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El Refugio de Intag Cloud Forest Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Our host was gracious and warmly welcomed us into his "home", the rooms are set inside authentic cabins, with an elegant flair. Lupe is a wonderful cook and the meals were delicious and authentic to the culture. Oswaldo drove us around the area to visit the villages and hiking trails all around. The views of the cloud forest on our...

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

El Refugio is off the beaten path--an oasis in the cloud forest--yet still easy to get to. It's only an hour from Otavalo, but it's a different world. The landscape, trees, plants, animals, and weather are all different than in the Otavalo valley. El Refugio is extremely comfortable: good beds, super clean, nice bathrooms. We felt like we were at...

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Gig Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The visit at Peter's place here and what he gives as a host is absolutely Top Notch! Peter is very passionate about birding, very knowledgeable about the surroundings, and truly cares that his guests have a great time. I highly recommend. Thank you Peter. Dan

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Watertown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Like nowhere else on earth. This place is so beautiful, restful, brilliant. Food is outstanding, what is done for you is perfect and everyone there is wonderful. We didn't bike, but walked ( a lot), saw some gorgeous birds, moths. No wild animals, which was fine. Sorry we couldn't stay longer. Get here if you can. All natural, completely dedicated...

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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The road down to the Intag valley is in good shape and the views are awesome. We didn't stay overnight but spent couple hours enjoying the beautiful views, trails and tranquility. Peter is an excellent nature guide with a lot of knowledge. He showed us of the rooms and it looked clean and comfortable. We also had one of the...

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Ecuador
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited the reserve without staying for the night but just enjoy the trails through the lush forest. We could see birds, butterflies, all kinds of insects we'd never seen before as well as enjoy the amazing landscape. Peter guided us and explained a lot which was great.

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Ibarra, Ecuador
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This lodge features a separate cabin with 2 rooms separated by a lounge and a main dining cabin with more rooms. The food was fabulous from the pancakes with home-produced honey and quinoa cakes with parsley sauce (gourmet!). Peter the owner was a gracious host who lent books and took us on birding walks. Birding was best at the 2...

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Sandy was extremely knowledgeable and helpful during our visit, and she was flexible when I made a mistake with scheduling and our driver. I had no reason to expect the level of help and kindness she showed us. Our group had a wonderful time due to her generosity. The lunch area and facilities at the Refugio are clean and nice,...

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Solon, Iowa
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Sandy took us on an amazing walk through her Intag Reserve, Oswaldo took us on a birding walk up to Siempre Verde (we didn't enter, but I think you can), we walked the paths of the Lodge, we were served wonderful food by Lupe, and our accommodations were quite comfortable. My daughter and I were pleased with everything.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Perfect getaway.The food is amazing, cooked by a family that I grew very close to during my trip.The art in the rooms are by a local community artist. Peter knows a lot about birds and is there for your service. Osvaldo is one of the most amazing human beings i have ever met!! He is an amazing guide as well.

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“The wood house was my favorite location.”
KVC666, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We took a bus from Quito to Otavalo on Friday, went to the Otavalo market on Saturday, and took a bus to Santa Rosa (the bus stop for El Refugio Logde ). Use a Spanish phrase book to ask the bus driver to let you know when you are at Santa Rosa). We took two buses back to Quito on Wednesday. It was pretty easy. The buses were in good condition, and the tickets were cheap. We were advised not to put our bags in the overhead storage, so we put them at our feet when the buses were full, or next to us when there were empty seats.”
Q8392IZdeanc, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All are fabulous.”
  • There are gorgeous views everywhere you look.
  • A sweet little spot for reflection with a view of the river.
  • Our room with double bed, other rooms have twins or a double and a twin.
  • Another cabin view, gorgeous setting.
  • Sweet cabin with four rooms, all with private baths.
Ruffwriter, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms in the main house have bird-viewing opportunities through to the trees. The separate guest house is a little more private.”
  • Room lodging. A well-designed, simple private bathroom to the right.
  • Guest House, separate from the main house and alongside the river.
  • Birdlife on view over breakfast
painter1010, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I liked my room which was close to the river and built with the natural look..”
Florafricke, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
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