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    Galapagos Best Hostel

    Barrio Escalesia, Calle Piqueros, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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    05/11/2017Check In 06/11/2017Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (41)
    Room & Suite (26)
    Dining (3)
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good28%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “the owner” (81 reviews)
    “minute walk” (26 reviews)
    “private room” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 288 reviews

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    My group booked this hostel for a night on Santa Cruz and paid for it ahead of time. However, when we arrived, they told us that they didn't have our reservation, despite our constant previous communication and our confirmation papers we presented. The owner was...More

    1  Thank oconnelldaniel81
    Reviewed 20 May 2017

    a great place to stay, to catch some sleep after being out all day knowing the island and enjoying the nature, great beds, nice breakfast, all the water you want and is not that far from downtown and is safe to walk there

    Thank Mariana_Sing
    Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

    Puerto Ayora was my first stop in Galapagos and it had the hostel with the best accommodations. This hostel is clean, in great shape but a bit far from the pier. It would be a 15 minute walk to go downtown but PA is so...More

    Thank Puentepe
    Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

    This hostel doesn't have much of a social, hostel, vibe if that's what you are looking for. Though we did rent a private room so maybe it's more social in the dorm. Main issue is that it is a mile from the main area of...More

    2  Thank Marissa F
    Reviewed 24 May 2016

    I totally enjoyed my week at Galapagos Best Hostel also known as Galapagos Best Homestay. After booking online I was sent a very informative email with detailed instructions on how to get from the airport on Baltra right to their front door. The hostel is...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$38 - US$62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • Ecuador >
    • Galapagos Islands >
    • Santa Cruz >
    • Puerto Ayora
    • Also Known As
    • Galapagos Best Hostel Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora
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    Traveller (41)
    Room & Suite (26)
    Dining (3)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (16)
    Bathroom (3)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    17 August 2017|
    Response from oconnelldaniel81 | Reviewed this property |
    In order to do a day trip, to an uninhabited island you need to book a tour with a registered tour company. To go to the other inhabited islands, you just need to buy a ferry ticket for $25. Day tours can run upwards of $100
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    "Ground floor rooms mean that it is not necessary to carry your luggage up the stairs. On the negative side..."
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