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Hostal Insular

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Laurel, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with a large group of high school students and this hotel suited our needs very well. The rooms are basic, small but clean. There is AC and WiFi (spotty) but the location is close to restaurants and shops. There is a restaurant on the third floor which made it easy to get breakfast every morning. The staff was...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This place runs a scam on travellers, Stay away. We arrived at 10am, negotiated a price of $25 a night, at 9pm the owner knocks on our door and demands we pay $50 a night for our room, we said no we have agreed on a price she flatly says 'no, this is new price' and said if we don't...

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Hostal_Insular, Director de Recepción at Hostal Insular, responded to this review

Let me tell you that the extorcionistas and abusers are you, tariffs are established at the reception and when you make the payment of the room, you got upset to the point of striking a person of seniors and to call the police out uencing like rats, thieves to the hotel towels were carried brash. If there are scammers and...

Reviewed 16 August 2016

The service is ok, rooms and beds are rather small, sanitation is excellent, wifi available, but when shared with so many others , it in reality does not work at all. Breakfast at the first floor, but be quick it is only served once.

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This is an OK place to stay. Rooms are clean, AC in the room, beds are OK, location is OK, but some of its employees are unrespectful. During my stay an employee of the place came knocking on my door heavily at 19:30. I was taking a shower and I had to get out to see what's going on. It...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here. We paid 35$/night for a double room (June 2016, low season, hotel was almost completely empty). The lady at the reception (who seemed to be the manager) was very friendly! The room while small was very clean and nice. Shower/bathroom too. Shower worked very well. Wifi was ok, good signal also in the rooms. Aircon...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

For $18 a night for a private room with a double bed, private bathroom, wifi in the room and AC it is a real bargain for the Galápagos! It's clean and they have free water too and the family staff are friendly. They had the best showers too I found in the Galápagos, hot and powerful. All in all, a...

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Florida
Reviewed 21 May 2015

a cozy place to go with family , quiet, comfortable , clean and especially serca everywhere ; has a well equipped kitchen to prepare food , it has wifi throughout the hotel. in short a nice place ....

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Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 12 June 2014

If ou are in Isabela, stay on Insular. Excellent hotel, nice clean private rooms, with hot shower and air conditioning and WORKING wi-fi (yeeey!!), in Puerto Villamil center. The staff is very friendly and there´s a lady that can make our laundry for a few bucks in there. I strongly recommend this hostel! =)

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2014

We stayed here for 7 nights in January 2014 as part of a 3-week tour of the Galapagos Islands. It's a $25pp a night place popular with backpackers, for this we got a comfortable double bed in a smallish room on the first floor at the front with a fridge, working a/c, tv and a bedside lamp. There was an...

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Hostal_Insular, Gerente at Hostal Insular, responded to this review

Dear SakaraG_12 . We thank you for your feedback made ​​our Hostal Insular , constructive criticism help us improve , as our idea is to make our guests feel like at home. Regard to the bathroom I tell him , unfortunately on this beautiful island there are seasons in which the service brackish usually get a little more salt than...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2013

DO NOT RISK STAYING HERE AND HAVING ANY OF YOUR TIME WASTED!!! THERE ARE MUCH BETTER PLACES TO GO!!!! WE WERE KICKED INTO THE STREETS WHEN MORE MONEY WAS AN OPTION FOR THEM!!! We started our first day here and paid $20. we found a much better place immediately.We made reservations for our last 2 days in paradise here, due...

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Additional Information about Hostal Insular

Address: Gaviotin y Tero Real, Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Isabela > Puerto Villamil
Price Range: $45 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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Hostal Insular Galapagos Islands/Isabela - Puerto Villamil
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“The third floor is also where the dining room is so if you want quiet in the morning maybe choose the second floor for a room -”
JLH2012, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Use wifi before eveybody wakes up to get some speed”
968jann, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“not consume tap water ...”
LiliCourne, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“A room at the back might be quieter at night if roosters bother you or you turn in early”
sakarag0ld, 9 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Facing away from the street to reduce noise.”
WillaRosen, 22 Jul 2013 | Read review
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