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Huntsville, Alabama
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...

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Galapagos 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...

Manchester, United Kingdom
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...

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Galapagos 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...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Finch Bay did not disappoint from the gorgeous room with ocean view, the incredible service and attention from the staff (they knew our names) to the delicious breakfast that included Ecuadorian dishes as well as wide variety of bread, cereal, eggs, fruit and much much more. The dinner selections were spectacular and in flavor and presentation, they have an amazing...

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

Dear Mrs. Silvia, thank you very much for your kind comments regarding your recent stay at our Finch Bay Hotel, the whole Staff is grateful for your nice opinions about your experience with us. We are happy to know that you spent such a good and relaxed time enjoying the Hotel facilities, your comfortable Finch Bay Suite (ocean view), our...

Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Last few days after a Galapagos cruise. Very good location, nice pool near the beech. Excellent staff. Basic room, good bed and bathroom. Restaurant very good, breakfast excellent. 5 min boat taxi to town

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

Many thanks for choosing our Finch Bay Hotel for your post-cruise excursion in the Enchanted Islands. We really hope you enjoyed your holidays and the activities you made on board. Thanks for highlighting our peaceful beach-front location and our hotel facilities surrounded by Galapagos wildlife. We hope to welcome you back in a new opportunity. Please do not hesitate to...

Seattle
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had a fabulous stay at Finch Bay Hotel in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island! We booked an 8 day/7 night package plus stayed one extra night on the front end of our package. All of our day tours and meals were included in our package, and we were very happy with this decision. The rooms are clean and comfortable...

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

Thank you so much for your great comments about your last stay at our Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, for our staff it was a pleasure to have you here as our dear guest and we are gladly to know that your experience was enriching in the Enchanted Islands. Wow! You booked a wonderful program to explore the Island, as you...

Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We loved this hotel. It is very peaceful and quiet. The service is outstanding. Everyone knew our names and quickly learned our preferences. They have a free clothes dryer for the patrons that is by the outside bathrooms. The pool is saltwater and you share it with a duck or two. Each room has a little porch and a hammock...

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

Many thanks you for coming to our Hotel, to value this destination, our facilities and services, our main goal is to reach your total satisfaction and create memorable experiences. We like to know that you appreciate the comfort of our rooms and all the amenities with which they are equipped for guests to enjoy. We have certified naturalist guides that...

Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Loved everything about this hotel! Loved our day tours through the hotel on their boat! Wonderful. Don't be talked into a 5 day cruise to see everything and be stuck on a stinky loud rocking boat for 5 days. Especially when you can stay in a gorgeous room on a fabulous beach beautiful pool next to a bar and restaurant...

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

Wow! What a great review! Thank you so much for your comments about our Hotel and Staff. We are honored that you have chosen us as your Hotel for holidays, I will share your kind and positive comments with the Food and Beverage team and also with our Executive Chef. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the atmosphere...

Wellington
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was the start of our Galapagos adventure!! Wow!! We stayed 3 nights before we went onto boat. We had an ocean view room, lovely deck to relax on. We didn't do their tours but everyone we met thoroughly enjoyed them. We walked to Las Greitas & watched all the snorkellers & on another day we walked to Charles Darwin...

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

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at our Finch Bay during your stay in this unique destination in the world called the Galapagos Islands. We are delighted that you enjoyed your room, common areas and facilities of the Hotel. In Puerto Ayora there are several activities you can choose according to your preferences, for example a short walk...

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stayed at Finch Bay for a week before getting on a cruise. You can tick off 50% of the Galapagos just by doing their day tours. We had an ocean view suite and it was well clean and comfortable. The staff were incredibly organised and made sure you were in the right spot at the right time for the...

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

Dear guest, We thank you for your good comments that indicate that our hotel is an excellent choice for pre and post cruise. We are glad that you enjoyed your room and excursions, including our local and international gastronomy in the highest standard, prepared with care. I am delighted to know that truly you appreciated our best asset is the...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We booked our trip to Galapagos & Peru and Finch Bay was 5 days of our tour. We loved it there. The rooms were nice, the hammock on our deck was nice as well as the grounds. The Food was very Good and the service was Excellent. The Staff would try hard to remember our names each night and were...

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Thank you for your great comments, we are glad that you enjoyed our facilities and warm service. Our Staff values and appreciates every guest, so every day put their best to satisfy them and we are pleased to have been a memorable experience. We have all programs to make your land and sea experience be successful with the best naturalist...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • 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 Galapagos Hotel

Address: Punta Estrada S/N, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador (Formerly Finch Bay Eco Hotel)
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $580 - $884 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Finch Bay Galapagos 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 Galapagos Hotel Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Ayora
#1 Family Hotel in Puerto Ayora
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“We were in the "OV" building - but I think they are all lovely.”
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“The Ocean View rooms are spectacular! Definitely the way to go!”
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“any room is good”
 of 5 bubbles welltraveledA, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take any of the room facing ocean!”
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“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.”
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