Galapagos Best Home Stay

Barrio Escalesia, Calle Piqueros, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador | Hotel
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Santa Cruz Island (Indefatigable)

A travel blog entry by lucywillson


Breakfast and then off to Guayaquil Airport. We had to get our bags checked and tagged at the Galápagos Biosecurity Control Inspection & Quarantine desk first and then move to another desk next door to pay $10 each for our Tourist Control Cards.

We arrived at Baltra Island to hot breeze. The runway and terminal were both tiny, set in …

The Galápagos Islands!!!

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats


On September 15th we headed off to The Galápagos Islands, Ecuador to celebrate our upcoming 30th Anniversary -- which is officially on October 1, 2013. Now we can't say that these islands were anywhere on our "bucket list" before moving to Ecuador, but they quickly made that "list" after we arrived. And now -- check!

The volcanic Galápagos …

Galápagos Islands!! Santa Cruz - day 1, 2 and 3

A travel blog entry by andyb11


After a seriously longgggg journey in transit between Medellin and Puerto Ayora in the Galápagos Islands I had arrived to Galapagos Best Home Stay Hostel! Kevin the American owner welcomed us with a sign and a detailed tour of Puerto Ayora! What a gorgeous little town, Kevin outlined the things to do and places to see while we were here. …

Santa Cruz Pre Cruise

A travel blog entry by dan_and_lauren


23rd June

Most flights to the Galapagos Islands start in Quito and make a stop at Guayaquil before heading to Baltra airport, which is the most central airport, on an island just north of the most populated island, Santa Cruz. One thing I would recommend is that you get to the airport with more time to spare than we left as …

I just don't know what to do with myself

A travel blog entry by redkeels


I really haven't got much to say about today as I felt so sad as it was going to be my last day here.

One thing I had to do was get my laundry done as nothing drys here. It is quite humid and I can tell you that my beach towel has not once dried in the 2 weeks I have been here. I took my stuff down to the Lavenderia and was told to come …

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGalapagos Best Home Stay Puerto Ayora

    Reviewed by ecuador_expats

    Enjoyed It!

    Reviewed Sep 28, 2013
    by (3 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    We enjoyed having a kitchen equipped with everything we needed, including some oil, coffee, sugar, and even a few spices, and all the filtered water we wanted. The beds and bedding were comfortable and the rooms are clean. The showers are nice and hot. The rooms have airconditioners with remotes. The hostal is owned and run by an American/Ecuadorian couple. Kevin, gives a free tour of the town upon your arrival, with a run down of all the good places to go and eat at. We tried all of Kevin's recommendations and he was spot on. The hostal is not by the water but close enough and the taxis are only $1.00 anywhere within Puerta Ayora. Beer is always available for purchase, there is WIFi and computers to use, but the internet is very slow. There are internet cafes in town however, and that is what we used to download all of our pictures. There are also small groceries stores just around the corner and down the street. If you decide you want to go ahead a take a cruise, they will refund your money if you leave early. A good location, we were very happy with the entire experience.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Galapagos Best Home Stay Puerto Ayora

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding