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San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2012

I personally did not like my experience with San Jorge. They came across as really money hungry to me and the prices they charge for food and dinner are more expensive than in many US places. Food is really cheap in Ecuador so I wonder if this is really neccessary? Also, they like to organise packages for you which end...

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5Thank TheCrow22
Travel2Ecuador, Public Relations Manager at San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve, responded to this review

San Jorge Eco-Lodge recognizes that the guest was not happy with the prices at San Jorge/Quito lodge. We are not a hostel but an eco-resort and botanical reserve located within minutes of Quito, a large international city. San Jorge maintains 300 acres of forest, huge gardens, pristine trails, beautiful rooms and first class services. We compare our prices with the...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2012

Granted it has been a few years since my husband and I spent several nights at the lodge. I was recently asked about it on the message board and realized I was remiss in not writing a review. In checking recent reviews it seems it's still as enchanting as we remember. We spent a week in bustling Quito then 4...

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5Thank RickandDanaTrippin
Omaha, NE
Reviewed 25 September 2012

My wife and I spent 7 nights on the "Magic Birding Circuit" organized thru San Jorge - Quito. Altogether we spent 3 nights at San Jorge - Quito, 3 nights at San Jorge - Tandayapa and 1 night at San Jorge - Milipe. It's the dry season and slow season for birding, so we were about the only ones on...

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7Thank BoomerTours
Reviewed 12 September 2012

I have some 1,400 birds from seven continents on my life list. I wanted to add the birds of the mid-to upper Andes, especially hummingbirds. To this end, I found the SAN JORGE ECO-LODGES & BOTANICAL RESERVES in Ecuador. They have three lodges at different altitudes to give a whole range of eco-systems. The guides were remarkable both in bird...

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7Thank Dougone
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We stayed at the main lodge just up the hill. Our daughter was ill and the staff were extremely accommodating. We moved to the Radisson the second night. Sadly this placed has been left to go down hill as a property. The two chaps that were running it were great and tried their best to keep everyone happy. For bird...

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4Thank bobwoodcco
Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Approximately 30 minutes outside Quito city you feel like staying in a botanical garden, in the mountains (3000 - 3200m high) with fantastic fiew on the town. Whole the Hotel looks like an old spanish Hacienda and you´ll feel at home directly. Jorge the owner and all staff will help you to feel comfortable at this exciting place. When weather...

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5Thank iguana18
University Park, Maryland
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Starting with the Internet booking by Cheryl everyone at San Jorge Eco-Lodges goes out of their way. Approximately 20 minutes outside of Quito this very charming old hacienda sits on a hill overlooking the town. The rooms in the Hacienda are charming, except for the charmless, cavernous bathroom. At night the staff will light a fire in the fireplace for...

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9Thank esopus35
Houston, Texas USA
Reviewed 10 July 2012

San Jorge Eco-Lodge and Botanical Reserve is amazing. Quito, while quaint, is somewhat crowded. Yet this beautiful hotel is located on a mountain overlooking the city and it is a world apart. Serene, historic, and great service. I felt like I was going back in time to the days of the Spanish hacienda.

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9Thank MandySeymour
San Rafael, California
Reviewed 4 July 2012

We started are trip at San Jorge de Tandayapa. We enjoyed this the most. The rooms wore very comfortable with huge windows to view the birds even from your bed. We where picked up at our hotel for the approximate 2 hr drive with a couple of stops. We walked up to the dining area and immediately saw several species...

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7Thank explorerJLW
Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 29 June 2012

I should start by saying that we aren't bird-watching people - if you are, just take all the accolades I am about to heap on Jorge and his team and just multiply them tenfold. We started off being picked up at Quito by Danny and were whisked the 15 minutes from the airport to the lodge in Quito which could...

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San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve/Quito (High Barren Plains/Highland Rainforest) 18th Century Spanish Hacienda located in the Pichincha Foothills offering airport transfers 24/7 or pick up from downtown Quito. Comfortable Andes hacienda rooms with private bath/hot shower, decorated in typical decor; game room, lounge, restaurant, bar and small museum. Free Wi-Fi offered in upper level rooms. We are the only private nature reserve near the city of Quito, situated on a 230 acre reserve, offering nature and complete relaxation, yet 25 minutes away. Explore our beautiful gardens, birdwatching & hiking trails, hummingbird feeders, delicious cuisine and views of 11 mountains & volcanos in the distance overlooking Quito. Pre-reserved guided tours are available for birdwatching, hiking & natural history, medicinal plants, cultural tours & add on extension cruises to The Galapagos Islands or Amazon Jungle. We also own San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Lodge & Sanctuary (Cloud Forest) & two Lodges at San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve - San Jorge Cliff Lodge & NEW San Jorge Forest Lodge (Upper Tropical Rainforest) listed #1 in Trip Advisor. All private reserves & lodges are within 2 hours radius of Quito. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve

Address: Km 4 Cotocollao-Nono Road, Quito 00000, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve Hotel Quito
San Jorge Eco-Lodge And Botanical Reserve
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Quito
#10 Family Hotel in Quito
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“For convenience, a room in the lower portion was of nicer quality.”
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“For Quito, choose suite A or, if not available, suites B,C or D.”
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“Lower rooms have easier access to services.”
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“Best views are from the upper units. Rooms in the main hacienda are easier to get to, and close common and dining rooms.”
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