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Thank you for your interest in Hotel Solymar and our New Extension Isla Sol, located 10 steps from the entrance of Hotel Solymar. We are centrally located in Puerto Ayora’s mainstreet, with ocean access, and a beautiful patio for your guests to enjoy the nature that is Galapagos. Galapagos' only Galapagueño owned and operated first class hotel. Our father, a Galapagos tourism pioneer and legend, Jimmy Perez, opened the hotel in 1960 with eight rooms. It was later completely renovated in 2007 to bring the capacity to 17 rooms with ocean front views.In Hotel Solymar we have 17 rooms equipped with LED flat screen TVs, minibars, air conditioning, hot water, private balconies which allow our guests to appreciate a spectacular ocean view. Guests may enjoy a our jacuzzi, pool, and bar in our open air patio area or enjoy a more formal setting in our dining room, all while experiencing the service of our ultra attentive staff.August of this year, we inaugurated Isla Sol by Hotel Solymar; a new building with 14 modern rooms (6 exterior view – 8 interior view). Isla Sol with meeting space for up to 120 people, ideal for hosting any type of event in Galapagos.As former guides, we know our Islands intimately and can assist our guests with their travel plans, whether your desires be to kayak with sea lions or hike through the highlands to encounter the famous giant tortoises.Our staff speaks English, Spanish and Hebrew. We hail from Galapagos, Columbia, mainland Ecuador, Israel and United States. With our diverse international staff we are proud to provide a level of hospitality and guest service that keeps guests returning year after year.We look forward to welcoming you soon at Hotel Solymar - Galapagos!
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Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Hot Tub
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Ocean View
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed our stay here as a family of four. Location is great and we especially appreciated the breakfast, After many days of travel through Ecuador and Colombia, we found this place stood out for having the most variety of choice for its buffet style...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank jenfradams
Response from HotelSolymar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel SolymarResponded yesterday

Dear Jenfradams, Thank you very much for choosing us as destination in the Enchanted Islands! Thank you for taking the time to highlight our services we are very pleased that your stay has been pleasant. We hope to have her back on the next occasion...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've just returned from the Galapagos and a truly wonderful stay at the Hotel Solymar. The location on the main street of Puerto Ayora of the Island Santa Cruz could not be any better or more convenient to the excellent fish market and daily food...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Stefan J
Response from HotelSolymar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel SolymarResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stefan, Thank you very much for choosing us as destination in the Enchanted Islands! Thank you for taking the time to highlight our services we are very pleased that your stay has been pleasant. We hope to have her back on the next occasion....More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

As everyone writes, this hotel is centrally located and has about 25 rooms which I believe are all oceanview. Very good service and decent food. I'd suggest exploring other restaurants though - we had an excellent experience along the fish street restaurants a few blocks...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Neal L
Response from HotelSolymar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel SolymarResponded 29 October 2018

Dear Neal, Thank you very much for choosing Hotel Solymar as your option. All opinions are very important to make decisions and improve our service. How important it is to know that we have filled your expectations, referring to the noise that mentions the rooms...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

The rooms are nice enough but very small. The location is great. The swimming pool is tiny and not really big enough to swim in. Sometimes a sea lion will come get in it though. You are not supposed to touch the sea lion, but...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Brett E
Response from Renato P, Sales & Reservations Supervisor at Hotel SolymarResponded 25 October 2018

Dear Brett, Thank you so much for your review. Hotel Solymar is committed to our guests to be better and improve ourself with every review. Galapagos itself is a wonderful destination for tourist who love the nature that surround us. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were fortunate enough to stay at this hotel during our honeymoon through arrangements with a tour group called Friendly Planet. When we first walked into the hotel, we were met wih a spectacular view. Right through the lobby, you can look...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank DevMDodge
Response from Renato P, Sales & Reservations Supervisor at Hotel SolymarResponded 25 October 2018

Dear Dev, We are really glad that you loved tour stay at Hotel Solymar celebrating your Honey Moon. Hotel Solymar is pleased to be part of your special memories. What else could be better than the morning breeze and the sound of the ocean just...More

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17 August 2018|
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Response from Cathy R | Reviewed this property |
Our room did not face the ocean but the lagoon behind the hotel. We had windows but no balcony. Not sure what type it was called. I think all rooms facing the ocean had balconies. ( also facing pool as some have mentioned)
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19 July 2017|
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Response from Christopher S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, directly across the street is a very helpful travel agency specializing in excursions. We booked 2 excursions with them and enjoyed both.
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LornaBeasley
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Jim's answer is correct
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"A center-corner room on the first floor would be best."
stefanjI9319VN
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"Booked through AAA/Geo Reisen tours - excellent!"
542neall
28 Oct 2018
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"2nd floor has better balconies"
CathyR730
24 Jun 2018
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"Ask for water view"
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29 May 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$290 - US$400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
solymar hotel puerto ayora
LOCATION
EcuadorGalapagos IslandsSanta CruzPuerto Ayora
NUMBER OF ROOMS
31
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