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Galapagos Islands Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Petrel Y Floreana, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
8.41 mi from city center
3.2/5 (31 reviews)
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"Expedia system didn't reserve my room properly, so no room was available during new year. Hotel staff speaks only spanish, so without spanish this hotel is impossible. (if you speak spanish well, it's very regular level of Ecuadorian hotel.) Other customers also missed rooms. Tel confirmation must ..."

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2018

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Galapagos Islands Hotel
Hotel Fiesta
3.5 out of 5
Calle Moises Brito y Juan Montalvo, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
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The price is $121 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
8.79 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (119 reviews)
"Todo bien"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2021

Hotel Fiesta
Mainao
3.5 out of 5
Matazarnos, Indefatigable, Puerto Ayora, Islas Galápagos
The price is $146 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
8.68 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great for family
"good condition, only 4 mins walking distance to the pier (main street ) and the only fish market on the island, where you can buy lobster and brujo fish. 10 mins walking distance to the Charles Darwin Research Center."

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

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Grand Hotel Leon Marino Galapagos
3 out of 5
Avenida Chales Darquin, 12 de Febrero, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
8.88 mi from city center
3/5 (1 review)
"The rooms were simple and plain, sink faucet was loose, hair dryer only worked for a few minutes, but twin beds were comfy although short in length"

Reviewed on May 30, 2021

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Grand Hotel Leon Marino Galapagos
Angermeyer Waterfront Inn
3.5 out of 5
Punta Estrada, Isla Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
The price is $301 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
9.26 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (58 reviews)
"Beautiful property with a stunning view of the harbor. A quick water taxi ride to the Puerto Ayora dock gives you access to restaurants and dive shops. Ronald and the staff could not have been nicer or more helpful. Would highly recommend the Angermeyer Waterfront Inn."

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

Angermeyer Waterfront Inn
HOTEL DEJA VU
3 out of 5
Fragata y Daphne, Junto Al Parque El Eden, Puerto Ayora
The price is $94 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
8.57 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (9 reviews)
"The location is walking distance to some sights and restaurants. During my stay there was construction going on which woke me up in the very early morning with the loud noises and hammering that was going on. The pool area was nice and peaceful and the hotel is quite private and in a quiet neighborhood. ..."

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

HOTEL DEJA VU
Casa Natura Galapagos Lodge
3 out of 5
Bellavista, Via al Camote, Puerto Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz
The price is $99 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
5.56 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (17 reviews)
Happy with our stay
"Great hotel in good location. If you like to be away from the busy town life and be in the thick of the out doors this is definitely the place to stay. Only draw back you have to keep catching a taxi which will cost you $5 each trip to get something to eat in the main town as there’s nothing near ..."

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

Casa Natura Galapagos Lodge
Hotel Solymar
3 out of 5
Av. Charles Darwin Y Tomas De Berlanga, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
The price is $328 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
8.79 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (50 reviews)
Great stay
"Very nice /comfortable. Great service."

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Hotel Solymar
Posada del Mar
3 out of 5
Thomas de Berlanga 217 y Av. Baltra, Puerto Ayora, Islas Galápagos
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The price is $79 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
8.84 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
"Great location, great host, super nice room with balcony, close to everything restaurants shopping and the port."

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

Posada del Mar
Hotel La Isla
3.5 out of 5
Indefatigable 072 y Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
The price is $150 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
8.72 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"Jose and Blanca are so nice and every staff is very friendly. The property is very new and nice and in a prime location. Highly recommended."

Reviewed on May 1, 2021

Hotel La Isla
Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Km 12 via Baltra, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
The price is $136 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
3.59 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
"Semilla Verda was a beautiful paradise in the Santa Cruz highlands. The property was spectacular and unique with giant tortoises roaming freely everywhere. The landscape around the hotel was well maintained with fruit tree including citrus and banana. Shania, the hotel manager was super responsive, ..."

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel
Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel
4 out of 5
Barrio Punta Estrada, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
The price is $413 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
9.33 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (63 reviews)
"We absolutely loved our stay here. The staff were so friendly and helpful with anything we needed. All of the little things they did for us were great. Noticed we were sunburnt? They brought us fresh allow off the plant. When we were leaving, we had a layover in Quito for the night and needed to ..."

Reviewed on May 16, 2021

Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel
Hotel el descanso del Guia
3.5 out of 5
Calle Delfin, Barrio el Mirador, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
Fully refundable
The price is $79 per night from Sep 21 to Sep 21
7.9 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (51 reviews)
"This hotel was a nice stay while we were in santa cruz. It is a bit far from downtown but you can take a taxi for a dollar or two. Host drove us downtown once since our taxi drove off, and he also helped us find a COVID testing site for our return to the USA which was very helpful. You can see the ..."

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Hotel el descanso del Guia
Villa Escalesia
3.5 out of 5
Seymour Ave, Facing The Ocean, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
The price is $207 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
8.74 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"This property blew our expectations away. We had an issue with checking in, although that was my fault. So make sure to read the check in details!! Otherwise, the stay we amazing. They quickly shuffled to get the hotel open, since we were the only ones staying. We had Vinicio as our housekeeper and ..."

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

Villa Escalesia
The Royal Palm Hotel
4 out of 5
Km. 18 Via Puerto Ayora-Baltra Isla, Santa Rosa, Galapagos
The price is $233 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
1.72 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
"Property gorgeous and staff wonderful. We loved how spacious room was. It’s a $10 cab ride to town but closer to port for most day tours."

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

The Royal Palm Hotel
La Fortaleza De Haro
2.5 out of 5
Barrio El Eden, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
The price is $70 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
8.54 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (89 reviews)
"This is a great place to stay. It looks new and is very clean with nice owners. The town is small and walking an extra five minutes for this place is worth it. Of my three hotels so far in Ecuador, this was the only quiet one. Because it is on a dead end, you don't get the loud street noices and ..."

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2021

La Fortaleza De Haro
Hotel Coloma Galapagos
3 out of 5
Baltra 5-21 y 18 de Febrero, Barrio Alborada, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
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The price is $87 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
8.62 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (131 reviews)
"Assistance by the owner was exceptional"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2021

Hotel Coloma Galapagos
MWC Galapagos
3 out of 5
Cucuve & Floreana Puerto, Barrio El Eden, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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The price is $60 per night from Sep 24 to Sep 24
8.61 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (53 reviews)
Comfortavle Stay
"Very comfortable stay at the Maidith White Cove hotel. Staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious and traditional for the area. Easy walking distance from shops and town center."

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2021

MWC Galapagos
Hotel Albatross
3.5 out of 5
Av Baltra y Albatros, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
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The price is $108 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
8.4 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (21 reviews)
Not a 3.5 star stay
"This was the most disappointing hotel we have ever booked through hotels.com. The largest concern was the inability to connect with someone when a problem arises, as there was a young girl at the desk unable to assist us and we were unable to reach the owners via email or phone. They misrepresented ..."

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Hotel Albatross
HOTEL BRISAS DEL PACIFICO
2.5 out of 5
General Rodriguez, Islas Duncan, Frente Mercado Munici, Puerto Ayora
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The price is $54 per night from Sep 18 to Sep 18
8.34 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (43 reviews)
A nicer budget hotel.
"The hotel is easy to find being a tall building visible from the main road. The beds were fine and the air conditioning worked quite well. The electric heating system for the showers works but takes some getting used to in terms of sound and temperature extremes. Breakfast was not a buffet but a ..."

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

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Visiting Santa Cruz Island

Visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants in Santa Cruz Island, which is also known for its local tours and beaches. Top sights in the city include Tortuga Bay Beach and Galapagos National Park.

  • There are 106 hotels and other accommodations in Santa Cruz Island
  • The closest major airport is in Isla Baltra (GPS-Seymour), 14.8 mi (23.9 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Santa Cruz Island

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Tortuga Bay Beach, Galapagos National Park, and Dragon Hill. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Charles Darwin Research Station and El Garrapatero Beach.

In Santa Cruz Island, there are 106 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Semilla Verde Boutique Hotel - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and WiFi.
  • Angermeyer Waterfront Inn - Our customers like the breakfast and beach locale at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel features a marina, free breakfast, and a restaurant.
  • MWC Galapagos - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with cable TV. Expedia customers like its breakfast and beach locale.

Dressing for Santa Cruz Island

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 92°F and the nighttime average to be 73°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 92°F during the day and 68°F at night
  • July through September averages 82°F during the day and 66°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 90°F during the day and 67°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Santa Cruz Island is 23.54 inches
  • Hottest months are usually January and February with an average temperature of 92°F, while the coldest months are August and September with an average of 66°F

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