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Puerto Barantilla (Downstream), Tena, Ecuador
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Liana Lodge
Ranked #5 of 21 Specialty lodging in Tena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Melbourne, Australia
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1,263 reviews 1,263 reviews
81 hotel reviews
471 helpful votes 471 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Liana Lodge is such a brilliant jungle hideaway. Lets ignore the fact it sits on the Rio Napo and not the Amazon itself. The logde has made excellent use of local materials. The reception area where an introductory talk is given, has carved benches with faces on, a nice warm fire and a small library stocked with books about the... More

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Ridgway, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

First some words from my wife - Amazoonica is a wild animal rehab center for recovered attempted smuggled animals or injured animals. The Liana Lodge is staffed by mostly German volunteers with local paid staff. It was started by a woman (Swiss or German) who married a quecha indiginous man and set up the lodge and rehab center to preserve... More

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Stillwater
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

If you studied the reviews you see that one French couple did not care for Liana. The guy is not just a sorehead. He is exactly right about the accommodations. So, if you know you cannot be happy without air conditioning, electricity and hot water at the lavatory you really should stay in town somewhere. Liana is intentionally copied after... More

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Estes Park, Co
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

When asking the question, "Did you like Banos or Liana Lodge better?" of our group, everyone said Banos. But! No one would miss this stop: exploring the river, hiking the jungle, swimming without being devoured by the fish, eating lunch off of a leaf, and visiting a local home. Those tours are just a few of those included in the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

This place was really beautiful, I really enjoy what it looks like : all the furnitures made out of funky trees, the fireplace, the huge dinning room, the candle atmosphere, ... The staff pays attention the each detail to make our stay unbelivable. I really enjoy the fact that we have our private guide for activities, so no need to... More

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

Liana Lodge seemed hard to reach at first but get good directions and it will be worth it! You need to take a boat ride out to the lodge once you reach the parking area. You will pass the Amazoonica. Look for monkeys and make sure to spend an afternoon there during your stay. Beautiful structures and cool locally carved... More

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Bad Vilbel, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

we spent 2 nights at Líana Lodge and felt quite well. You can go into the kitchen and looking how they are preparing the delicious food. You eat with candle light everything is organized. You can sit on a veranda at the shore of the river watching the wild monkeys. The tours were interesting and also made fun for our... More

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

An amazing rainforest experience. Super boat trip to get to it. Wonderful central reception, dining area and 'semi detached' lodges. We were in 2:1 with 2 twin beds and a reasonable bathroom with shower. No electricity in the rooms so we had candles and one in the bathroom. Shared balcony with hammock. Breakfasts were good consisting of breads, jams, fruit,... More

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Berkeley, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Our family of four stayed in this lodge for two nights and we wished we would have had more time there. It is a unique place to stay, rustic and beautifully built in the Amazon jungle. We stayed in adjoining twin bed rooms of the same hut, sharing a back porch from which one morning we were delighted to see... More

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

My husband, 22 year old daughter and I traveled to Liana Lodge in mid-May. We took a bus from Banos to Tena and from there caught a bus to Puerto Barantilla where our motorized canoe was waiting to zip us down the Arajuno River (a tributary of Rio Napo). The instructions the lodge gave us for the bus trip were... More

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Address: Puerto Barantilla (Downstream), Tena, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Napo Province > Tena
Also Known As:
Liana Hotel Tena

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