Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Hotel Lobo de Mar Puerto Ayora
The hotel is very centrally located which was amazing. Fantastic beach views from the balconies and even the beds!
Wifi in the lobby
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... and a great way to start our widelife viewing in the Galapagos. These are the ones that can live to 150-200 years. And the big ones are huge!
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... see some really cool stuff snorkeling. We swam with a couple Eagle Rays, and all sorts of tropical fish, underwater crabs, and sea cucumbers. Very cool. While on the beach, we met a Swedish/English couple who were also doing a short economic class cruise soon so were picking each others' brains and made plans to go out for lobster dinner later on. After Koen and I headed back to wash up we went out for some lobster with our ...
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