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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Last few days after a Galapagos cruise. Very good location, nice pool near the beech. Excellent staff. Basic room, good bed and bathroom. Restaurant very good, breakfast excellent. 5 min boat taxi to town

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Thank Ruth W
Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for choosing our Finch Bay Hotel for your post-cruise excursion in the Enchanted Islands. We really hope you enjoyed your holidays and the activities you made on board. Thanks for highlighting our peaceful beach-front location and our hotel facilities surrounded by Galapagos wildlife. We hope to welcome you back in a new opportunity. Please do not hesitate to... More 

Seattle
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150 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had a fabulous stay at Finch Bay Hotel in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island! We booked an 8 day/7 night package plus stayed one extra night on the front end of our package. All of our day tours and meals were included in our package, and we were very happy with this decision. The rooms are clean and comfortable... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great comments about your last stay at our Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, for our staff it was a pleasure to have you here as our dear guest and we are gladly to know that your experience was enriching in the Enchanted Islands. Wow! You booked a wonderful program to explore the Island, as you... More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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121 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We loved this hotel. It is very peaceful and quiet. The service is outstanding. Everyone knew our names and quickly learned our preferences. They have a free clothes dryer for the patrons that is by the outside bathrooms. The pool is saltwater and you share it with a duck or two. Each room has a little porch and a hammock... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks you for coming to our Hotel, to value this destination, our facilities and services, our main goal is to reach your total satisfaction and create memorable experiences. We like to know that you appreciate the comfort of our rooms and all the amenities with which they are equipped for guests to enjoy. We have certified naturalist guides that... More 

Henderson, Nevada
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Loved everything about this hotel! Loved our day tours through the hotel on their boat! Wonderful. Don't be talked into a 5 day cruise to see everything and be stuck on a stinky loud rocking boat for 5 days. Especially when you can stay in a gorgeous room on a fabulous beach beautiful pool next to a bar and restaurant... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! What a great review! Thank you so much for your comments about our Hotel and Staff. We are honored that you have chosen us as your Hotel for holidays, I will share your kind and positive comments with the Food and Beverage team and also with our Executive Chef. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed the atmosphere... More 

Wellington
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67 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This was the start of our Galapagos adventure!! Wow!! We stayed 3 nights before we went onto boat. We had an ocean view room, lovely deck to relax on. We didn't do their tours but everyone we met thoroughly enjoyed them. We walked to Las Greitas & watched all the snorkellers & on another day we walked to Charles Darwin... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your experience at our Finch Bay during your stay in this unique destination in the world called the Galapagos Islands. We are delighted that you enjoyed your room, common areas and facilities of the Hotel. In Puerto Ayora there are several activities you can choose according to your preferences, for example a short walk... More 

Darwin, Australia
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70 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We stayed at Finch Bay for a week before getting on a cruise. You can tick off 50% of the Galapagos just by doing their day tours. We had an ocean view suite and it was well clean and comfortable. The staff were incredibly organised and made sure you were in the right spot at the right time for the... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you for your good comments that indicate that our hotel is an excellent choice for pre and post cruise. We are glad that you enjoyed your room and excursions, including our local and international gastronomy in the highest standard, prepared with care. I am delighted to know that truly you appreciated our best asset is the... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We booked our trip to Galapagos & Peru and Finch Bay was 5 days of our tour. We loved it there. The rooms were nice, the hammock on our deck was nice as well as the grounds. The Food was very Good and the service was Excellent. The Staff would try hard to remember our names each night and were... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments, we are glad that you enjoyed our facilities and warm service. Our Staff values and appreciates every guest, so every day put their best to satisfy them and we are pleased to have been a memorable experience. We have all programs to make your land and sea experience be successful with the best naturalist... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I stayed in one of Finch Bay rooms for 4 days. I wish I could have stayed longer. It is on a little island, so a boat taxi must take you to the island. You walk along the cobble side walk to the hotel situated on the shore of the most beautiful blue waters! The view is to die for....the... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your so kind review about your stay at our Finch Bay Hotel, we too would have liked you to stay longer in this unique destination as the Enchanted Islands. We are glad that you liked our beach front location and our water taxi as an exclusive service for our guests helped to transport you to Puerto... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

What a lovely little place to explore some of the islands of the Galopogos! Getting there was an adventure in itself...flying to Baltra, getting a bus to the boat dock, taking a ferry to Santa Cruz, then a bus to the water taxi that takes just a few minutes to the hotel. The food was well presented, delicious, and locally... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

Gracias!! It really was a pleasure to have you as a guest in this unique destination, The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. We're glad you appreciated our cuisine that is prepared with the freshest and highest quality standards. As you mention it, there are several places on the island that you can visit and explore different activities delighting wildlife that we have... More 

Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is very much in keeping with the ethos of conservation on the Galápagos Islands and is sufficiently isolated from the main town to make you feel a million miles away. Staff are lovely and it has its own pool and private beach, which are great. Only downside would be that the food is a little overpriced, so we... More 

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Javier G, Director General at Finch Bay Eco Hotel, responded to this review

We are grateful for your kind comments about our Hotel and for sharing your experience in the Enchanted Islands with other travelers around the world. Our staff is always ready to serve you with the best attitude as a promise of hospitality. About our gastronomy we have the best and freshest products of the island to delight our guests with... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award-winning hotel enjoys a peaceful and magical beachfront location in Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island. The 21 Garden View-room and 6 Ocean View suite hotel makes the ideal base for exploring the natural diversity and attractions of the island – including Tortuga Bay beach – and for taking day-trips to nearby islands, aboard its own, specialized yachts. The hotel also implements best practices in sustainable tourism. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finch Bay Eco Hotel

Address: Barrio Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: €351 - €519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Finch Bay Eco Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hotel Finch Bay Eco
Finch Bay Eco Puerto Ayora
Finch Bay Eco Hotel Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Ayora
#1 Family Hotel in Puerto Ayora
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“any room is good”
 of 5 bubbles welltraveledA, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take any of the room facing ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles annalU2686QL, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a sea room - not sure it's worth paying more for. You can't really see the sea that well as walkway in front of the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles TopExplorer1, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had garden view room, it was fine. You can hear the ocean waves from the room.”
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