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Santa Cruz Galapagos - Puerto Ayora Hotels

Where to stay in Puerto Ayora town, Santa Cruz Galapagos? Check out our selection of best in class Puerto Ayora hotels – all carefully chosen for quality, location and service. We have the perfect Santa Cruz Galapagos hotel choice for every trip style & budget.

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Santa Cruz Island Hotels - Standard class

Deja vú Hotel

Located in a quiet neighborhood of Puerto Ayora, nearby Eden Park and Fisherman´s Bay, Deja Vú Hotel is a comfy and cozy option for your Santa Cruz stay. Services include air conditioning, free coffee, Wi-Fi access, cable TV, safe box in each room, and beach towels. An exterior pool is available throughout the year, and there is also a bar zone, gym, and souvenir store. Deja Vú is a pet friendly hotel..

*Prices include breakfast

  • Room rates
  • $59 Standard (sgl)
  • $99 Standard (dbl)
  • $141 Standard triple
  • $184 Standard Cuadruple
  • $94 Ste Single
  • $141 Ste Double
  • $188 Ste triple
  • $235 Ste Cuadruple
  • $118 Presidential ste (sgl)
  • $177 Presidential ste (dbl)
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Hotel Casa del lago

Situated by the Laguna Las Ninfas in Puerto Ayora, Casa del Lago hotel offers 2 cozy suites in a pleasant house for travelers who prefer more independence than regular Galapagos hotels offer. Suites are equipped with basic kitchen, dining area, small terrace (main suites only), cable TV and Wi-Fi access. The house owners also have on-site coffee shop and book exchange.

  • Room rates
  • $80 Mini-suite 1/2 Luna
  • $89 Mini-suite del lago
  • $103 Ste Tortuga Bay
  • $139 Ste Las Ninfas
  • $72 Ste Cucuve
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Galapagos Suites

This family run hotel offers a comfortable stay for Galapagos Islands visitors and has an excellent reputation after several years of operation. All rooms offer private bathroom with air conditioning and a safe. Wi-Fi is also available.

*Prices include breakfast

  • Room rates
  • $135 Single
  • $165 Double
  • $185 Triple
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Hotel Fernandina

Hotel Fernandina is located in Puerto Ayora town just 10 minutes from the Charles Darwin station. All rooms are equipped with private bathrooms, hot water, a safe and air conditioning. The hotel also offers pool, Jacuzzi and WI-FI as well as making use of solar panels for energy.

*Prices include breakfast

  • Room rates
  • $124 Single
  • $135 Double
  • $202 Triple
  • $224 Quadruple
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Hostal Mainao

A small family-run hotel with 16 comfortable rooms, reliable service and its own unique Moroccan style. The pleasant patios and gardens make for a relaxed stay. A good Galapagos hotel option within this price range.

*Prices include breakfast

  • Room rates
  • $146 Single
  • $146 Double
  • $194 Triple
  • $269 Superior
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Hotel Silberstein

A comfortable hotel located just 50 meters from the sea in Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz Island). It has 24 cheerful rooms surrounded by beautiful subtropical gardens, pool, coffee-bar and restaurant. Ecological touches include solar power. Two suites with kitchen and balcony are also available - ask us for rates.

*Prices include breakfast

  • Room rates
  • $219 Single Classic
  • $268 Single Premium
  • $268 Dbl Classic
  • $316 Dbl Premium
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Santa Cruz Island Hotels - Comfortable class

Ikala Galapagos Hotel

Located just one block from the principal bay in Puerto Ayora, the Ikala Hotel is protected from the strong sun by shaded trees and gardens that create a fresh ambience to rest and relax. Each guest room has a personalized design, with air con. Social areas include a fantastic pool, bar zone, and terrace restaurant with a memorable view of Puerto Ayora pier. Hot water and electricity is provided by solar panels, making Ikala a great eco-friendly hotel choice.

*Prices include breakfast.

  • Room rates
  • $231Standard Single
  • $254Standard Double
  • $265Suite Single
  • $292Suite Double
  • $404Suite Duplex
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Cucuve Suites

Hotel Cucuve Suites is a Swiss-owned establishment run by descendants of one of the first families to settle at the Galapagos Islands. It is a cozy and comfortable hotel, with a family environment that makes guests feel right at home. All rooms count with air conditioning, hot water, safe box, television and a minibar; Wi-Fi service is free. There is also a social area and a cafeteria zone. The hotel is located nearby the restaurants and souvenirs stores at Puerto Ayora.

*Prices include breakfast.

  • Room rates
  • $183 Standard SGL
  • $195 Standard DBL
  • $195 Standard TRP
  • $195 Superior SGL
  • $205 Superior DBL
  • $205 Premium SGL
  • $215 Premium DBL
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Angermeyer Waterfront Inn

Located in front of Puerto Ayora bay (access is via watertaxi), this hotel offers a tranquil location with great views across the bay - a great option if you are looking for a calm, relaxed ambience away from the noise of town. All rooms offer safe, private bathroom, air conditioning and Wi-Fi.

*Includes breakfast.

*Seasonal surcharge may apply from 21st Dec to 2nd January
  • Room rates
  • $414Standard
  • $441Standard Plus
  • $567Superior
  • $719Suite
  • $1148Family Suite
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Hotel Sol y Mar

Conveniently located in the center of Puerto Ayora the charm of Sol y Mar hotel is their beautiful social areas overlooking the sea – truly a perfect spot to kick back and relax! The hotel has 17 rooms with air-conditioning and balcony overlooking the sea, and clients can also enjoy the communal pool and Jacuzzi.

*Prices include buffet breakfast.

  • Room rates
  • $246 Interior view - Sgl or Dbl
  • $400 Ocean view - Sgl or Dbl
  • $293 Exterior view - Sgl or Dbl
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Santa Cruz Island Hotels - Luxury class

Royal Palm Hotel

Located in the lush, cool highlands of Santa Cruz the Royal Palm is the most exclusive hotel at the Galapagos Islands. All rooms are spacious and tastefully-designed with services including satellite TV and DVD, internet access, air-conditioning, private Jacuzzi and a courtesy fruit basket. The hotel itself has plenty of facilities to keep you busy such as tennis court, swimming pool, gym, massage room and tour services.

*Prices include American breakfast.

*Surcharge applies for Christmas , New Year’s & Easter.
  • Room rates
  • $421 New casita
  • $540 Highland villas
  • $812 Super villas
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Finch Bay Hotel

As the beach-front hotel in Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz) the Finch Bay Hotel affords the prime location, and also seclusion as it is a short water taxi ride away from the main town. The hotel has 21 Garden-facing rooms and 6 new ocean-view options all with balcony, while impressive services include: Wi-Fi, bike / kayak / snorkeling rental, pool, and restaurant / bar.

*Prices include buffet breakfast.

  • Room rates
  • $619 Garden view - Sgl
  • $622 Ocean view - Sgl
  • $656 Garden view - Dbl
  • $648 Ocean view - Dbl
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Filter the Santa Cruz island hotels by budget using the tabs above: Standard, Comfortable & Luxury.

Also consider in which area of Puerto Ayora town you prefer to stay:

  • Main Malecon – The touristic area of Puerto Ayora stretches the length of the malecon (Charles Darwin Avenue). Here you’ll be right in the center of the action, close to the boutiques, restaurants & bars that line the waterfront.
  • Residential Areas – Set further back from Charles Darwin Avenue, residential areas offer more peace and quiet.
  • Beach Front – On the other side of Academy Bay, the Finch Bay resort has a small private beach and affords dreamy views.
  • Highlands – It’s even possible to stay up out of town, in giant tortoise territory, high up in the lush, green highlands.