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Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Great value for money, clean, comfortable beds, air con in all rooms, consistent hot water, friendly staff, nice communal hang out area with hammocks and sofas. We got one of their smaller double rooms for $30 a night and it was perfect for us. The staff were friendly and even advised us on where to visit while we were on...

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Muchas gracias por sus comentarios, siempre buscamos que nuestros huéspedes tengan la mejor experiencia durante su estadía con nosotros. Nos...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I stayed here several times. Good location, day-time reception staff friendly and helpful, single rooms with decent attached bathrooms, hot water, powerful shower, toiletries and towels refreshed every day, cable tv with English speaking channels. Wifi only in reception area and unreliable but this was the same across the island. Only issue is that I had a problem with the...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We were delighted to find that this hotel was right beside where the bus stops, but disappointed that the first thing that the lady at reception said, that we were to pay the bill straight away. This is really more of a hostel than a hotel.It is o'k for the price but has really nothing going for it.Wifi in the...

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Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I recently (12 May 2015) had the pleasure of spending one night in this very comfortable hotel. My room was small but comfortable with excellent A/C and plenty of hot water. The lobby area has several hammocks for guests to relax in. The staff is very friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful about finding/booking tours and excursions to the Galapagos Islands. Based...

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Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

This hotel is clean, quiet and has spacious single rooms with shower/toilet and air conditioning. The staff is helpful but not all speak English so try it with Spanish! Wi-Fi is a pain (extremely slow) and only available in the lobby near the reception. Breakfast is okay though the only thing that varies is the freshly prepared fruit juice (yummie)...

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

Great aircon, clean rooms, Internet didn't work though as the owner was always playing youtube for her kids who were in reception. She was quite unhelpful about it. Good location and reasonably priced though

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Florianopolis, SC
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Good option in Puerto Ayora if you are looking for a clean and large with air conditioning ( a relief in Santa Cruz hot weather ). I checked some hotels and the price is ok for the island average. The hotels is central located,about 10 minutes walk from the pier, but the town is relative small anyway.

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Premiá de Mar, Catalonia, Spain
Reviewed 20 February 2015

They charged us 150$ for 2 nights. The TV didn't work. No Wifi inside the rooms, just in the lobby. After the first night when we got to the Hotel and went inside the shower there was NO WATER!!! so I had to get dressed up again and went downstairs to complaint they simply exhaled and said "we're working on...

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Novosibirsk, Russia
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

Seems to be a pretty basic accommodation. On the main land I would not pay more then 30 for a such room. Single bed, no shower gel ;( air con too noisy, curtains does not block light. Breakfast is not included;( signs on the door, if you piss mattress, if you soul towels... You'll have to pay. Pretty depressing.

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Reviewed 20 January 2015

They couldn't find my reservation/payment, so I almost had to pay twice. The bathrooms don't have good ventilation so all the smells go into the bedrooms. The lady at the front couldn't tell me where to catch the bus to go to the airport. It's a small town, she should know. I never did get an answer. The night watch...

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Additional Information about Hotel Espana

Address: Tomas de Berlanga and Islas Plazas, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz > Puerto Ayora
Price Range: RM146 - RM359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Espana 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Be sure to request a room on the lowest floor if you have trouble with stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles susanbaldwin1009, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Request a lower floor. There are six and no elevator”
 of 5 bubbles B423BEjohnm, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room in the first floors, There's no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles CatFL0, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“room #6 on 1st floor is spacious, no view but is very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles JolantaWard, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the first or second floor -- cooler and not so many stairs in the heat.”
 of 5 bubbles RaquelSanJose, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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