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Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel

1.8 km from Puerto Ayora centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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Punta Estrada S/N, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Maryland
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I would say that this hotel lived up to its advanced billing. The location is a little out of the way but it is not like you can't easily get to Puerto Ayora either by the boat supplied by the hotel or by public transportation which is $1 in the evening and cheaper earlier in the day. Once you get...

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finchbayhotel, Gerente at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear badwyer, Thank you very much for your detailed review, thank you for sharing your experience with other travellers coming to this unique National Park, we are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay and excursions with us. We are sorry if we made a mistake with your desert, we do our best to improve our service all the...

London
Reviewed 1 November 2012

The Galapagos is 1 of the world's most special places and it's important to stay somewhere that will compliment your experience. Finch Bay did exactly that! In summary - the day trips on the luxury cruiser are spectacular, the staff are so friendly and accommodating, and the food is to die for! Not being a seafaring person, I wanted to...

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finchbayhotel, Gerente at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KGstravels, Thank you so much for your review, we are delighted to know you had a great time in the Galapagos Islands, i was particularly happy to read your comments about our staff, i must agree with you, they are friendly, attentive, passionate, they just love to serve! and it has been a pleasure to meet you and be...

long island, ny
Reviewed 18 October 2012 via mobile

Following an amazing 5 day expedition on La Pinta of the Galápagos Islands, my husband and I spent 2 nights at the beautiful Finch Bay. The Hotel is located on a small island off the main town of Puerto Ayora. Their private water taxis are available to transport you across to the pier where a brief walk down a trail...

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finchbayhotel, Gerente at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear zeeLongIsland_Ny , Thank you so much for your review, we are happy to know you had a great time on La Pinta as well as at the Finch Bay Hotel, the way you visited the Galapagos Islands is in my opinion the perfect way to do it, first the cruise ship and then the hotel in order to relax...

Chicago
Reviewed 17 October 2012

My wife isn't one for boats, so we went here based on the reviews and it didn't disapoint. Howver, we did spend a disproportionate amount of time on/near Santa Cruz. We definitly enjoyed it, but if you have the stomach to stay on a boat, you might be able to see more. My wife was pregnant at the time, and...

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finchbayhotel, Gerente at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ChicagoOrange, Thank you for your review and for sharing your experience with others, we are very happy to know you had a nice stay with us. We offer excursions to 4 different central islands, Bartolome, Santa Fe, North Seymour and South Plazas and of course we offer excursions in Santa Cruz Island such as the highland´s visit, Tortuga Bay,...

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 15 October 2012

I loved the Finch Bay Hotel! It was amazing to have such a great place to eat and relax. The beach is so close that you can even pickup the Wifi if you are in the right place. I went out on one of the day trips and it was incredible! The staff and service was amazing. We had a...

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finchbayhotel, Gerente at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Erin E, Thank you so much for your review, we love to know you loved your experience in the Galapagos Islands and we all look forward to meet you again in the future, we are at your service. Warm regards, Xavier

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2012

My Daughter and I arrived at Finch Bay Hotel after 12 days of hectic travelling. We were meet at the dock and escorted to the hotel leaving our luggage to follow. Our room was bright, clean and inviting after a tedious journey from the Cruise ship we left at Baltra. We sat round the pool relaxing, reading and soaking up...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 8 October 2012

We had a fantastic time at Finch Bay Eco Hotel. Carlos and the rest of the staff are fantastic. Finch Bay is in a perfectly secluded location only accessible by water taxi (Just $1 to town), which is very cool. No TV in our room which made it easy to get away, we just turned off our phones and and...

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Reviewed 29 September 2012 via mobile

Great location very peaceful and relaxing Lovely views and wildlife very close Bird poo in the pool all the time Very poor service at breakfast- got my coffee each time even though 4 staff standing about Menu for dinner- price inaccurate for steak- actual cost twice what menu said. Reception staff helpful - but cheaper to organise tours in town...

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USA
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Overall the hotel was great. The pool is great with a nice view of Ocean. Reasonably convenient to town; just a short water taxi away. The food at the hotel was also pretty good. Pepe the bartender was wonderful as was Carlos. I give high overall marks for service.

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Cumbayá, Pichincha, Ecuador
Reviewed 28 August 2012

The Galapagos Finch Bay offers the best service and infrastructure more comfortable than any hotel in the islands can offer. Management is highly focused on customer satisfaction always willing to help accompanied by a warm smile. If you look for a hotel in galapagos facing the highest standards of quality and service the Finch Bay is your only option

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award-winning hotel enjoys a peaceful and magical beachfront location in Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island. The 21 Garden View-room and 6 Ocean View suite hotel makes the ideal base for exploring the natural diversity and attractions of the island – including Tortuga Bay beach – and for taking day-trips to nearby islands, aboard its own, specialized yachts. The hotel also implements best practices in sustainable tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel

Address: Punta Estrada S/N, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador (Formerly Finch Bay Eco Hotel)
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $530 - $804 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hotel Finch Bay Eco
Finch Bay Eco Puerto Ayora
Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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#1 Family Hotel in Puerto Ayora
#1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Ayora
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