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Manatee Amazon Explorer

Quito Office: Gaspar de Villarroel 1100 y Av. 6 de Diciembre Edificio Ritz Plaza, Yasuni National Park 17-11-6646, Ecuador
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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La Selva Amazon Ecolodge
425 reviews
#1 of 4 Speciality lodging in Yasuni National Park
 
Yarina Eco Lodge
74 reviews
#3 of 3 hotels in Yasuni National Park
 
Sani Lodge
229 reviews
#2 of 3 hotels in Yasuni National Park
 
Cuyabeno River Lodge
50 reviews
#7 of 9 Speciality lodging in Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve
 
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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

We have spent a week on the Manatee cruising the Rio Napo in Ecuador and it has been amazing. I have read some of the complaints written about the boat particularly but I think that if you put into context where you are in the...More

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Response from Advantagetravel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatee Amazon Explorer

Dear Michele, Thank you very much for your feedback, we will notify to the crew on board of the Manatee Amazon Explorer about your comment and the cruise services. We are currently in a process of boat remodeling and guest’s opinions are always welcome with...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016

The use of the word Amazon is FRAUDULENT ADVERTISING. The boat is on the Napo River which in NO WAY is the Amazon. We were hundreds of miles from the Amazon. The Napo is barely navigable in some spots and is laced with sand bars...More

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Response from Advantagetravel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatee Amazon Explorer

Thank you very much for your feedback, our guests opinions always help us to improve. It is important to consider that the Amazon region covers the most important rainforest area in South America including the following countries: Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Brazil and Ecuador. Furthermore, the...More

Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

If you love nature; birds, trees, frogs, monkeys and don't mind seeing them wet (either from sweat or rain) this is the holiday for you. The crew of the Manatee are superbly well organised and do their absolute best to help you enjoy your stay...More

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Response from Advantagetravel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatee Amazon Explorer

Dear Ricky Thank you very much for your comment. The crew were informed about your words of gratitude and are very happy to hear them. That's excellent news that found jaguar footprints. This animal is very difficult to see, even a person can be cataloged...More

Reviewed 22 December 2015

Itinerary: We took the weekend trip which takes you on a night walk, to the clay lick and observation tower to see parrots. We encountered monkeys, an anaconda, a wild boar, carrier ants out of National Geographic, visited an aboriginal cultural centre, and canoed through...More

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Response from Advantagetravel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatee Amazon Explorer

What luck that saw anacondas are extremely wonderful animals!!! Thanks to the mentioned comments, for us is satisfying to know that everything were according with your expectations. Thanks again for your comments and hope to see you again

Reviewed 29 November 2015

Just returned from a week on the Manatee and it was wonderful! Yes the cabins are small but comfortable with air conditioning and comfy beds.The showers are hot and modern. The food is excellent. Breakfast is buffet style with lunch and dinner being served. 3...More

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Response from Advantagetravel, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manatee Amazon Explorer

What a joy to know that your trip was wonderful, and everything went according to expectations. As you mentioned, local guides have a super view that it is sometimes difficult to believe, and thanks to them the animals are possible to see. Thank you for...More

La Selva Amazon Ecolodge
425 reviews
#1 of 4 Speciality lodging in Yasuni National Park
 
Yarina Eco Lodge
74 reviews
#3 of 3 hotels in Yasuni National Park
 
Sani Lodge
229 reviews
#2 of 3 hotels in Yasuni National Park
 
Cuyabeno River Lodge
50 reviews
#7 of 9 Speciality lodging in Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve
 
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  • US$179 - US$260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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  • Ecuador >
  • Yasuni National Park
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is there a designated smoking area aboard the manatee amazon explorer as advertised
16 May 2016|
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Hello anthonyjames1000, yes, in third deck, the cruise has a open air social area that is possible to smoke
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"Top deck for the view"
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"This is a river boat ! I think the rooms are all pretty much the same."
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"Any room is great."
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"Some rooms have twin beds, some have a double."
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