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Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancé and I came to the Galapagos on a budget looking to book all of our tours and lodging last-minute. After searching around town for over an hour, we decided on España for our stay and booked three nights. The place was so nice...More

Thank Stanley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot speak enough about Hotel Espana. I recently brought my mother and father to the Galapagos. The staff at Hotel Espana went above and beyond for us. They made us feel like we were a part of their family. From the receptionists, to the...More

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night before going on a cruise around the islands. The staff were not rude but they were not overly friendly either. The rooms were ok size, nice hot showers. The WiFi was not good anywhere in the Galapagos. I booked...More

Thank Annette L
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Our tour company booked this hotel and it was fine. I am not sure who put bar/lounge in this TA listing but there isn’t any bar. Good things: the room was very clean and the A/C worked great which was really my main concern. Also...More

Thank mamafly
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Hotel Espana went above and beyond to accommodate my 12 guests. Everyone was pleased with the time and attention they were given. They are a family owned and operated company and this shows in the quality of staff. Everyone was amazing! I CAN NOT STRESS...More

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Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
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Hotel Espana Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
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"I would upgrade to the Superior, very roomy and with a flat screen TV"
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"All rooms are noisy because stone, tile and heavy wood doors. When a door was closed the whole hotel could..."
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"Our room had a little balcony which was great for drying our clothes after a day at the beach."
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"Be sure to request a room on the lowest floor if you have trouble with stairs."
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