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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I cant say enough for how much I enjoyed my stay at hostel Elizabeth. For the price you pay compared to other hostels in the area this place cannot be beat. Conveniently located very very close to the pier and everything in Puerto Ayora. And I especially cannot say enough about the staff and the owner about how friendly and...

Thank Daniel B
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Perfect for those on budget as it is one of the cheapest in town. 30 $ for a double in low season, reasonable wifi, basic rooms with private bathroom and a kitchen (which is sort of a private kitchen for the owner but free to use for guests). Very sweet owner once you get to know her - great service.

Thank Jens F
Cusco, Peru
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I loved staying here. Very centrally located, good wifi, good and hot shower, very comfortable bed. I had a double room to myself with own private ensuite. The property is always monitored and locked at night, you are given a key to enter through front gate. The lady who runs this hostel is absolutely lovely and was very accommodating with...

Thank CarmenByrne
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Nice place. You get a key for the enclosure and then a key for your room. Our room had no air conditioning but was roof top and got breeze off the ocean. Family run. Good for low maintanence people. Close to a lot of resaurants. Centrally located.

Thank Mag M
Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Get a top floor room for best breeze. Great central location right on the malecon. I echo another reviewer that I'm surprised by the high ratings. I don't take some of the issues other do, yes it was small, but that's ok with me. The manager Vilma was very nice to me and helpful. I take issue that it wasn't...

Thank AK_BG
Mainz, Germany
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We've stayed at this Hostal only for one night which was enough. The price with $30 was not really cheap so at least we would have expected a bit more. There was no socket in the whole room to plug in with the standard plugins of Ecuador. Only one single cable where none of our adapters fit. We had to...

Thank Manu B
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

I don't know how this place has such a good review on TripAdvisor. It's one of the worst hostel I've stayed at. The first room I was given looked alright from the start but after returning later in the evening I noticed that 1) the toilet was leaking and starting to flood the bathroom and 2) the room was crawling...

1Thank Shari K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of days but left for somewhere nicer but it wasn't too bad. No hot water and no Wi-Fi (despite this being prominently advertised) but clean and friendly. Super convenient for the port if you're going on day trips and some rooms on the top floor have ocean views.

Thank Matt E
Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Actually, the best room is #16, is at 3rd floor, I do know is the best room since a friend was at another one and i had the best tv, bath and view. Mrs.Vilma is a great person and really helpfull!The staff at the hostal is wonderfll as wel..

1Thank juan c
Sussex, England
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

This seemed a very rustic hostel. Ok for people on a budget for one night, which was $30 for a double by galapagos standards. Tiny bathroom, I had to poke my knees out the door whilst diagonally sitting on the loo! The sink tap was actually under the sink as the one on top didn't work! The shower was cold....

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As we´re very close to the sea our third story rooms offer a wonderful ocean view. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Elizabeth

Address: Charles Darwin Avenue, Puerto Ayora 593, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: ₹ 1,337 - ₹ 1,872 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Hostal Elizabeth Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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“Get a top floor room for best breeze and a little view.”
 of 5 bubbles AK_BG, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
“room16, best view”
 of 5 bubbles A3040AHjuanc, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Room with TV is $35 but only $30 without. Who needs a TV in the Galapagos?”
 of 5 bubbles tokyoterrier, 10 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We had room 21, you have to climb some stairs but it gives you some more privacy.”
  • Bay view from the third floor
 of 5 bubbles 773daanv, 4 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Views form the third floor are great. You are a few steps from the main dock and easy walking distance to all tourist services .”
 of 5 bubbles DelphineTS, 2 Mar 2014 | Read review
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