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Juan Leon Mera
La Mariscal District
Sector San Blas
Quito / Mariscal Sucre
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Perched in spectacular glory in the midst of the Andes and with a UNESCO World Heritage site to boot, Quito, the capital city of Ecuador, will take your breath away in more ways than one. With restaurants and nightlife to suit any taste, indigenous markets pulsing with energy and an array of lookouts offering breathtaking panoramas over the city, many travelers to Quito hostels find themselves reluctant to leave. Possibilities for day trips are seemingly endless with easy bus connections and tours on offer to places in and around the city.
Hostels in Quito are congregated mainly in the Mariscal Sucre neighbourhood, the so-called “new town” that’s awash in businesses designed to capture tourist dollars; from international restaurants, to boutique hotels, to cafes and bars and internet cafes, backpackers of every stripe can be found wandering its streets. Just a 20-minute walk away – but worlds apart – is another prime location for Quito hostel: the “old town”, which is the UNESCO World Heritage colonial center, is steeped in history and offers a lively and authentic glimpse of vibrant local culture. Both neighborhoods can be reached by public transit from the airport and bus stations.
Crime can still be a problem when you stay at a Quito hostel, however, so keep your eyes open and one hand on your bags. With a dose of common sense and some reasonable precautions, though, many travelers have no trouble in Quito.
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Posada del Maple
"La Posada del Maple is well located right within Quito's New Town, where most backpackers stay. It is only a few metres from Av. 6 de Diciembre along which runs the Ecovia, one of the cheap and fast public transport systems in Quito. Juan Rodríguez is halfway between two stops, Manuela Coñizares and La Cólon. When first arriving with your pack the easiest way to get to La Posada del Maple is to use the taxis. Always agree the price before...
The Secret Garden Quito
Sector San Blas
"The Secret Garden has a reputation as the best hostel in Quito -- after you’ve paid a visit, you just might agree. It’s owned by an Ecuadorian-Australian couple and staffed by backpacker volunteers, and an on-site travel agency offers some of the best advice around for journeys throughout Ecuador. The Location The Secret Garden is located in Quito’s Old Town, in sector San Blas. It’s on a quiet street but within easy reach of the main...
La Casona de Mario
"We can offer everything you need: a place where you can feel at home. A friendly atmosphere, run by an Argentinian and German couple. There is a well equipped kitchen for your own use, a garden, washing facilities, cable TV, a parking area, luggage storage and hot water 24 hours a day.Double or triple rooms available with shared baths. English, German and French spoken. We are situated in a safe and quiet neighbourhood close to the new...
Hostal Casa Kanela
"Relaxed atmosphere, great hospitality - Relaxed and down to earth, very clean. The staff were very kind. Good breakfast, good coffee, free internet, convenient location, including one block from ATM. No laundry service in-house when I visited, but several close by. I don't know how well the other staff speak English or other foreign languages -- I didn't try, but one (the owner?) seemed to speak English quite well." … "…...
"The old adage "Don't judge a book by its cover" certainly applies here at Hostel Revolution. The simple exterior of this hostel may not look like much but venture inside and you will be pleasantly surprised. This is a great hostel -- spacious and friendly -- but it is pretty small though so it is safest to book in advance as it is often fully booked. The Location This hostel is located on the borders of the Old and New Town making it...
Travellers Inn - Amazon Inn Hostel
La Mariscal District
"Very safe - The staff here have been very helpful. Breakfast is awesome and they provide tours and Spanish lessons if you want some extra guidance in a new place. If you're looking for a safe and family oriented place to stay, this is it." … "… The Best and Cheapest Tours, Nice and Friendly Staff, Credit card payments only Visa and Mastercard with 8% surcharge and Lots More...! We have very reasonable rates for airport...
El Centro del Mundo Hostel
"El Centro del Mundo Hostel is a huge maze of a house located in a convenient area of Quito. There's tons of information on the walls, it´s cheap and safe, and has a cool atmosphere. The Location El Centro del Mundo is located in the tourist area of New Town. In the same block are tons of other hostels, bars, restaurants, bookshops, and internet cafes. It´s close to a stop on the Ecovia bus line and about a fifteen-minute walk down Colon...
"Blue House is set in a large house in a touristy, central area in Quito. It has nice rooms, fairly good facilities, friendly staff, a relaxed atmosphere, and it's clean and safe. The Location The hostel is located in a nice area in the New Town in Quito. The surrounding area has lots of other hotels/hostels, lots of restaurants and bars, travel agencies, internet cafes, bookshops, and some smaller shops. There have been a couple of...
Hostal Backpackers' Inn
"Shower rarely hot - Hostel is relatively quiet but very close to the party scene. Kitchen is big and clean. Communal area is ok, but the TV was used by the staff all night. WiFi was often slow. You can't use USB on the PC. There is one communal toilet without shower at the base level and one communal bathroom with shower upstairs but I had it only hot for maybe 3 minutes. Next morning it was still cold. The staff was really helpful with...
"… call a taxi for you for other outings as well. He has particular drivers who work with him. He can also help you with bus transportation. It is a hostel, and thus bathrooms are shared. (There are some rooms with privae baths available.) There is comaradarie with travelers from around the world. A shared kitchen and common living room facilitates this. The place is clean and I always felt my belongings were secure. Paddlocks...
La Guayunga Hostal
"Can't keep a reservation, and surly to boot! - We showed up at 8pm, with our reservation. The surly receptionist told us they had given our room to people who missed their flight, and there were no rooms left. When we asked why our reservation wasn't honored, she became extremely rude, yelling at us in Spanish, so we left and went to a much better hostal down the street. Avoid this place." … "… socialize with other travelers....
Hostal Guapulo Inti
"Welcome to the best hostel in Quito, we are a family that offer you a house in Quito, wich have aquiet environment, safe place, and in the middle of the world. We have a lot of activities for you, table tenis, bbq, garden, internet wi-fi, restaurant, and more." … "… have big double beds in some of our dorms. The rooms and bathrooms are cleaned daily and we provide fresh towels for you. There is piping hot water for the showers...
"… the party started is ready to make this one of the most memorable experiences. see ya all, nos vemos !!! VOLUNTEER WITH US ! looking for staff ! ask more. Despite non-availability on line there is always extra spots, contact us for more info. peace out ! Vibes Team check in: 14:00(before if available) check out: 11:00 credit cards not accepted cancellation policy 48 hours group bookings not accepted We do not accept...
"There is a common area, studio, reading area, terrace, fully equipped kitchen, internet, Wi-Fi, cable TV and dining room. This house is really cosy and comfortable and the family that run the house is friendly and easygoing. The residence has 6 simple rooms that can sleep 2 or 3 people can be in them. They each have wide living rooms with Cable, DVD facilities, Wi-Fi, a computer and printer, wide reading ground, 2 roofs, study, capacitating...
"Finally, a hostel with a name that reflects what it offers -- Community Hostel really does have a sense of community. It is a friendly, vibrant place with a great location in Quito’s colonial district. Its assets include amazing views and even more amazing beds. The Location This hostel is directly opposite the buzzing Mercardo Central and walking distance to the sights of Quito’s Old Town. The Ecovia bus stops at La Marin, a...
"… We offer wide range activities to explore Andean landscape, such as cultural tours, biking, horseback riding, climbing and hiking tours. Hosteria Papagayo provides not only a prefect atmosphere in which to relax, but also offers an ideal place to acclimatize, at 3,200 meters above sea level. History of the hosteria: In 1829 the Marquis of Solanda and Villarocha, who was the wife of Mariscal Antonio Jose de Sucre, owned these lands...
"Recently restored house, located in the historic center of Quito, a few minutes from the main tourist attractions. We have 600 m2 of construction, 3 floors with a total of 20 beds in 3 rooms. Each room has a private bathroom and hot water and padlocked lockers. The rooms are bright, spacious, comfortable and clean. There are also very comfortable social areas, kitchen available to guests, WiFi and BBQ terrace! Please note :...
BoutiQuito Design Hostel
"… is a Hostel that is different from any other Hostel in Quito, Ecuador. We have carefully designed every space inside and outside the house so that guests feel at home when staying with us. We have a living area with a chimney which we light up at night to make the Hostel feel even more cozy. In BoutiQuito we strive to give our guests a personalized service re-defining a Hostel stay. In BoutiQuito we have private bedrooms and shared...
Hostal Quito Cultural
"Located on the hearth of the Old Tonw, surrounded by the historical and cultural buildings of the city (Flores y Chile), our hostel offers comfortable rooms with private bath,24 hour hot water, free internet,wi-fi, towels, tour information and trip reservations, spanish lessons at home, cafeteria, breakfast, airport pick up and more." … "… style of the School of Quito, and has twenty clean rooms, all with comfortable beds and...
The Magic Bean
"The Magic Bean is a small hostel in the New Town district of Quito, with only four rooms. Two are communal dorms with four bunks in each and a shared bathroom. They have no access to cooking facilities. One of the other rooms has a private bathroom and a kitchen. The hostel is like a big house, with all rooms entered via the landing on the first floor. The landing also serves as a common area, with a comfortable settee, a small book...
Research Station, Bellasvista Cloud Forest Reserve
c/o Jorge Washington E7-23 y 6 Diciembre
TAMBOPAXI - 3750 meter above sea level
"… active volcanoes in the world, but also surrounded by tiny, picturesque Andean villages within the Amazon's superior basin. Our 70 seat restaurant is open year round and offers a unique and comfortable ambience with a spectacular view of the volcanic Cotopaxi mountain, as well as Sincholagua, Pasochoa, Imbabura, Mojanda and Cotocachi. Local or international tourists, groups, clubs, travel agencies, organisations and institutes...
Hostal/Cafe El Cafecito Quito
"… variety of breakfasts, vegetarian meals, excellent homemade desserts, selection of coffee/tea drinks and "happy hour" from 5pm to 7pm. At the daytime enjoy a nice break in our garden and at night come in and have a seat for a light meal by the fire in a candlelit atmosphere. In the Hostel, an international meeting place for travellers of all walks, we offer: Dorms (4 and 5 person) Single rooms with shared baths Matrimonial (queen...
"… and beautiful areas in common with plenty of natural light and a large courtyard with barbecue. We offer: Single, double room & Dorms rooms Free Internet Excellent Location Qualified staff is ready to assist you 24 hours a day Fully equipped kitchen with dining area Cable TV room Spacious common area with lounge bar Playstation2 Laundry facilities Housekeeping Big Lockers Tourism Information Public Telephone Bike rentals...
The blue door housing
"… and Drug Stores within walking distance. Easy access to Public Transportation*Laundry Service (Extra) My house offers lots of space for big or small families, short and long term guests. Personally recommend to bring a light jacket since the weather in Quito varies a lot in a day. Please Note: Cancellation policy: 72 h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your...
La Casa Sol Bed & Breakfast
"I stayed here on the last night before flying back home. Very clean, and the staff are excellent. There are many restaurants within walking distance of the hostel. There's a fireplace in the lobby, and a TV room for guests. The breakfast room is very nice. The courtyard is small but very nice. Rooms are a nice size. Beds are comfortable. No parking area is available." … "… an intimate place for travelers to relax and feel like...
Sol de Quito
"… you will realize it is unique in Ecuador. Everywhere you look, from the floors to the doors, its furniture, the paintings and the carvings covering the walls are all part of the Ecuadorian culture. "Walking in our hotel is like walking in a museum" The meticulous attention at maintaining our premises true to our national patrimony makes Sol de Quito museum hotel stand out from the rest of hotels in Ecuador. Its convenient central...
"… area so that the guests stay at our hostel calmly and safely. Secure and opened 24 hours!! There is a restaurant in the hostel run by Japanese and Ecuadorian chefs who will serve you the best Japanese and Ecuadorian food in Quito for reasonable price. Of course the breakfast is included for guests with Ecuadorian Organic Coffee which will make you ready for the trip. We will accept the request what you would like to eat for your...
"Good place in Quito - The location is between old and new town, a block north of the Eugenio Espejo hospital. Its about a fifteen-minute walk to old town, and safe to walk, at least during the day. Very clean beds, the best hot showers in Ecuador that we found, and helpful staff. The on-site restaurant is a bit overpriced by Ecuador standards for breakfasts and pizza, but they have specials before 6 p.m. that arent so pricey. There are also a...
Hostal Oasis Quito
"Owned by the same family who runs the big Chinese restaurant downstairs, Hostal Oasis is brand new and spotlessly clean. The rooms are spartan with just a bed, chair, a nightstand, modern bathrooms and 24-hour hot water. The best rooms overlook the street, because they are light and airy and provide excellent people-watching. If you're not put off that Hostal Oasis doesn't draw a lot of people, so you might be one of the only guests. Then,...
Hostal Monique - Quito
"… your family and friends at any time of the day * You can choose between bringing your clothes to a nearby laundry or having them washed by our own house laundry for a small fee * We offer not only fresh brewed coffee, but also a delicious buffet-breakfast that is already included in the price of the rooms. Delicious! * We offer day trips to Ecuador's hidden treasures, for those that prefer a private and worry-free trip. If you...
"… by car you can reach the old city, the finance district and the bus stop that connects to the main north and south bus stations of Quito. The house is surrounded by a beautiful forest and has a nice garden where you can watch some hummingbirds. From 3 very peaceful, comfortable and sunny rooms you can have a great view of the city. In Casa Colirbi you can ask about some unknown and beautiful places to visit in Ecuador and also the...
Galapagos Natural Life
"… more than 200 DVDs in English so you can enjoy many movies. We also with the Internet where you can use at any time of day or night if you want to communicate with your family anywhere in the world, any time you can use your skype. The interesting thing about our property is the location in the tourism sector of the capital, 'the Mariscal', have many entertainment places and virtually all those close to the bus station is just 15...
"Just for this week 15% off in private roomsTourist Inn is located in the business center of Quito, and a few blocks from Mariscal Av, It is a modern property that retains a sense of Quito's long history, designed specifically for our guests, Come and discover the marvels of Ecuador with us, Tourist Inn, and receive a warm welcome at our family run property.we are waiting for you come and enjoy Tourist Inn 'your home out of home'" …...
"… city is the Mariscal neighborhood called LA ZONA it is a place where foreigners and Ecuadorian people have a good time and enjoy incredible bars, restaurants, cafeterias, etc- By taxi 5 minutes 2O minutes walking. Transportation Eco Via 1 minute to the North of the city Trole bus 3 ninutes it crosses all the city from the North to the South . Metro from the downtown to the North of the city , it also goes to the...
"Feel the warmth of an atmosphere full of history that reveals the beauty and good taste of ancient times families in downtown Quito. Mia Leticia has always been known for providing quality service and comfort, with a high professional level it is quiet, safe and welcoming. The Guesthouse is set in a traditional structure made of typical materials. It combines wood, adobe and other natural features that offer a warm environment conducive...
Hostal Belmont Plaza
"… In the hostal is prohibited all kind of alcohol (beer, whisky, wine, etc) Apart from that we have, internet Access, Web Access in Lobby, Wi-Fi in Lobby, Common Room, Outdoor Terraced Area, Linen Included, Security Lockers, Reading Light, BBQ Area, 24 Hour Security, Tours Desk and Luggage Storage, We speak Spanish, English and Russian. Also we can help you if you get sick, because his owner is a doctor. Please note that by...
St. Gallen Haus
"… of the city of Quito. St. Gallen Haus, Suites and Host Families were designed as the ideal place to stay, whether short or long term accommodation, and is a place where students and residents will experience the warmth of Latin heat and a special touch of European style that will make them feel at home. The organization consists of three main branches: the first is a student residence of 560m2 with capacity of up to eighteen...
Hostal del Piamonte
"It\'s undoubtedly one of the most charming properties in the Plaza Foch area. The cultural mix is evident in every detail of our colorful House, as well as the various flavors of our \'Caffee & Internet Torino\'. Another service that we offer is \'MarcDrive Rent-a-Car\', for national and international tourists, executives or any client requiring a car for business or pleasure. * Check in: 13:00 pm * Check out: 12:00 pm *...
Hostal La Posada Colonial
"… In other words: The quality-price ratio is unbeatable compared to any other hostel/hotel in Quito. The property is 50 meters close to the 'Cumandá Bus Station' which takes you anywhere within the city (Buses cost only 25 cents). It is also only two blocks far from 'La Ronda' which is a beautiful picturesque street full of restaurants, pubs with live music and typical ecuadorian places. You can see 'El Panecillo' (symbolic...
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Quito Travel Tips & Suggestions
Tourists need to avoid the district calle Amazona at night alone in Quito. There is a red light district that leads up to the bario Floresta in Quito.
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