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Hacienda San Vicente

Mindo, Ecuador
Hacienda San Vicente
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ajax, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited Mindo mainly for the birdwatching in the area, and to visit a different ecosystem. I absolutely loved Yellow House. The sisters who you deal with, and their mother, are so nice and helpful. I couldn't imagine a better place to stay in Mindo because of this alone. When you factor in the lovely porch with the hummingbird feeders... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is a great place to do some nature hiking and bird watching. This place is comfortable and clean and the owners are very nice. Don't get this confused with a four star hotel, what makes this nice is the nature, and the friendly staff. We stayed in the yellow house building which was nice, but smells musty. That's what... More 

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Nevele, Belgium
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stayed in this hotel for a couple of days during our visit to the region of Mindo. There is a large nature reserve on the domain of this hotel, so you can easily spend a day just walking here. The cabins are large and clean and the owners are really nice. They can even make you a packed lunch... More 

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Boston
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Tucked away from the center of Mindo, a pleasant 10 mins walk to a beautiful and private paradise. Twin sisters Maria-I, Maria Helena, their mom & their 3 beautiful German Shepards, especially Rex & Dante made our 3 nights stay very enjoyable. Beautiful property with a lot of trails & protected land. Saw many birds especially close to the house.... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The yellow house is really an amazing place. The habitat they have preserved is filled with Toucans, Agoutis, frogs, and wonderful birds. I saw two cock of the rock birds back on the forest trails. There are also monkeys and bears but I didn't run into them the day I spent on the trails. Don't rush through the cattle pastures... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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124 reviews 124 reviews
46 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Hacienda San Vicente, more commonly known as the Yellow House, is a great place to stay. Our room (in the main house) was spacious with a clean and large bathroom (warm water!) in a nice wooden building. There was WIFI in our room.The owners are really nice ladies, who are very helpful in finding your best affordable options to visit... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I stayed in the main Yellow House at San Vincente. The location, private and quiet yet a 5 minute walk to the main plaza in town, was very convenient . The grounds are wet and verdant and attract many species of Hummingbirds and a resident emerald Roufous Mot Mot that feeds on the bananas left out for him.He was spectacular... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Because: good, hot shower, wifi, trails in the forest, which normally cost 6 $, but are free if you stay at their place. Nice gardens, a swimming hole, very good place to relax, close to the centre of mindo, and they have 200 hectares land!

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Palm Bay, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

spent a week at the yellow house and had a wonderful time. we stayed in the master suite next to the lodge and it was roomy and comfy. a big surprise was the shower and bath. the shower is big enough for 5 and the bath was huge. great hot water also. the 3 maria are so sweet they went... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

If you want to stay at a working hacienda, this is a good opportunity. For the second year in a row we rented the River Cabin for a month-long stay. The spacious house has two bedrooms upstairs and two below. There are bathrooms on each level and a large kitchen, and balconies. The kitchen is very well supplied with a... More 

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