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Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms are smallish and plain but very clean. We booked the room rather than a plan since it gave us more flexibility. We went on 2 yacht tours which were nice except for the "gourmet lunch". Hard to define a chafing dish as gourmet in my book. The tour guides were nice enough and the boat was comfortable. We... More 

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Suburban Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent four nights at Finch Bay last week. From the moment we arrived and were given cool wet towels to refresh, I felt welcome and appreciated as a guest. The rooms were clean and comfortable, the hotel has a private launch for transfers into town (Puerto Ayora), and the staff was always eager to please. They made a special... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

its a boutique style hotel which we liked very much general decoration 100% us ,so we feel very at home enjoyed the ducks landing in the swimming pool small beach just in front of the hotel and even its little far from pto ayora we enjoyed every panga ride breakfast ok very strange that if you want a capuccino instead... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from 4 night 5 day package from Finch Bay and it was perfect in every way. Our guide, Valentin was waiting for us at the airport and made the journey from the airport easy and comfortable. Upon arrival at Finch Bay we were warmly welcomed by the staff. The sincere hospitality of the entire staff makes you... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

What a nice review! Thank you very much for your kind comments and taking your time to share your experience with other travelers. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your program of activities with us and that all your excursions on land and sea have been successful exploring the wonders of the Galapagos Islands. As you mentioned, our... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOnderful hotel resort well situated. Rooms are absolutely amazing, very comfortable and spacious with wonderful ocean views. What it really takes as special is the thing that staff really care about you, by remembering your name. WOuld definitely come again.

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Receive cordial greetings from all the Staff of the Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel. Thank you very much for choosing us as your holiday Hotel. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your room, we have our Finch Bay Rooms overlooking our natural garden and Finch Bay Suites with an excellent view of the beautiful landscape facing the sea. As... More 

Victoria, Canada
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149 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is NOT a luxury property, just a well run tidy place with great service performed by even better people One of the true marks of a hotel or restaurant is how the staff interact. We were at finch bay for 4 nights and NOT once did we see any discouraging word or pouty expression between the members of staff.... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us as your destination hotel in the Galapagos Islands. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are delighted to know you spent a great experience at the Hotel (restaurant, bar, pool, room) surrounded by Galapagos wildlife. As proud members of National Geographic, our responsibility is high and we care for... More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a while looking at hotels for our honeymoon and decided to splurge because it was once in a lifetime. But the price of this place compared to what you get is ridiculous. You could go to Mexico for 10 days for a nights here. I was a bit annoyed as I waited for the boat to pick me... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights at the Finch Bay Eco Hotel after a 5-day Galapagos Cruise on the Petrel catamaran. It's a great spot to relax after jaunts on the Galapagos Islands. Our room (OV5) was quite spacious, and the terrace had a nice ocean view. Other rooms have garden views. The restaurant food was quite tasty, and the staff... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Enchanted Islands! Thank you for your great comments and your visit to our Hotel, it was an honor to receive you. Our Hotel is very well considered for travelers who wish to pre or post cruise, or only accommodation and their activities on land and sea aboard our Sea Lion yacht. We are glad that you enjoyed... More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We loved our stay at Finch Bay! They take complete care of you and do not disappoint. There is no way I would have toured the Galapagos from a boat, so this was our best way. The staff is outstanding and call you by name. Special thanks to Vanessa, Jose and Sabrina. The food is awesome and plated professionally. It... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! What an amazing review! Receive a warm greeting. The entire Finch Bay staff is very happy to read your great comments. For us it is always important to create memorable experiences and above all if it is as special an occasion as your husband's birthday. Our naturalist guides send you many greetings and thanks for your kind words, they... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had an amazing stay at this hotel. The Manager and staff were helpful and friendly and the design of the hotel fitted perfectly into the idyllic surroundings and made us feel so chilled and relaxed. The food was awesome, especially the breakfasts! We loved travelling in the water taxi to and from the hotel, very efficient and regular. The... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Receive warm regards from The Galapagos Islands! Thank you very much for your recent visit to this unique destination of the world, and also for choosing our Finch Bay Hotel for your accommodation. We are glad to read that you had a great experience enjoying the wildlife, landscapes, our hotel facilities, products and service from the Staff, we ensure care... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award-winning hotel enjoys a peaceful and magical beachfront location in Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island. The 21 Garden View-room and 6 Ocean View suite hotel makes the ideal base for exploring the natural diversity and attractions of the island – including Tortuga Bay beach – and for taking day-trips to nearby islands, aboard its own, specialized yachts. The hotel also implements best practices in sustainable tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finch Bay Eco Hotel

Address: Barrio Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $531 - $829 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Finch Bay Eco Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hotel Finch Bay Eco
Finch Bay Eco Puerto Ayora
Finch Bay Eco Hotel Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Puerto Ayora
#1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Ayora
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“any room is good”
 of 5 bubbles welltraveledA, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take any of the room facing ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles annalU2686QL, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a sea room - not sure it's worth paying more for. You can't really see the sea that well as walkway in front of the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles TopExplorer1, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had garden view room, it was fine. You can hear the ocean waves from the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 183kathis, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are a luxury”
 of 5 bubbles Silviaviveparaviajar, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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