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La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Cotacachi
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 17, 2014

La Mirage exceeded my expectations. My mom and I booked this hotel last minute and we are so happy we did. From the moment you arrive until you leave you are treated like royalty. The staff is so helpful anbd welcoming that you never ever want to leave. We went to the spa and had the best massage ever! The grounds are so gorgeous and tranquil you can't help but be completely relaxed! This place is definitely an "oasis" and I would HIGHLY recommend it. It does have a somewhat steep price tag but its is worth every penny!

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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Thank Katherine H
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Patricio H, General Manager at La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2014

Dear Katherine H.,

I wish to take this opportunity to thank you very much indeed for your excellent comments in regards to your stay at La Mirage.
I have taken liberty of sharing them with the entire staff on whose behalf you receive this note. It always is so encouraging to hear that we are doing the right thing and it is clients such as you who keep us on our toes. Thank you again and best regards.
Patricio Hidrovo, Mgr.

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Reviewed March 7, 2014

It´s a marvelous place just in the heart of Cotacachi, a really beatiful and small town located in Imbabura. In the minute you pass de iron fence you get into a marvelous place, the saff is incredible warm, thet know your last name, so they make you feel important since the beggining.
The suites are really confortable, big, with an small living room, a fireplace that is lighted in the nigt if you want to, and a really nice bathroom (very important for me at least). They have two restaurants one for the lunch and dinner and the other for breakfast. Both are really beatiful, the food is delicious and the waitrresses were dressed in the typical otavaleño attire. You can see the gardens from both restaurants, and they are inhabited for many friendly peacocks, you can feed them if you want.

They also have a pool and a hot tub, but the very best are the massages, they have 20 kind of them in the most amazing spa I´ve seen in a lot of time.

I recommend a couple of days

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Carlexis56
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Patricio H, General Manager at La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2014

Dear Carlexis56,

It was wonderful to receive your positive comments which you posted on TripAdvisor and on behalf of the entire staff I take this opportunity to thank you very much indeed. It is very much appreciated that we met your expectations and that you had a lovely experience and rest. We hope to be able to welcome you back very soon.

Kind regards,
Patricio Hidrovo
Gen.Mgr.

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Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Most romantic place ever, we enjoyed Feb 14th and everything was perfect. Great food, fantastic service, wonderful gardens and every touch in the room was just amazing, totally recomended.
Pricy and particularly the wine list too expensive.

Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
Thank JMBV
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Patricio H, General Manager at La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2014

Dear JMBV,

On behalf of the entire Management and Staff I wish to thank you very much indeed for your comments in regards to a recent stay at La Mirage.
It always is a pleasure to know that we did meet the expectations of our guests. Unfortunately, the Government has added high taxes to imported goods that it is very difficult to lower the prices of our wine list. When comparing with other restaurants I am sure, you would have found that our offered wines are not that expensive as they might have appeared to you. But we do appreciate constructive critism and wish to thank you.

It would be a pleasure to welcome you back on another visit to our country.

Best regards

Patricio Hidrovo
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Reviewed November 30, 2013

My husband and I are are just finishing a three night stay at La Mirage Garden Hotel and have to write about the fantastic experience we've had here. From the moment we arrived, the staff simply couldn't do enough to take care of us. They try so hard to learn your likes and dislikes and then proactively do things to make your stay more enjoyable.

It's the off-season now, so there aren't many guests, but that just makes the grounds that much more enjoyable. One of the things I'll always remember were the nightly walks to dinner as we were serenaded by frogs all around us. Watching the peacocks and hummingbirds as we had a leisurely breakfast was also quite special.

The dinners were great. Towards the end of the meal, we were asked if we'd like a fire lit in our room. Coming back out of the cool evening to find a roaring fire was so nice. We had a king suite, and the room was great, furnished to high standards, with both indoor and outdoor sitting areas.

We met one of the owners, Michelle, the first day, and he went out of his way to ensure we saw the things that make this area so special. A true gentlemen who know that the small details are what make great hotels.

Highly recommended!

Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Patricio H, General Manager at La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2013

Dear TimKHouston,

On behalf of the entire staff I wish to take this opportunity to thank you very much indeed for your appreciative comments in regards to your recent stay at La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa. I am sharing your kind review with everybody and we are pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us. It is clients like you who make our work so much easier. Thank you and kind regards from all of us. Patricio Hidrovo, General Manager

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Reviewed September 24, 2013

Rooms were great, food was first class and could feel special touches everywhere! Garden was beautiful and full of peacocks. The fireplace made sleeping in the room very cozy. The garden views made working in the room very pleasant.

Room Tip: Ask for the queen 's room
  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

We spent several days at LaMirage. The staff went out of their way to fulfill our every request. The food was outstanding- the chef has an amazing talent for food presentation, variety and quality. Our stay was outstanding!

Room Tip: Ask for the queen 's room
  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Kathleen k
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Patricio H, General Manager at La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2013

Dear Kathleen k.

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and I, on behalf of the entire staff wish to thank you for your very kind and encouraging comments.
It would be a pleasure to welcome you back one of these days. Kindest regards, Patricio H. Mgr.

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Reviewed June 2, 2013

Cotacachi, Ecuador is a charming, laid back little town. Our tour guide took us to the La Mirage Garden Hotel which was the highlight of our stay. The service is second to none. The staff is professional, pleasant and determined to make your stay wonderful. Our suite was magnificent with a fireplace, canopied king bed, a glass enclosed niche and great bathroom., We had a beautiful private yard with a classic sculpture and exotic birds walking and flying about. The spa was exceptional. I had an 80 minute facial that was so relaxing I feel asleep twice. My husband had a Swedish massage and we relaxed at the indoor pool. We enjoyed excellent gourmet dinners in the elegant restaurant while watching exotic peacocks put on a display on the grounds outside. The grounds of this resort are simply amazing. It is a tropical paradise in the mountains of Ecuador. We have been to many fine resorts and Ritz Carlton's in various places but none were superior to La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa. We would HIGHLY recommend it to all.

Room Tip: Ask for the suite #112 Dalia. You will not be sorry. It has a private yard and chaise lounges. It...
  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank 477Susan
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Patricio H, Manager at La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2013

Dear 477Susan,

On behalf of the entire staff I take great pleasure thanking you for your generous and detailed explanation in regards to your recent stay at our resort. I can assure you that all of us feel extremely proud having been able to make your vacation at La Mirage a memorable one. We strive to give our utmost to all of our clients to make them feel at home and wanting to return one day in a not too distant future. Thanks again and kindest regards from Patricio Hidrovo,Mgr.

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Additional Information about La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa

Address: De Agosto S/N 10, Cotacachi 100350, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Imbabura Province > Cotacachi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Cotacachi
Price Range: $236 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Mirage is a contemporary resort built on the grounds of a 200-year-old hacienda. Wander through the extraordinary fragrant hummingbird-filled gardens, watching peacocks strolling by. Enjoy delightful regional and international cuisine. Relax in the unique and elegant spa for a variety of 11 different treatments. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
La Mirage Garden Hotel Cotacachi
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