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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We were on a hummingbird photography workshop led by Matt Shetzer ( that was wonderful and deserves a review all on its own), and first on our stop and our stay was Tandayapa Bird Lodge. This was our first trip to Ecuador and therefore our first experience of a birding lodge in this beautiful country. It did not disappoint. It... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My first experience with a birding lodge in Ecuador and I was definitely not disappointed. This is a lovely spot with a nice big deck for watching the hummingbirds visit the feeders and perch on the low branches. Ricardo was very knowledgeable and helpful. Food was great, rooms comfortable and spotless.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Very friendly and helpful staff that served unique good food.Beautiful setting. Lots of Hummingbird species at your patio. Access to trails up and down towards the valley in the Andean rainforest. Staff arranged guided tours and travel. All quite a bargain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We had a wonderful welcome from Nancy who made us feel right at home. Simple yet very tasty food, and decent sized, clean rooms with huge windows looking out onto the forest. Nancy and the volunteers (Kirsty and Sophie) couldn't do enough to make our stay and experience fabulous. Sophie and Kirsty had excellent bird knowledge which I appreciated as... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

This lodge was our first while in Ecuador and did not disappoint. Wow! Amazing hummingbirds.... Feeding frenzy for sure. I could have sat on the back deck for hours watching the show but we had other locations to visit in the area which is another reason to stay at Tandayapa. There are so many birding opportunities within short driving distances.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Was there in November 2014 for the Ecuador Photo Journey and stayed here several nights and used as our base for the first half of journey. This place is way out from any major city so don't expect 4 star accommodations, however, the place is clean and the food prepared there on site is outstanding especially the soup. To see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

This lodge in the cloud forest near Mindo comprises simple clean and welcoming accommodation. Nancy and her staff provide an informal cheerful and courteous service. The food is no frills but very tasty, promptly served and ample. Breakfasts are enhanced by views of the toucans, tanagers and other exotics visiting the fruit bar just outside the window and the outside... More 

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Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Quoted price on website does not include tax. Overpriced. Viewed many new birds. As amateur birders we preferred Hostal El Jardin del Descanso in Mindo. While we were there a photography tour took over the deck and feeders with all their equipment. Manager Nancy and volunteer Sophie were hospitable and friendly. Gluten and lactose intolerance readily accommodated. Showers were cold.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

My sister and I stayed for two nights mid-September of 2015 and wish we had had at least one more day. The hummingbirds were amazing and lots of other birds around the lodge and at the blind. Nancy was a great hostess and Rosalita served wonderful meals. The area has many birding spots to visit as well so never a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Stayed two nights did not have that much luck on the trails but lots of action around the lodge feeders. The food is ok and the rooms are small with comfortable beds. Nancy takes good care of her guests. We arrived in our own car no problem you can rent one at the airport. We must of captured at least... More 

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Additional Information about Tandayapa Bird Lodge

Address: Reina Victoria 1684 y La Pinta Ed. Santiago 1, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: $90 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Tandayapa Bird Hotel Quito
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Quito
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