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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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Reviewed 13 October 2012

We're accustomed to more of a 4 or 5 star hotel and I'm just not sure Galapagos has those. Overall the hotel was clean but could make some improvements to improve the comforts of travelers. -Upgrade the soaps/lotions/shampoos offered -Upgrade the Internet. It's only accessible...More

Thank ErinHase
Reviewed 25 September 2012

An important thing to keep in mind is that this hotel consists of two buildings. One building has about eight rooms with balconies, each overlooking the ocean. Between this building and the ocean there is the restaurant, a small pool and a terrace. The other,...More

7  Thank Rob v
Response from HotelSolymar, Owner at Hotel SolymarResponded 4 October 2012

Dear Rob V, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are working continuously to update and correct any information about our hotel on third party sites. At the moment your reservation was booked we were sold out of the room type...More

Reviewed 6 September 2012

After travelling to the Galapagos, my wife was stricken with dysentery and nearly died. We were unable to attend our cruise with National Geographc as my wife recuperated with IV antibiotics and numerous medicines. The Cruise staff from Linblad Epeditions found us this hotel with...More

1  Thank mattariker
Reviewed 29 August 2012

My wife and I stayed four nights. Hotel Solymar is right in the middle of Puerto Ayora. Accommodations were fine, nothing special. Bed was comfortable. Bathroom was small, especially shower. Service was good. The included breakfast was a wonderful way to start the day. We...More

Thank eck2005
Reviewed 24 August 2012

I spent three nights there this week. The room was very comfortable and the staff was great. We had an ocean/bay view, upstairs (#208) above the restaurant but had no problems with noise either from the outside or inside. We did need to have them...More

1  Thank mdfloyd322
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
USD 234 - USD 389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Ayora
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 234 - USD 389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Ayora
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Christopher S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, directly across the street is a very helpful travel agency specializing in excursions. We booked 2 excursions with them and enjoyed both.
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LornaBeasley
19 March 2017|
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Response from Pat S | Reviewed this property |
Jim's answer is correct
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Herbert E
31 January 2017|
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Response from sgibublz | Property representative |
The hotel is non smoking, our public spaces like bar and patio areas are designated smoking areas. There is no smoking ordinance in effect for the Island, each business owners decides what they feel is best for their... More
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Room Tips
"#5 on first floor has great views but pretty much all of the rooms have a similar ocean and pool view."
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"All rooms look to the sea."
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"If you want water view, be sure to ask for it."
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"Probably nice to face the water."
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