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Mindo Garden

Cloud forest, 4 km from Mindo, Mindo 170167, Ecuador
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Ranked #8 of 40 Specialty Lodging in Mindo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

After a nice drive from Quito we found ourselves totally removed from the outside world which was exactly what we were looking for. When we arrived we greeted warmly by the two hosts in the main house who showed us to our cottage which was right on the Mindo River. Both of our rooms were upstairs. We found the entire... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Mindo Gardens was right in the middle of the jungle and next to Mindo river which can be very loud if you are staying in a cottage on the rivers edge. Accommodation is sparse and for our two night stay, the room was not attended nor rubbish removed. Unfortunately we did not have any water at all on our second... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Located in a beautiful part of Mindo, right next to the river. The rooms are super comfy and clean,and the people who work there are lovely! The food is good,and the social area is great for spending a lazy afternoon.

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Colchester, UK
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Positives: Great place top stay if you love wildlife, lots of hummingbirds, toucans and a family of agoutis were residents to Mindo Garden. This was wonderful. The lodge restaurant was beautiful, right on the river, food reasonable and lodges themselves of a good standard. Negatives: Staff were really friendly and tried there best to accommodate us, however, they spoke near... More 

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King City, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Mindo Gardens is in a beautiful location in the cloud forest beside a river with fast flowing water. The main building contains the reception and restaurant (indoor and outdoor); the sleeping accommodation for guests is in 3 outbuildings - we had 3 bedrooms in ours. We were impressed by the friendliness of the manager who worked at the reception desk... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Great food. Really friendly. Our lodge is right by the river. And considering we are in the cloud forrest the place is clean, only very few insects. Hot water, needs a little regulation. Humming birds galore in the garden. Easy to get to. 4 kms from Mindo. Anyone in the village will take you for 4 to 5 $. Get... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Mindo Gardens is a no brainer if staying in Mindo. It's kind of a haul to reach the enterance. Keep going till the long bumpy rugged road ends. There may be a river/stream to drive through also. Staff was very welcoming and spoke english. Food was plentiful of fresh fruits and typical Ecuadorian taste. Beautiful gardens. Cabanas next to river... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

It is 4 km from Mindo. This is a good not a bad thing. Mindo is best ignored. We took a taxi from historic Quito to the bus station ? Ofelia ($8); then you find the bus to Mindo (there is now a Mindo website) - 2 hrs, $2.5 - then a taxi to Mindo Garden (($4). We stayed put.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Wonderful one-night stay at Mindo Gardens in a cabin (2 units) adjacent to the cascading river. Gorgeous views and very charming 2nd floor room. Bring flashlights as its a 5 minute walk from the main lodge after dinner and it's dark! Babbling river provided charming background serenade. Food at restaurant was very good for breakfast and dinner. Hiked steep trails... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We just spent one night with my family in this paradise, 15 minutes from Mindo town where the food has always been quite acceptable, unfortunately this first time overnight turned out to be not so good. The cabin we were assigned to had three rooms, the rental is per room, not per cabin, it has a sitting room common to... More 

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Address: Cloud forest, 4 km from Mindo, Mindo 170167, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Mindo
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Number of rooms: 9
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