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    Hostel Sir Francis Drake

    Av. Baltra y Charles Binford | Galápagos, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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    • Excellent18%
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    21 - 25 of 59 reviews

    Reviewed 19 February 2016

    Clean hostel. We stayed on top floor in room with a/c and balcony, private bath for just $50.00 per night. Easy walk to harbor, town center. Provided drinking water. Probably least friendly staff as anywhere we went in Galapagos but it met our needs.

    Thank Kathy R
    Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here for three nights solo. Get room 22 if you can. It seems to be the best. I had ocean views and my own bathroom with a big shower (which offered hot water on only one of the four occasions I found its use)....More

    Thank Patrick E
    Reviewed 13 January 2016

    very diverse hotel, service varying from nice rooms with all amenities to a dark cellar room with shared bathroom in a nearby building. It's better to check what you could get in place, don't make a reservation blindly. Eventually you'll have ants in the room....More

    Thank IoooooI
    Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

    We stayed for two nights.The room was clean. If you don't take a room with an air conditioner as we did, you get a fan which is enough as it's not that hot (at least in the end of September). The bed is for some...More

    Thank Aviad B
    Reviewed 30 July 2015

    We only stayed here for one night thankfully. There was no wifi and no hot water. We had to move our bed each time we wanted to leave the room. The kitchen was absolutely filthy. 10 minute before check out we had a member of...More

    Thank stickywicks
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Banquet Room
    • Breakfast Available
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$ 44 - US$ 81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Galapagos Islands >
    • Santa Cruz >
    • Puerto Ayora
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    BJL-40
    27 March 2015|
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    Response from Fernando T | Property representative |
    Hi...You would arrive at the Baltra airport at the exit you will find airlines buses without cost waiting for the passengers to transfer them to the channel Itabaca in the channel all take a ferry the cost per person is of 1... More
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    "Room 22 at the top bit of a climb,but worth it."
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    "Number 21 was fine"
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    "If you're a light sleeper, ask for a room away from the street."
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    "The balconies are where all the smokers go so I would stay away from those. The ones in the center of the..."
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