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Parroquia Nanegal, Quito, Ecuador
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Maquipucuna Reserve & Eco Lodge
Ranked #13 of 139 Specialty Lodging in Quito
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 4 night stay was memorable for all the right reasons. We enjoyed fantastic birdwatching with our all seeing and hugely knowledgeable guide Arcenio, regularly interspersed with delicious home cooked food. There were several self guided scenic trails starting from the Lodge with something to suit all levels of fitness and our room overlooking the river had a private terrace... More

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional style eco-lodges in the middle of a cloud forest: a wonderful place to take hikes and relax. You are surrounded by amazing nature, have your coffee with hummingbirds, next to the river. Great food and service from the staff, who will definitely succeed in surpassing their enthusiasm and love for the birds, surrounding forest and spectacle bear to you!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Maquipucuna for 4 nights as part of our tour of Ecuador. First of all I should say how easy the booking process was, the website is not that great for rate enquiries or booking (apparently this is being updated) but from the first enquiry email all the way through to the reminder confirmation was very professional and... More

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Cardiff
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A truly amazing few days. The eco lodge in the cloud forest was tranquil and beautiful. The guides were knowledgeable and patient and genuinely cared about the environment and the flora and fauna. Food was simple but lovely as was the accommodation.Enjoyed the array of different birds we spotted but were wowed ,stunned and delighted see an Andean Spectacled Bear... More

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Quito
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stayed here for a night because it was the closest hotel in the area where an adventure race was taking place. The hotel was clean, it had hot water, and the bed was pretty comfortable ... all I needed after being awake for almost 24 hours. Our room was right next to the river, so you could hear the... More

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wisearth, Manager at Maquipucuna Reserve & Eco Lodge, responded to this review

MFJaramillo, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay at Maquipucuna, and specially that you could rest after an exhausting day following the non-stop all night race. You were not ripped off, on the contrary, you received a substantial discount and we kindly ask that you please review your tripadvisor comment in light of the facts: As support for the... More

Monte Porzio Catone, Italy
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We chose Maqui as last leg of our Ecuador tour (Quito, Galapagos, and The Oriente were the previous ones) to experience a completely different environment and, hopefully, some great birdwatching. We were not disappointed, not in the least! Rooms are basic but clean and spacious, food is simply excellent - a surprising mix of Ecuadorian and Italian cuisine -, staff... More

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Santa Monica, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We stopped here for two nights before heading to Galapagos. The staff and founder were fantastic. The founder Rebecca met us at our hotel to transport us to the lodge. She gave us a warm welcome and info all the way to the lodge. On arrival in the jungle we were greeted by a friendly staff and escorted to one... More

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Peterborough, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Maquipucuna is a great way to experience Ecuador's cloud forest without breaking the bank. The drive from Quito to the lodge was an adventure in itself, with great vistas and plenty of photo ops. The return trip to Quito included a stop at the "real" equator (not the theme park) with great views down the valley into Quito - special... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

As a biologist looking to for a few days of cloud-forest R&R, I picked this Eco Lodge because it is owned and operated by the Fundación Maquipucuna - an incredible, family-run group that has single-handedly taken important steps to preserve some of the most beautiful and endangered environments in all of Ecuador. If you can find their "history" photo book,... More

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Orlando, Florida
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297 reviews 297 reviews
82 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I reviewed the reserve separately, so this will focus on our experience with the lodge and everything that pertains to that. Successes: -The location is superb! Great trails that you can take on your own (however they could improve the signage as there are a couple of spots we weren't sure which way to follow). -Hummingbirds all over the place!... More

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Address: Parroquia Nanegal, Quito, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6

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