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Hacienda La Alegria

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Moodus, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Me and my father stayed for four nights in the hacienda and had zero complaints. The property was immaculate and the rooms were spacious and more than comfortable. The hosts couldn't have been more gracious and accommodating. Breakfast was served daily and included local cheeses, eggs, yogurts, granola and bread. I would definitely return to La Alegria!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We had an absolutely charming time staying at La Alegria. For our first evening we were whisked away to stay with a beautiful family up in the cloud forest. What an experience! No electricity and this amazing little lady managed to whip up an incredible meal for my husband and I, Gabriel and a group of four french horse riders.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I was on a visit to Ecuador last week, and found myself near the Hacienda " La Alegría" outside of Quito, the capital. We decided to visit, as I had heard such good things about it. Upon our arrival we were met by very courteous staff, who made us very comfortable with hot cups of coffee to take away the... More 

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Gabriel1703, Propietario at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this review

Ligia It was a pleasure to met you and your family, I am really pleased that a ecuadorian makes us such nice comments about our place and we are happy to share our passion We will be happy to have you and your family foa a longer stay Abrazo Gabriel and hacienda team More 

Truckee, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

La Alegria is a family owned farm with unique horseback riding experiences. The owners were gracious and flexible. The horses were excellent and the views spectacular. Our children loved learning about the working farm and interacting with all types of animals. This hacienda is a wonderful choice for a day trip or an extended adventure.

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Gabriel1703, Propietario at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this review

Dear guest we are happy that all your family enjoyed the stay on hacienda la alegria The hacienda can be one night or several days stay and keep learning and having different experiences gabriel More 

Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

I have nothing but praise for Hacienda La Alegria. I spent a 9 day holiday with Gabriel and his team and experienced their hospitality, their thoughtfulness and above all their amazing relationship with their animals. This is the perfect place to experience the beautiful nature of Ecuador whether you are a rider or just interested in seeing the country with... More 

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Gabriel1703, Propietario at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this review

Monica many thanks for your answer, we are happy you enjoy the ride and all the experiences at Hacienda la Alegria. we keep working and sharing our passion. hope you come back to make WILD ANDES EXPEDITION abrazos gabriel More 

Woerden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Twice in one month for a total stay of three nights I have been at La Alegria. They have all been worth it! What a super friendly staff, what good quality food, what wonderful rooms and beds, and finally a superb bathroom. The environment is breathtakingly beautiful and never bores you. And Mauricio as a host and as a guide... More 

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Gabriel1703, Propietario at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this review

So happy to have you twice. this is your home, next time you can ride to CLOUD FOREST or VOLCANO RIDE abrazo gabriel More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

I love nature, animals, scenery, creature comforts, and food. I had the pleasure of enjoying all and more! Stayed two nights in this lovely hacienda. The grounds are a feast for the eyes and the view from my room was spectacular not to mention the exquisite items typical to a ranch which decorated the property. I was up early with... More 

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laalegria, Propietario at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this review

Susana many thanks for your nice comments. We share our home and our passion. Now we offer a new suite 600 feet to make more memorable and share your time at the balcony, living room with a lot of character, the room has a king size bed and the bathroom is such a experience. More 

Johns Creek, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Thanks to Gabriel, Patty and Mauricio for a majestic 3 days. We had a group of 7 with different riding levels and the staff did a great job getting us out riding with a minimum hassle factor. The scenery was amazing and will not soon be forgotten. The food was delicious and plentiful. Just a special place and so glad... More 

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laalegria, Propietario at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this review

Dear Robb many thanks for your nice comments we enjoy you family have a Great 2016 gabriel More 

Zwolle, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great experience, lovely place! Came only for the day from Quito, so did not stay in the hotel. The hotel looks amazing. Setting and location of the hacienda is very nice and The horses are wonderful, the ride was fantastic. Gabriel was very welcoming and told us a great deal about the region. I have nothing but wonderful things to... More 

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Carbondale, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the Hacienda, and 3 nights on a horse packing trip enjoying the Quilotoa Loop. From start to finish, it exceeded our expectations. The hacienda is beautiful, and the food was amazing! Gabriel is the most thoughtful, attentive and pleasant host I have ever experienced. He took such good care of us and anticipated every need.... More 

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laalegria, Propietario at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this review

MANY THANKS MELISSA was a pleasure to share with your group at QUILOTOA LOOP, which for many years was only trekkers option, now we can enjoy the crater lake volcano and the Toachi canyon, riding by old paths used for many years by alcohol smugglers and small farmers. hope in the future you can experience the WILD ANDES. abrazo Gabriel More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hacienda La Alegria is a family horse hacienda in the heart of Ecuador's "Avenue of the Volcanoes". We are situated one hour south of the historic colonial city of Quito, the capital of Ecuador. One hour to Cotopaxi National park. One hour to Saquisili Market. Two hours to Quilotoa crater lake. Pasochoa Volcano, Corazon, Viudita and Illinizas volcanoes on the area. One hour to Quito Airport. Explore the dairy operation, milking cows, feeding calves, petting our 4 border collies, Aging cheese cave, 24llamas alpacas and vicuna, rabbits, guinea pig, rose garden, hacienda garden with orchids and old trees, hot tub, two fire place living rooms, wall climbing, fishing trout, making bread, pizza or BBQ at the wood oven, the 9 volcanoes at the valley, enjoy the Cotopaxi with his vapor fumes in the back of Ruminahui Volcano in front of the hacienda. The rooms are beautiful and spacious with a picture perfect view of the country side. Now also available a suite. The food, wine, the beer and cheese are delicious and plentiful. We plan to produce our own cheese with the 1500 liters of milk per day, from our 240 cattle. Learn to Ride, groom, pet, feed, shoe, educate and enjoy our 67 horses. We breed horses and for next year we plan to have 20 new foals. Enjoy the voulting experience, 3 different arenas to start riding or learn, try the wood polo horse, the chagra demonstration, riding games as the Sortijas or Cintas. Choose the multi day rides from one day to 12 day ride at the Andes. All of this makes Hacienda La Alegria a family destiny and a life time experience. The mission of Hacienda la Alegria is to provide high quality horseback riding and eco-tourism adventure along the highest trails of the Volcano avenue at the Ecuadorian Andes, assuring personalized attention and hospitality " ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hacienda La Alegria

Address: Barrio Rumipamba Aloag | Provincia Pichincha, Quito 171110, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: $171 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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