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Finch Bay Eco Hotel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is very much in keeping with the ethos of conservation on the Galápagos Islands and is sufficiently isolated from the main town to make you feel a million miles away. Staff are lovely and it has its own pool and private beach, which are great. Only downside would be that the food is a little overpriced, so we...

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

We are grateful for your kind comments about our Hotel and for sharing your experience in the Enchanted Islands with other travelers around the world. Our staff is always ready to serve you with the best attitude as a promise of hospitality. About our gastronomy we have the best and freshest products of the island to delight our guests with...

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Well, almost everything to love - the spotty wifi was the common complaint. I didn't have time for it anyway and just used the hotel computers a couple of times for quick email checks. Simple rooms without television (hooray!) but with air conditioning (whew!) that are nestled into a natural environment. Amazing beauty all around this hotel. Finches fly freely...

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

Receive warm greetings. Thank you for your excellent opinions, all our Staff appreciates the comments and suggestions of all our guests. We have an investment plan to improve the Wi-Fi, as you know, we are located on an island and we strive to improve our products despite being in a destination further from the mainland as the Galapagos Islands. We...

Argyle, Texas
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a neat little hotel that has amazing views of the ocean if you have the ocean view room. There was a hammock right on our own patio which was so relaxing. It was perfectly located with their own water taxi to take you across about 100 yards to the small town which had awesome little shops/restaurants. Just a...

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

Thank you very much for staying with us during your last vacation and share your experience that we are sure will be useful for many travelers going to decide to visit a unique destination as the Galapagos Islands. We are pleased that you delighted the landscape from your Finch Bay Suite, we agree with you that the ocean view from...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stayed for three nights in this beautiful hotel. Beautiful hotel with nice swimming pool and good "enough" rooms. Excellent food. They offer great excursions. Excellent staff-they were so willing and happy to help (one of best hotel staff I have known). During our stay we learnt that this hotel is run by same owner of Casa Gangotena, Quito. Casa...

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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 sharing your experience at our Finch Bay Eco Hotel, for us it was a real pleasure to be your hosts during your visit to the Enchanted Islands. We are pleased to read that our product and service were your total satisfaction and that the activities you did aboard on our Sea...

Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Staff are fantastic really helpful and will go out of their way to make you welcome. Food is tremendous. Rooms are great and kept well. Only draw back was the bar prices but there is bar near by which is about half the price

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

Thank you so much for your generous feedback regarding your experience at our Finch Bay Eco Hotel. We consider the opinions of our guests are very important because they help us to grow as hospitality company. Here on our Property we believe that customer service is our most important asset, that's why we strive enthusiastically to the satisfaction of our...

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights before our Galapagos cruise. We needed to unwind and relax after a hectic week in Rio watching the Olympics - the Finch Bay did exactly that. Lovely spacious bedroom, a big swimming pool and excellent food (we were full board). You can do organised excursions from the hotel or just do some local walks -...

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

Thank you very much for sharing your comments about your recent visit to our Finch Bay Eco Hotel in the Galapagos Islands. We are glad that your days aboard the cruise were very pleasant and your stay in our Property has been relaxing and resting. That's good to know that you and your family felt comfortable in our Finch Bay...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We were surprised with a lovely gift of a night at this top hotel for our thirtieth wedding anniversary. This is the height of luxury. The evening meal was good but some strange flavours mixed in and some were unfortunately lost. This is top quality and top prices so I was expecting more. We ordered the house white and this...

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

We appreciate your comments about your experience in our property. We are very pleased to have been part of the celebration of such a special occasion for you, your wedding anniversary. From all the staff of the Finch Bay we wish you happiness and prosperity for many years. For us, are very important comments and suggestions from our guests because...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel was beyond my expectations! Ambiance and staff were amazing, the room was nice and clean, we had ceviche out by the pool, and enjoyed the hammock outside our room. We also had a nice 4 course dinner in the restaurant, and the courses and service were outstanding. Thank you for such an enjoyable experience! Highly recommend!

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

We are deeply grateful for such wonderful comments about your experience at our Finch Bay Hotel, for us it was a real pleasure being your hosts during your holiday, thank you very much for choosing us as destination! We are delighted that we exceed your expectations regarding service and product provided, our main goal is to create memorable experiences for...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Great hotel in Puerto Ayora. Stayed for a few days before our Galapagos cruise, and it is situated on the beach, with views of iguanas, rays and pelicans. Great breakfast, and nice porches in front of each room with a hammock, to soak up the atmosphere. It would be a great hotel to just hang out - the high price...

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

Many thanks for your kind words according to your experience in our Finch Bay Eco Hotel, we're glad you chose our Property for relaxing before your tour aboard on the cruise and we hope that your visit to the Enchanted Islands have been great. We would have loved to make your stay longer to enjoy full of atmosphere on our...

Mill Valley, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We had a four day/night stay here with family and throughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms are spacious, clean and ours had an ocean view. We did 3 of there day tours, one walking/boat tour and two of the tours on the resorts yacht. The location is excellent, set away from town which is a short private boat ride away....

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

Thank you for considering our Finch Bay Hotel as the nicest place to stay in Santa Cruz, your comments flatter us and motivate us to provide memorable experiences to all our guests. As you mention one of our accommodation of 4 days 3 nights package that includes activities for you to enjoy the wonders of the land and Enchanted Islands...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • 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: $530 - $877 (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 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Ayora
#1 Family Hotel in Puerto Ayora
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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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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