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The Secret Garden Cotopaxi

Via El Pedregal, Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador


  • 81%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 96%Facilities

Property Information:

Please note that our prices include accommodation, 3 great meals a day, free tea, coffee and drinking water, a free guided walk to the waterfalls and free use of the jacuzzi.

The hostel overlooks Cotopaxi National Park and offers great views from a secure location.

It's spectacular mountain scenery, it's a beautiful traditional lodge made of mud bricks and thatched roof, it's an eco-friendly self sufficiency project, it's great food, it's an adventure center and it's a relaxation center.

The Secret Garden Cotopaxi offers you as little or as much as you want, and all of it less than 2 hours from Quito...We offer tours to different volcanoes in the area (day trips as well as summits), Downhill Mountain Biking, Horse riding across the high Andean plains, great home cooked food, Trout fishing, hiking, or just relaxing by the fire with a good book.

Most rooms and common spaces have their own fireplace, and private rooms are 2 level cabañas with private bathroom and sunken bathtub by the fire.

Every bed has a view of Cotopaxi - in total we see 8 volcanoes from our land.

Please note that in Ecuador there is a 12% sales tax which we are required to add to your bill.

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  • Latest Review

    The absolute best hostel in South America. The price is expensive, but it is beyond worth it. The staff is incredible and the experience is one in a million. We were so sad leaving! Such a cozy and comfortable environment. Makes you feel at home right away!
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      Anonymous, USA, All Female Group, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

Hostel Awards

  • 2012 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Ecuador
  • 2012 1st Country Winners Ecuador

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  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Pet Friendly

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

The Secret Garden Cotopaxi Located at Via El Pedregal, , Cotopaxi National Park.
The Secret Garden Cotopaxi
Cotopaxi National Park Pichincha e460 Via El Pedregal
93% 174
-0.5098275 -78.4614372
The Secret Garden Cotopaxi
    Rooms available     Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom     Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite     Deluxe 8 Bed Mixed Dorm
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