Hostels in Mindo, Ecuador

7 hostels available. Prices start from $6 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Mindo

Youth Hostel
"Set in Mindo, Cinnamon House features free WiFi with 3 common areas, communal kitchen and a coffee shop/snack bar. Cinnamon House has an over all peaceful vibe and guests always fall in love with … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The stream and variety of plants and birds make for a very relaxing, peaceful setting. There are also some additional seats facing the river next to the dining area. Beyond this commmon area, … More
Adventure Hostels Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…It's busy on weekends with locals from nearby Quito and surroundings and international visitors, holds a definite charm, and is well worth visiting. The Location This area offers bird … More
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller
Calle Los Tucanes Pasaje Las Granalias More

Casa de Piedra

Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
Calle Julio Goetche, Barrio La Magdalena ... More

El Descanso

Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Youth Hostel
"…You will find more bird species here than almost anywhere in the world. Ask local guide Maria to take you and see the red rock rooster. And of course, I was very much taken by my gracious hostess … More
Party Hostel Youth Hostel
"…Payment upon arrival by cash, credit and debit card Taxes included Breakfast included General: Reception from 7.00 to 20.00 No curfew" …"If you decide to come by bus: From Quito, 2 hours … More

Hotels in Mindo

Mindo Real

Free Breakfast
"…This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival. Taxes included. Breakfast included. General: Reception open from 9am to 9pm. No curfew. Child friendly. The maximum period of … More
"…Reception from 07.30 to 19.00 No curfew No special conditions" …"Mariscal Sucre Airport Quito Airport (UIO), Ecuador 50min by bus Hourly Tababela US$8–34 Quito Terminal Aeroservicios Cumbayá … More

Guest Houses in Mindo

Hostal La Tranquilidad

Barrio El Progreso
"…General: No curfew. Child friendly. Non smoking. The maximum period of stay is of 14 days." …"From Quito: Go to Quito bus terminal South, take any bus towards Mindo. Some buses go into town … More

Mindo Green House

Free Breakfast
"…Each room has a private bathroom and balcony. Mindo Green House's Policies & Conditions: Check in from 11:00 to 11:00 . Check out before 13:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes … More

Hostels in Mindo, Ecuador

7 hostels available. Prices start from $6 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Mindo (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 Mindo.

 View of the town

Pretty little Mindo, Ecuador, is situated about a two-and-a-half-hour bus ride northwest of Quito. It is where the foothills of the Andes Mountain Range meet the Chocoan Lowlands. Mindo is eco-biologically diverse, boasting rare species of birds and frogs and multitudes of waterfalls; its natural wonders increasingly draw in nature lovers. Mindo is a breeze to travel to and from, it is well connected to Quito with regular buses running daily throughout the week from Quito's northern bus terminal.

The teeny tiny town of Mindo is surprisingly well set up for tourists, with an abundance of restaurants, fresh-food grocers, and trendy cafes selling organic produce. The local tourist information centre is able to assist holiday makers in planning their Mindo vacation and suggest anything from hiking trails to more adventurous activities. There are a number of tourist agencies that operate in Mindo that offer rafting, zip lining over forest canopies, and -- of course -- bird watching (which is famous in Mindo, due to the plethora of rare birds that inhabit the lush forests surrounding the town.

The magic of Mindo is that despite having been set up for tourists, it doesn't lose its small-town feel. In fact Mindo is so small, you can walk from one end to the other in a matter of minutes, and what's more, the friendly locals will be glad to help you out if you happen to need anything.

Mindo has a number of accommodation options, including some budget hotels and a number of hostels in Mindo, Ecuador. Hostels in Mindo, Ecuador, are mostly located in the streets that run off the main road or slightly out of town. Hostels in Mindo, Ecuador, tend to be located in beautiful, large, old wooden houses, many of which have onsite cafes or restaurants. Many hostels in Mindo, Ecuador, have great facilities such as hot showers, Wi-Fi, shared kitchen facilities, and spacious accommodation.

Written by local enthusiast for Mindo hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Mindo hostels Chloe

Mindo 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 Mindo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 7
Average dorm price $15
Average private room price $57
Cheapest hostel in Mindo Biohostal Mindo Cloud Forest Reserve with $18.5
Party hostels in Mindo Margarit Boutique Hostel (1 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 7.1

FAQ about Mindo Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Mindo. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

4 Best Hostels in Mindo

4 Best Hostels in Mindo

5 Cheapest Hostels in Mindo

5 Cheapest Hostels in Mindo

Other Nearby Cities

Quito (34 Km / 21 mi.)
Galapagos (45 Km / 28 mi.)
Tababela (50 Km / 31 mi.)
Puerto Quito (53 Km / 33 mi.)
Machachi (56 Km / 35 mi.)
Otavalo (65 Km / 40 mi.)
Cotacachi (69 Km / 43 mi.)

Travel Tips for Mindo - from the Community

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