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    Tandayapa Bird Lodge

    Km 52 via Calacali-La Independencia, Tandayapa 170169, Ecuador
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    • Excellent44%
    • Very good38%
    • Average9%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible5%
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    1 - 5 of 66 reviews

    Reviewed 10 December 2017

    I visited this lodge for three nights with a group of ten who were seeking to photograph butterflies. Due to very cloudy weather, we didn't see as many butterflies as desired, but there were excellent birds at the feeders and hide. The food was excellent,...More

    Thank CtFreddie
    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    We were here in April and had to come back. There were not as many hummingbirds as in April, but still enough to be entertaining. We did find more birds while touring the grounds. Meals were excellent, again featuring fresh local ingredients. The room was...More

    Thank Hal72
    Reviewed 16 August 2017

    This lodge is not for the casual traveller. It is for birders and photographers, especially for those who are interested in multi-flash photography of hummingbirds. This is the best lodge that I have visited in Ecuador for this purpose. Additionally, the food was great.

    Thank Sheau Torng L
    Reviewed 1 July 2017

    We stayed at Tandayapa for a night because we had heard so much about it. This was not at the beginning of our Ecuador birding trip, so perhaps I had already had enough experience with Ecuadorian lodges not to be impressed. What struck me as...More

    1  Thank Elsie L
    Reviewed 30 April 2017

    Very nice accommodation after an interesting drive; the last bit is steep. We had a very nice room, well appointed. The food was an unexpected delight; each meal different and tasty. But, the central highlight is the hummingbirds at the feeders. Lots of birds, lots...More

    Thank Hal72
    Response from Xavier A, Public Relations Manager at Tandayapa Bird LodgeResponded 19 May 2017

    Dear Hal, We are pleased that you had a good time at Tandayapa Bird Lodge. As you mention our lodge is perfect as a base for exploring surrounding areas as San Tadeo, Angel Paz and others. Driving sometimes can be tricky, and more so if...More

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    9 October 2017|
    Response from Hal72 | Reviewed this property |
    I would contact them directly. We stayed there so our experience was bit different. The Lodge is about an hour from Quito. Not much birding, but there are a few spots worth a few minutes, on the way. Once you turn off the... More
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    "All rooms are the same."
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    "There are no bad rooms"
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    "rooms have no view so are equal. Higher numbered rooms are further from dining room but the hallway is only..."
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    "All rooms the same, quiet only if guests are quiet."
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