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Jonesboro, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first trip to Ecuador and the staff was very friendly and went out of their way to make me feel welcome. It is a beautiful place. Each meal was wonderful with fresh juices and daily baked bread. Did I mention that they have handmade chocolate? It's to die for. Can't wait to go back.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for the private cloud forest trails which are wonderful and we had all to ourselves. The grounds, room and service were amazing. Great vegetarian options for me and complimentary rubber boots. The new chocolate shop was insane--the hot choclate was so thick and chocolatey we couldn't finish it between three of us! Lovely pool area with new bar!...

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Fife
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a few days to find frogs and reptiles in the area. My room was large, very well furnished and comfortable. This is an humid area, so I was pleased to find that my room had a dehumidifier, which meant that things did not get damp and laundry would dry. This place does laundry, but it is...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were referred to the hotel from a motorcycle tour company and had a great day. The staff was very friendly rooms were clean and comfortable. The swimming pool and spa was a surprisingly nice experience they have trail systems through the cloud forest that we were able to hike and enjoy Great way to see the cloud forest in...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

. Gardens and setting were attractive but restaurant offered us set menu only and food was disappointing . On the plus side Staff were very nice and as helpful as possible but charge for transport from airport and for the bird tour was much higher than we would have been charged elsewhere in mindo . If we came back we...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

We always thank our clients for taking the time to write a review. However Sir, it is important to note the following: Transportation: an exclusive car was waiting for you at the airport on you arrival to bring you directly to the lodge which is 1h45 away. The price was agreed before the service was given, so it was your...

watford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lodge is certainly set in a wonderful garden which has been designed beautifully by Analu. There are a number of trails which take you to various hidden gems within the property. Our room was very comfortable and overlooked part of the forest from where we could see many birds. We were made to feel very welcome by Analu and...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. I am so glad you enjoyed the lodge and that we made your stay enjoyable. Yes! nothing is to much for us, it our pleasure to do everything in our power to make you enjoy you visit. thank you again for visiting us and I hope...

Dunwoody, Georgia
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Hosteria Séptimo Paraíso is a wonderful place to get away from it all. The owner of this resort is a wonderful person with great love of the land of her ancestors. The included daily sit down breakfast was filling . Each room is different. There is slot of humidity because this hotel is in the cloud forest. My kids enjoyed...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

Maria I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at El Septimo, and specially the kids they are the ones that enjoy it the best. Hope you visit soon

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stayed here as part of a birding tour and loved the place. The grounds are full of the most amazing birds and Hummingbird feeders attract birds at the front door. The rooms are great and we had a hammock on our balcony overlooking the forest. The food was great and the staff very friendly. The grounds are extensive with...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

Trevor Thank you for your comment. Yes, we have about 2000 birders a year that visit our grounds and enjoy our food and lodgings. The surrounding of the lodge are full of life and you never know what you will get. Hope you visit again soon.

Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Spent 02 night in this sweet hostel, the room was good and niccely decorated. The fruit for breakfast is fresh and th bread is great. However the walls and all of the house are a little old with some insects. However this was really good for 02 nights.

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

I am glad you like the lodge and enjoyed your stay. We clean and clean and clean, our constant battle is maintaining the lodge to very high standards. Local fauna do sometimes manage to get in the lodge, however by next morning it will be cleaned yet again. I will pass you comment to housekeeping and make sure that keep...

New York
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I never write reviews, but I have to for this Hosteria. I was only visiting for 3 days to photograph animals. Despite the Hosteria being booked one of those 3 nights, due to my last minute trip, Ana was able to arrange for alternate sleeping arrangements. The entire staff from Ana, to Nancy, the hotel manager, to Freddy, the guide...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am very glad you enjoyed your stay and that we could accommodate your schedule to our availability. The herpetologist guide Alejandro also managed to show you the Pinocchio Lizard... HIGH FIVE!! that was amazing! Nancy and Freddy are fantastic people and their work is unconditional, I am very lucky...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Septimo Paraiso is a Country Hotel located in the Mindo Valley of Ecuador. The Hotel is set in a middle of the cloud forest and surrounded by wildlife and forest. It is just one hour from the Middle of the World and the Equator Museum; it offers incredible experiences for nature lovers and especially for bird watchers, there are 342 bird species in the reserve. : Also the hummingbirds’ area is fascinating and the walks offer fascinating views. The pool area is very spacious one with natural spring water and other covered and heated, Jacuzzi for 12 guests and several recreation areas. The game room has a beautiful fireplace and the Convention Center offers space for 100 characters. The reading room has a satellite TV and it has a quiet atmosphere, perfect to reading and relaxing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hosteria Septimo Paraiso

Address: 2Km from the Y of Mindo via Mindo, Mindo, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Mindo
Price Range: £88 - £163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hosteria Septimo Paraiso 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“The bird house is best!”
 of 5 bubbles F6740VDannec, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room 10. It has the hammock.”
  • The hammock. Give it a try.
 of 5 bubbles TrevorMP, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room outside the main lodge. The main areas of the resort are joined by covered walkways; being remote wasn't an issue if it rained.”
 of 5 bubbles DMinnich, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I think any of the rooms would be great but we loved our room which had a view out the front overlooking many of the bird feeders.”
 of 5 bubbles deniseh40, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the main building...drier and nicer than the out buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles daviddY2832QL, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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