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Galapagos Penguin Hostel

2.5 out of 5

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCharles Darwin Research Station16 min walk
    Popular LocationMalecon17 min walk
    Popular LocationPlaya de los Alemanes18 min walk
    AirportIsla Baltra (GPS-Seymour)78 min drive

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About this area

Puerto Ayora

Located in Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Penguin Hostel is in a national park and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Galapagos National Park and Tortuga Bay Beach.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Charles Darwin Research Station - 16 min walk
  • Malecon - 17 min walk
  • Playa de los Alemanes - 18 min walk
  • Las Grietas - 20 min walk
  • Tortuga Bay Beach - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Isla Baltra (GPS-Seymour) - 80 min drive


  • Silberstein — 7 min walk
  • Burger House — 8 min walk
  • Pelican View — 9 min walk
  • Il Nuovo Giardino — 10 min walk
  • Isla Grill — 11 min walk

About this property

Galapagos Penguin Hostel

Hostal with free breakfast, walk to Galapagos National Park
Along with a nightclub, this smoke-free hostal has a rooftop terrace and a garden. Free full breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a front-desk safe and a vending machine. All 7 rooms provide free WiFi, patios, and refrigerators. Other amenities available to guests include free bottled water, showers, and free toiletries.
Galapagos Penguin Hostel offers 7 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water and complimentary toiletries. Rooms open to patios. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2016.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM

Things to do

  • Nightclub

Family friendly

  • Refrigerator


  • Front-desk safe
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Garden
  • Rooftop terrace


  • Renovated guestrooms - January 2016
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Patio

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Check-in from 8 AM - 6 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 1 PM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No onsite parking is available
This property only accepts cash for all bookings

Property is also known as

Galapagos Penguin Hostel Puerto Ayora
Galapagos Penguin Puerto Ayora
Galapagos Penguin Puerto Ayor
Galapagos Penguin Hostel Hostal
Galapagos Penguin Hostel Puerto Ayora
Galapagos Penguin Hostel Hostal Puerto Ayora

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