A friend and I stayed one night at El Abrazo, having come from an idyllic place on the coast which maybe coloured our impression. We were surprised to find in the garden strange statues of poodles and a purple arch with an arm sticking out of it....not particularly 'eco'. We had confirmed prices and also that we wanted two beds...only to be told on arrival that there was only a double bedded room and that we could have a 'suite' for twice the price. We sorted it out, but it involved phone calls to the absent manager. Like other hotels in Ecuador it seemed to be run by a group of young women who didn't seem to know what they were doing. Dinner - choice of lasagne (meat) or lasagne (vegetarian). Served strangely with a glass of Pineapple juice. Dessert was a small square of chocolate cake. Breakfast ok.
The rooms are very small - no room to open a suitcase- no chair. The lodge is built of wood, and everything creaks, and you can hear every movement from other rooms ( and their doggy occupants). (I love dogs, but skittering paws overhead are strange). Bed was comfortable.
Mindo is wonderful , but Sisakuna lodge is a much, much nicer place to stay.
Sorry - not great. More
- Free Wifi
- Free Parking