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Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar

09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Oakville
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar on Santa Cruz Island for a 2 day land visit before our 5-day boat cruise in the Galapagos islands. It was a great location - right down at the water and on the main street. An easy trip from Baltra airport - take the airport bus to the water crossing ($1)...

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Thunder Bay, Ontario
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed a total of 3 nights WiFi was slow and not very strong BUT this is normal on the Islands. Nice, central location Staff not very helpful Mostly clean. Beds and bathrooms just need updating. Had hot water at all times. Breakfast buffet was sufficient. The "pool" is just for looks and is only about twice the size of a...

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here a couple of different times during my stay on Santa Cruz. It's a big hotel, but seems to be used by a lot of tour companies, and perhaps that's the reason why standards have been allowed to drop. Rooms and facilities getting quite tired. Biggest turn-off for me were that the staff, who have little spoken English,...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Reasonably clean. Sufficient water for showers. Breakfast was usually adequate: cereal, yogurt, white bread, fruit, eggs/sausages. We stayed here twice in different rooms and in both cases, the air conditioner was so loud it was almost funny. Wifi very spotty and slow so don't expect to plan/research using wifi. It was nice that they have cold water and coffee/tea available...

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Dunwoody, Georgia
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We greatly enjoyed our stay at the Lobo de Mar. The rooms were large and our's had a view. The hot water was plentiful. Towels were provided by the front desk for the beach. The pool was a little cold but pretty to look at.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A nice location in Puerto Ayora with sounds from the sea coming through the little balcony doors to the rooms. Large rooms but a little worn. Nice staff. Intermittent WiFi - which is usual on the islands.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This place has a great location, friendly staff and nice swimming pool. However, some improvements could be made. These are: 1) Renovate or repaint the hotel. It is beginning to look dated. 2) Make sure that doors from balcony to rooms are fully closed. Now they have many openings to let air through. Unfortunately, this also results in sound coming...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Really nice hotel. Open air swimming pool in reception and a closed one round the corner. Our room was on third floor with a shared mezzanine floor with great views over the harbour and with loungers. Serve breakfast and meals. Great location and room was lovely with air-conditioning and TV. Staff were friendly

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Albury, Australia
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Family friendly feel with indoor pools in central areas. Friendly staff. Unbeatable location right in the centre of town near the waterfront. Stroll down to the fish market in the morning and watch the seals & penguins beg for scraps! Note: rooms facing the mangroves have slat windows through which mosquitos can enter. The wifi at this hotel was also...

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We've actually stayed at this hotel on two separate occasions. The first was when we missed the last boat to Isabella and we needed a place to stay (2010). Both times were very nice. The service was friendly and breakfast is included. When in Galapagos we really only need a place to sleep and have breakfast before adventuring around. There...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar

Address: Galapagos Islands | 12 de Febrero y Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $96 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Puerto Ayora
Grand Hotel Lobo De Mar Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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“ask for a room with a view of the bay”
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 of 5 bubbles gogirlOakville, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a "couples" room if you don't want to sleep in a single bed.”
 of 5 bubbles ThunderBayGoofs, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“turn on the air conditioner to see how noisy it is!”
 of 5 bubbles traveljean11, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a balcony opening to the mangroves will get mosquitos”
 of 5 bubbles TheaOloughlin, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room 5 and it had a balcony and when looking to left from balcony we could see the water over the police station.”
 of 5 bubbles ChezleyBN, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
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