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La Casa del Lago Lodging House

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Pros- Elana the owner was pleasant, very very unique rooms and decor, wonderful flowers, artfully funky?, good location, breakfast was good, eggs, toast, juice and coffee tiny kitchen in room, A/C works, nice tiny terrace off room, bedding looked clean Cons- small rooms, hot water lasts about 2 minutes, shower drains very slowly, geckos in room as window frames have...

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Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Elena, the owner, is exceptional. The rooms are artistic and very comfortable. The patio with the room is a very big bonus. Elena and her kitchen do an excellent job of providing excellent meals and environment. She is also very helpful at recommending tour/snorkeling trips. This is essential. The beautiful Galapagos is an extraordinary adventure, but the "tour packages" offered...

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Elena A, Propietario at La Casa del Lago Lodging House, responded to this review

Good Morning Dan Thank you very much for your comment!!!! I am really happy that you had a great experience in Casa del Lago, my priority will always be make our guests feel in home. My hug and happy retourn. Clara Elena

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The rooms are absolutely charming, with colors and decoration that fit into the island vibe but also speak of the superlative taste of Elena, the owner. Elena has known the Galapagos since the days of no electricity and has followed their course since. She can recommend wonderful spots to stay. The only constructive criticism I would make is for more...

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Reviewed 6 May 2016

Lovely Hotel the owner Elena was very accommodating but I think it was a bit overpriced, and it lacked a few things such as the wifi only worked downstairs. Also the owner was available only certain hours.

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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

This is an AMAZING place! I visited this great place for a week with my family and we are from USA, and it is a very relaxing place where you disconnect from the world to adventure in this magical place with great service 1st class customer service and excellent food! I can say that out of all the places that...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 February 2016

A lot of promises.....about a lovely breakfast (which was one egg and a piece of toast ), the owner being available when we ring the bell (which I tried several times to get toilet paper....nobody ), and the hammering and knocking through the day , building and expanding ,where I was told would be for one day(but was not !...

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was the only hotel we stayed at on the Galapagos because it was a great location, walking distance of everything, restaurants, beaches, docks, shops. The owner, Elena Albarado, is an excellent resource for booking day trips to any island you would want to visit, as well as booking guides and making arrangements for any excursion on Santa Cruz or...

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Palmer Lake, Colorado
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We stayed 6 nights in Casa del Lago in June 2014 with our three children. The location is close to town, but on a quiet side street. We enjoyed several hours of parades after Ecuador's World Cup victory. Elena was super helpful in regards to helping us explore the islands on land-based tours. She also offers an interesting perspective on...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This was the first hotel we stayed out on our way around the Galapagos islands. The bar/cafe/reception closes at 3pm (it opens again at around 5pm) but the owner had very kindly stayed behind knowing that we would be arriving around this time. We were given a large room with its own little terrace. It was clean and well equipped...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I stayed here a couple of years ago and never wrote a review then. I'm going through my journal now and realized that I should write something. Elena was amazing. She fully accommodated us, set us up with tours, fed us amazing local food (she even let us have tomatoes from her garden for our salad!), she showed us around...

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
CASA DEL LAGO LODGING HOUSE (HOUSE OF THE LAKE) locate at 40 meters of the beautiful Nymphs Lake, to 40 minutes of Tortoise Bay the most beautiful beach we have near town, Is a house with gardens and terraces, constructed with reciclyng materials. Magic site for pairs, families and friends. All apartments are with equipped kitchen, private bathrooms hot water FROM SOLAR PANELS, potable water, wifi-Tv-cable, air conditioners. Coffee place are open from 7a.m. -7p.m. with the unique aroma of the organic and filter coffe from Galapagos and vegetarian food, book exchange corner is available too. We speak English and we help you to make your tours inside / outside the island. And finally because your visit in CASA DEL LAGO is already part of this paradise call GALAPAGOS ISLANDS!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Casa del Lago Lodging House

Address: Moises Brito y Juan Montalvo | Entrance to the Ninfas lake (corner), Puerto Ayora S/N, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: RM369 - RM667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Try and get on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles X8654SLdavidb, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“As gorgeous as the corner upper room is--chose a room more central in the building for quiet from the corner road noises and cooler (I would think)”
 of 5 bubbles 230erikb, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The "best" room is named "camera del Lago": 3 windows in 3 walls! Whow!! (fair price: US$ 30). Poor service and noise from trafic still remains.”
  • Eternit roof (over porch and rooms)
  • definitely it's not a window
  • No air cond (of course: even if just paid)
 of 5 bubbles Alberto1974, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Ask for air conditioning if you feel the heat.”
 of 5 bubbles RoSteve, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If you're going to cook any meals yourself, ask for cooking equipment in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles 206philipd, 16 Dec 2014 | Read review
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