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Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were guests at the Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge for 5 days and 4 nights. Our cabana was lagoon-side and comfortable. The lodge has been described as luxurious and 5 star. It may be a superior lodge relative to others and a striking property, but it is not a luxury one. There were some housekeeping issues. We noted quite a...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear Fearful thank you very much for sharing your insights of the tour with us, we always want to improve the experience of our guests. Our community is going to be very glad to hear your review and we will apply corrective measures, specially with regards to the observations of behavior of some of our staff. We think Napo Wildlife...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 April 2017

What an amazing experience. I can't say enough positive things about Napo. One of my best traveling experiences ever. The lodge was immaculate and homey at the same time. I believe it was 7 levels that tiered to the top with stunning views to watch for the Caimans on the lake and the monkeys with a cocktail in one hand...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear Sfcitygirl: We are pleased that you have chosen to Napo as your destination, and your trip has been most gratifying, we are happy to hear that their requirements have filled your expectations, we will send your comments to Hugo Mamallacta, Gonzalo and our staff for their excellent work, thank you very much for your support to the community. Best...

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Spent 4 nights here with the aim to see the wildlife. The numbers seen were disappointing and often those we saw were far away and difficult to see through the canopy. Canoe trips are the main activity. To get to the bird clay licks is a long day, wake up call 0430 back to the lodge by around 5pm. I...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear Sophia27: We are very grateful for your comments, and also very glad you could visit our eco lodge. We hope to have you back soon and remember that with your visit you have helped to preserve this wonderful place!

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

There are several options to stay in Napo province, but I recommend you to choose Napo Wildlife because: - it is far from Napo river (basically a fluvial highway with some oil chimneys). Just the trip from Napo river to the lodge is a luxury! - It is inside Yasuni National Park, a magnificent protected area, full of birds, monkeys,...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear Anagbl: A warm greeting on behalf of all Napo Wildlife center staff, we are very pleased with your visit, and know that we have met your expectations. In Our Community we strive every day for our services and preserve the environment, we hope you talk with your family and friends and visit us soon. Best Regards.

NJ
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Spent three nights ,4 days in this oasis. Staff are all very nice and willing to please. It's in a gorgeous setting overlooking the lake. There are elevated walkways where you can watch birds, tamarin monkeys jumping around the trees. If you're lucky you can also spot the giant otters feeding in the morning or the black cayman that is...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear CorkyN Thank for your comments, It is more important for us and helps us to strengthen to improve our guests' observations. The insects at breakfast time have visited us for the change of weather. We are glad that your visit met the expectations of your trip, We hope you will share with your family and friends and visit us...

Cheshire,England
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This lodge and its activities give you the chance to experience the Amazon jungle and all its flora and fauna close up and without the mozzies, as the lake is too acidic for them. We were gently paddled in a canoe through the jungle which was a wonderful experience in itself. Caiman and giant otters swam just a few feet...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear Magenta56: A warm greeting on behalf of all Napo Wildlife center staff, we are very pleased with your visit, and know that we have met your expectations. In Our Community we strive every day for our services and preserve the environment, we hope you talk with your family and friends and visit us soon. Best Regards

Dubbo, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Loved the experience of staying at the Napo lodge in the Amazon Basin! The friendliness, knowledge and enthusiasm of the staff and guides at the Lodge was very much appreciated! The location is marvellous and the wildlife is impressive - sloths, monkeys, giant otters, anacondas, caimans and birds everywhere! The cultural experiences of an indigenous managed and run lodge was...

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Dear Daffle: A warm greeting on behalf of all Napo Wildlife center staff, we are very pleased with your visit, and know that we have met your expectations. In Our Community we strive every day for our services and preserve the environment, we hope you talk with your family and friends and visit us soon. Best Regards.

Avoca Beach, Australia
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The Amazon Jungle is an amazing experience and we really enjoyed our time here. We did have a few issues with an otherwise excellent stay. 1. We were in hut 1. It is immediately behind the restaurant area. There is no glass on any of the hut windows only mosquito nets so you can hear absolutely everything. If you are...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear Raich -11 Thank you very much for your comment, which helps us to strengthen to improve our guests' comments. We are glad that your visit met the expectations of your trip, We hope you will share with your family and friends and visit us soon. Best Regards

Orchard Park, New York
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend Napo Wildlife Ecolodge if you want an adventure deep into the rainforest. Traveled with my 19 year old daughter and we had an excellent experience. We spent lot of time in boats and canoes touring with highly knowledgeable guides. The staff is outstanding. All of them. They work hard to make sure you see all the wonders and...

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Dear Anne D: A warm greeting on behalf of all Napo Wildlife center staff, we are very pleased with your visit, and know that we have met your expectations. In Our Community we strive every day for our services and preserve the environment, we hope you talk with your family and friends and visit us soon. Best regards

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I don’t normally do reviews but NWC was such a pleasure I had to. Throughout my entire time there, the staff were polite and warm and gracious, dedicated to giving us first class treatment and showing us the beautiful environment. The lodge is beautiful, everything is made of gorgeous wood, beautifully carved. The cabins are lovely and comfortable, even without...

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Dear Torontonian328 Thank you very much for your comment, we are very happy of your visit, and to know that we meet your expectations. The problem of delayed flights are often presented by the weather conditions in the area. In Our Community we strive every day for our services and preserve the environment, we hope you talk with your family...

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The Napo Wildlife Center offers visitors a number of vantage points from which to admire and experience the spectacular, awe-inspiring diversity of the Amazon Basin. Climb the 120-ft. High galvanized-metal stairs to the jungle tower for otherwise impossible eye-to-eye views of canopy dwellers such as monkeys, eagles and macaws...Spy on clay licks teeming with parrots and occasionally visited by jungle cats or a magnificent elephant-muzzled tapir...Experience Man's ageless interaction with the jungle through the native community's perspectiveEnjoy evening walks to witness the astounding nightlife of the dense, entangled understory...Explore the many trails through "terra firme", "varzea" and swamp forest in search of the best that Amazonia has to offerBe it from the ground up, or from the canopy down, from hidden viewing blinds to silent paddling up black-water creeks, we deliver the biggest most intricate picture possible of this wonderful world. Napo Wildlife Center not only provides the educated perspective of bilingual guides but also the hands-on knowledge of the true guardians of Anangu, who live and witness the marvels of their jungle home every day. ... more   less 

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Address: Yanez Pinzon N26 -131 y la Nina. Edificio Las Carabelas, oficina 101, Yasuni National Park, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Yasuni National Park
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Napo Wildlife Centre Hotel Yasuni National Park
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“All cabins are facing the lake and all beautiful. We were at the end in cabin 20 ideal location with privacy”
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“Cabanas overlooking the lake are wonderful”
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“All rooms have a good view of the lake!”
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