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La Gran Tortuga

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isreal
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

We were in this lovely establishment for four nights and enjoyed it. All what you need for your vacation in isabela: clean, A/C, hot water, good bed and good breakfast. Rooms are simple but no complain. It run by friendly couple that will help you in your needs. Highly recommend

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connecticut
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We chose the hostal because it was less expensive. It was not one of the hostals, on the beach, but honestly the beach is 2 short blocks away, and we were not at the hostal long enough during the day or evening. Just a place to shower and sleep. It did have a great breakfast with scrambled eggs one morning...

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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Very clean, spacious room. Air conditioning in good shape, lots of water and beautiful people to help you. If you are looking for an all inclusive, luxurious or an american style banner hotel this is not the place. People at the hotel is local people willing to help and without a fake smile. We had a problem with the post...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Had a pleasant stay here recently. We actually ended up with a room in the Sea Lion Hostal which is a few hundred yards along from La Gran Tortuga but seems to be part of the same business. The room was clean with air-con and a very large bathroom, plus free water from the cooler in the hallway. Good location...

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 17 April 2015

My husband, 17 and 15 year old sons and I stayed at La Gran Tortuga for 4 nights last week. We were touring Isabela island. We were so impressed with the owner, Juana Valladares! Before our trip, she set up several tours for us and even answered our questions about what shoes to bring via e-mail! She was incredibly friendly...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We stayed one week at the Gran Tortuga and enjoyed every minute of it. Our room on the second floor was perfect (king bed, mini fridge). It is impossible on Isabela not to bring in sand every time, but the staff keeps the room immaculate every day. The breakfast was typical and good. The owners were very accomodating, for example...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 March 2015

The room was clean. The hosts were great. The breakfast were good and plentiful. The a/c worked well and so did the wifi. The only down side was the road construction going on outside of our room but not something that is the fault of the B and B. The location was great to walking to all of the downtown...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Had a booking for three nights but had to move for my last night to the hotel next door - although did have to come back for breakfast. There were major roadworks going on outside the hotel and my room opened up onto this road however i was surprised at how quiet it was. The room was comfortable, with a...

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Nontron, France
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We stayed on Isabela in November for 10 nights at Hostal La Gran Tortuga. We originally booked 7 nights but ended up staying for 10. Juana our host couldn't do enough for us. She organised tours, told us the best places to eat and visit, Although she had very little English and my husband minimal Spanish we got along famously!...

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Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place! It was the most expensive place we stayed on the Galapagos but Isabela tends to be the most expensive island. The rooms are very nice and clean with all the amenities you could want (even a fridge), and a comfortable bed. WIFI was perfect. We enjoyed the rooftop patio with seating and hammocks (you can...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy your vacation in La Gran Tortuga! We offer comfortable rooms with air conditioners, private bathrooms, television and wireless internet access. We also organize tours to volcanoes, bay tours, tours to lava tunnels in the sea and tours to Galapagos Tortoise center. We hope to see you very soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Gran Tortuga

Address: Las Fragatas y 16 de Marzo, Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Isabela > Puerto Villamil
Price Range: $69 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Gran Tortuga 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for a room on the second floor. I think there are four rooms on the 2nd floor and its small lobby is the best place to use the WIFI.”
MM324, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“take a taxi from Puerto Villamil, is not too far but the side walks are irregular, is Galapagos after all!”
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“Second floor rooms are quieter.”
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