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Hotel Solymar

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new york
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Great location, easy to walk to restaurants and the other sites in town. The hotel is not super super chic but one of the best and most comfortable in town. There's a pool to lounge in and a great view. The rooms are clean with a small balcony and the beds comfortable. AC works well so not much more to...

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Kailua, Hawaii
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Hotel Solymar is a really nice small hotel in Puerto Ayora. My husband and I stayed there only one night but we had a great time. The hotel is right on the water and because of that a lot of wildlife hang out poolside with guests! While we were enjoying some beers by the pool a sea lion played in...

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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Hotel is very well located, we got an upgrade and were able to stay at the main tower, with Ocean view, however some of the personnel were not very friendly, transportation from the airport was much more expensive than getting it by yourself. Pros - There is a sea lion at the pool area of the hotel which was a...

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HotelSolymar, Owner at Hotel Solymar, responded to this review

Dear Anaranjo12345, Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to review our hotel. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade to an ocean view room. Our poolside sea lions are always happy to pose for guest photos and take a dip in the pool from time to time. We understand your comment about...

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 26 March 2012

NO CONTRATAR excursiones con el hotel, cobran el doble que afuera. El transfer desde el aeropuerto lo pagamos un 300% más caro que lo usual (USD80 -40 por persona- contra USD19,80 que sale normalmente).El staff estuvo todo el tiempo encima para que saldáramos la deuda cuando normalmente se salda a la partida. Internet no funcionó 3 de 5 días que...

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HotelSolymar, Owner at Hotel Solymar, responded to this review

Dear Gvricci, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. As with any service paid and booked through a hotel, there is an additional fee involved as the hotel employees are required to take the time to coordinate the services. In March, there were issues with the internet due to the solar storms affecting the satellites that provide...

Cape Cod, MA
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Spent our last night here in the Galapagos, March 19th. Had an ocean view room. I have two teenagers who wanted to have a pool to chill in. Room was clean. Shower was big. Hot water worked well. Location in town was perfect. Can't beat the waterfront location. We like the hammocks on the water to just relax and read...

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antibes
Reviewed 8 March 2012

we spent 4 days at Solymar Hotel in Jenuary 2012 and we were very satisfyed. The room was clean and tidy, the air conditioning was working well, the sea lion around the pool was en extra pleasure, the staff at the reception has been very nice and efficient. Also the price was correct for the quality of the hotel. Sure...

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gulf shores
Reviewed 7 March 2012

This is the second time my wife and I stayed at the Hotel Solymar. It is the first time we stayed at their brand new property across the street call Isla Sol. This is a nice place. When making reservations you get contacted by one of the owners Allison. Very efficient, you email her and she emails you right back....

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Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 26 February 2012

After having staying in several hostel type accommodations Solymar was like a dream come true. Clean sheets, and nice bathroom showers (with water pressure). Silent AC unit. We did have bad luck and construction (concrete hammering) was ongoing in February 2012 and it was impossible to nap during the daytime. We did get to check out later free of charge...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 February 2012

Amazing and clean hotel room, beautiful main entrance area, nice pool area and attentive service from the entire staff. Excellent location right in the heart of town. The resident sea lion by the pool was an added bonus. Special thanks to Claudia who worked at the front desk and really went above and beyond to help us with anything that...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 February 2012

The location and atmosphere don't get much better than this. I didn't even have to post my pictures. The sea lions are already posted, along with the iguanas. We got to stay here because our hotel over booked and that was so lucky. The staff are excellent and speak near perfect English in addition to understanding you. The breakfast buffet...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Solymar

Address: Ave. Charles Darwin | Thomas de Berlanga, Puerto Ayora 00000, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: €225 - €264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Solymar Hotel Puerto Ayora
Hotel Solymar Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora
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#2 Family Hotel in Puerto Ayora
#3 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Ayora
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“If you want water view, be sure to ask for it.”
tomeee53, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Probably nice to face the water.”
PiermontMS, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room closer to pool view.”
JacquelineBeh, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to get a room on the pool side. The view is the best from there.”
Roydan, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Seems as if all rooms would be good. Each has it's own small balcony.”
Jim-Queens-New-York, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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