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Reviewed 30 December 2016

The website say kitchen in included. That's an over statement. While there is a Kitchen, you cannot cook or make food. There is no stove or microwave, no utensils, nothing you would expect from a "Kitchen". The rooms and bathrooms were really small and not enough storage.

Thank Suresh R
Elena A, Propietario at La Casa del Lago Lodging House, responded to this review

Thanks very much Mr Surish Usually, because we dont know what will be your plan for the next day, we are giving the first day of guesst arrivals all information about diferent topics such as location, stores, were to go, how to go, how much to pay, information about tours, and the information about the hotel such as recycling, electricity,...

Millen, Georgia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great little restaurant and healthy, fresh, included breakfast. Neat location with nice place to walk behind. We did think the bathroom didn't have really hot water. Fairly basic accommodations inside. Exterior porches and flowers were beautiful!

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Elena A, Propietario at La Casa del Lago Lodging House, responded to this review

Thanks Mrs. and Mr Ewadelfarms. Even though, it was a short time to visit this Islands and my place; but really was a pleasure to help you. Because weather had been change a lot this lasts periods, usually in November we use to had plenty suny days ..., but this year was diferent and the hot water in the hotel...

Onalaska, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Pros- Elana the owner was pleasant, very very unique rooms and decor, wonderful flowers, artfully funky?, good location, breakfast was good, eggs, toast, juice and coffee tiny kitchen in room, A/C works, nice tiny terrace off room, bedding looked clean Cons- small rooms, hot water lasts about 2 minutes, shower drains very slowly, geckos in room as window frames have...

Thank Mark362allan
Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Elena, the owner, is exceptional. The rooms are artistic and very comfortable. The patio with the room is a very big bonus. Elena and her kitchen do an excellent job of providing excellent meals and environment. She is also very helpful at recommending tour/snorkeling trips. This is essential. The beautiful Galapagos is an extraordinary adventure, but the "tour packages" offered...

Thank dan h
Elena A, Propietario at La Casa del Lago Lodging House, responded to this review

Good Morning Dan Thank you very much for your comment!!!! I am really happy that you had a great experience in Casa del Lago, my priority will always be make our guests feel in home. My hug and happy retourn. Clara Elena

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The rooms are absolutely charming, with colors and decoration that fit into the island vibe but also speak of the superlative taste of Elena, the owner. Elena has known the Galapagos since the days of no electricity and has followed their course since. She can recommend wonderful spots to stay. The only constructive criticism I would make is for more...

Thank Jadedmenhir
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Lovely Hotel the owner Elena was very accommodating but I think it was a bit overpriced, and it lacked a few things such as the wifi only worked downstairs. Also the owner was available only certain hours.

Thank Jacqueline Z
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This is an AMAZING place! I visited this great place for a week with my family and we are from USA, and it is a very relaxing place where you disconnect from the world to adventure in this magical place with great service 1st class customer service and excellent food! I can say that out of all the places that...

1Thank Daniela H
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 February 2016

A lot of promises.....about a lovely breakfast (which was one egg and a piece of toast ), the owner being available when we ring the bell (which I tried several times to get toilet paper....nobody ), and the hammering and knocking through the day , building and expanding ,where I was told would be for one day(but was not !...

1Thank Jacques v
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was the only hotel we stayed at on the Galapagos because it was a great location, walking distance of everything, restaurants, beaches, docks, shops. The owner, Elena Albarado, is an excellent resource for booking day trips to any island you would want to visit, as well as booking guides and making arrangements for any excursion on Santa Cruz or...

1Thank diane l
Palmer Lake, Colorado
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We stayed 6 nights in Casa del Lago in June 2014 with our three children. The location is close to town, but on a quiet side street. We enjoyed several hours of parades after Ecuador's World Cup victory. Elena was super helpful in regards to helping us explore the islands on land-based tours. She also offers an interesting perspective on...

1Thank David B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
CASA DEL LAGO LODGING HOUSE (HOUSE OF THE LAKE) locate at 40 meters of the beautiful Nymphs Lake, to 40 minutes of Tortoise Bay the most beautiful beach we have near town, Is a house with gardens and terraces, constructed with reciclyng materials. Magic site for pairs, families and friends. All apartments are with equipped kitchen, private bathrooms hot water FROM SOLAR PANELS, potable water, wifi-Tv-cable, air conditioners. Coffee place are open from 7a.m. -7p.m. with the unique aroma of the organic and filter coffe from Galapagos and vegetarian food, book exchange corner is available too. We speak English and we help you to make your tours inside / outside the island. And finally because your visit in CASA DEL LAGO is already part of this paradise call GALAPAGOS ISLANDS!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Casa del Lago Lodging House

Address: Moises Brito y Juan Montalvo | Entrance to the Ninfas lake (corner), Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: €87 - €158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Try and get on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles X8654SLdavidb, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“As gorgeous as the corner upper room is--chose a room more central in the building for quiet from the corner road noises and cooler (I would think)”
 of 5 bubbles 230erikb, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The "best" room is named "camera del Lago": 3 windows in 3 walls! Whow!! (fair price: US$ 30). Poor service and noise from trafic still remains.”
  • Eternit roof (over porch and rooms)
  • definitely it's not a window
  • No air cond (of course: even if just paid)
 of 5 bubbles Alberto1974, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Ask for air conditioning if you feel the heat.”
 of 5 bubbles RoSteve, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you're going to cook any meals yourself, ask for cooking equipment in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles 206philipd, 16 Dec 2014 | Read review
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