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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2014

We had an amazing time on this wonderful cruising catamaran. From the outset, the crew were generous with their time and went over and above the call of duty to ensure that their guests were well cared for. Spent just under a week island hopping in the Galapagos and had one of the best times ever with my two daughters....

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Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

The owners of this hostel are very rude and offer very bad service. Since I had a flight at night I asked if I could stay in the common rooms for a bit and to change clothes before I would leave and they didn't allow me and even got angry. Besides, they charge you 5 dollar if you leave your...

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Primeramente agradezco tus comentarios, aunque no son acorde a la realidad, tendremos mas cuidado con futuros clientes al explicarles las...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Stayed here on two occasions with my friends whilst having a few days stay in quito either side of our trip to the cloud forest. The staff were lovely and went out of there way to help you, we also had a lovely breakfast each morning! We were able to leave our bags in our room on the final day...

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Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

They kicked me out at 7 am for coming back too late while they were sleeping.....weird right? I was so nice and had to explain while they didnt speak english. So rude and not helpful about anything. I only booked it because the other hostels were full. I now see why no one else was there.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights, nice family run hostel but nobody speaks English - hard to even say I wanted a room for 2nights in basic Spanish but the owner just didn't get it! Location is good if u want to be near bars and clubs (Foch square) but I stayed here so I wasn't in the 'party hostel' vibes...

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Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 days. Very friendly and family feeling! The owner is very nice, and will help you with anything you ask. The breakfast is very big and good. Only two problems is that the family speaks only Spanish, so if you don't know Spanish it's a problem. The other problem is that you can't leave your bags in...

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lago agrio
Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

The family were unwelcoming and unhelpful. On the final day of our stay we were not allowed to leave our bags or shower. This is a wannabe guesthouse and unsuitable as a backpackers hostel. Stay in vibes instead!

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Berkshire
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Been travelling for three months now, two in India, and this hostel may possibly be the only place where the owners don't let you leave your bags or shower after you check out. So you're basically screwed for any physical day trip you have planned for your final day in Quito. My room was basically a shed out back that...

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GalapagosNaturalLif, Gerente at Hostel Galapagos Natural Life, responded to this review

Much regret what happened but I want to mention that our check in time is 12:00, after this time if they wish to continue in their room must pay an extra value. You can use the bathroons but take a shower! We store your luggage until 5pm, you came back and wanted to take showers. we accept store your bags,...

Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The staff at this hostel are the rudest I have ever encountered. They seemed to go out of their way to make our lives difficult, and despite having stayed at the hostel for 3 nights, refused to allow us to even use their toilet as soon as we checked out, making our final day in quito extremely difficult! Don't stay...

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GalapagosNaturalLif, Gerente at Hostel Galapagos Natural Life, responded to this review

I am much regret what happened but I want to mention that our check in time is 12:00, after this time if they wish to continue in their room must pay an extra value. You can use the bathroon, but take a shower, you do think is correct take a shower after your check out without additional payment. We store...

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Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

This is by far the most unfriendly hostel I have been to so far! The location is good but don't be fooled into going here if Vibes or Blue house are full! The owners were unwilling to help us in any way and wouldn't even let us leave our bags for the day without kicking up a fuss. Quito is...

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I am much regret what happened but I want to mention that our check in time is 12:00, after this time if they wish to continue in their room must pay an extra value. you can use the batrhroon, it is possible, but It is not possible take a shower We store your luggage until 5pm, you came back and...

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Additional Information about Hostel Galapagos Natural Life

Address: Pinto E8-64 y 6 de diciembre, Quito, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: ₹ 785 - ₹ 2,551 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Bring eye covers for dark if traveling from far time zone.”
 of 5 bubbles texaswood, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the private room, which meant we had our own shower. Was also in the back so we probably did not get as much noise from the street.”
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 of 5 bubbles AllyC92, 23 Nov 2014 | Read review
“At the rear of the building so your not facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles SunSeaSharks, 25 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Downstairs room is probably the quietest, whereas the up stairs rooms are attached to each other”
 of 5 bubbles EvelynUnderwood, 13 May 2013 | Read review
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