Hostels in Otavalo, Ecuador

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

Hostels in Otavalo

The Traveler Hostel


Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The Traveler was originally built to be our home and as such, it provides a family-like environment which our guests will feel as soon as they step through our doors. Designed with upscale … More
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…coffee and eggs. Value Added Tax is included in all our prices in accordance with Ecuadorian regulations. Free wifi is available to all guests. In our Casa Imbabura we offer our guests … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…There are table games and a vintage eighties video game machine (with a nominal per-game charge), which is in mint condition and offers more than four hundred games. Fruit and coffee are included … More
Adventure Hostels Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Check out before 12:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes included. General: Reception 24 H No curfew" …"…Continue on Ruta Collas to your destination in Provincia de Imbabura 1 h … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Youth Hostel
"…00 to 23.00 Check out before 12.00 Payment upon arrival by cash Taxes included Breakfast not included General: 24 hours reception. No curfew" …"The nearest airport is Quito Mariscal … More

Hostal La Luna


Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Quiet Rest
"…It is set in an extremely beautiful location away from the noise of the city, perfect to enjoy the nature, go for a few hikes, or alternatively do nothing but chill. The restaurant is a bit on the … More

Hotels in Otavalo

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Hostal Otavalos Inn


Free Breakfast
"…The night view is nice and it's the best spot in the hostel. Unfortunately, it lacks illumination. Summary The hostel does not easily fit the typical Western concept of hosteling. Though … More

Acoma Hotel


Free Breakfast
"…Check out before 12:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. Pay with card + 5%.This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival. Cancellation policy: 72 h before … More

Guest Houses in Otavalo

"…All rooms have views of the city, mountains and main tourist icons of the city, all rooms have water and hot shower, tv, garage, wifi, and daily cleaning, the quadruple rooms are made up of a bunk … More
"…Many rooms to choose from. Two kitchens. Location is perfect for getting to all the wonderful places. Best of all is you get to meet Roberto (owner) and his helpful attendant Milton. These people … More
"…Check-in time starts at 2 pm. Check-out time is 10 am. Payment types accepted at this property: cash only. Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival. Taxes included. Breakfast … More
"…Este pequeño alojamiento familiar se encarga de brindarles un servicio personalizado en cada detalle, con la finalidad de que usted se sienta con total seguridad y tranquilidad como en casa. Este … More

Hostels in Otavalo, Ecuador

6 hostels available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Otavalo (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 Otavalo.

 Downtown Otavalo

Otavalo is a town of approximately 50,000 inhabitants and is a short just over two hour hop from Quitos Terminal Norte and a common staging post for those heading there from Colombia or those going in the other direction.

This is a bustling town famous for its wonderful indigenous Saturday market where literally hundreds of sellers descend on the town to sell everything from bows and arrows to hammocks and Llama skin boots. Its a feast for the senses on this day. There is a market in the Plaza de Ponchos daily but it is dwarfed by the Saturday megalith. The market has been held here for hundreds of years.

Most of the Otavalo hostels and other accommodations are near to the Plaza de Ponchos are there are many to choose from to suit all budgets. They tend to be quite expensive compared to what you would pay outside of Quito normally in Ecuador and prices rise at the weekends due to the market. It's probably a good idea to book ahead if you plan to arrive on a Friday. For those with cash to splash there are more expensive haciendas which are available out of town

The town is thriving and there is a good selection of restaurants, cafes, banks, crafts shops, designer label shops. Everything you need for a comfortable stay is here.

In addition to the market there are a variety of walks that you can do without a guide to nearby waterfalls and lagoons. These are not too strenuous and are only an hour or two long. Nightlife picks up on the weekend and the streets can be busy and the locals are friendly. There are festivals throughout the year and the Fiesta del Yamor is held at the end of August and is a colorful parade of floats and dancers and competitions.

Otavalo 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 Otavalo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 6
Average dorm price $13
Average private room price $45
Cheapest hostel in Otavalo El Tio Hostal with $9
Party hostels in Otavalo Hosteria Rose Cottage (2 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 9

FAQ about Otavalo Hostels

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5 Best Hostels in Otavalo

5 Best Hostels in Otavalo

3 Hostels in Otavalo with Private Rooms

3 Hostels in Otavalo with Private Rooms

5 Cheapest Hostels in Otavalo

5 Cheapest Hostels in Otavalo

Other Nearby Cities

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Ibarra (20 Km / 13 mi.)
Tababela (48 Km / 30 mi.)
Galapagos (54 Km / 33 mi.)
Quito (59 Km / 37 mi.)
Mindo (65 Km / 40 mi.)
Machachi (89 Km / 56 mi.)

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