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Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and it was one of the most relaxing places i have stayed. The yellow house its self is old on the outside but beautiful wooden floors on the inside. The lodging was very comfortable and anything you needed, the sisters were there to help. It is a short walk from town along a dirt... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The Garzon Jaramillo family is wondefully accommodating and the property is beautiful. Would definitely stay at Yellowhouse again the next time I pass through Mindo and reccommend it to anyone. It is a haven of birds and diversity and the trails offer easy day hikes. Breakfast is also delicious. Thank you! La familia Garzon Jaramillo es muy agradable y hospedoso... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Hacienda San Vincente (aka Yellow House) is a great choice in Mindo. It is far enough out to be away from the noise and feel like you are in the country, but still an easy (5-8 min) walk to town. The track is lit at night so we didn't need a torch (although one is good for night time wildlife... More 

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Abilene, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

When the tree rising up to the second floor of your guest house is a poinsettia, you know you're not in Kansas (or even Texas) anymore. Yellow House Lodge & Trails (aka Hacienda San Vicente) might well be the best lodging choice in Mindo, especially for birders and nature enthusiasts (for whom the extensive trail system is a prime attraction).... More 

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Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at this very pleasant B&B whch is set in a garden full of birds. We had a large room (#4 in the Yellow House ) . It was simply furnished but had lovely wood floors and the balcony overlooked the garden. As our purpose in Mindo was birdwatching we had to forego the great breakfast for... More 

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Clare, Australia
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Our stay here was short but delightful. We had a spacious upstairs room with roomy ensuite bathroom in a building which was situated at the back of the property. It was utterly magical to wake up to the beautiful sounds of various birdsong in the morning! And it was equally delightful to watch the antics of hummingbirds from our balcony... More 

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Mindo, Ecuador
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

We (Danish biology family with three teenagers July 2015) are very happy that we decided to have a couple of nights at HSV. The hostel’s comfort and breakfast was far above standards of our experiences of Ecuador. The breakfast was served on the veranda and we watched literally hundreds of hummingbirds feeding and also saw both Aracari and Motmot from... More 

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The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Great place to stay in Mindo, only 5min walk to the city's center. The sisters are lovely and serve a lovely breakfast with view on the feeding platforms for the hummingbirds. Great views on the city and the surroundings. They have some nice walkingtrails on the property. It's a quiet place, except for the barking of the dogs, who are... More 

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Bolivia
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

We stayed 2 weeks in a cabin at the yellow house. We had a very comfortable, clean room at the second floor with windows on three sides and an attached spacious bathroom. Off the room was a balcony with 2 chairs and 2 hammocks overlooking the garden. Downstairs was a spacious, well equipped kitchen. The grounds are beautiful with lots... More 

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Kangaroo Valley, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

2 friends and I spent 10 days staying in the River cabin at the Yellow House. It was a wonderful period enjoying the verdant gardens with ponds, plentiful birds and forest trails. The Garzon family sisters were extremely welcoming and helpful. We don't look for luxury but want cleanliness, relative peace and quiet, a working shower and comfortable bed, and... More 

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Address: Mindo, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Mindo
Number of rooms: 17
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“Take your shoes off!”
 of 5 bubbles Abilene_Birder, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
“We recommend the River cabin because it doesn't get much noise from the town and is self catering”
 of 5 bubbles 418lesm, 3 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If solo try and get cabin next to house with hammock I was lucky no-one else there at time”
 of 5 bubbles KiwiBird2015, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Our room on the first floor of the main building was great.”
 of 5 bubbles Geographtraveller, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
“The river cabin for privacy and a kitchen. A room in the main house for location and made to order breakfast with incredible vistas and hummingbird visits.”
 of 5 bubbles kathyv327, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
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