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The Secret Garden Cotopaxi

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Katherine and Tarquin, the owners/creators of The Secret Garden Quito, have moved to the countryside where they have been building their dream home and hostel. It's spectacular mountain scenery, it's a beautiful traditional lodge made of mud bricks and thatched roof, it's an eco-friendly self sufficiency project, it's great homegrown herbs and spices,with an exquisite home style food, it's considered an adventure center and it's a relaxation center.
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
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Mariscal Sucre Airport27 mi
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Secret Garden cotopaxi has been one of the highlights of our South America trip so far and definitely the highlight in Ecuador! The accommodation is beautiful, the food is delicious and the staff are amazing. We have recommended it to everyone we’ve met - we...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Hayley A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for two nights at Secret Garden Cotopaxi - and it was just perfect. If you like being outside in the nature, nice and cosy accomodation and relaxed people, then this is the place to be! Also, the food is super nice and the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank tobiask341
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed in SG’s hobbit house. We had a fantastic view of Cotopaxi as the sun came up. On top of that, every single meal that was served was top notch! The excursions were so worth it too! The overall vibe and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank bawalsh37
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place; wonderful staff and brilliant activities. I took the three day trip from the Secret Garden in Quito. Really good value for money. Do jump in the water at the waterfall - it’s really worth it!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank mickburgess2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed on the 3D/2N package deal in one of the bird houses. Great view, cozy and warm bed. Loved it! If I could wish for one thing it would be facilities to dry hiking gear, as it was raining nothing dried overnight on the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Keri B
November 27, 2017|
Response from RachFox_ | Reviewed this property |
In short- you can’t. You’d have to get the transfer back to Quito and then a bus to Latacunga. You stay there for one night and leave your main bags there and in the morning get a bus to either Sigchos, where you spend the... More
November 12, 2017|
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Response from JuannyChico | Reviewed this property |
Stayed in the hobbit home. They provided a small electric heater/fan. It did a great job heating the small area. There were plenty or extra warm fleece blankets as well. Very comfortable.
craig h
March 21, 2017|
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Response from SecretGardenCoto | Property representative |
Hi Craig, no problem we have availability for July. Please check our website and send us an email to make your reservation. Regards, SG Team
Room Tips
"Keep an eye on your fire - make sure you add logs to keep it burning all night! "
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"Hobbit house is cozy and cute! Would recommend it to all of our traveling friends!"
1 week ago
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"I've stayed in the dormitories before, and they're very nice by hostel standards. Camping was good..."
2 weeks ago
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"the 8 bed dorm with a fireplace for solo travelers or the very cute hobbit house for couples"
Nov 7, 2018
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