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Ali Shungu Mountaintop Lodge

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Imbabura, Otavalo 100450 Ecuador See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

This place is well off the beaten track, but in my opinion that added to its charm. Plus, it's not so far off the beaten track that it's hard/inconvenient to get into town if you desire. The cabins are beautiful, clean, and well-equipped. Also, the...More

2  Thank Karmen L
Reviewed October 29, 2016

It takes some 20 mins' drive from Otavalo centre, along a small mountain road, and the last bit to the property is off-road and you really should have a SUV...but once you're there it's a jewel! The property, with 5 lodges, is beautiful. The lodge...More

Thank Granduelle
Reviewed April 21, 2016

What a wonderful place. The view is stunning of the Andes Mountains and San Pablo Lake. The gardens are full of blooming flowers and a hedge of Lavender. The air smells of eucalyptus trees and your mind is a peace. The houses are adobe covered...More

Thank Marcie0413
Reviewed April 18, 2016

If you love nature and want to get out of the city, this is the place to stay. Ali Shungu consists of four individual cottages of either two bedrooms or one bedroom. They are roomy, clean, and comfortable. Meals are served in a nearby larger...More

1  Thank Rose K
Reviewed April 17, 2016

You won't find another lodging like this on the planet, I will say. I've traveled in dozens of countries and, to me, Ali Shungu Mountaintop Lodge is one of a kind. It is close to Otavalo (the center of an age-old culture) yet secluded and...More

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Description
Travelers enjoy the tranquility and beauty of Andean Mountains and Culture in our warm and spacious guesthouses, surrounded by 40 acres of private gardens and forests ...all just a few minutes from the world ...More famous markets of Otavalo. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Formerly known as
Rancho Ali Shungu
Location
Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Otavalo
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Formerly known as
Rancho Ali Shungu
Location
Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Otavalo
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Traveler (233)
Room & Suite (79)
Dining (25)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Response from alishungu | Property representative |
Thank you for your kind words.....yes, the city became too frantic for us and we sold the city hotel in 2010. The Lodge is remote and tranquil, set on 40 acres and only located 3 miles from the markets of Otavalo. We'd... More
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"All houses are exquisite, updated, quiet, unbelievably fabulous"
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"We took over the whole place. All were equally great, but different. Describe your situation and Frank will..."
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"Easy transportation to town, nice area for a few days"
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