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The Secret Garden Cotopaxi

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“horseback riding”(26 reviews)
“banana bread”(11 reviews)
“waterfall hike”(10 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Having heard great reviews about Secret Garden Cotopaxi, we were very excited when we were finally able to book one of the Hobbit rooms for a couple of nights in feb-18. Our stay was very good. The staff were welcoming and knowledgeable, the dogs were...More

Thank Jhmhandley
Reviewed 6 days ago

Overall this was a great experience! It was raining the first day we got there, but the view was still beautiful and relaxing. We did the waterfall hike and even though it was raining it was a very fun and enjoyable hike! You could even...More

Thank 789samantha2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

My two friends and I are teachers at an international school in Quito. Secret Garden is the most perfect getaway when we want to escape city life. We left Saturday morning in a private shuttle to get there early, and we left Sunday morning. A...More

Thank dmc5236
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very warm and welcoming hostel with good facilities and a nice atmosphere. I like the efforts to be environmentally friendly and the setting is fantastic, with views of Cotopaxi volcano. Good food, too. The package deal of 2 nights stay for $88 needs to...More

Thank TheSatNav
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my family’s second trip to the Secret Garden, and I only wish we could have stayed longer. We rented the new private house, which is lovely. There may be no better view in Ecuador when the sun is shining. Fair prices, wonderful atmosphere,...More

Thank Dylan N
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Keri B
27 November 2017|
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Response from RachFox_ | Reviewed this property |
In short- you can’t. You’d have to get the transfer back to Quito and then a bus to Latacunga. You stay there for one night and leave your main bags there and in the morning get a bus to either Sigchos, where you spend the... More
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discerning1
13 November 2017|
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Response from JuannyChico | Reviewed this property |
Stayed in the hobbit home. They provided a small electric heater/fan. It did a great job heating the small area. There were plenty or extra warm fleece blankets as well. Very comfortable.
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craig h
21 March 2017|
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Response from SecretGardenCoto | Property representative |
Hi Craig, no problem we have availability for July. Please check our website and send us an email to make your reservation. Regards, SG Team
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"We stayed in the private cabanas which was really nice and cozy, but we have also stayed in the hobbit holes..."
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"The dorm room was really cold. I understand a previous guest had broken the log burner. I know that parts..."
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"Choose the Hobbit Rooms"
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"Cheapest option is the shared Dormitorio, but if you can afford the Hill House, don't think twice, just..."
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