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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was classy, comfortable, and truly dedicated to customer service! Breakfast was delicious, the room was cozy and updated, and the staff was friendly and very helpful. Especially Jonathon and Carlos! Definitely stay here but be sure you get good directions. We had to wander around before finally being correctly directed and taxi drivers don't seem to want to...

1Thank Lyssa M
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and helpful staff. Place was really clean and spacious. The location is only a 10-minute walk to the central area, but a really nice walk starting from one end of the busy street to the main area. There's also a tour agency next door to help you plan your tour the next day or even a complete packaged tour....

Thank rbonez
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay in Puerto Ayora, breakfast included and dorm rooms are good. What especially made the stay is the staff, special shout out to Jonathan! He really makes sure that you have a great stay and helps a lot with information regarding activities, you can also book tours through the agency of the hostel. Bikes can be rented...

Thank Woo6
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely place! Feels like home. Very safe and clean. Helpful staff and includes breakfast. Situated near Pelican Bay and is easy to walk from here. I had a nice private room with a sea view. There is also a roof terrace with great view of the Pacific!

1Thank AnabananaSWE
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We spent four days at the Galápagos Dreams Hostal and we were extremely pleased with the service. We are rating this Hostal experience as a 5+, but we are fully aware that it is a 2.5 star accommodation. Yes the towels might be a bit thin, blankets might seem a bit worn, BUT these are wonderful hosts who do everything...

Thank Shannon M
South America
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three night. The room was large and clean, but quite worn down. Breakfast was an egg and a piece of bread, sometimes a small piece of cheese was included. Not enough to get full of. They also offer tours from Galapagos Dreams and we did the highland tour. Short trip that cost 40USD/person. The guide we had...

Thank TwoAndAHalfTraveller
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights and I would never recommend this property to anyone. I haggled for the price so did not end up paying that much for the room ($25 per person for a double) which was the only reason why I was not more upset. Cons: 1. the breakfast was basic (scrambled egg and 1 croissant, sometimes...

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The hostel was nice. Room was big and clean. The breakfast was fairly basic and egg and a croissant. There are cheaper hostels closer to the centre with similar facilities which is where we stayed when we came back to the island. There is a travel agency on site but they try charge more than it would be from other...

Thank Damien B
Eckartsberga, Germany
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I was staying in the Galapagos Dreams Hostal for 2 days. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Nothing exciting but still decent. The connected travel agency helped a lot and was always extremely nice. I did not see other hostels but for the price the hostel was decent.

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Galapagos Dream... H, Director General at Galapagos Dreams Hostal, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your words, those are exactly what we are and want to keep develop. We are really appreciate your words. We are really happy to help!. Thanks to be loyal to us. Greetings Jonatan Garcia

Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My son and I visited the Galápagos Islands and enjoyed our stay at this hostal. Our first room was on the first floor and not as nice as the second room we stayed in which was on the second floor. I was very happy to be moved a few days into our stay. Recommend requesting a second floor room. Air...

Thank Geraldine A

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location Located in the heart of Puerto Ayora, this hostal is within a 15-minute walk of Galapagos National Park and Charles Darwin Research Station. Tortuga Bay Beach is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away. Property Features This hostal features tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and free breakfast. WiFi in public areas is free. Room Amenities All 15 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers, and cable TV. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galapagos Dreams Hostal

Address: Av. Cucuve y Floreana, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: ₹ 4,221 - ₹ 6,332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Galapagos Dreams Hostal 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“There are two types of rooms - I believe one type has a view and the other is recently renovated. The renovated rooms are nice!”
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“Would think that any room would be as good as any other. Probable that all rooms would be subject to the occasional traffic noise.”
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