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    Hostel Sir Francis Drake

    Av. Baltra y Charles Binford | Galápagos, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
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    • Average26%
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    “per night” (6 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 59 reviews

    Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

    If you aren't there in busy season, I suggest not booking online and just showing up. We negotiated a price much lower than the advertised rate. Room was fine and cleaned every day. Location is great. Staff are friendly but often not at the reception...More

    Thank Caitlin B
    Response from Fernando T, Gerente at Hostel Sir Francis DrakeResponded 22 August 2017

    Dear Customer. I appreciate your comments about our hotel. Regards.

    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    We stayed for 5 nights so managed to bargain down to $25 a night - I wouldn't be happy paying the internet listing of $60 a night. They weren't particularly busy so we turned up and got a room without an issue - if not...More

    Thank Haig B
    Response from Fernando T, Gerente at Hostel Sir Francis DrakeResponded 22 August 2017

    Dear Customer. Thanks for your comment. I am very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us.

    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    I wasn't sure of the quality of the lodging when I saw it from the outside. However, the front desk person was very friendly and gave us a good rate for 2 nights with them. The room where I stayed had a fan and good...More

    Thank MayFlower23958
    Response from Fernando T, Gerente at Hostel Sir Francis DrakeResponded 22 August 2017

    Dear Traveler. Thank you for your comment and for choosing our hotel. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you again as a guest in our hotel.

    Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

    Spend 3 days at Sir Drake hostal. We had no reservation but we just went in from the stream and paid 30 USD for a single room and 50 USD for at double with view to the street. The rooms were cleaned daily to a...More

    Thank BjarkeMChristensen
    Response from Fernando T, Gerente at Hostel Sir Francis DrakeResponded 22 August 2017

    Dear Guest, Thanks very much for your nice review, we look forward to welcoming you and your family for a next stay in Puerto Ayora. With respect to the reception, your comment helps us a lot to keep improving. Regards.

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    Nairobi, Kenya
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    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    The photos on the outside enticed me in but the reality is not as new or clean as the pictures. Not much space in the room. Shower was warm. Wifi poor. Good location. Very easily to hear noises from other rooms through the wall. One...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from Fernando T, Gerente at Hostel Sir Francis DrakeResponded 22 August 2017

    Thank you for your comment, we are sorry we could not meet your expectations. We will continue to improve.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Banquet Room
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$44 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Location
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    • Galapagos Islands >
    • Santa Cruz >
    • Puerto Ayora
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    • Hostel Sir Francis Drake Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora
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    BJL-40
    27 March 2015|
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    Response from Fernando T | Property representative |
    Hi...You would arrive at the Baltra airport at the exit you will find airlines buses without cost waiting for the passengers to transfer them to the channel Itabaca in the channel all take a ferry the cost per person is of 1... More
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    "Room 22 at the top bit of a climb,but worth it."
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    "Number 21 was fine"
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    "If you're a light sleeper, ask for a room away from the street."
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    "The balconies are where all the smokers go so I would stay away from those. The ones in the center of the..."
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