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    Hotel Castro

    Los Colonos Barrios Las Ninfas, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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          Overview
          • Excellent8%
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          4 weeks ago
          “Hotel Castro - Avoid”
          7 Jan 2017
          “old hotel with horrible service”
          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 36 reviews

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          If you like having termite eggs above you bed, and wood chips falling on your face as you sleep, for the affordable cost of $150.00 a night, Hotel Castro is the place for you. With wasp nests, beetles, minimal wifi (none), no hot water, and...More

          Thank Sarah S
          Reviewed 7 January 2017

          Hotel price was more than 100$ per night witch in my opinion is not normal for this hotel . We ordered romantic surprise , we never saw it . (paid 110$) and never got that money back. Room was horrible, big hole in wall next...More

          Thank Cv O
          Response from hotelcastro2014, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel CastroResponded 7 March 2017

          Dear Sir Dario, Thank you for you feedback dear Sir. Whatever you paid was what you bought We adjusted the price for the room. Your reservation was for 10 days and you decided to leave before and We did not charge you for anything extra...More

          Reviewed 23 May 2016

          The hotel and the interior is very old fashioned. The technical stardards are not very good (open elecrical clamp boxes, holes in the wall at the A/C). The bed and the bath room was clean, but the floor was not. The personnel there is very...More

          Thank Mario_BusinessTravel
          Reviewed 20 December 2015

          we only needed to stay here for one night thankfully. For the price it is very very tired and dated. It appears to have been last decorated somewhere in the 1980's but that is only our guess. Even the AC unit came off the ark!...More

          Thank roamingjode
          Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

          This hotel is close to the harbour and the shops, a/c and hot water. But it is a very tired hotel and in desperate need of updating. It's a quite area of town, and the staff are helpful and friendly. There are plenty of other...More

          Thank Bryan_Jody
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          • Pool
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          • Breakfast included
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • US$75 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 21
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          • Ecuador >
          • Galapagos Islands >
          • Santa Cruz >
          • Puerto Ayora
          • Also Known As
          • Hotel Castro Galapagos Islands/Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz
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          Room Tips
          "Unsanitary and expensive."
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          "Do not choose this hotel."
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          "A room towards the back. There was a very enthusiastic bell ringer at the Catholic Church about 1/2 block up..."
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          "Go to the Ninfa Hotel is cheaper and 100% better."
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