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The Secret Garden Cotopaxi Reviews

Via El Pedregal, Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador

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93%

Rating
149 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 96%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 99%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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100%

If you want to get away from all the hustle and bustle of life, this is the place to go. The staff were all so friendly and the facilities were wonderful. The Eco friendly concept is great. The prepared meals were really delicious. Although you are isolated, there are a variety of organized activities available to book. We loved it here.


100%

Incredible place to visit. Likely the highlight of my trip. Food was delicious, staff are awesome, beautiful place to stay. We loved it here


77%

The price is quite high in comparison to other hostels in Ecuador, We would prefer to give prices including the 12% taxes, because this was the only time we were surprised by an extra tax at the end of our stay. Food is many carbohydrates, and few vegetables, little bit of fruit, this could be improved. The atmosphere is great, and the views stunning. We found it strange that also the excursions were not including the 12% tax. We had a great time.

  • 28th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Very cool, accomodating staff, plenty of delicious food, and a very comfortable vibe. Out in the middle of nowhere which is perfectly situated for access to the countryside and especially mighty Cotopaxi. I would recommend it to anybody.

  • 27th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Uruguay
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


94%

Beautiful location, a bit remote but well worth the effort to get here. The property is well laid out with incredible views of the surrounding mountains and paramo. They have a great full time staff and keep a handful of volunteers around who are travelers and who enjoy working with and helping other travelers. I believe this adds to the friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The price is good for what it includes but be prepared to pay extra for the daily hikes and tours which can be unexpectedly high.


94%

Had a great stay at Secret Garden. Calm and quiet, good atmosphare in an environment you have to look for. Firm and friendly staff, good food and the view to COTOPAXI made the stay perfect.

  • 26th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Had such a an amazing time here. The volunteers were so nice and helpful. 5 stars for all of them. Beautiful surroundings and great facilities - the fireplaces in each room made it nice and cozy. The only downside is the cost BUT every meal is included, along with snacks. My favourite place in Ecuador by far.


83%

Really awesome views, great food and good tours.


100%

One of my favourite places I've stayed! Great views of Cotopaxi, good food and snacks (especially the cakes!), lovely staff, amazing jacuzzi, and helpful with organising tours. Yes it is a bit more expensive than you will find in big cities, but for it's remote and special location and for full board it is quite reasonable, and the cheapest close to the National Park. Use the $5 pick up from Secret Garden Quito!




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