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Via al Pununo | 800m del parque central, Misahualli, Ecuador
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is about a 10 minute walk from the village or $1 taxi ride. The setting on the river is beautiful and the grounds are well landscaped and kept. The rooms are spacious and clean. Warm water supply is a bit iffy, because they use a heating element built into the shower head. Breakfast is simple but good. Anna... More

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Lac La Biche, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights in late February, and couldn't have been happier with our choice of Misahualli accomodations. Our host, Anna, served us delicious breakfasts, & provided us with helpful information about tours and things to do & see in the area. The lodge itself was lovely, set right on the river, where we enjoyed the view and... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We were on a budget and I was glad to find a place in the Amazon that offered good facilities for the price they offered. The only ones that were similar in quality to this hotel were boutique Amazon lodges charging considerably more. The owners were very courteous and helpful. I made a reservation through email and they replied really... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

From the beginning to the end our stay was excellent. The staff was very helpful, always friendly and caring. The room was perfectly clean and nothing was missing. The banana lodge is located directly above the river with an amazing view and still it is just a 5 min walk to the center of the town with all the restaurants... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We flew in to Quito, spent the night, woke up and drove to the Banana Lodge. It's a GREAT little Inn close to town. It is also right on the river which makes for beautiful scenery. Anna; the Inn keeper coordinated a jungle tour for us with Carlos which was wonderful. If you're going to this area I highly recommend... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This is a semi-luxurious hostel is just a few minutes from the central park and right on the river. Ana was a great host and willing to help with everything. The beach area on the river was the perfect secluded spot to chill out. The rooms were great; clean and comfortable and a really good value. I'd definitely recommend this... More

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quito, ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Nearby natural jungle surroundings as well as nearby native villages. The Lodge itself is by all means comfortable, with spacy rooms that are very clean, well taken care off, everyday, and with internet access. I enjoyed the friendly advice of both Ana & Eduardo-the owners-on what to do in the region, how to travel, and where to go for a... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We stayed 2 nights with our 10 year old daughter. The rooms are new, large and very clean. The beds are very comfortable, and the shower is hot. The breakfast, with home baked fresh bread, fruit, and delicious coffee, was perfect. It is about a 5 to 10 minute walk to the plaza with monkeys. I highly recommend.

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Canberra, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We loved our stay at Banana Lodge. Can't believe how cheap it was for the level of room/bathroom/friendliness and overall awesomeness of this place. Definitely highly recommended and the town of Mishuali is so chilled, relaxed and friendly. We felt so welcome and safe and had the best time. Go there and see for yourselves

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Palo Alto, CA
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Very clean and spacious. Nice, comfortable rooms. A short well-lit walk on a clean road from city proper. Delicious breakfast and helpful owners. Definitely a relaxing place with easy access to swimming in the river or watching monkeys in the park.

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Address: Via al Pununo | 800m del parque central, Misahualli, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Napo Province > Misahualli
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We are a little family run hostel located in the green part of Misahualli, in a walking distance from the center. The name come from banana plants growing in the garden of the Banana Lodge. The garden has orange, lemon, guayava, guava, lichi, coffee and cacao trees and various tropical plants including pineapples. We have a majestic view to a curve of the river Misahualli where also you can swim or fish and primary jungle. You can listen to the nature and smell in right here.We provide accomodation in comfortable rooms ensuite with mosquito protection and ventilation; typical cabins (wood, bamboo, cement) and camping. Delicious breakfasts are available. The tourists can enjoy staying in a hammocks and make bonfire at night. Free internet WiFi is available in many parts of the hotel and there is also an internet cafe. We also arrange comfortable and adventure jungle tours, indigenoust craft courses, volunteering, rituals of ayahuaska and spanish classes. ... more   less 
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