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Staying lean and green: 10 greenest hotels across the globe

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Ahead of Earth Day celebrations on April 22, TripAdvisor has compiled a list of its the best-rated, environment-friendly hotels across the world, all for under US $163 (£115) per night. 

10. Hotel Casa de Hacienda La Jimenita, Quito, Ecuador

© TripAdvisor Spread over an expansive private reserve, the property has several natural trails and an archaeological tunnel for visitors to explore.

© TripAdvisor Book on TripAdvisor for an average of $161 (£114).

9. Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, Cristo Rey, Belize

© TripAdvisor The sustainable property produces its own electricity and recycles waste water. Situated along the Macal River, it is a great bird watching destination.

© TripAdvisor Book on TripAdvisor for an average of $162 (£115).

8. Maple Hill Farm Inn, Hallowell, Maine, United States

© TripAdvisor The bed and breakfast provides a genuine experience of living on a country farm, while being surrounded by all kinds of modern amenities. 

Book on TripAdvisor for an average of $132 (£96).

7. Villa Tres Jolie, Trezzone, Italy

© TripAdvisor Bask in the warm sun on the beautiful porch overlooking Lake Como, or have a playful date with many of the hotel's pets, which includes dogs, cats, a pony, a Tibetan goat, ducks, and turtles. 

undefined © TripAdvisor undefined Book on TripAdvisor for an average of $108 (£77).

6. Hotel du Vieux-Quebec, Quebec, Canada

© TripAdvisor The hotel is a carbon-neutral property. It uses solar power, has rooftop gardens, maintains beehives under an "Urban Honey" project, uses recycled water bottles, and even has locally made furniture. 

© TripAdvisor Book on TripAdvisor for an average of $132 (£94).

5. Eco-Pousada Casa Bobo, Ilha de Boipeba, Brazil

© TripAdvisor Let down your hair and relax in one of the three thatched-roof bungalows — enjoying a breathtaking view of virgin beaches and the alluring Atlantic Forest.

© TripAdvisor Book on TripAdvisor for an average of $83 (£59).

4. Noosa Valley Manor B&B Retreat, Queensland, Australia

© TripAdvisor The property features manicured herb gardens as well as paths meandering through a rainforest — skirting ponds and across streams. 

© TripAdvisor Book on TripAdvisor for an average of $154 (£109).

3. Glascoed Guest House, Llandudno, Wales

© TripAdvisor Take a relaxing nap in comfortable beds, or enjoy a cool drink on the patio — Glascoed Guest House offers a warm bed-and-breakfast experience. 

© TripAdvisor Book on TripAdvisor for an average of $94 (£67).

2. The 4ROOMS, Porto, Portugal

© TripAdvisor Reconstructed and designed by acclaimed architect Eduardo Souto de Moura, 4Rooms is located in the heritage old Foz district, where the Douro River meets the Atlantic Ocean.

© TripAdvisor Book on TripAdvisor for an average of $118 (£84).

1. Artist's Inn and Gallery, Terre Hill, Pennsylvania, United States

© TripAdvisor Relish gourmet food made from scratch with ingredients sourced from home gardens, and wander around the back roads and covered bridges of the spectacular region. 

© TripAdvisor Book on TripAdvisor for an average of $159 (£113).

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