Finally switching from its earlier, confusing hostel moniker to hotel in 2013, this is one of Puerto Ayora's better mid-tier options, for cleanliness and charm. It has 22 rooms in a labyrinthine, yet still cozy layout of wavy whitewashed walls, turrets, and red tiles worthy of a Greek island. Room quality does vary as the lower ones get a bit gloomy due to their wooden blinds—better to get one of the upper rooms. Tops are the Floreana, Plazas, and Genovesa, all of which have large balconies, the former a sizeable suite to boot. Rooms 5, 6, 12, and 16 have three beds, making them good for families in particular. The staff is friendly and helpful, with a decent working knowledge of English.