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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've wanted to see the Amazon in person since I was a little girl, so when I booked this trip, my expectations were very high. Even still, I was not prepared for just how nice this lodge is. It's the only thing as far as you can see (which from the lodge's observation tower, is very far indeed), and despite...

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

Dear Wren F We are very happy that your experience in the Amazon within Yasuni National Park and your stay in our lodge will meet your expectations. We hope you will recommend us to your family and friends. Best Regards

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is 5 star resort in the middle of the jungle is focused on the wildlife while providing every luxury and convenience for the visitor. The service and comfort are second to none, and considering how everything has to be transported in by canoe, the $4 litre beer at the bar is a bargain! Our guide Edwin and local naturalist...

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

Dear Louiscfl27 A warm greeting on behalf of all the Staf of the Kichwa Añangu Community and we are very happy to know that your stay was a success. We hope to be recommended to your friends and family and to come back soon. Best Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were questioning our decision on the long journey there, but it was worth it once we started to see the animals and then got to the lodge. Greeted with cool towels and fresh fruit juice - they really know how to run a resort! Rooms and bathrooms are huge and well kept. Be prepared to get up very early...

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

Dear Annmarie B All the Staf of the Kichwa Añangu Community and we are very happy to know that your stay was a success. Every day we try hard to make your visit a success, thanks for the recommendation of the boutique we are already working on having more items, We hope that we recommend to your friends and family...

Wigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of our birding holiday we had a five night stay, which allows flexibility if the weather is bad, mosy people stay 3 days as a Galapagos add on. Getting to Napo is relatively easy, motor canoe from Coca approx 2 hours then a paddle canoe up the creek to NWC approx 1.5 hours all dependent on the state...

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

Dear Saabaero: We really hope you had enjoyed your visit to Napo Wildlife Center . We are in the Nacional Park Yasuni beautiful jungle we protect more than 2400 hectares. We are so glad to hear that you have enjoyed your experience and has described our Lodge and services so well. We would invite you again with your family and...

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

NWC provides a unique glimpse into the very essence of life. It verily teems with life...guided by local guides and naturalists, guests become educated in the ways of the local indigenous peoples and their move from a hunter society to promoting eco tourism and preservation of the rain forest...a grand vacation not tipi be missed...be forewarned...not for the late risers...

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Dear P0tter66 Yours sincerely on behalf of all the staff of Napo Wildlife Center, we felt very flattered by his comment, which encourages us to be better every day more in service and quality for our customers. We hope you return to visit. Best Regards.

SF
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was going to be my first time in Amazon rain forest, and I can't imagine a better place to do this in the Ecuadorian Amazon - NWC made for one of the best wilderness tours ever. I knew I wanted to see the Yasuni area, and I was torn between La Selva and NWC, but I think I made...

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

Dear CT94010 Friendly greeting on behalf of the Añangu Kichwa Community and our proyects Napo Wildlife Center, we are very pleased to make your trip a dream. The incredible variety of birds found in Añangu is a special attraction, in some places also include the observation of macaws, parrots and parakeets. We hope you to return soon. best regards

Lulea, Sweden
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

A experience above everything you could dream of! So many animal to see, in the air, on the ground, in the water, in the sky and trees. Many thanks to our guide Marco and Vladimir , they really have the spot for all kinds of animals. Best Regards from visitors from Sweden and Finland,

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

Dear Ingegerdstrand: How good is knowing that your experience at NWC was great. Our staff is very grateful for your comments. The Amazon is magical. We hope you visit us again. Best Regards NWC Staff

Quito
Reviewed 10 January 2017

What a fantastic experience since we were in the airport, my wife an Myself until we left The plane in Francisco de Orellana. If I have to qualify i will put a 6 stars for all that is worth the trips. everything in such a remote area is faboluus , The hotel is managed by the local community. the food...

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

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 Regards,

Petrolia, California
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I stayed the minimum time at the Napo Wildlife Center, 3 nights, and wish we could have stayed longer. The Center as you can see from the picture is stunningly beautiful. For instance, the bar inside the main restaurant building and observatory tower, is formed of two wooden canoes skillfully mounted under a beautiful, glass topped bar....

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

Dear Lindsaymerryman: Always is a pleasure receive people like you in our lodge. Feel free to recommend us through social networks, or stay in touch in the same way. Kichwa Añangu Community

Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had a wonderful stay at the NWC in November. I can't imagine a better place to experience the Amazon than in the lake and little tributary that we paddled in and around. We saw everything that we came for: four species of monkeys, toucans, caimans, anacondas and more. The sound of the howler monkeys in the morning will stay...

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

Dear Joey M Thank you very much for your kind comments. The Kichwa community of Añangu is committed whit its preservation philosophy and trough this projects assures the preservation of this fragile environment. Your satisfaction is the best reward to our work. We hope than more people visits this important conservation project.

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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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“Larger cabins (ex: 17, 18) have jacuzzis on the private balconies. Expect to hear caiman at night under the cabins over the water.”
 of 5 bubbles wrenf2017, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I had a lodge on the lake that was very quiet - until the howler monkeys started up in the morning!”
 of 5 bubbles louiscfl27, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room had a king sized bed and two twin beds”
 of 5 bubbles 11annmarieb, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We liked our cabins 6 and 7 on the waterfront with decks looking over the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles CT94010, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room is excelent, but not they have suites with jacuzzi in the back you mus pay a little bit more but is worth”
 of 5 bubbles ROVP, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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