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Ave. Alsacio Northia y Esmeraldas, 200150 Ecuador
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#5 of 11 in San Cristobal
Mar Azul Hotel has 12 internal rooms and 2 outside rooms, the rooms are equipped with air conditioning, private bathroom with hot and cold shower, cable TV, Wi-Fi, we offer breakfast service, coffee station, ping pong table, snorkel rental. Our main characteristic is to assist to our guests with all the necessary information to enjoy their trip in Galapagos, before and during their trip.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Table tennis
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Room features
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Bottled water
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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M O’ wrote a review Nov 2019
Sydney, Australia28 contributions49 helpful votes
Basic hotel, with a musty smell. Didn’t offer anything. Based on what we paid for accommodation on other islands I expected more for my money here but not to be. Stayed for two nights which was more than enough, couldn’t contemplate staying longer here!
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Becky A wrote a review Jun 2019
Warwick, United Kingdom897 contributions126 helpful votes
I really liked this hotel on San Cristobal. The room was cleaned daily and had air conditioning. The shower was really good in our room. We did have lots of little insects roaming around our room but we didn't mind, we embraced the nature! It was always peaceful and you always had access to Bananas and bottled water. There was a table tennis table in the dining area which kept us entertained for a few hours. The staff were very friendly and the breakfasts were really nice. For breakfast it would be a bowl of fresh fruit to start, then their take on a "full English" - it would be slices of cold meat and scrambled or fried egg. They'd also give you some toast, jam and tea/coffee. The hotel was in a perfect location, it would a 35 minute walk to La Loberia Beach which was great for snorkelling and about a 10 minute walk to the sea front. It was also around a 10 minute drive form the airport. I really enjoyed my 2 night stay here.
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Date of stay: May 2019
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled
Response from 658amadaleon, Manager at Hotel Mar Azul
Responded 1 Nov 2019
We are very glad that your stay has been very comforting the time you visited us, your opinion is very important for us, we try every day to give the best attention for the comfort of our guests thank you regards.
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Kimmy wrote a review Jun 2019
London5 contributions
A good hostel in a good location slightly off the tourist track. The staff were incredibly friendly, the rooms were big and very clean (surprisingly our room was cleaned everyday with fresh towels and all). Incredible good value
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled
Response from 658amadaleon, Gerente at Hotel Mar Azul
Responded 2 Jun 2019
Thank you for your comment, We hope you enjoyed the Galapagos islands. Regards, Claudia
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Brian Travels Without Fear wrote a review Apr 2019
Oshawa, Canada103 contributions78 helpful votes
The Hotel Mar Azul is well located between the airport and town (both within walking distance). The hotel is comfortable and offers exceptional value. However, the "magic" to this property is Claudia! From the moment we checked in until we left, Claudia couldn´t have been more helpful. She always had our best interests in mind. Thanks so much Claudia, for helping us in exploring the Galapagos!!
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Date of stay: April 2019
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled
2 Helpful votes
Response from 658amadaleon, Director de Recepción at Hotel Mar Azul
Responded 23 May 2019
Thank you for your comment, thank you for speaking very well of my way of working. A big hug for you and Lianne :-) Regards, Claudia
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wanderingDHP wrote a review Mar 2019
Denver, Colorado526 contributions163 helpful votes
We were very happy with our two night stay here. We booked via Air BnB and were able to pay with credit card. The manager was very nice y amable. Air conditioning was a life saver, and the shower was powerful with warm water. All we could ask for with a nice stay that didn't break the bank.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled
Response from Amada R, Propietario at Hotel Mar Azul
Responded 18 Apr 2019
Thank you for your review :-) We hope you have enjoyed these beautiful islands. Sincerely yours, Claudia
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Mar Azul
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Mar Azul?
Nearby attractions include Catedral Inmaculada Concepción (0.4 km), EL Barquero (0.1 km), and Swordfish Fountain (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Mar Azul?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, meeting rooms, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Mar Azul?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and an additional bathroom.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Mar Azul?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Mar Azul?
Conveniently located restaurants include EL DESCANSO MARINERO, Cri's, and Giuseppe's Restaurant.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Mar Azul?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.