El Descanso, Mindo

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Descansar means in spanish to be calm as well as to relax. Peace and relaxation is what you will get here. In the guest-house "el descanso" we are available for all your requests. We can organize excursions for you, give you special tips, or you can just relax and enjoy the solitude.

We offer you the following services:
- rooms with private baths
- a generous breakfast
- washing machine, tumbler
- restaurant
- utilization of the kitchen
- internet access
- rental bikes
- walking tours with guide
- tour organisation, travel agency
- walking-tour to the waterfall
- aradise for birds and butterflies
- quiet place
- special atmosphere

Our prices per person:

Attic bedroom with shared bathroom
breakfast included US $ 12.-

Room with private bathroom
breakfast included US $ 16.-

Location and Contact


• Hostal El Descanso is located in the super lush cloud forest of Mindo, Ecuador, 2.5 hours by bus outside of Quito.
• Mindo has about 2'500 inhabitants whose livelihood comes mainly from cattle breeding, agriculture and tourism. This wonderful and peaceful place is nestled between mountain chains and surrounded by 19'000 hectares of primary and secondary forests. This area counts more than 500 different kind of birds and about 40 different sorts of butterlies, which is the biggest variety in so a small area in South America.



Address: Calle Los Colibries, Mindo, Ecuador

Distance to city center: 0.8 km

El Descanso is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website El Descanso Mindo (if you know the URL of their website, let us know and we'll add it)
Phone Number: ++00593 (0)2 390-0443
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Facilities and Amenities

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Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons


24 Hour Security

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Currency Exchange




Lounge Area


Credit Card Payments

Max. Age: All Ages

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 6:30 AM - 9 PM (06:30-21:00)

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