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Hacienda San Vicente

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Mindo, Ecuador
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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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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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120 reviews 120 reviews
45 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 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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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stayed here in late June 2014 and loved the location - 10 minute walk to Mindo. Mindo is a 2 1/2 hour bus ride from Quito - cost about $2.50. The ladies who run the place are kind and helpful. Have lots of info on flora and fauna. They speak mainly Spanish. Breakfast was delicious - fresh fruit, fruit... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A great place to stay in a lovely town (it is 10 mins walk from the town centre). We saw stunning birds and mammals on the grounds, and the walks through the cloud forests were great. The women who run the Yellow House are lovely, so helpful and friendly. They give free maps of the area and have loads of... More 

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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for part of our honeymoon. We loved the town and Hacienda San Vicente. We had a great breakfast daily with fresh fruit, fresh squeezed fruit juice, and a great view of birds. The trails were great, but did take a while to hike up to. The property was covered in guava trees which was... More 

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Address: Mindo, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Mindo
Number of rooms: 17

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