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Kapawi Ecolodge

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Av. Mariscal Fosh E 7-38 | Y Reina Victoria Oficina 1, Zamora, Ecuador
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I certainly didn't know what to expect but was so surprised by the warmth of the people and their dedication to service - as well as their generous spirits. The tour guides took us on jungle hikes that left us wanting more. (Amazing how many healing plants are in that jungle!). I was surprised to find there is now internet... More

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Calvi, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Kapawi Ecolodge deserves a five rating but this does not mean everything is perfect! But anyone who intends to stay there should not forget that you will yourself hundreds of miles away from "civilization". When I read visitors complaining that there is no boiling water, television or high-speed internet I think this should be made clear...!! Once this is understood,... More

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Los Altos, California
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Kapawi is not a first world hotel. The showers were cold. There is no tv or telephone. The wifi in the lounge is slow. The electricity is mostly from a generator that shuts down at night. But it is very comfortable. Spacious rooms with private bathrooms. Comfortable beds with clean sheets. Extremely kind, gracious, helpful, welcoming Achuar people, anxious to... More

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Deerfield, Massachusetts
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We just returned from 2 weeks in Ecuador/Galapagos and the Kapawi Lodge offers an unrivaled experience in our hemisphere. Our family of 5 (3 college kids) are adventurous travelers and couldn't have asked for a better experience. Granted it is an arduous journey but well worth the effort. I struggled deciding between other lodges namely Napo and La Selva and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Kapawi was everything that I hoped it would be. It takes some doing to get there (4-hr van from Quito, hour prop plane, and 30-minute motor canoe) but that is a huge part of its charm and pristine setting. You can experience the rainforest more easily elsewhere but I can't imagine doing so more genuinely--particularly if you're looking for an... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

After a great stop over in Banos, we took a flight from Shell flying over the vast Amazon and the boat ride to arrive in Kapawi. Never been to such a pristine place. We loved doing daily trips in the jungle, taking a boat ride under moonlight and swimming in the Pastaza river. It was all magical and hard to... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I´ve had the chances to be in the Jungle for many times in different hotels but this one makes you feel that you are really lost in the Jungle :) since you take a small plane in Shell and after 30 minutes flying above the amazinjg and green forest with the Pastaza river like a huge snake going trought the... More

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We started our Amazon adventure by boarding the Kawapi Lodge bus traveling from Quito in Banos. Our bus ride ended when we boarded a 9 passenger twin engine airplane at the small airport in Shell. After an enjoyable flight deep into the Amazon rain forest we landed on a remote landing strip from which we boarded a motorized canoe on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I went to Napo wildlife center 2010 and I would rank this place above Napo (however they are booth very good).The difference for me was the cultural aspect of the trip.On the margin I probably saw slightly more wildlife at Napo but hardly anything at all when it came to the people living there.No so at the Kapawi lodge where... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

My partner and I enjoyed our time at Kapawi because of the Achuar people, and because of the Amazon jungle - who could ever be disappointed with that? BUT, where Kapawi Lodge itself was concerned, we were VERY unhappy considering the prices. A quick preamble: I do a lot of camping and don't mind a rustic setting at all; I... More

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Address: Av. Mariscal Fosh E 7-38 | Y Reina Victoria Oficina 1, Zamora, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Zamora-Chinchipe Province > Zamora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Kapawi Ecolodge Hotel Zamora
Kapawi Ecolodge Ecuador/Zamora

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