Hostels in Latacunga, Ecuador

5 hostels available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Latacunga

Party Hostel Youth Hostel
"…Cuscungo Cotopaxi is located 500 meters walking from the Pan-American highway, if you are going to take a bus to Latacunga, Baños or Quito, the site is fully accessible if you come walking. … More
Party Hostel
"…The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Guests of Adventure climbers can enjoy a continental breakfast and play billiards at the accommodation. Adventure Climbers Hostel Policies & … More

Hostal Cafe Tiana

Free Breakfast
Youth Hostel
"…There is complimentary coffee and tea throughout the day, which is perfect for lounging around and reading in the patio. The Wi-Fi is off and on -- it's sometimes very fast, but often slow. At … More
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes included. It does not include breakfast General: Reception open 24/7. No curfew." …"The easiest way to get to our hostel is to walk approximately 15 … More

Hotels in Latacunga

"…Villa de Tacvnga is your center of adventure and peaceful rest. We are part of the new touristic corridor center. We put the Inn to your service and delight in Latacunga-Cotopaxi, We believe in … More
"…Hosteria Cotopaxi Tour Policy and Condition: Cancellation Policy: 1 days before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in … More

Guest Houses in Latacunga

"…In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 12:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 12:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes … More

Hostels in Latacunga, Ecuador

5 hostels available. Prices start from $8 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Latacunga (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Latacunga.

Latacunga is the capital of the Cotopaxi province in Ecuador, about 85 km south of Quito. It is only 25km from the Cotopaxi volcano, which is an active volcano but a popular hiking trek. Because of its nearness to the volcano, Latacunga lies in the path of destructive lahars and has rebuilt several times following eruptions. Despite this, a thriving old city lies hidden among the industrial and agricultural sprawl.

To get to Latacunga, you need to fly to Quito and then take a bus. There is an airport, but it doesn’t serve passenger flights. Quite is only an hour and a half to the north. Alternately, you can take a train from Guayaquil. Transport around town is relatively easy by local bus.

Most travellers who come to Latacunga tend to pass through on their way to the Parque Nacional Cotopaxi or to the Quilotoa Loop. If you’re searching for hostel accommodation in Latacunga, look no further than the main town square and Parque Vicente Leon; there are quite a few hostels right off there. Hostels here cater to backpackers and hikers alike so expect crowds eager to talk about their travels and compare notes on the hiking in Ecuador.

There are two festivals each year that are worth staying for, La Fiesta la Mama Negra. They both celebrate Mother Nature, and the Virgin, who is the “abogada y patrona del volcan” for stopping the eruption in 1742. Both festivals involve a lot of alcohol, dancing, massive street parties, and parades. If you’re in town when the festivals occur (which vary from year to year, so its best to ask), make sure to book your hostel in advance!

Hiking is one of the most popular activities here, in the Ecuadorian Andes. You must go with a guide and should have some alpine hiking experience, no matter what time of year you go. There’s also mountain biking in the summer, and there are several historic buildings in town.

Written by local enthusiast for Latacunga hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Latacunga hostels Jakob Lombardi

Latacunga Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Latacunga, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 5
Average dorm price $11
Average private room price $19
Cheapest hostel in Latacunga Hostal Cafe Tiana with $7
Party hostels in Latacunga Cuscungo Cotopaxi (4 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 5.2

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