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Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my family on Soul's Day, the experience we had at the resort was very bad, I would not recommend to stay at the hotel not even just the one day package. The main aspects on behalf the bad experience were: - Old facilities - Expensive food - Bad attention - Not personal available when needed - There... More 

Thank Santiag0123
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

My family and I booked a two-night stay at Arasha due to a previous positive experience my sisters had had (years ago). Boy were we disappointed. It is shameful that for the premium price Arasha charges, everything would be so mediocre. Some of the highlights: - The restaurant is god-awful and expensive. Instead of luring people back with great food,... More 

7 Thank mlpa

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Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

Located a couple of hours from Quito, within the rain forest you can find this spa and resort that was nothing like I expected. The facilities are excellent, specially the spa. A tropical setting, given that the area has year round rainfall, however, the temperature is very warm. The pools are also heated and there are complimentary umbrellas outside every... More 

5 Thank Alejandro G
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place, the vegetation is amazing, waking up to the sounds of nature and surrounded by fog was a great way to start the day. The hotel bungalos are very spacious and clean, staff is very hospitable. Food in the restaurant is good. The hotel offers various nature activities.

2 Thank Lucrecia B
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26 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

I went to Arashá for a weekend to celebrate my wedding anniversary. We needed a place away from the city where we could do different activities and rest. That is exactly what we got. We paid for the all inclusive package, which gave you 3 meals and use of all the facilities. I would recommend taking this package because food... More 

1 Thank mfjaramillo
Gustavo D, General Manager at Arasha Tropical Rainforest Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so mucho for your kind review.Now, with the addition of a short cable cart to cross the Caoni river plus the Howling Monkeys tour, we offer a greater number of free Activities which aree the reason for nice information given by our guests. Thanks as lot and do come back. Patricio Diez General Manager Quito-Headquarters office Arasha Ltd More 

Sherman, Texas
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56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2015

The hotel/location is beaufiful. It feels safe and the staff are very accomodating to requests. The landscaping is top rate and the food is good. The rooms need a complete make over - they seem dated and not to the level of the rest of the property.

1 Thank Rance D
Robmos1978, Ejecutivo de Ventas at Arasha Tropical Rainforest Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for your review. We were glad to have you with us We will be making some improvements in our resort, specially in the rooms and bongallows. Best Regards! More 

Level Contributor
80 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

It has been some years since I have gone but my personal experience has been great. You have a pretty private bungalow that looks over the beautiful turn out. It is very tropical and the activities are great. You have make chocolate, rings and go hiking! The place is beautiful and the pool is really fun! The spa is amazing... More 

Thank Valentina J
Robmos1978, Ejecutivo de Ventas at Arasha Tropical Rainforest Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for your review! We were glad to have you with us. We will looking forward to hear from you again Best Regards More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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69 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

No doubt about it, this hotel is beautiful. But there are some things that can be improved. The Pros: The hotel is fairly inexpensive, especially considering that some activities are included. The food is good. The included activities are pretty good and fun. We especially enjoyed the chocolate making, ring making, and night walk with torches. The staff is very... More 

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53 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 November 2014

Stayed there for 2 nights. The experience is mixed. Let's begin with the positive side. Wonderful surroundings. It gives you an excellent experience of rainforest without the bugs. We were not bothered by any insect during our stay. We heard that they use some type of trees that emanate some odour that keeps bugs away. Also they use yellow lights.... More 

1 Thank Barrancos
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

We heard it used to be a great place but it changed. Now they are building a subdivision there, so you are in the middle of all this neighbourhood of private houses, there are trucks, and machines working all day and part of the night, noise and dust everywhere. The pool was a complete mess and the filters wasn't working,... More 

2 Thank dayaromy

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa is located about 2 hours car drive from Quito, the capital city of Ecuador. We have been Awarded 12 times from 2004 to 2012 by "World Travel Awards" an institution in London, United Kingdom as "Leading Resort & Spa in ECUADORPlease visit. We have on premises Primary and Secondary Forests which can be visited. 17 different Attractions to keep you busy or you can relax choosing a more distant bungalow from entertaining centers.Our Restaurant El Bosque and Choco Bar will make you so happy you don't want to leave. Ecuadorian and International Food prepared in our kitchen by 14 employees make sure your taste buds dance. Hope to see you soon with us. Gustavo DiezPresident & CEOArasha Ltd.Pedro Vicente Maldonado (Km 121 via Quito-Calacali-La Independencia)PichinchaEcuador ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arasha Tropical Rainforest Resort & Spa

Address: KM 121 Via Quito-Calacali-Pedro Vicente Maldonado | Mindo Area, Pedro Vicente Maldonado, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Pedro Vicente Maldonado
Price Range: ₹ 9,205 - ₹ 12,205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 60
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Arasha Tropical Rainforest Hotel Pedro Vicente Maldonado
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“Ask for a bungalow with one room otherwise you will not have any type of privacy and will be disturbed by the slightest noice from people in the other room.”
 of 5 bubbles Barrancos, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The cottages are beautiful, but the bungalows are a little higher so the view is breath-taking:)”
 of 5 bubbles Andreshirley52410, 11 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Pray not to be close to the summer camp kids rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles IvanPazmino, 14 Aug 2013 | Read review
“never pick the eco cabins!”
 of 5 bubbles KapilaYana, 18 Feb 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in 2 bungalows and loved them both. I think any room is a good one!”
 of 5 bubbles arog88, 16 Feb 2012 | Read review
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