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Urcu de Mindo Cloud Forest Eco-Lodge

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hosts, Maria and Freddy were the most hospitable and welcoming hosts we've had in Ecuador. We arrived late, 10:00, but we were graciously received with the traditional canelazo cocktail followed by a delicious dinner. Maria accommodated my daughter's request for vegetarian meals, even though we hadn't arranged it ahead of time. Her cooking is outstanding and every meal was... More 

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Millerstown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed here the beginning of January 2016. It was wonderful. Freddy and Maria picked us up at the airport as we were returning from Galapagos and took us on the winding mountainous drive to the lodge. The treehouse was a perfect place to unwind after the somewhat rugged travel in the islands. In fact we couldn't... More 

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CloudLodge, Gerente at Urcu de Mindo Cloud Forest Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. We gave all our the effort to make you feel happy and comfortable. Hoping you will be able to come back some day and pick some other activities. More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Words and pictures will not do justice to this place...You have to go there, to stay in this gorgeous rustic lodge, hike the trails with the most caring and knowledgeable guides...I only stayed for 2 days, but planning to come back for a week with my family. The owner of the lodge is an excellent host and he does everything... More 

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CloudLodge, Gerente at Urcu de Mindo Cloud Forest Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You and your family will be very welcome anytime to enjoy in the lodge. More 

Ithaca, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This review is long overdue...we stayed in March of 2015 for four days and three nights and loved every minute of our stay! We were the only guests for the duration of our time there and we were treated incredibly well. Maria and Freddie made our stay incredible. Their hospitality was second to none. The food, the views, the accommodations.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 3 days/2 nights and had a wonderful time! Maria and Freddy were great hosts and the lodge was in such a pretty location. We did bird watching, zip lining, river tubing, and the chocolate tour. The zip lining and river tubing were the best we've ever experienced! We highly recommend adding a stop... More 

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CloudLodge, Gerente at Urcu de Mindo Cloud Forest Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you have had a good time in our lodge. Hoping you can come back soon and you can enjoy our all inclusive service again. More 

Friendswood, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Urcu is a lodge managed by a husband wife team near the town of Tena. The location is remote and beautiful. The facility is very well kept and nice. The food is mainly traditional Ecuadorean. Fredy and Maria aim to please and are great hosts. They provided transportation for us from Quito old town and then from Urcu to the... More 

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CloudLodge, Manager at Urcu de Mindo Cloud Forest Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

We are very thankful for your review. That´s great that you liked Urcu de Mindo. Sorry to hear that the wifi was not working well, as we are in the mountains, the internet signal works through a cell phone connection and some days it goes slow. At the moment, we are talking with the cell phone companies to see if... More 

New London, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We loved living in the clouds! Humming birds, jungle trails, and great accomdations. We're from Minnesota and see humming birds occasionally. They're abundant as ducks here with many different colors and sizes. Getting there takes some effort but the staff is thoughtful and caring and will do whatever they can to make your stay enjoyable. A definite redo.

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CloudLodge, Gerente at Urcu de Mindo Cloud Forest Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and I am very glad that you had an awesome time in Urcu de Mindo Lodge. Hoping you come back soon. Our staff and I will be happy to have you and your wife for second time at the lodge and we definitely ensure you will have a memorable stay in Cloud Forest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My family and I stayed here during a volunteer trip in Conocoto this past summer. We took a few day excursion trip throughout Ecuador outside of our volunteering activities. And Mindo was one of the places we visited. Maria and Freddy picked us up in Conocoto and we stayed at Urcu de Mindo for two days. They were incredibly hospitable... More 

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Mijitrin, Gerente at Urcu de Mindo Cloud Forest Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Amanda, Thank you very much for your comment. We were very glad to have you, your father and grandfather in our lodge. Hoping you comeback someday. More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this beautiful and peaceful cloud forest eco-lodge for three days/four nights. Our guides Maria and Freddy picked us up in Quito and we were off to visit Museo Intiñan (the true middle of the world site and museum). We then visited Mindo for an afternoon of activities. The tubing was a little rough for... More 

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urcupuyujunda, Gerente at Urcu de Mindo Cloud Forest Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we glad you have a good time in our lodge, we always try the best effort to serve you. Hoping you come back sometime. More 

San Francisco, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I stayed here in July 2012 in a group of 9. I would definitely consider this more of an adventure package than just a lodge. We did a two day - one night trip that included zip lining. They picked us up in Quito and first we stopped at the Equator. We took a tour and took some photos here.... More 

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Thank you for sharing your adventure experience in our Eco lodge. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Visiting Urcu de Mindo Lodge is a lifetime experience, from which you will make lasting memories of an exuberant and delicate nature. We distinguish ourselves by our local personnel, our service and our comfortable accommodations for our guests.For your relaxation Urcu de Mindo Lodge has tailored 10 cabins set against a fantastic backdrop of forested mountains: four high quality cabins with two balconies (front and back of the cabin), two of them close to the main house, and two tree houses to ensure enjoy beautiful views a few meters from the main house. All cabins are surrounded by the environmentally stunning cloud forest, beautiful trees and different kinds of birds. The superior luxury cabins have hot water, and two of them have a jacuzzi - ideal for honeymooners, anniversaries, birthdays or as a special gift for your couple. Urcu de Mindo Lodge has also designed 6 standard cabins called Urcu Puyujunda (cloud forest) in the middle of the forest 400 meters from the main house. They are made entirely with traditional materials (wood and bamboo) and built close to the swimming pool to maintain a balance with nature, with a private bathroom and a balcony from which you can observe the spectacular cloud forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Urcu de Mindo Cloud Forest Eco-Lodge

Address: Las Tolas - Mindo, Mindo 593, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Mindo
Price Range: $123 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Urcu de Mindo Cloud Forest Eco-Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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