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THE NEW GALAPAGOS HABITAT ECO LUXURY HOTEL

the evolution of hotel lodging in Santa Cruz

Welcome to our Galapagos Habitat Eco Luxury Hotel, an exclusive ecological experience. Our iconic Galapagos hotel is situated right on the waterfront — surrounded by both Galapagos wildlife and mangroves that give a delightful sense of seclusion in the town of Puerto Ayora — on Santa Cruz Island, in the heart of the Galapagos Islands.

A PRIVILEGED LOCATION

wildlife on your doorstep

With us, you don’t have to leave the hotel to enjoy the wildlife spectacles that have made this archipelago famous the world over: sealions line one side of our wooden deck, marine iguanas scuttle by our restaurant and pelicans roost in the mangroves.

Originally built by Galapagos pioneers in 1995, our hotel still boasts unique architecture and design, blending mangrove forests and Galapagos shoreline. The privileged location allows close observation of the mangrove ecosystem in action and views of Puerto Ayora’s bay.

Our guests can choose between 17 different rooms with 5 Suites, 6 Superiors and 12 Superior options in total. Some have ocean views while others look out onto the mangroves.

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OUR FACILITIES

at your service

HOTEL SERVICES

  • Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi

    One can connect throughout the hotel. It’s worth noting that internet connection speeds in the Galapagos are slow due to the islands’ remote location.

  • Free Refreshments

    Free Refreshments

    Complimentary coffee, tea and water are always available in the Reception Area.

  • Telephone

    Telephone

    We have direct dial international telephones.

  • Laundry

    Laundry

    Please leave your laundry bag and form at Reception.

  • Airport Transfers

    Airport Transfers

    Transfers to Baltra Airport will only be provided to Galapagos Habitat guests who have purchased land based tours or island hopping packages. We kindly ask all other guests to arrange their transportation independently.

  • Bar & Restaurant

    Bar & Restaurant

    From dawn to dusk, you can always count on a member of staff to help you with whatever you need in terms of food and beverages. Our bar is fully-stocked with local and international beers, liquors, and gins, and we can mix a mean cocktail, too. Feel free to start a tab and pay the night before you leave.

TOMORROW’S GALAPAGOS

sustainability & conservation

With a view always on the future of these magical islands, we are keen to reduce our impact on the fragile environment of the Galapagos while creating a positive impact wherever we can. For example, you won’t find any single-use plastic in our hotel — we’d much rather give you a metal water-bottle than a plastic bottle! We also ask guests to reduce their energy consumption to a minimum while staying with us, turning air-conditioners off when they leave their rooms and using higher temperature settings. The long-term future of the Galapagos is everyone’s responsibility and we trust you too will play your part when you visit!

Certifications and Ecotourism Awards

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Reviews

comments from our guests

  • 5 star ratingGreat Stay The Red Mangrove is an exceptional hotel. Service was fantastic and the staff was attending to every need. ... read more

    Karl S
    9/21/2018

    4 star ratingVery nice stay The hotel is at a very nice location and the sea lions feel at home there. The rooms are spacious and very cle... read more

    413ullae
    8/19/2018

    4 star ratingGreat location for visitors and sea lion spotting! A comfortable hotel on the waterfront but quieter than those on or near to the main drag of the town centre, w... read more

    sjhp19
    7/28/2018
  • 5 star ratingGalápagos vacation We loved our stay at your wonderful hotel, the staff was extremely accommodating and helpful. They even kept o... read more

    claudia67v
    8/13/2019

    5 star ratingRestaurant is high quality with superb service and view Excellent food (good variety and while it is more than other restaurants in the area it is worth it for the qu... read more

    David E
    8/04/2018

    5 star ratingOur stay at Galapagos habitat Experience was outstanding for hotel accommodations, location, and wildlife! Sea lions and marine iguana’s ke... read more

    andebaker
    1/01/1970
  • 5 star ratingamazing and special place to stay My family was here for a week and half in mid/late August. Amazing and wonderful place to stay. There are so m... read more

    bal2t
    9/03/2018

    5 star ratingbeautiful setting, very helpful staff The hotel is set on the water with great views, including pelicans and frigate birds. The deck that houses th... read more

    gottatravelmore
    9/10/2018

    5 star ratingEden on Santa Cruz Surrounded by marine iguanas, sea lions and the famous finches a fresh brewed morning coffee is a special trea... read more

    curiouspalate
    2/01/2020
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