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Milpitas, California
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212 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We had a wonderful time at La Gran Tortuga. We stayed here for 3 nights and paid $180 (without tax) for the room. We received a deluxe room which had a private bathroom. The room was very clean and made every day. It was great to come back to a room with towels that come in different shapes, such as... More 

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usersav
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

I came here by pure chance whilst walking past it whist in isabela . I asked the owner to show me a room . I was delighted with what he showed me ,I could not believe my luck . I was saying in a beach house property but the noise of the bar kept us awake . The owner was... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

I arrived to a lovely welcome home from home the breakfast was wonderful lovely fruit and eggs coffee and juice . Room spotless . This is my third stop in isabela and the best service ever . I am travelling with my son . The room is spacious clean wifi strong very good wifi It is not expensive in fact... More 

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Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Definitely an The rooms were super clean. A/C. Wi-fi... The owner were very nice to help us to figure out what to do during your staying in the island...excursions, tours, etc...very nice people Excellent location, near restraunts and in the center of town. a couple minutes away from the beach. The breakfeast was good. So a choice to suggest, to... More 

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palmcity
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

Has clean rooms. A/C. Excellent location, near restraunts and in the center of town. a couple minutes away from the beach. very nice people Jose and Juana are the best on the island. im going back in september and cant wait see my amigos. the breakfeast is amazing. cant say enough good things about the La Gran Tortuga!!!!!!!

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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Clean rooms with air conditioning. The bathroom was a bit small and the hot water quickly runs out, but the bed was comfortable. The street can get noisy at night since there is a restaurant/bar across the roads and several people out on the street throughout the night. The breakfast served is very good and filling. Nice hammocks up on... More 

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Reviewed 30 May 2013

I stayed here for two nights in Feb '12. The reason it has taken me so long to review is because I couldn't find it on here, just stumbled across it accidentaly. This was a lovely little place to stay. Clean rooms and bathrooms, friendly staff and very chilled out atmosphere. I only stayed for two nights and don't actually... More 

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Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 5 May 2013

We stayed at La Gran Tortuga for 5 nights. We loved it! Jose and Juana were fabulous hosts and we had everything we needed including a wonderful breakfast every morning. The room was comfortable, conveniently located and it is priced very well! We had a wonderful time on Isla Isabella and Jose and Jauna helped to make it superb.

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 25 April 2013

Decent hotel with large rooms and comfortable beds. The bathroom could use some improvement though. The breakfast was good with eggs & sausages, toasted bread, yogurt, granola, and fruit. There's a roof top lounge area with hammocks which is nice to chill out with fellow travelers. The location is good, close to the beach, restaurants and bars and the port.... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 18 February 2013

Very nice owners who take care of you from arrival at the port to leaving the island, good help for booking tours, and agreeable, very clean rooms. Good modern air condition. Fair price. Pto Villamil is a very tiny place, so all is close. There are some rooms without windows and thus not having a good ventilation, for single visitors,... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy your vacation in La Gran Tortuga! We offer comfortable rooms with air conditioners, private bathrooms, television and wireless internet access. We also organize tours to volcanoes, bay tours, tours to lava tunnels in the sea and tours to Galapagos Tortoise center. We hope to see you very soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Gran Tortuga

Address: Las Fragatas y 16 de Marzo, Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Isabela > Puerto Villamil
Price Range: RM298 - RM409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Gran Tortuga 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Be very clear at checkin regarding your rate, don't wait until checkout...”
 of 5 bubbles JayG385, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the second floor. I think there are four rooms on the 2nd floor and its small lobby is the best place to use the WIFI.”
 of 5 bubbles MM324, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“take a taxi from Puerto Villamil, is not too far but the side walks are irregular, is Galapagos after all!”
 of 5 bubbles farmacopola, 29 May 2015 | Read review
“Juana also provides laundry service for a reasonable fee.”
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“Second floor rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SylvanoT, 10 Apr 2015 | Read review
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