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Edmonds, Washington
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although we were only able to stay at Madre Tierra for 3 days, we were very impressed with the beauty of the grounds, and the warmth and helpfulness of the employees including the owners, Peter and Gail. The front desk staff were so helpful in helping us arrange activities in the area. Our room was spacious, beautifully decorated with comfortable... More 

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10 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for a long weekend on a package! Enchanted would be the best description for our entire stay! The owners and staff were so kind and always available for wonderful service. The food was delicious! There were birds to enjoy as they sang in the fruit trees. Only the pool felt better than our amazing bed! The tours we... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Madre Tierra is an escape into a mountain paradise. From the lush gardens offering flowers of all varieties, to the lovely accommodations - this is a special place to spend time with family and/or friends. The owners of the resort are terrific in caring for the guests in a way, that makes one feel as if they are at home.... More 

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Thank Christine W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peter, Gail and their crew provide the best service. They treat all their guests like family. The food is to die for. I just can't say enough about Madre Tierra. Their service exceeds all expectations. And they give hugs too !!

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time to Madre Tierra. I've heard about it for a long time, but e finally made our way there and had a lovely stay. The staff is exceptional, friendly, and helpful. We loved that each room is unique. Our room was beautiful, comfortable, quiet and restful. We enjoyed the food there, too. The only negative for... More 

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Peter A, Owner at Madre Tierra Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks sanguinewanderer for taking the time and energy to give us and the traveling community the feedback that we rely on for a better guest experience! I was surprised to hear that our paper was scented and immediately confirmed that you are correct. We are health conscious at Madre Tierra and in fact have been buying the more expensive unscented,... More 

New Canaan, Connecticut
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7 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

charming and awesome place. The staff is like family and the rooms are the most charming with terrific view. It's a place to check out and the food and the massages there are great too! I hope to be back on day!

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Peter A, Owner at Madre Tierra Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks Bertrandsxm, We are glad the family aspect of the Madre Tierra Experience was obvious to you. While we can not create something as "intangible" as this, it is a reality of living and working with our team mates for over 6 years (in most cases). The spa is a gem isn't it? We are happy you recommend it! I... More 

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Brilliant family run business nestled in the mountains with a nice energy vortex. Very good holistic food menu, great spa services done well and with heart and care. I lost 8-10 lbs and feel better than ever. The staff is great... its a bit out of the way... yet all great nature usually is. The only slight complain was the... More 

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Peter A, Owner at Madre Tierra Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Ed! It was a pleasure to host you for those 9 days. You were a blessing to the staff and property. I have a saying: "The right people find us" and that applies to you. We now consider you a friend of the family and look forward to our next meeting. As you indicated the internet... More 

Medellin, Colombia
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My room was spectacular, the artistry, the views, fresh water, colorful bed spreads, and amazing artistry in the showers. I had a beautiful view of the valley and mountainsides. Every inch of this retreat was clean and inviting. Everyplace I looked was a picture so pleasing to the senses. The staff was courteous, inviting, and professional. I felt nourished and... More 

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Peter A, Owner at Madre Tierra Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greg, The pleasure was ours. Another indicator of your opinion of Madre Tierra was that you came for 5 nights and stayed for 9 (and didn't want to leave). You are the kind of guest that makes all of our hard work worth while. More 

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7 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The Madre Tierra Spa is a fantastic place to visit & relax. The food is delicious, I tried everything on the menu during my stay. Breakfast is included with the room and is the perfect wake up to your day. I stayed in room 6 & 15 both with amazing views and very comfortable beds. Eduardo, Aria (still can't get... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 5 nights and it was truly an amazing stay. The hotel is beautiful,the scenery is stunning and all the staff are so welcoming and friendly. It's the perfect place to relax and unwind and if you don't fancy the short walk or trip into town the restaurant is excellent too. I went on one of the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Madre Tierra Resort & Spa is your gateway to Hiking, Bird Watching, Restaurants and the beauty of the Loja Valley. Enjoy the absolute Peace & Tranquility, stunning views, our incredible Guest Services, Famous Full-Service Spa, Restaurant (Breakfast Included), Library, Pool, Gardens, our Travel Assistance and The Madre Tierra Experience. There are an incredible array of Activities to undertake in our beautiful Loja Valley and the Town of Vilcabamba. Madre Tierra is a short walk into Vilcabamba or a $1.25 Taxi ride. Buses pass along the main road every 15 minutes and will stop with the wave of a hand. The Main Bus Terminal is located just off the Town Square. This is an easy place to get around. Any questions - Please inquire at our Reception for whatever you might need to make your time with us the highlight of your travels. We are here to do what we can to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Madre Tierra Resort & Spa

Address: San Pedro de Vilcabamba | PO Box 1145, Vilcabamba 288, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Loja Province > Vilcabamba
Price Range: $67 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Madre Tierra Resort & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“If you have trouble climbing stairs request a room at the lobby level.”
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“plan to stay longer.. the food , nature and coziness is very appealing.”
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“Each room here is unique, express your desire so that they can recommend the best room for you. Most have views others more private.”
 of 5 bubbles greglovelifelight, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for weekly price on a budget room..perfect for those traveling solo. I saw some of the other rooms and they are gorgeous.”
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“If you want a balcony or view room, you need to ask, as I do not think all rooms are the same.”
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