Hotel Ninfa

Address: Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, 593, Ecuador | Hotel
 
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Ninfa Puerto Ayora

      Reviewed by _trodandtrue

      Las Ninfas Hotel, Puerto Ayora, Santa Fe Isla, Galapagos, Ecuador

      Reviewed Jul 26, 2011
      by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

      I saw some rating somewhere that weren't happy with Las Ninfas because they only speak in Spanish. My response to that is uhhh...think about where you are. For the majority of the trip, everybody was fantastic. The guides were great for a majority of the time minus a few quirks here and there, of that being when they talk, they talk in spanish so fast that it is difficult to understand. I do not have a problem with the spanish but they could have spoken a bit slower because there were a lot of people from other countries there. That was my only real complaint. The good wasn't bad at all. The accommodations were worth it. The beaches, the atmosphere, the way they take care of you was really well done and thought out. I would have liked to have seen a few more things like more blue footed boobies but when they sent you off to Florena or Isabella or wherever you go, you are on a good boat with a good captain and they make sure you are safe and if you get sick they take care of you as well. It sure beats the hell out of Royal Palm which costs 300$ per night. Get to the Galapagos. You won't regret it.

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