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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

*Price Per Night

  • Accommodation StandardSuitePresidential
  • Single $84$106$146
  • Double $106$146$202
  • Triple $141$191$235
  • Quadruple $174$235$258
  • Accommodation Price Per Night
  • Single (Standard) $84
  • Double (Standard) $106
  • Triple (Standard) $141
  • Quadruple (Standard) $174
  • Single (Suite) $106
  • Double (Suite) $146
  • Triple (Suite) $191
  • Quadruple (Suite) $235
  • Single (Presidential) $146
  • Double (Presidential) $202
  • Triple (Presidential) $235
  • Quadruple (Presidential) $258

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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

*Price Per Night

  • Accommodation Suite
  • Budget DBL $113
  • Single $155
  • Double $175
  • Triple $198

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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

  • Accommodation Price Per Night
  • Single $122
  • Double $160
  • Triple $211
  • Quadruple $260
  • Superior $293

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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.

*Price Per Night

  • Accommodation Standard Suite
  • Single $242$278
  • Double $266$306

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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.

  • Accommodation Price Per Night
  • Standard $256
  • Superior $268
  • Premium $281

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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.

  • Accommodation Price Per Night
  • Interior View $270
  • Exterior View $322
  • Ocean View $440

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Hotel Acacia

Hotel Acacia ia a restored family house located in the heart of Puerto Ayora town on Santa Cruz island. Just one block behind Charles Darwin Avenue, guests are close to all of the action, and can enjoy peace and tranquility.

The hotel has 8 rooms in total, divided into three categories: Suite (1), Ocean View (3) and Standard (4). All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, Wi-fi, safe deposit box and biodegradable toiletries. Most rooms have access to a terrace or balcony, and there is also a handicap-accessible room

In terms of social areas, guests at Acacia Hotel can enjoy an outdoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, rooftop terrace, spa/yoga room, and breakfast / reading lounge.

*Breakfast included. Rates may increase for stays during Christmas & New Year

  • Accommodation Price Per Night
  • Standard Room $250
  • Ocean View $280
  • Suite $310

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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.

  • Accommodation Price Per Night
  • Standard Deluxe $490
  • Highland Villa $705
  • Exclusive Super Villa $897
  • Family Villa $1025
  • Prince of Wales Villa $1153

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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.

*Price Per Night

  • Accommodation Finch Bay Room Finch Bay Suite
  • Single $662$887
  • Double / Twin $702$925

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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

  • Accommodation Price Per Night
  • Standard $414
  • Superior $513
  • Suite $671

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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.