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Also known as La Casa de Judy (Judy's House), one of Puerto Ayora's best mid-range options thanks to its views and charming, family service, lies on a quiet side street on the eastern outskirts of town. It's convenient to the Darwin Foundation research station and a short walk to the main drag along Avenida Charles Darwin. The rooms make the most of what is otherwise a somewhat nondescript, white, three-story rectangular cement block of a building. Thoroughly modernized and including new beds, the aptly named superior rooms have stupendous views of the ocean over an expanse of vegetation, through wall-to wall windows and from their pleasant balconies. They also have writing desks, helpful for the Darwin Foundation scientists the hotel catered to well before tourism took off on the islands. Bathrooms are relatively basic. The downstairs standard rooms are a fair bit darker but guests staying here have just a few steps to take to launch into the courtyard swimming pool. The breakfast is rather frugal—eggs, toast and jam, fruit juice, and coffee.