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Casa Mojanda

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed October 9, 2016

In June 2016, my husband and I held our destination wedding at the incredibly beautiful and scenic Casa Mojanda in Otavalo. It was, without question, the most perfect wedding venue we could ever have imagined and it exceeded our expectations in every way possible. Casa Mojanda is nestled serenely in the Andean mountains. The various structures on the property embrace...

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CasaMojanda, Manager at Casa Mojanda, responded to this review

Dear Gabriela and Mark, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Your wedding will stay in Casa Mojanda's memoirs as a high point. You gave us the opportunity to get the experience of its preparation and also, and most important, the pleasure to see you and your company happy. We hope to see you back some day. Our best...

Kailua, Hawaii
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this small hotel for one night. We got here late in the afternoon and left the next morning after breakfast. It was a nice quaint cabin with a fireplace that stayed warm the whole night. There was a Japanese soaking tub that we didn't get a chance to use. The facilities are a bit outdated and the...

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pachamamacita, Owner at Casa Mojanda, responded to this review

Dear Hltrigirl, Thanks for your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Casa Mojanda but am sorry you did not have time to use the hot tub during your short stay and avail yourselves of other activities such as hiking, horseback riding and local craft and village tours, our reading and video libraries, gardens etc. Our guests...

New York
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Beautiful surroundings, peaceful place to relax.Food is very good, same the service. The owners (husband and wife) are very helpful with everything you need. They speak English and french.Property is big with amazing views. Otavalo market is about 15 min. by taxi (cost is 3 to 4 $ for a ride). Rooms have views to the hills around the property....

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CasaMojanda, Manager at Casa Mojanda, responded to this review

Dear Mircea, Thank you for your review and sorry for not answering sooner. We are glad you appreciated our inn and its surroundings, the people, landscapes and culture of this beautiful region of Ecuador. Just one precision, Diego and I are brother and sister. We hope your pottery replicas survived the flight! Kind regards, Ana María

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

The Casa is situated up an unmade road height above Otavalo which proved difficult to find in the dark. However it was worth persevering as Diego runs a really fabulous hotel. We enjoyed really scrumptious lunches and dinners and really enjoyed our time there, getting to know the family a little and walking in the area. The wood fired hot...

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CasaMojanda, Owner at Casa Mojanda, responded to this review

Dear Jane, Thank you very much for your review and sorry for not answering sooner. We are exploring the possibility of putting signs on the road so that Casa Mojanda will be easier to find, and we thank you for this observation. We are happy that you enjoyed the rest of your trip here and hope to have you back...

Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We can wholeheartedly recommend Casa Mojanda. We had great relaxing stay in beautiful surroundings (views from each room on the hills and mountains). Food is very good and made with high quality ingredients. Owners of Casa Mojanda are extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the area. There are nice hiking paths that start from the property. You can try horseback riding....

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pachamamacita, Owner at Casa Mojanda, responded to this review

Greetings Julia and many thanks for such a generous review. As the co-founder and co-owner who was away from Casa Mojanda during your July visit, it is wonderful to hear reports such as yours. We all hope to see you here again!

Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here at the tail end of a 3 week trip to Ecuador. I can't imagine a more peaceful place to be, yet one with lots available should you choose more activity. Diego and Ana Maria are extremely gracious and knowledgable hosts, who were able to arrange bilingual tour guides and work with a shaman (in Mojanda's ceremonial hut)....

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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Great management and amazing location. Food was super. Best location just out side of town. 3km from market. Staying in Otavalo would be too noisy. Peaceful and a great value . Definitely would return.

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Reviewed July 28, 2016

Stayed 5 days at Casa Mojanda and enjoyed amazing meals spectacular views and friendly knowledgeable hospitality. Casa Mojanda is near the market town of Otavalo. I stayed in a room that was comfortable with views of the mountains, a fire place and private bathroom. Each cottage/building from the guest rooms to the library, TV room and the dining room are...

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pachamamacita, Owner at Casa Mojanda, responded to this review

Hi Maureen and many thanks for such a lovely review. As the co-founder and co-owner who was away from Casa Mojanda during your visit, it is wonderful to hear such reports such as yours. We hope to see you here again!

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We spent 5 nights at Casa Mojanda. The place is beautiful, rooms spacious and comfortable, food was superb, and the staff extremely helpful and friendly. The location is great for hiking and day trips to Otavalo, Lake Mojanda, Cuicocha volcano, Intag Cloud forest and more. Highly recommend.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Just finished our First Annual Millennial Women's Retreat - what a home run, thanks to the staff, manager and owner. It made my job as facilitator much easier to know everyone on site wanted our retreat to be a complete success. The food, the hot tub, the pooches...it all made for a perfect place to bring our group. Thanks!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Mojanda operates on the basis of a firm and ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of ecological tourism and contribution to the surrounding community. Casa Mojanda was designed to have a minimally intrusive impact on our local ecosystem and culture. We believe that ecotourism operations must at a minimum “do no harm,” and be sustainable socio-economically and environmentally, as well as harmonious with and actively supportive of indigenous traditions and cultures. When it comes to lodgings and resorts, we believe that small is beautiful. By keeping Casa Mojanda large in vision but small in scale, we are able to interact with our guests personally, and whenever there is interest, we will connect visitors with local schools, clinics and environmental projects. Each guest is a part of this ongoing process and your feedback and participation are most welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Mojanda

Address: Apartado 160 | Km. 3.8 via a Mojanda, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Otavalo
Price Range: $129 - $433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Mojanda 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“I enjoyed being on the outskirts - felt all the more private, waking up seeing nothing but scenery from our windows :)”
  • Avenue of the Volcanos one beautiful evening :)
  • Our room's seating area - they made us fires every night!
laurajane832, Mar 7, 2017 | Read review
“The cabins are so cozy and make sure to have the fire lit!”
  • Water, robes, blankets for guests in cabin
  • Gorgeous cabin
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“The adobe houses all have beautiful views.”
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“room with fireplace is very special given the climate”
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“You can't go wrong. All have a fabulous view.”
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