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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 20/05/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/05/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 7 hotels in Puerto Villamil
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Marita’s house is a first class hotel in which you can enjoy the natural charms of Isabela Island, because it is located on the white sands of Puerto Villamil, offering an incomparable view of the colorful beaches of Galapagos Islands. Marita’s house combines harmonically the standards of the best quality hotels with a cozy familiar, hospitality to offer a pleasant and comfortable stay. Quality and warmth characterizes the services of lodging, restaurant and recreation that Marita’s house offers.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free internet
Pool / beach towels
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Books, DVDs, music for children
Open-air bath
Street parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Boating
Diving
Hiking
Snorkelling
Bicycle tours
Patio
Board games / puzzles
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Bottled water
Refrigerator
Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, German, Italian

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Grade: 83 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
624Reviews10Q+A100Room tips
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P B wrote a review Jun 2022
Stuart, Florida43 contributions27 helpful votes
I can't say enough good things about this hotel! The minute we arrived I told my husband I wish we could extend our stay! Unfortunately, we had only four days at this absolutely beautiful place before we had to return to reality. I couldn't be more pleased with the Hotel La Casa De Marita. We were warmly greeted upon our arrival by Marita and members of her staff with smiles and delicious fruit juice. We stayed in the Mediterraneo Suite. The room was very spacious, super clean and comfortable with a porch overlooking the ocean. Robes, hair dryer, refrig, and fresh drinking water were provided. Beach towels are available at the front desk. The breakfast buffet is superb, and they even gave us boxed breakfasts on the morning we left as we had an early departure. We took advantage of the tapas and drinks special on the patio in the evening; and enjoyed a few afternoon pina coladas, which are to die for! We had dinner there one night, and honestly, I could have eaten there every night it was that good. The service overall was excellent, everyone went above and beyond to make sure we were taken care of! Marita even snagged us some last-minute tours that were terrific and complete with lunch and taxi service! And the tours! Oh my gosh - but that's for another post. Loved this hotel. Loved our stay and can't wait to return!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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James L wrote a review May 2022
Shawnee, Kansas763 contributions240 helpful votes
We stayed 3 nights here as part of a group and really enjoyed our time. The room was very spacious and the views were incredible. The breakfast each morning was nice and we really liked spending time on our patio off the room. Would recommend again for sure.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Riva Waldman wrote a review Nov 2021
Israel41 contributions59 helpful votes
We arrived to Isabella after a rough boat trip and exhausting day. What are your basic expectations? To have a good shower and descent bed. So.... No and no. Today was our second day. The water can be warm, but never got. Today we had cold shower, giving up waiting for the water to heat as they promised us. Decent bed? There are beds in our rooms covers with sheets but no clean blankets to help warm up in the chilly nights. The blankets in the rooms are old and smelly and must kept away. Breakfast was ok. The location is very good and the view is fantastic. It is our third hotel in Galapagos. In terms of value for money this is the lowest class.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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GeeBee R wrote a review Sep 2021
Gainesville, Virginia19 contributions26 helpful votes
We were welcomed personally by Marita to her house/casa and it just got better from there. The oceanfront room with its stupendous view was unbelievable. We spent tranquil stretches of time relaxing in the hammocks on the huge balcony watching marine iguanas coming ashore and viewing frigate birds. We had dinner there every night and it was delicious. Same goes for the freshly made breakfast. No request went unfulfilled. They even prepared the fruit we picked on our farm tour on Isabella including a pineapple as part of our breakfast. Marita came to see us off when we leaving Isabella and wish us well. This is truly a hotel where one can step back from the hubbub of life and take a true, albeit, short break. Thank you Marita from Gary and Bina.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: Beachfront is worth the money
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mdoak m wrote a review Jul 2021
Baltimore, Maryland21 contributions6 helpful votes
We knew the moment we walked into the garden courtyard entrance we had made the right decision. Casa Marita sits right on the ocean and you can feel and hear the ocean breeze. The staff was there to greet us with their friendly smiles. We felt at home the instance we walked in the main lobby. This boutique hotel provides the correct balance of amenities but still true to its local presence. Recently, updated we loved the white tile floors and fresh paint. The Jr. Suite (amarillo) was large and comfortable overlooking the bay. It was private, quite and at the same time there was always staff to assist. We wanted for nothing!!! Marita was gracious, kind and so helpful. We also appreciated all Arianne assistance with everything that needed to be coordinated. It was worth every penny. The breakfast and the view are fantastic.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: Jr Suite ocean view, corner suite, Very private.
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Stacy M wrote a review Feb 2021
9 contributions6 helpful votes
We are SO happy to have stayed at Casa de Marita!!!! Marita met us upon arrival and was so warm and welcoming. This hotel is GORGEOUS and very clean and is located right on the beach in one of the prettiest areas we saw during our trip. The whole staff is wonderful and helpful, offering plenty of advice on excursions and bike rentals and anything else you need. They offer laundry service, which was quick and affordable. There are plenty of comfortable lounging areas and the breakfast they put out is UNBELIEVABLE. I would highly recommend this place!!!!! Also there's a FANTASTIC bar/restaurant way up on stilts that we walked to every night to enjoy drinks and the sunset... and fresh seafood. HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend!!!!!!!!
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Room Tip: Top floor room was loud during meal times with guests scraping chairs across the restaurant floor...
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Response from Marita Velarde Buraschi, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel La Casa De Marita
Responded 16 Apr 2021
Hola Buenas tardes desde este pequeño paraíso del planeta. Contentos y agradecidos de tus comentarios pues nos incentiva a seguir esforzándonos para dar lo mejor de nosotros a nuestros huéspedes. La Casa de Marita y todos estaremos siempre esperando tu regreso. Cuidate mucho , hasta pronto
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Russell S wrote a review Jul 2020
Northbrook, Illinois53 contributions14 helpful votes
We where planning on staying at this hotel on our trip to the Galapagos. When canceling our trip due to illness and covid travel restrictions, this place was one of the hotels that would not honor a refund.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from Marita Zecchettin, Owner at Hotel La Casa De Marita
Responded 21 Jul 2020
Dear Russell, Thanks you for reaching out out us at La Casa de Marita. We hope you are doing well, and are both surprised and concerned to read your review as we have no record of previous contact or booking with us from you. Please let us know more details about your experience. When and where did you book your stay? If you would like to write us directly at marita@casamaritagalapagos.com. We hope to hear from you to clarify this situation. Best Regards.
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Ironhusk wrote a review Mar 2020
Kirkland, Washington13 contributions6 helpful votes
Clean, comfortable, no frills. Breakfast was nice, and farm-fresh with many of the items from Marita's farm in the highlands. You can request eggs to order (although I don't think they advertise this). Marita was a lovely hostess and she helped confirm our next transit plans. Power went out on our first night on the island, had to use a cell phone flashlight to find the way home. Once at the hotel, they provided flashlights for all guests. Also, worth mentioning that everyone we interacted with in the reception area had excellent English. (General tips for the island: you will sunburn in 30 minutes of even overcast skies--bring SPF70 and maybe a 2nd bottle. Local pricing is $30+. Bring Sawyer mosquito repellent. And maybe avoid March, their hottest month. The midday heat was stifling. Also, we aware that your bedroom may be the only place with AC. Every single restaurant was open-air. Everyone on the island was friendly though, and it even took several days for our dive tour company to let us settle the bill....island time.)
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from Maritazechettin, Owner at Hotel La Casa De Marita
Responded 23 Mar 2020
Dear Ironhusk, thanks for your lovely review and detailed description of your stay with us. Also thanks for your tips to our readers :). All the best and hope to see you soon around the island! Saludos!
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Invictus1867 wrote a review Mar 2020
Point Pleasant, West Virginia193 contributions35 helpful votes
We would stay here again. Beach chairs, towels, outside shower. On the beach. Next to a nice little mangrove where marine iguanas hang out. Easy walk to concha and town. Staff is very friendly. Room was very spacious.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Maritazechettin, Owner at Hotel La Casa De Marita
Responded 20 Mar 2020
Dear Invictus1867 thanks for your review... great to know you had a great experience with us. Also, lovely to hear you would stay here again with us. We will be very glad to have you here in this beautiful island. All the best!
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yvs100 wrote a review Mar 2020
Acton, Massachusetts70 contributions51 helpful votes
Stayed at the La Casa de Marita in Feb 2020. The location of this hotel is very convenient - it is right on the Puerto Villamil beach. Their patio literally opens onto the beach, has hammocks and rocking chairs to use while you enjoy the sound of the waves. The staff is very attentive and courteous. The layout of the hotel is like a beach-house, the decor and landscaping is very interesting and inviting. They have a restaurant on site as well. The rooms were clean and air conditioning was available.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Maritazechettin, Owner at Hotel La Casa De Marita
Responded 20 Mar 2020
Dear yvs100, many thanks for your lovely review and nice comments regarding our location, terrace, service, rooms and decoration. Hope you can come soon again. All the best!
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PRICE RANGE
$148 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
la casa de marita hotel puerto villamil
LOCATION
EcuadorGalapagos IslandsIsabelaPuerto Villamil
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel La Casa De Marita
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel La Casa De Marita?
Nearby attractions include Iglesia Cristo Salvador (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel La Casa De Marita?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel La Casa De Marita?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel La Casa De Marita?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel La Casa De Marita?
Yes, free public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel La Casa De Marita?
Conveniently located restaurants include Coco Surf, El Cafetal Galápagos, and Maestro De Casa.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel La Casa De Marita?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, and Italian.
Does Hotel La Casa De Marita have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Hotel La Casa De Marita accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.