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Reviewed 14 January 2017

My wife and I stayed at La Selva over Christmas and it far exceeded our expectations. We had a better time and better tours here compared to Galapagos! One of the main reasons was because of our guide Julio. He and our local guide were...More

2  Thank jpeck
Response from kjetilhaugan, Owner at La Selva Amazon EcolodgeResponded 20 January 2017

Thank you so much for your review jpeck. Your message means a lot to us and to Julio. We strive to give our guests a once in a lifetime experience and even more so, we feel its very important to make each guest feel special....More

Reviewed 7 January 2017

The Lodge is situated in an awesome location. Our room had a wonderful view of the lake and was very private. The food was excellent and the staff was, for the most part, attentive and friendly. Our guide, Rodrigo, was fantastic. He took extra care...More

7  Thank Belaurel
Response from kjetilhaugan, Owner at La Selva Amazon EcolodgeResponded 13 January 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are always happy to know our guests' experience with us. We are glad to learn that mainly your Amazon experience in our lodge was fantastic. The Amazon rainforest, along with our lodge facilities and service, is a...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

From the meet and greet at Quito airport this trip was well planned. Flight to Coca short with great views. Short bus ride to La Selva office for briefing then a 2 1/2 -3 hr motorized canoe ride on the Napo river with a basic...More

2  Thank Catherine E
Response from kjetilhaugan, Owner at La Selva Amazon EcolodgeResponded 25 January 2017

Dear Catherine, Thank you for sharing your review! We are very glad you decided to make La Selva your choice of stay in the Amazon. When traveling as a family our family suites are a perfect fit for those looking for a master bedroom and...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016

We recently stayed at La Selva Lodge as part of a multigenerational family trip (11 people, ages 10-76). Getting to this lodge is partly the experience, requiring a plane, motorboat, walking, and a canoe. Mind-boggling to realize that all supplies are brought in this way....More

2  Thank dingo677
Response from kjetilhaugan, Owner at La Selva Amazon EcolodgeResponded 3 January 2017

Thank you so much for your review and it was no problem at all to send your son's backpack! When it comes to our guest's we have no problem going above and beyond, in this case we understood how important it was for your son...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great Location with the lake in front - makes La Selva private and also more appealing than being on the Napo River. The black water lake also keeps the bugs down and allows for swimming. Food was very good, guides great, housekeeping wonderful. Our room...More

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Response from kjetilhaugan, Owner at La Selva Amazon EcolodgeResponded 3 January 2017

Dear Sheldon, Thank you so much for your review and feedback. You made some very good points, we also suggest to our guests that if they are interested in visiting the Galapagos they do this after a visit anywhere in the Amazon. This is mainly...More

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popcorn18
14 April 2018|
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Response from AnneBHamar | Reviewed this property |
The hikes are not strenuous at all. The temperatures and humidity in February were quite ok - nothing to be worried about. Guess they are not much different in July. I would have loved to go with my granddaughter. Hope you... More
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pattyadm
22 March 2018|
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Response from Midge G | Reviewed this property |
On the fast canoe which is 2 1/2 hours long, there are no bathroom facilities.
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pattyadm
22 March 2018|
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Response from kjetilhaugan | Property representative |
Hello Pattyadm, Unfortunately, no, we do not have any bathroom facilities aboard the motor canoe. After the flight to Coca, there will be an opportunity to use the bathroom before boarding. The trip is about 2 1/2 hours... More
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"all rooms are good"
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"Our lake view room with the balcony was fabulous, I’d sit there watching the bird life for ages"
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"I liked our room, but since it was on the lake it was somewhat noisy with the fish and animals at night..."
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"We found the scenic rooms in the lodge excellant"
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