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    El Monte Sustainable Lodge

    Roca E4-49 y Amazonas | Pasaje Chantilly, Mindo, Ecuador
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    Reviewed 8 July 2013

    We stayed at El Monte for 2 nights---and wished we had booked at least one additional night. When booking our stay we sent a check to a bank in Miami--we had no issues with payment--although it would have been much easier to book with paypal....More

    1  Thank cupcake2573
    Reviewed 24 June 2013

    Mixed feelings about El Monte. After a windy couple of hours drive from Quito we got to Mindo and then on to this remote lodge. We loved the rope pulley entrance (although later did have issues with waiting a while for someone to come and...More

    1  Thank ihearttraveltime
    Reviewed 17 June 2013

    We stayed just one night and it was a worthwhile experience, but service and communication could be improved. Mindo is an adorable little town qutie a long drive north from Quito - a one night stay was a bit tiring and would not recommend as...More

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    Response from elmontelodge, Director of Sales at El Monte Sustainable LodgeResponded 25 June 2013

    Hello Everybody, We would just like to clarify that we have electricity 24 hours a day at El Monte that is provided from a micro-hydro system and the grid. We are in the process of interconnecting the micro-hydro and the grid, and we will be...More

    Reviewed 7 May 2013

    El Monte Lodge is across the Mindo river from this hiker-destination town in the cloud forest roughly 2 hours in the mtns. Northeast of Quito -- one arrives swinging over the rushing glacial river on a wooden bosun's chair rigged to a rope pulley. The...More

    1  Thank Judith D
    Reviewed 18 April 2013

    El Monte Sustainable Lodge is probably as “eco” as it gets in the Mindo area. This is noticeable in many ways and details, both lodge and management. Even the electricity is generated by a self-made hydro-electric system. The lodge itself is luxurious and very comfortable....More

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    Charlene S
    10 March 2017|
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    Response from too-err-ist | Reviewed this property |
    It has it's own supply system, drawn from Mindo River. You may drink bottled water.
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    Bill B
    2 January 2017|
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    Response from mrsrTampa_FL | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. There are lamps next to the bed. But email Tom at the lodge. He's super nice and certainly can clarify if the cabins meet your requirements. It's a great place to stay!
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    shamwari
    17 November 2014|
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    Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
    My wife and I happened to be the only visitors at the time so we had the guide to ourselves (luckily). I would imagine if more people were there, you would have to do a good job of planning either upon arrival (probably a... More
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    "All are good"
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    "We liked the room beside the river where the sound of rushing water soothed us to sleep. Quieter rooms also..."
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    "All the rooms seem to be equal to me."
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    "The cabanas with the queen-sized bed are great."
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