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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as part of a birding tour and loved the place. The grounds are full of the most amazing birds and Hummingbird feeders attract birds at the front door. The rooms are great and we had a hammock on our balcony overlooking the forest. The food was great and the staff very friendly. The grounds are extensive with...

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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 02 night in this sweet hostel, the room was good and niccely decorated. The fruit for breakfast is fresh and th bread is great. However the walls and all of the house are a little old with some insects. However this was really good for 02 nights.

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New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never write reviews, but I have to for this Hosteria. I was only visiting for 3 days to photograph animals. Despite the Hosteria being booked one of those 3 nights, due to my last minute trip, Ana was able to arrange for alternate sleeping arrangements. The entire staff from Ana, to Nancy, the hotel manager, to Freddy, the guide...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am very glad you enjoyed your stay and that we could accommodate your schedule to our availability. The herpetologist guide Alejandro also managed to show you the Pinocchio Lizard... HIGH FIVE!! that was amazing! Nancy and Freddy are fantastic people and their work is unconditional, I am very lucky...

Lunteren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We especially liked the vast network of trails around the lodge, which provided for some excellent birding. The room we had was ok, but very damp and moldy (sure, it is cloud forest, but it wasn't as bad in other lodges we visited in this region). Also, the cook must have had an off-day (or two actually) at the time...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

Dear Sir During the month of September we had many groups staying at the lodge. A couple of Dutch groups as well. I am glad you enjoyed our trails and the surrounding and as you know we are located right in the middle of the cloud forest, where the clouds and the weather as such produce a lot of moist...

Sonoma, CA
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Before we went to Ecuador, we had never heard of Mindo. A client of mine said we must go, so we added a few days to our 3 week trip of Panama, Colombia and Ecuador. We are not birders, but appreciate nature, and looked forward to leaving Quito for the 2 hour transition from dry urban highland, to the misty...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

It makes me so happy that both of you enjoyed your stay and our services. Hope you can visit us again and stay a bit longer to show you the rest of the beauty of the forest. Thank you for the good wishes.

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We went with friend's for the weekend, we just got a great experience, everything was fabulous, the food, the people, the room, the beds were incredible comfortable, everything was so clean and neat. Even though we are in a cloud forest, we did not smell humidity at all. Thank you so much Ana Lucia for all the wonderful experiences in...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at the lodge. It is truly satisfying when clients have a great time. My team and I work very hard to try to make our lodge as homey and welcoming as possible. We employ a full time seamstress that makes all our pillows and sheets so that the beds can be as...

Hillsborough, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We recently spent two nights at this wonderful lodge, and wished we had planned longer there. The facilities were comfortable, the food good (and plentiful), and the staff friendly and helpful. However, the star of the show was the lush natural setting, the wildlife, and the birds, birds, birds! There are fruit feeders scattered around the grounds, and they were...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

Dear Madam Thank you so much for your comment and I am so happy you enjoyed your stay at El Septimo. We try really hard to make your stay and pleasant as possible. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us.

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We were a large group and I had contacted Analu (Septimo's owner) for arrangements at Septimo, in Quito and general travel in Ecuador. Overall, we could not have had better arrangements. We LOVED our stay at Septimo, the travel arrangements were flawless and the arrangements for Quito were also great. This opinion is not just shared by me but from...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

Hello you all. It was a great pleasure to have you stay with us. I love when families visit and enjoy the forest and our surroundings. thank you and we hope to see you soon. Lots of love from Septimo

Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

My 12 year old grandson and I spent four days here. It was lovely and relaxing. Nancy did everything she could to make our stay perfect. She arranged for excursions and ensured that we were taken care of. Nancy is a blessing! The food was healthy, simple and delicious. My grandson loved the pool. All in all, it's a nice...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

Dear Madam I am so glad you had a great tome with your grandson and the you enjoyed your stay at El Septimo. We hope you visit soon again. Yes I agree Nancy is a blessing. always cheerful and ready to help. thank you for the review

Seattle
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We had a couple of extra days in Ecuador and at the last minute decided to head to the Cloud Forest from Quito. We very little about Mindo or the Cloud Forest but found a write- up about Hosteria Septimo Paraiso. It was fabulous in every way. Our room was beautiful- simple but gorgeous. The service was quite incredible. There...

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Ana Lucia G, Owner at Hosteria Septimo Paraiso, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I always appreciate it when our guest take the time to write about their experience at El Septimo. I make sure to check every room and the daily menus to keep our high standards. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Septimo Paraiso is a Country Hotel located in the Mindo Valley of Ecuador. The Hotel is set in a middle of the cloud forest and surrounded by wildlife and forest. It is just one hour from the Middle of the World and the Equator Museum; it offers incredible experiences for nature lovers and especially for bird watchers, there are 342 bird species in the reserve. : Also the hummingbirds’ area is fascinating and the walks offer fascinating views. The pool area is very spacious one with natural spring water and other covered and heated, Jacuzzi for 12 guests and several recreation areas. The game room has a beautiful fireplace and the Convention Center offers space for 100 characters. The reading room has a satellite TV and it has a quiet atmosphere, perfect to reading and relaxing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hosteria Septimo Paraiso

Address: 2Km from the Y of Mindo via Mindo, Mindo, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Mindo
Price Range: $136 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hosteria Septimo Paraiso 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Ask for room 10. It has the hammock.”
  • The hammock. Give it a try.
 of 5 bubbles TrevorMP, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room outside the main lodge. The main areas of the resort are joined by covered walkways; being remote wasn't an issue if it rained.”
 of 5 bubbles DMinnich, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I think any of the rooms would be great but we loved our room which had a view out the front overlooking many of the bird feeders.”
 of 5 bubbles deniseh40, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the main building...drier and nicer than the out buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles daviddY2832QL, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms located on the corners are great as they have got a privileged view given their special location.”
 of 5 bubbles 518margaritac, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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