We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Mindo Garden

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Mindo Garden
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 57: English reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I loved this place...maybe extra loved it since it was at the end of our trip and this was our "nice" hotel my bf treated us for the night. The river was going crazy from a lot of rain but the sound was very relaxing and amazing to stay so near it, in the cottage and also for the breakfast...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jaijaiko
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While this was a neat place to stay---literally in the middle of the woods---there wasn't much to do. The cabin we stayed in was nice, but the blinds were broken...which made it a bit creepy when going to bed. The water was brown, so I didn't feel comfortable showering and the wifi was SO SLOW that I never could use...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Elana C
Hudson, Ohio
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Our cabin was on noisy creek that lulled us to sleep each night. Delicious food available and very kind staff helped us non-speaking gringos get around. Referred us to super bird guide Alex Luna who found us 60 species in just 4 hrs! Gonna miss the easy birding in the garden and nearby trails.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank GailReunion
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We are American expats living in Quito for three months as part of a world tour during which we are trying out possible retirement destinations. Shortly after arriving with an Ecuadorian friend from the United States, we accepted a suggestion from his cousin that we make a two-day excursion out to the Cloud Forest around Mindo, overnighting there, to see...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Drew and Maria ... N
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We liked the place very much. The lodge is nice there is one cabin next to the river but honestly the sound is too strong at night to sleep the staff is very kind. The food is good. We had an excellent time! They have some kids play sets like pool, air hockey, table soccer and is conveniently located very...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ariel_Markovitcs
sydney
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was a bit of an adventure getting to Mindo Garden. We organised the taxi driver who picked us up on arrival at Quito (3 days later) to take us to Mindo for $100 U.S (for 3 people). Alvaro was an amazing amateur tour guide as well! He had never been to Mindo so he enjoyed the opportunity to see...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank juliepoulter19
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 5 February 2016

No one answer the phone or the email on the website. I did an online reservation and found out that the reservation was not done at all one day before the trip. So the website doesn't work at all. I'm sorry but i wouldn't recommend a place like this at all.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank carlah2os
Norcross, Georgia
Reviewed 29 November 2015

There are a lot of options in Mindo for hotels, hostels and inns. I've stayed in many of them - and highly recommend Mindo Garden. It's a tranquil oasis outside of town - and close to the butterfly habitat. We stayed in the Bird House (casa de aves) - there are three adorable bedrooms (each with its own private bathroom)...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JoyousTravelers
Cascais, Portugal
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Right in front of Mindo River, Mindo Garden has a big garden, a restaurant and a bar. It offers rooms with private bathrooms. With cottages wooden roofs and large windows overlooking the garden, rooms at Mindo Garden are very bright. All of them have private bathrooms with hot running water. Breakfast and meals in general are good served . Specialties...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MariaL0pes
Groot-Ammers, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We spend 3 nights here, if you have your own car it is an ideal place to be, far from the noice, good food, even better breakfast, nice birds in the garden, nice people and decent houses, the only thing is that the houses are split and that the walks between them are not very thick (but the water of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank boerekampsj

56 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (44)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (12)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (19)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (12)
Viewed
Other (12)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Mindo hotels
4.3 km away
Las Terrazas de Dana Lodge
10.5 km away
El Abrazo del Arbol
El Abrazo del Arbol
#4 of 7 in Mindo
105 reviews
3.7 km away
Casa Divina Lodge
Casa Divina Lodge
#2 of 7 in Mindo
205 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.0 km away
Hosteria Saguamby Mindo
5.1 km away
Hosteria Septimo Paraiso
5.2 km away
Sachatamia Lodge
Sachatamia Lodge
#2 of 19 in Mindo
111 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by hummingbirds and washed by the peaceful sound of Mindo’s river, this is a place specially designed to help you disconnect from your daily life. We're far enough from the town of Mindo to provide that peace but close enough so you won't feel isolated. You can come and simply relax on a family day at our renowned restaurant, or leave everything to our organization and explore the secrets of the cloud forest through walks on our private paths and hikes to the area's greatest points of interest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mindo Garden

Address: Cloud forest, 4 km from Mindo, Mindo 170167, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Mindo
Price Range: $140 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mindo Garden 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Expedia, Orbitz and Booking.com so you can book your Mindo Garden reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Mindo Garden staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Mindo Garden staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“find a different place”
 of 5 bubbles carlah2os, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We loved the bird house by the river”
 of 5 bubbles JoyousTravelers, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“In all cottages the rooms are nice, simple but tastefully”
 of 5 bubbles MariaL0pes, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All cabins are near to the river, the noise of the river may be disconcerting to those who require total peace and quiet.”
  • Aves Chalet
  • View from bedroom window
  • View from our shower window, Aves chalet
  • View of Aves chalet from river bank
 of 5 bubbles darylc484, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had a bungalow, but the rooms in the main building looked equally exotic. Choose the bungalow if you can”
 of 5 bubbles theDude62, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
5 of 5