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The Secret Garden Cotopaxi

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| Via El Pedregal, Quito EC170350, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of the best places we stayed in our three month tour of South America. Loved the cute colourful decor, family style approach to food and activities, lovely pet dogs and view of Cotopaxi. Highly recommend. Take some cards and warm clothes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are both in our 50's but this was a great place to stay for a friendly atmosphere, great views, tasty and plentiful food and super cosy accommodation. We stayed in the private rooms which are just great..our own little fire to warm it up and fantastic views across the fields to Cotopaxi. Enthusiastic volunteers made every effort to look... More 

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Ft. Myers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were definitely on the older side of the clientele there (60+), but it is a gorgeous setting and very relaxing. Great destination for backpackers and anyone who wants to experience beautiful volcalnos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a wonderful place: the views are spectacular, the food is delicious, the activities are exciting, the staff is extremely helpful and the relaxation is of the highest level. Don't miss this place if you are in Ecuador, or interested in amazing vulcanic surroundings.

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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the most wonderful time staying at the Secret Garden Hostel in Cotopaxi. The experience was amazing - delicious plates served at the same time so everyone can interact at breakfast, lunch, and dinner, warm, welcoming staff, outstanding views, and the daily outings are breathtaking. I would highly, highly recommend this hostel to anyone traveling through Ecuador. You will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's possible to write a whole blog post reviewing the good things at this place. We stayed 3 nights/4 days and it was one of the highlights of our 3 week trip in Ecuador for a handful of reasons. Food - 3 massive and delicious meals a day, plus snacks and tea/coffee when you want. Not really authentic South American... More 

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Stratham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although Secret Garden Quito/Secret Garden Cotopaxi has had a well deserved reputation until now as a backpacker destination (and deservedly so), I have to say, as the organizer of a significant Ecuadorian mountaineering expedition, they exceeded my expectations by leaps and bounds. Tarquin managed my guides (mandated by Ecuadorian law) and transportation expertly for a group of 8 climbers. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Hobbit Home IS warm and cozy at night. Comfortable bed. The staff are ALL helpful and friendly. A water fall hike is part of the package. Great Fun! Food is good and lots of it. We are two 60+ travelers, there was another 60 plus group, but the remaining people were fun and interesting younger people from all over.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Secret Garden Cotopaxi is set in a place of incredible beauty and the food and accommodation are good. A few things could have been better though. The showers next to the kitchen hardly ever had hot water. Lukewarm sometimes but you need hot water up there. The shower next to the jacuzzi was fine. Some form of light in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

A two hour trip from Quito on a rough road, is well worth it. This place has a lot of character and charm. It is clean, the food has been fantastic and the staff very friendly. We stayed in the hobbit houses, the kids had their own and we felt very safe. I recommend getting up at 6 AM to... More 

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