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Hostel Sir Francis Drake

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Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

If you aren't there in busy season, I suggest not booking online and just showing up. We negotiated a price much lower than the advertised rate. Room was fine and cleaned every day. Location is great. Staff are friendly but often not at the reception...More

Thank Caitlin B
Response from Fernando T, Gerente at Hostel Sir Francis DrakeResponded 22 August 2017

Dear Customer. I appreciate your comments about our hotel. Regards.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

We stayed for 5 nights so managed to bargain down to $25 a night - I wouldn't be happy paying the internet listing of $60 a night. They weren't particularly busy so we turned up and got a room without an issue - if not...More

Thank Haig B
Response from Fernando T, Gerente at Hostel Sir Francis DrakeResponded 22 August 2017

Dear Customer. Thanks for your comment. I am very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I wasn't sure of the quality of the lodging when I saw it from the outside. However, the front desk person was very friendly and gave us a good rate for 2 nights with them. The room where I stayed had a fan and good...More

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Response from Fernando T, Gerente at Hostel Sir Francis DrakeResponded 22 August 2017

Dear Traveler. Thank you for your comment and for choosing our hotel. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you again as a guest in our hotel.

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Spend 3 days at Sir Drake hostal. We had no reservation but we just went in from the stream and paid 30 USD for a single room and 50 USD for at double with view to the street. The rooms were cleaned daily to a...More

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Response from Fernando T, Gerente at Hostel Sir Francis DrakeResponded 22 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thanks very much for your nice review, we look forward to welcoming you and your family for a next stay in Puerto Ayora. With respect to the reception, your comment helps us a lot to keep improving. Regards.

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The photos on the outside enticed me in but the reality is not as new or clean as the pictures. Not much space in the room. Shower was warm. Wifi poor. Good location. Very easily to hear noises from other rooms through the wall. One...More

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Response from Fernando T, Gerente at Hostel Sir Francis DrakeResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your comment, we are sorry we could not meet your expectations. We will continue to improve.

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
USD 43 - USD 85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 43 - USD 85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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