Hostels in Quito, Ecuador

33 hostels available. Prices start from $3 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Quito

Posada del Maple

La Mariscal
Free Breakfast
Couples Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50)
"…The place was clean and the food was good. You really need to know some Spanish if you want to stay here. The atmosphere was very pleasant. We met lots of people from all over the world in the … More
Solo Traveller
"…It was kept very clean, the beds comfortable and the free wifi and internet worked well. Not a party hostel but a place to meet people of all ages and just relax, there is a bar (open until 11pm) … More
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…There is a free daily walking tour starting from here each day. Summary As suggested by the name, there truly is a community vibe at Community Hostel. Communal meals and events each evening … More
"…This property may pre authorise your card before arrival. Taxes included. Breakfast not included. No curfew. Non smoking." …"You can take public bus at the exit of airport to the terminal … More

Minka Hostel


Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…All the dorms have recently been fitted out with brand new, very comfortable bunk beds. There are bright and very warm blankets on the beds, which are made up each day for you, and they have … More

Colonial House

La Tola
Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…The hostel owner, Dante, is very helpful, as are his helpers. They helped me call the airport with my questions. Dante arranged a last-minute tour with family friends, as other tours were booked … More

El Patio Hostel

Reina Victoria
Free Breakfast
Female Solo Traveller Boutique Hostel
"…We are more than a noisy rooftop, We have MANY SPACES to hang out: The terrace with a cool urban garden (Spot the hummingbirds' family living at the tree), The Pergolita to chill and relax, and … More

Viajero Quito Hostel

San Diego
Free Breakfast
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Solo Traveller Boutique Hostel
"…From learning to Salsa to making your own empanadas we have something to involve every individual in discovering Ecuador Purpose-built for traveller, Viajero Quito is fully equipped: luxury … More

Rebel Hostel

San Blas
Free Breakfast
Quiet Rest
"…Our bilingual staff will assist you with your travel plans, places to see and places to go eat. For the foodies among you, we will point you to the best Ecuadorian, Mexican, Indian or vegetarian … More

The Secret Garden

San Blas
Free Breakfast
Couples Digital Nomads Solo Traveller
"…Highly recommend. Great location, safe place, lots of activities, and day trips leave the hostel. Definitely stay for dinner Wednesday nights to hear Solar perform their music and to hear the … More
Female Solo Traveller Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…There is also another area next to the main building. It is attached to the main building but you have to go outside and walk to the side of the building and there is another entrance. They also … More
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller
"…This location hosts daily classes that vary in style and intensity. We have activities that help you tap into the energy and culture of this city. Join our community for a little motivation – and … More
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The dormitory comes fitted with single twin beds, each with its own light above the bed. In addition, there are single, double, and triple rooms available as well. There is good Wi-Fi and enough … More
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
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Solo Traveller
"…Our breakfast is simple, yet fresh and as healthy as possible. 5. We are part of the CarpeDm Adventures Travel Agency. Booking day trips, Amazon Tours or even checking for Galapagos Last Minute … More

Hostal del Piamonte


Free Breakfast
Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest
"…Hostal del Piamonte lies in the heart of the nightlife in Quito, near Plaza Foch. Just a block from the central street, here you will find an abundance of clubs, bars, and places to eat on the … More

Vibes Aurik


Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Its self-proclaimed reputation for being a top-notch party hostel is a little exaggerated, but it remains a popular choice for the younger crowd (they even have a maximum age limit of thirty-eight … More

Huasi Lodge

San Blas
Couples Older travelers (+50)
"…Besides that, you have the historical center in walking distance as well as the bus station, with which you can easily go to the different tourist sights. The hostel itself is located in a … More

Mia Leticia


Free Breakfast
Older travelers (+50)
"…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 … More
Solo Traveller
"…We are improving our place because is a young hostel that each day is getting better. We have a kitchen and a big living room. It is located at Historical Center, in a popular called San Blas … More

Hostels in Quito, Ecuador

33 hostels available. Prices start from $3 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Quito (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 Quito.

 Plaza Foch

Quito is Ecuador’s capital city high in the Andes Mountains, but it’s also rich in Incan and missionary history. It’s built on the foundation of an ancient Incan city, has plenty of 16th and 17th century buildings, and a thriving Mariscal with bars, cafes, restaurants, and hotels. This is the travellers section, and if you’re keen to meet other backpackers, this is where to seek out a hostel. You can also visit the equator while in Quito. A small village north of the city holds the honour as “La Mitad del Mundo,” or “the middle of the world.” You can get here by bus.

Ecuador straddles the equator, but Quito can be quite cold due to its location at nearly two miles above sea level. It lies near the Pichincha, an active volcano in the Andes mountains. It is also the first (with Krakow, Poland) UNESCO World Heritage Site. This designation means that its one of the least-altered/best-preserved city centres. The first known mentions of the city are in the 16th century, which tells us that the city has been inhabited since the 10th century, but the present location wasn’t settled until the 16th. Quito, like most other South American cities, was at times an Incan city and a Spanish civilisation. There is a lot of missionary history here as well.

Hostel accommodation in Quito is prevalent; it all comes down to what you are doing and where you want to stay. The best area for travellers is the Mariscal, but if you are in town only in transit, you may find staying near the airport or bus station to be better for you. Hostels in Quito cater to everyone. The word sounds the same in Spanish (“hostal”) so you’ll have no problems asking a tourist kiosk for one!

Quito is a great city to explore, with a ton of museums, great nightlife, exciting culture, and more. Do not miss the Basilica del Voto Nacional - once the oldest and largest basilica in the Americas.

Written by local enthusiast for Quito hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Quito hostels Jakob Lombardi

Quito 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 Quito, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 33
Average dorm price $14
Average private room price $40
Cheapest hostel in Quito Escocie - Quito with $5.5
Party hostels in Quito Community Hostel (8 in total)
Most Quito hostels are located in San Blas, La Tola, La Mariscal
Average rating of all hostels 6.6

FAQ about Quito Hostels

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

9 Best Hostels in Quito

9 Best Hostels in Quito

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9 Hostels in Quito with Private Rooms

15 Cheapest Hostels in Quito

15 Cheapest Hostels in Quito

4 Party Hostels in Quito

4 Party Hostels in Quito

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Travel Tips for Quito - from the Community

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