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Mompos, Colombia
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We wanted to stay at Hotel Espana next door as we had stayed there previously and it was immaculate. Unfortunately they were full so we went next door. We had the exact same problem as a previous reviewer. We were in room 5 near reception which smelt strange on first arrival but the actual extent of the smell and mould...

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Belfast
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We have been travelling/back packing for 7 months now and I am fairly sure this is the worst place we have stayed at - a big acheivment. We were only going to be in Puerto Ayora one night to meet friends who were staying there before going to Isabella. We were in room 6 (nearest to the reception area). When...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 15 July 2013

For some reason your options for budget accommodation on Santa Cruz are limited. We found gorgeous places on Isabela and San Cristobel for $30 a night. But in Santa Cruz, everything is pretty nasty at that price. Pros We found the staff and volunteers to be very friendly and helpful Cheap Large room The bed was comfortable Wifi in the...

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Reviewed 22 March 2013

i've now stayed in a 6 different hotels in ecuador so i'm trying to judge it on ecuadorian standards. but this still gets a poor review from me. good: the people who work there are friendly and try to be nice. bad: they are inconsiderate and trying to cut corners. examples: * they have a water jug to fill your...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 4 February 2013

I only stayed for one night there and did absolutely not enjoy it. The room was dark and had only a window to the corridor, it was noisy all day and the hotel could need a bit of a renovation. The staff was unfriendly, WiFi did not work.

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2012

On first inspection i was hesitant to stay here, but we were tired and I agreed with my partnerfor one night only. We ended up staying 5 nights as it was $30 per room per night, great sleep quality, and quiet! (the only noise was the screaming kids from next door at Hotel Espanol at approx 5 each afternoon). The...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 23 November 2012 via mobile

The rooms in this hotel are very basic, though also very cheap. The price contains breakfast as well. We were suprised that it was personally prepared for us by a staff member. Location is also very central.

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Ripon
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Stayed here for two nights as a solo traveller. Room was spacious and pretty clean but a little dark and stuffy with one window only looking onto a corridor. Bathroom very small and the toilet leaked. Reasonable breakfast served on the rooftop terrace included in the price. Well located.

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Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 1 August 2012

stayed here for 4 nights, it was the cheapest private room we could find for $30/night (including continental breakfast). We didn't have reservations. After the first 2 nights, they told us they were full (with reservations) and that we had to vacate. So we scoped out the hotel next door (Espana $35 no breakfast but seemed a bit nicer) and...

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Reviewed 9 July 2012

We stayed here for a week. Our room had a cement staircase bottom in the middle of it. I was sure one of us would knock ourselves out running into it in the dark. There was air conditioning, but we did not want to use it, because all of the electricity on Santa Cruz comes from diesel generators, and we...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hotel Gardner

Address: Galapagos Islands | entre Bolivar Naveda y 12 de Febrero, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Number of rooms: 213
Also Known As:
Gardner Hotel Puerto Ayora
Hotel Gardner Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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“Find another place”
 of 5 bubbles MeuterMedia, 7 May 2014 | Read review
“If you have nowhere else to go, ask for an upstairs room. You will find much better lodgings elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles Eire_sa_turas, 26 Sep 2013 | Read review
“room 4 has a fridge, BUT its also the room where they refill the hotel water tanks for a half hour every few days, and they will even wake you up to do it with out prior notice.”
 of 5 bubbles kayrez, 22 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Room 9 was great”
 of 5 bubbles smarty1809, 23 Nov 2012 | Read review
“ask for room in back if you want more quiet, but rooms are dark. Rooms in front have light, but more noise.”
 of 5 bubbles resqdew, 22 Jan 2012 | Read review
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