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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel el descanso del Guia

3,5-star3,5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Separate bedroom
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Free WiFi
    • Separate bedroom
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Collect stampsYou can collect™ Rewards stamps here
  • Had a problem with expedia reservation change and hotel which cost alot of extra time -…Jan 15, 2020
  • is a bit far away form the busy area of Puerto Ayora, however the taxi ride is only 1.5$…Jan 8, 2020

Hotel el descanso del Guia

from ZAR 1,527
  • Family Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Family Room, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Quadruple Room, 2 Bedrooms

What’s around Hotel el descanso del Guia


  • In a national park
  • Galapagos National Park - 1 min walk
  • 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 / 4.2 km
  • Rancho Primicias - 10 mi / 16 km

Getting around

  • Isla Baltra (GPS-Seymour) - 107 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. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
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 may be 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 onsite 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
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
  • 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

  • Hotel el descanso Guia Puerto Ayora
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  • el descanso Guia Puerto Ayora
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  • Descanso Del Guia Puerto Ayora
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Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

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.

FAQs for Hotel el descanso del Guia

  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel el descanso del Guia?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Hotel el descanso del Guia?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Hotel el descanso del Guia.
  • Is there a pool at Hotel el descanso del Guia?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel el descanso del Guia?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel el descanso del Guia?
    You can check in from 11:30 AM to 6 PM. Check-out time is 9 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel el descanso del Guia?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel el descanso del Guia?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 40 per vehicle one way.

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
Very good 8,0
Mark, us3 night romance trip

Hotel el descanso del Guia

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