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El Descanso

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Mindo, Ecuador
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We saw literally hundreds of hummingbirds during the 30 minutes we were here. More importantly we saw 8 different types of the birds. A number of other kinds of birds were also around and not too hard to see but the hummingbirds are the stars.

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We had a hour to kill before the bus came so Henry at Casa del Piedra recommended we stop by. My ADHD boyfriend was bored at a minute or so but I enjoyed searching for the toucans and my cup of coffee while watching the...More

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I did not stay here, but went to see the hummingbirds and other birds that come to visit. Rodny, the owner, is most accommodating and helpful. He obviously cares a lot about the birds and it is an enjoyable way to view them, from the...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

I wanted to review this location under "attractions" but couldn't manage to add it, so this review is for the birding only. For a small fee ($3-4/person), you can watch hummingbirds at feeders as long as you wish on a very comfortable covered patio with...More

Thank Crowhollow
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The porch in the back is immersed in a dense foliage and has an incredible number and variety of hummingbirds. Other birds, such as tanagers, are also present. The comfortable viewing area serves food and beverage. Located a short walk from the center of Mindo,...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Free Parking
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US$12 - US$16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$12 - US$16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"All the rooms are great"
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"all rooms are comfortable and cozy with great views"
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"There are only 3 private rooms. Two have a standard bed and a set of bunk beds. One has a standard bed and..."
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