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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel el descanso del Guia

3,5-star3,5 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Calle Delfin, Barrio el Mirador, Puerto Ayora, Galapagos, 200350, Ecuador

3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Galapagos National Park
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
  • is a bit far away form the busy area of Puerto Ayora, however the taxi ride is only 1.5$…Jan 8, 2020
  • Rooms were elegant and clean, staff were always minded to help us; which I didn't like…Oct 18, 2019

Hotel el descanso del Guia

from ZAR 1,592
  • Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Double Beds, Mountain View
  • Deluxe Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, City View
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View
  • Deluxe Studio, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Quadruple Room, 2 Bedrooms
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Pool View

What’s around Hotel el descanso del Guia


  • In a national park
  • Galapagos National Park
  • Malecon - 26 min walk
  • Las Grietas - 26 min walk
  • Playa de los Alemanes - 26 min walk
  • Charles Darwin Research Station - 33 min walk
  • Tortuga Bay Beach - 2.6 mi / 4.3 km
  • El Garrapatero Beach - 12.4 mi / 20 km

Getting around

  • Isla Baltra (GPS-Seymour) - 63 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 11:30 AM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 9 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM.
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
Working away
  • Business center
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2016
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate dining area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Hotel el descanso del Guia’s small print

Also known as

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Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 35 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 40 per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,2 From 52 reviews

Good 6,0
Out of town but nice place to say..
Janos, us1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Great Help
The receptionist is awesome. Great English and called taxis for us.
Patricia, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
The staff at this hotel are amazing. They work really hard at the hotel and at making sure you have everything you need to make your vacation great.
Maria, usRomance trip
Very good 8,0
Great hotel, free bike rental, free wifi included however far from town and a hike up a big hill. Would prefer something closer to the action.
Kale, us1 night romance trip
Fair 4,0
Not So Good
The hotel is located out of town and not within walking distance so you miss out on a lot of fun town activities unless you take a taxi. Also buildings next door are under construction and make large amounts of noise. The service is good but little English spoken.
karilyn, us5 night family trip

Hotel el descanso del Guia

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