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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The place is beautiful, very good food, the view from the room is spectacular a little paradise, the spa good and relaxing, excellent attention they made our visit very pleasant and unforgettable. If you like nature and tranquility should definitely visit this place.

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Pedro V, Gerente at Yumbo Spa and Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your opinion it was a pleasure to have you with us, and hope that in your next visit to Ecuador will see you you again. Best regards

Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 24 December 2014

The food absolutely stood out. It was the best I have ever had not only in Ecuador, but anywhere in the world. The place is total peace and quiet apart from the sounds of nature. The Spa treatments helped relax. The Jacuzzi in the room was a bonus. This is the perfect place to regain your self if your life...

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Pedro V, Gerente at Yumbo Spa and Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay at Yumbo Spa. I will share your comments with the rest of our associates. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our food and the jacuzzi in the suite. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Ecuador. Remember you can book online...

Highland Village, Texas
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We wanted to visit a little secluded place and this is what this place is. I booked this place with Expedia and after a very long drive with no signs anywhere whatsoever, we somehow, found this "resort". The entrance is in a very poor condition, there is construction debris and a big whole by the parking lot. When we got...

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Pedro V, Gerente at Yumbo Spa and Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We have installed signs all along the way and construction has finished. It’s disappointing to hear that the rooms and suites didn’t meet with your expectations. Your comments about the food and the rooms were shared to the Operations Manager. We have made the corrections. I can only apologise for your experience. Sincerely, Pedro Varela...

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2014

We visited Yumbo Spa from Mindo one afternoon for a bit of a pamper. It is an hour's drive away on slow roads, but we received a wonderful welcome and had a lovely lunch. It is in a lush hillside location and the pool and spa were fed by a natural spring. It was raining and cloudy so I cannot...

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Pedro V, Gerente at Yumbo Spa and Resort, responded to this review

Such nice words. Thank you. Yumbo Spa and Resort has become the ideal day trip for people staying in Mindo. With the new roads, we are only 45 minutes drive from there. The spa has top of line facilities and a very professional team. It was a pleasure to serve you. Sincerely, Pedro Varela General Manager Yumbo Spa and Resort...

Quito
Reviewed 22 December 2013

Maybe it is not the most luxurious, but definitely it's a great place to get away from the city and enjoy with your significant other. My girlfriend and I went there to celebrate our dating anniversary. I picked up the "Romantic Package". It was awesome. Our suite was decorated with candles and flowers. A candlelight romantic dinner was set up...

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Pedro V, Gerente at Yumbo Spa and Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recommendation of Yumbo Spa and Resort as a great place for a romantic getaway in Ecuador. We have new packages for couples. You can check at our redesigned website. Hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Pedro Varela General Manager Yumbo Spa and Resort 21 km from Nanegalito Pichincha - Ecuador

Danbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Another great time for us, kids included. We had the pleasure of staying at Yumbo when it first opened and decided to go back again because we enjoyed the facility and the people. Back then, we were the only visitors. This time, my kids had other kids to socialize with and we had a couple of other adults with whine...

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Pedro V, Gerente at Yumbo Spa and Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful acknowledgement about Yumbo Spa and Resort. We are so glad you enjoyed the facilities. It was our absolute pleasure to serve you. You are cordially invited to check our new web page where you can book online. Sincerely, Pedro Varela General Manager Yumbo Spa and Resort 21 km from Nanegalito Pichincha - Ecuador

Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
Reviewed 11 August 2013

July 2013 My experience at El Yumbo: The time was about the third week of July, 2013 . My family and I visited Ecuador, we stayed in the area of Quito and 2 nights we stayed at El Yumbo resort. El Yumbo is out of the ordinary. This is a fan place with something to do for all, adults and...

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Pedro V, Gerente at Yumbo Spa and Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share such nice words about Yumbo Spa and Resort and our staff. I am glad you chose to stay with us. We hope to welcome you and your family back again in the future. Sincerely, Pedro Varela General Manager Yumbo Spa and Resort 21 km from Nanegalito Pichincha - Ecuador

Berkeley Heights NJ USA
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We stayed several days at Yumbo and loved every minute of our stay. We were looking forward to fun,rest and relaxation with our family...and we got it! The children spent many hours in the pool and outdoor spa. We loved the nature walk with owner, Pedro, and enjoyed the beautiful cascades at the bottom of the mountain. We were surrounded...

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Pedro V, Gerente at Yumbo Spa and Resort, responded to this review

I want to thank you for the kind words of Yumbo Spa and Resort and our services. I am glad to hear that your family enjoyed their stay and will be sure to share your comments with our team. We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know we're doing something right. We look forward to serving you...

Canada
Reviewed 15 December 2012

At first Yumbo seems rather remote - but this soon becomes part of the charm! We had a lovely big room and a spa bath all decorated in petals and flowers. The view was fantastic. The pool and jacuzzi were lovely and as we were the only people staying at the time they asked us first before heating up the...

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Pedro V, Gerente at Yumbo Spa and Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and for choosing Yumbo Spa and Resort. We appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Pedro Varela General Manager Yumbo Spa and Resort 21 km from Nanegalito Pichincha - Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 15 October 2012

I went to Yumbo this weekend. Spent a night in the jacuzzi suite. The rooms are like decorated bugalows. We tired to go in the jacuzzi (the one by the pol) on Saturday and Sunday. It was cold both days!!! The food was ok but not delicious. Fot the price I paid (230 USD) per night, I wouldve expected a...

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Pedro V, Gerente at Yumbo Spa and Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment about Yumbo Spa and Resort. I can only apologize for your experience. We understand your personal opinion about the food and the massage. The spa has top of line facilities and a very professional team. Sincerely, Pedro Varela General Manager Yumbo Spa and Resort 21 km from Nanegalito Pichincha - Ecuador

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yumbo Spa and Resort is a Hotel - Spa located 90 minutes drive from Quito. Enjoy one mountain-edge swimming pool and jacuzzi, healthy eating at "Un Paraíso en las Nubes" Restaurant with private area for couples, bar, terrace and panoramic view. Relax with 14 treatments in Yumbo Spa. Explore our hiking trails. Have fun in the game room and karaoke area. Rest in one of the 10 rooms and suites with stunning views to the evergreen cloud forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yumbo Spa and Resort

Address: Sector El Porvenir, Gualea EC170157, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Gualea
Price Range: $223 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Yumbo Spa and Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“If you are going for a romantic getaway, get the "Romantic Package". In the Spa, choose also a package, it will include 3 or 4 treatments for a discounted price.”
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PapioMaster, 22 Dec 2013 | Read review
“No fitness center - but, yes, plenty hiking and swiming.... No need for heavy coats. Take a ligth rain coat just in case you experience what the locals call it " El Paramo" which is a light rain. Take sneakers or hiking boots. English is spoken by the owners and some by the staff -- No problem communicating.”
miguelv2013, 11 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The suite is ok but way too expensive, maybe try the standard room at 100 bucks cheaper”
travelgalg, 15 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Pamper your wife and take the new one he has created above she will love it”
GeorgeH327, 1 Sep 2012 | Read review
“There are 3 choices of rooms, we went for the middle option, we didnt see the more expensive room but i really cant see how it could be any better or worth the extra money”
Z7085ORjohne, 15 Jul 2012 | Read review
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