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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first hotel that our Evolution class stayed at during this learning experience. It was very close to the ocean about 10-15 of walking to get back to the port in which you came in. The food there is excellent and the place is very well maintained. The wifi is a little slow, but when you are expecting...

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Gainesville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a nice to stay. I went with a school tour. Location works perfect. Food was ok. A perfect place for a family. Personnel was friendly and helpful. The swimming pool is a nice place to relax with the kids.

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Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here only for one night. They have a swimmingpool which is also open for local people, so it was very busy but that didn't bothered us. The room was very nice and big. They have warm water in the shower. The WiFi didn't work at all, not in the room, not outside and not in the lobby. The...

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Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here after we came back from a live a board. Somebody was waiting on the Dock with a sign with our names on it. The Hotel has spacious rooms with nice big beds. However the WiFi is terrible, just like almost everywhere on the island. Their is a pool at the hotel but it is also in use...

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Katy, Texas
Reviewed 17 August 2016

My family spent two nights here and we loved our stay! The staff was incredibly helpful and friendly, the meals were all delicious and there was plenty offered and the grounds were great. My husband and I enjoyed the wifi and the kids loved swimming in the pool and playing fuseball whenever we returned from beach trips (which were quite...

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Arena B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review

Dear Marci Thank you for your comments and recommendations, we look forward to your next opportunity. We are happy that you had a nice vacation and stay at our Hotel. Best regards

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 19 April 2016

After a week of diving in the Galapagos, on the Humboldt Explorer, 16 of us stayed in this hotel for one night. Although it is away from the sea front, it is very cheap to hop in a cab. Very clean, nice service, very large rooms, and great service

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Arena B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review

Dear Stanley Ireland It was a pleasure to have him at our facilities and we look forward to seeing you next time. Thanks for your comments and recommendations. Best regards

Fairfax County, Virginia
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We loved this hotel. The owner and his family were very nice, welcoming and made us really feel at home. The rooms were really nice and staff was great. BTW, we had a large party, and were in four different rooms so we saw a lot of the his property. I really liked the grounds, nice, brand new hot tub,...

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Arena B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review

Dear Mark Very gracious for their comments and recommendations, they like to have guests so dear. We are looking forward to the next opportunity. Best regards

Berthoud, Colorado
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Located far away from the limited "life" in town. Not a bad 10-15 minute walk downhill to town, but not fun in dark or if tired. Rooms very sparse (not like pictures) but bed very comfortable. Rooms clean but staff makes no effort to provide hospitality. There must be a better choice on this island.

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Arena B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review

Dear John M We are sorry we did not like the island of San Cristobal, everything is close by, it has spectacular places to visit, the people are very friendly, it is a quiet place to relax and enjoy nature and its endemic animals. Those who are lovers of peace enjoy the Hotel. Anyway your recommendations for the staff will...

wiltshire
Reviewed 23 December 2015

We stayed here for only one night - we had hoped to stay for 3. The room was nice and comfortable. The bedding and pillows were very clean and they provided everything you needed; toiletries, bug towels and a nice modern bathroom. The wifi was a bit hit and miss as we were some distance from reception area. However breakfast...

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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Reviewed 21 December 2015

After saying that we needed a good night sleep when we arrived, we was given a room far away from reception. There was music playing when we arrived at 5pm, and it did not stop until 4am. The noise was terrible, and at 00:30 I went to reception only to find it closed and no information on how to contact...

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Rafael C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca, responded to this review
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Queridos pasajeros, lamentamos mucho el incidente que ocurrió con OTROS PASAJEROS. El horario de recepción es desde las 07:00 hasta...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Concierge

Additional Information about The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca

Address: Av. Quito y Av. Tulcan | Av. Quito y Av. Tulcan, 180250, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > San Cristobal
Price Range: RM376 - RM447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Eco Hotel Arena Blanca 2.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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“top floors have views of the sea”
 of 5 bubbles roamingjode, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Wi Fi is only available on the lobby area, so if you get a room near it you MIGHT get a fair signal from the room. However, it is not guaranteed. Also, be careful if you have mobility restrictions as some rooms are acccessible only by a flight of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles JulianPrete, 16 Dec 2013 | Read review
“If you are going to stay in this hotel, get one of the rooms in the new addition. I heard that they are much nicer rooms than in the main part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles BrockF169, 29 Nov 2012 | Read review
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