 miles from the center of Puerto Ayora. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Spa facilities
    • Yoga classes
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Swimming pool

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Triple

  • Yes, Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel is from 11:00 AM, and check-out is until 9:00 AM.

  • Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Meals should be preordered for arrival day. Or let us know at breakfast for same day lunches and dinners.