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Falls Church, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2011

One thing to keep in mind when you're going to Puerto Ayora, is that it is a small village, so people know basically everything that there is to know about what is going on and what there is to do. Even so, I was quite impressed by the helpful information we got from the hotel staff here. They gave us... More 

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Berkeley, California
1 review
Reviewed 26 January 2011

The staff at Hotel Fernandina are a family. When my girlfriend got the flu there with a very high fever everyone went far above and beyond to help. They told us about an english-speaking doctor less than 2 blocks away and when we started walking there the owner showed up in his pick up truck to offer to drive us... More 

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Duvall
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Reviewed 14 December 2010

We made a 3 night reservation at the Hotel Fernandina. We had to cancell our reservation and the hotel did not refund any of the $670. U.S. dollars we paid for 3 nights.

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Houston, TX
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Reviewed 7 December 2010

The rooms are spacious, the hot water in the morning is iffy (but this is standard for Galapagos as far as I can tell), and the breakfast is healthy & average. But dang -- the personnel here really stand out for helping! From knowing EVERYONE they might need to call, calling them, making you aware of things, and making sure... More 

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Devon UK
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Reviewed 22 October 2010

Perhaps we were expecting too much after reading all the previous good reviews for the Hotel Fernandina but we were actually a little disappointed with this hotel. The Hotel is situated in a quiet location away from the main town area but still within an easy 10 minute walk to the shops/restaurants and the Research Centre. Next door is a... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 July 2010

We arrived here expecting to stay for 4 days but ended up staying 3 weeks. The commitment to serve was remarkable. These people have the quality of of any 5-7* Hotel and in fact put many of them to shame. They were so helpful and made our stay one that will forever be on the top of our list as... More 

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Cheeseland
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Reviewed 7 April 2010

This is a nice hotel. The beds aren't the greatest, but they're good enough. The air conditioning was reliable and the showers were good. The breakfast was satisfactory as they opened it early for us every morning as we were up and out early for diving every day. The hotel staff always had a smile and the hotel was clean... More 

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Quebec
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Reviewed 4 April 2010

Impeccable rooms and staff smiling, chatting with you and CARING about your trip. Paul

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los angeles
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Reviewed 8 October 2009

We stayed at the Fernandina because the Hotel Silberstein was full, and Fernandina is used as the "overflow" hotel. How lucky for us, because this hotel was truly a pleasure! Our Galapagos tour company had messed up our entire itinerary, and the staff at Hotel Fernandina spent lots of time and effort to help us straighten things out. The hotel... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 13 May 2009

We inspected this hotel not long ago. We use it for our charter tours in Galapagos. The owners (family) are very friendly and accommodating. It was just enlarged in 2007. The Fernandina is basic in its amenities - clean, bright, but rooms a spartan. It is 3 blocks behind the main coastal avenue in Puerto Ayora. People looking for a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Fernandina is a warm and welcoming place where you can stay either alone, with family or friends and enjoy your visit to the Galapagos Islands, allowing us to provide you an excellent service as you deserve. We offer 22 rooms with air conditioning, private bathroom, hot water and WiFi. We are located in a very quiet residential area just 10 minutes from the Charles Darwin Station and few minutes from the main attractions of the town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Fernandina

Address: Av. 12 Noviembre y Piqueros, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: $253 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Fernandina 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Fernandina Hotel Puerto Ayora
Hotel Fernandina Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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“All of the rooms come with free wifi but you need to be patient in accessing the Internet.”
 of 5 bubbles K7928TYmichaelg, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed a second floor room which was out of the way a bit of the coming and going of other guests.”
 of 5 bubbles 25Paul, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Doors mostly face an open patio area. Upstairs rooms will have less foot traffic in front of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles FamilyofG, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are inside a court so noise was not a problem. No view to speak of, so any room is probably okay.”
 of 5 bubbles Ioannisutah, 8 Dec 2014 | Read review
“not recommended!”
 of 5 bubbles Attyev, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
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