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Ave. Charles Darwin Thomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 00000 Ecuador See on map
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Neal L
Response from HotelSolymar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel SolymarResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Brett E
Response from Renato P, Sales & Reservations Supervisor at Hotel SolymarResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Thank DevMDodge
Response from Renato P, Sales & Reservations Supervisor at Hotel SolymarResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 24 June 2018

Great newer hotel. Easy walking distance to ferry, shopping, restaurants, fish market and Darwin center. Rooms are nice and clean with ac. Amazing balcony with view of bay. Great to watch sunsets and animals. Ask for 2nd floor for better views. Staff was very friendly...More

Thank Cathy R
Response from HotelSolymar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel SolymarResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Cathy Thank you very much for choosing Solymar Hotel with its Isla Sol extension as your option. We greatly appreciate your comment regarding our services and facilities, as we are at the foot of the sea we can marvel at the breathtaking view! as...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

Much of our experience at this hotel has already been replicated by other reviewers. Highlights of our 4 night stay included: fantastic, helpful service by the staff (thanks Emilia - you were wonderful!); clean and air-conditioned rooms with lovely small balconies to watch the waves;...More

Thank David B
Response from HotelSolymar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel SolymarResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear David Thank you very much for choosing Solymar Hotel with its Isla Sol extension as your option. We greatly appreciate your comment regarding our services and facilities, as we are at the foot of the sea we can marvel at the breathtaking view! as...More

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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 More 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! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
31
Price range
US$239 - US$400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Solymar Hotel Puerto Ayora
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Hotel Solymar Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora
Location
Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
31
Price range
US$239 - US$400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Solymar Hotel Puerto Ayora
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Hotel Solymar Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora
Location
Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
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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
19 March 2017|
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Response from Pat S | Reviewed this property |
Jim's answer is correct
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"Booked through AAA/Geo Reisen tours - excellent!"
542neall
3 weeks ago
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"2nd floor has better balconies"
CathyR730
24 Jun 2018
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"Ask for water view"
FlyTahiti27
29 May 2018
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"#5 on first floor has great views but pretty much all of the rooms have a similar ocean and pool view."
loganm551
5 Aug 2017
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