We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Galapagos Best Hostel

    Barrio Escalesia, Calle Piqueros, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    USD 63*
    USD 40*
    SAVE USD 23
    USD 63*
    USD 63*
    Traveller (41)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel Brisas Del Pacifico
    79 reviews
    #6 of 45 Speciality lodging in Puerto Ayora
     
    Germania Casa de Hospedaje
    80 reviews
    #16 of 54 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Ayora
     
    Hotel Espana
    297 reviews
    #13 of 54 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Ayora
     
    Hotel Fiesta
    311 reviews
    #6 of 21 hotels in Puerto Ayora
     
    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good28%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “the owner” (81 reviews)
    “dorm room” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Galapagos Best Hostel
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Hotel Brisas Del Pacifico
    79 reviews
    #6 of 45 Speciality lodging in Puerto Ayora
     
    Germania Casa de Hospedaje
    80 reviews
    #16 of 54 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Ayora
     
    Hotel Espana
    297 reviews
    #13 of 54 B&Bs / Inns in Puerto Ayora
     
    Hotel Fiesta
    311 reviews
    #6 of 21 hotels in Puerto Ayora
     
    Rooms
    3 Sep.4 Sep.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 5 partner sites to see rooms from USD 40.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Puerto Ayora hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "b64a841658d84dd3afef2028d0c6422d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2619929,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":9,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":9,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"b64a841658d84dd3afef2028d0c6422d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":63,"lowestMetaPrice":40,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":63,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":63,"lowestMetaPrice":40,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":63,"hotelName":"Galapagos Best Hostel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImI2NGE4NDE2NThkODRkZDNhZmVmMjAyOGQwYzY0MjJkIiwiQUlLIjoiMTFlYmZiMWMwNDZhNDRjMWFmM2IxMzdhYWE0N2RjYmQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/09/2017", "checkOut": "04/09/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 40", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"108759660":"OrbitzEWS","108707987":"Expedia","108971188":"TravelocityEWS","110767927":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (373)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages
    There are newer reviews for Galapagos Best Hostel
    See the most recent reviews

    91 - 95 of 288 reviews

    Reviewed 21 April 2014

    very clean. easy to keep in touch with the owner, kevin, which helped alleviate a lot of the pre-trip anxiety. free fresh water (key when it's so humid). kevin is super helpful during the stay, giving tips and honest advice. quiet because away from the...More

    Thank jeeneeree
    Reviewed 16 April 2014

    If you don't mind not being in the centre of town, this is a great option for staying on Santa Cruz Island. The hostel is a 15 minute walk to the beginning of town and just a $1 taxi ride if you aren't feeling up...More

    Thank luvtohikeJL
    Reviewed 11 April 2014

    We stayed here 3 times for a total of 7 nights in the course of our 3 week stay in Galapagos in March. From the beginning, Kevin, the owner, made sure we were well informed and prepared for our stay there and provided lots of...More

    Thank LLB123go
    Reviewed 8 April 2014

    We stayed at the Galapagos Best Homestay from the 19 marts to 23 of marts and after showing us around in Port Ayora telling about best Places to eat and placet to shop etc. we enjoyed the room with aircon and clean towel and room...More

    Thank Hemdorff
    Reviewed 6 April 2014

    We stayed with Kevin and his wife Anna Marie at the above property at the beginning and end of our trip to the islands. They could not have been more helpful and welcoming. The home stay is clean, air conditioned and only a 10min walk...More

    Thank kevin b
    Hotel Brisas Del Pacifico
    79 reviews
    #6 of 45 Speciality lodging in Puerto Ayora
     
    Germania Casa de Hospedaje
    80 reviews
    #16 of 54 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Puerto Ayora
     
    Hotel Espana
    297 reviews
    #13 of 54 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Puerto Ayora
     
    Hotel Fiesta
    311 reviews
    #6 of 21 hotels in Puerto Ayora
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 39 - USD 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Expedia, Travelocity and HostelWorld so you can book your Galapagos Best Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Ecuador >
    • Galapagos Islands >
    • Santa Cruz >
    • Puerto Ayora
    • Also Known As
    • Galapagos Best Hostel Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (41)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Dining (3)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (16)
    Bathroom (3)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Nearby
    Hotel Fernandina
    153 reviews
    .66 km away
     
    Galapagos Tortuga Bay
    10 reviews
    1.25 km away
     
    Hotel Solymar
    425 reviews
    1.06 km away
     
    Hotel Silberstein
    355 reviews
    .86 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Galapagos Deli
    555 reviews
    1.32 km away
    La Garrapata
    679 reviews
    1.14 km away
    IslaGrill
    738 reviews
    1.06 km away
    Il Giardino
    1,356 reviews
    1.03 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Archipell
    9 reviews
    .79 km away
    MC Adriana
    16 reviews
    1.17 km away
    Santa Cruz Fish Market
    429 reviews
    .96 km away
    Charles Darwin Research Station
    2,312 reviews
    1.05 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    getawaygirls
    18 August 2017|
    Answer
    Response from oconnelldaniel81 | Reviewed this property |
    In order to do a day trip, to an uninhabited island you need to book a tour with a registered tour company. To go to the other inhabited islands, you just need to buy a ferry ticket for $25. Day tours can run upwards of $100
    0
    Votes

    Recently Reviewed Hotels around Puerto Ayora

    Room Tips
    "from the ones upstairs you can see the sunset sky and the town"
    Read review
    "Last floor the best view"
    Read review
    "Not all rooms have t.v. so ask for it if you want it. (."
    Read review
    "Ground floor rooms mean that it is not necessary to carry your luggage up the stairs. On the negative side..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing