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La CasaBlanca

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic 3 days in the lovely LaCasablanca hotel in Tena. Michelle and Gari: thanks for the unforgettable experiences, the shoes and caps and all of the beautiful photos you made for Valerie and me!!!

Thank Pieter N
Michelle K, Manager at La CasaBlanca, responded to this review

Thanks for coming and double thanks for the review! I'm glad you had a great time, we really enjoyed meeting you two. It sounded like you might be back someday. I hope so! See you then. Michelle and Gary

Reviewed 21 November 2016

I can't say enough how amazing this place is. Michelle and Gary are the kindest most helpful hosts, helping us with restaurant suggestions, special requests/needs that we may have, and helping me figure out travel plans to other places in Ecuador! The rooms are clean, spacious and lovely. The kitchen is great, open access with a fridge. And Laundry!

1Thank India W
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Casa Blanca feels like a home away from home. Michelle and Gary are incredibly welcoming, knowledgeable and accommodating. The hotel is always very clean and everything just works like it should. This is the perfect place to recharge after a few weeks of bumping through hostels or use as a home base to explore the beauty of the Amazon forests....

2Thank Emily K
Lafayette, Colorado
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Michelle and Gary run La Casa Blanca in Tena. They make a good team. Michelle is very organized and can give you all sorts of recommendations about restaurants, places to go, and things to do. Gary is a native Ecuadorian and is a tour guide. He knows so much about the rainforest animals and plants. He speaks English very well...

2Thank Andrea P
Michelle K, Owner at La CasaBlanca, responded to this review

Hi Andrea, Thanks for coming and thanks for taking the time to put in a great thumbs up! Michelle and Gary

Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We are so thankful we came across this location! It fulfilled our every need and Michelle and Gary went out of their way to provide us fantastic memories. Michelle was very responsive to all our questions and helped arrange private transports for us to and from Tena. They made us feel most welcome in their beautiful home and we appreciated...

1Thank Sylvia937
Bedminster, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We loved our 2-night stay at CasaBlanca, close to town in Tena. The owners, Michelle and Gary, helped us with every aspect of our stay- including arranging rides, selecting restaurants and an amazing Jungle Tour with Gary. The filtered water and free wifi and use of washer/dryer were much appreciated too. We highly recommend staying with Michelle, Gary and their...

2Thank KathyLTrvl
Paris, France
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This little hotel/hostel is a great place to stay while traveling in Tena. Its very safe, private and secure. Its clean and the owners are very friendly and helpful. The price is great, and the rooms are well appointed with good beds and a hammock in each room. There are private rooms, with private bathroom, or a dorm style room...

1Thank DeepInya
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This tour and Hotel were so much fun. Gary and Michelle were quite the hosts with so much information about Ecuador's plants and fruit and vegetable receipes. Their three children were great playing with our grandchildren. The tours were went on was packed full of fun and information. Visiting the Monkeys and the Chocolate tour are a must!!! Gary has...

Thank koaks222
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We stayed three nights with Gari and Michelle, two at the guest house and one in the jungle. The house was squeaky clean and surprisingly quiet at night. We kayaked and did tours with Gari, shared stories with other guests, and most importantly did a lot of laughing. We highly recommend staying with them in any capacity - traveling alone,...

Thank Nicole O
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We just returned from La Casa Blanca with fun filled memories! Gary and Michelle were extremely kind and helpful and their hostel was clean and inviting! They had a full kitchen that we could use. We played family games in the dining room in the evening. Our girls really enjoyed playing with their children. Our highlight was our jungle cruise...

Thank Bdayton

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are people people, a US emergency room nurse and an Ecuadorian guide, teamed up and turned HOSTEL OWNERS and TOUR PROVIDERS in the Amazon. What does this mean for you? Comfort in the jungle and quality tours! The hotel reflects what we wanted for ourselves and experienced in other places around the world. The rooms are spacious and clean. The showers are hot and the water is good. There are screens on the windows and fans in every room. There’s a big common kitchen to cook your own food in or just be able to hang out in. That in combination with a helping hand to get you up to speed on the area will smooth your transition to maximize the time you have here in this little corner of the world. Come see us!, Gary Garces and Michelle Klein Private rooms or individual beds in a communal, large, hostel room (with full-size lockers), can be rented by the day, week, or month. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La CasaBlanca

Address: Aeropuerto Dos | Churiyuyo y Ishpingo, Tena 150150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Napo Province > Tena
Price Range: €18 - €38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — La CasaBlanca 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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