Open: Silberstein Hotel is open all year.
Location: The hotel is on Santa Cruz island in Puerto Ayora, the main town on the island. There are several restaurants and shops within walking distance.
Rooms: There are 24 rooms including some single rooms. Some rooms can take a roll-away bed to accommodate a child. All have en-suite bathrooms with hot and cold running water. Rooms are air conditioned and have ceiling fans.
Activities: Visiting sights of interest on the Santa Cruz island. These include the Charles Darwin Research Station and breeding centre, the highlands, Bachas beach, Los Gemelos and the Tortoise Reserve. Activities include hiking, mountain biking and kayaking. You can take daily diving tours from the on-site dive centre, which also runs PADI courses. The facilities of Puerto Ayora include shops, restaurants and banks. Day trips to nearby islands run from the harbour.
Facilities: The hotel has a library and book exchange and a small office with a computer for guest use. There is an outdoor swimming pool, sundeck and flower-filled gardens, which attract a range of birds. The Cove restaurant serves local and international dishes in a cool, air conditioned environment. There is an outdoor café. The hotel has a PADI dive centre. The hotel offers a laundry service.
Dining: Meals are eaten at individual tables.
Children: Children are welcome.
Health: The Galapagos Islands is a low risk malarial area.
Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access and a computer for guest use.
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Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
Telephone: 01473 890499