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    Ali Shungu Mountaintop Lodge

    Imbabura, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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    “full kitchen” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 166 reviews

    Reviewed 29 October 2016

    It takes some 20 mins' drive from Otavalo centre, along a small mountain road, and the last bit to the property is off-road and you really should have a SUV...but once you're there it's a jewel! The property, with 5 lodges, is beautiful. The lodge...More

    Thank Granduelle
    Reviewed 21 April 2016

    What a wonderful place. The view is stunning of the Andes Mountains and San Pablo Lake. The gardens are full of blooming flowers and a hedge of Lavender. The air smells of eucalyptus trees and your mind is a peace. The houses are adobe covered...More

    Thank Marcie0413
    Reviewed 19 April 2016

    If you love nature and want to get out of the city, this is the place to stay. Ali Shungu consists of four individual cottages of either two bedrooms or one bedroom. They are roomy, clean, and comfortable. Meals are served in a nearby larger...More

    1  Thank Rose K
    Reviewed 18 April 2016

    You won't find another lodging like this on the planet, I will say. I've traveled in dozens of countries and, to me, Ali Shungu Mountaintop Lodge is one of a kind. It is close to Otavalo (the center of an age-old culture) yet secluded and...More

    1  Thank Tom M
    Reviewed 30 March 2016

    If you ever want a quite, beautiful, serine place to stay then Ali Shungu is the place. I have never stayed anywhere that I've felt I wanted to come back with my family and friends to enjoy. I can not express how beautiful this is...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Ecuador >
    • Imbabura Province >
    • Otavalo
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    Traveller (233)
    Room & Suite (75)
    Dining (25)
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    Hotel & Grounds (139)
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    21 September 2016|
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    Response from alishungu | Property representative |
    Thank you for your kind words.....yes, the city became too frantic for us and we sold the city hotel in 2010. The Lodge is remote and tranquil, set on 40 acres and only located 3 miles from the markets of Otavalo. We'd... More
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