Best Places for Backpackers in Quito, Ecuador.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Quito, Ecuador.

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Top 50 hostels in Quito, Ecuador.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Quito, Ecuador.

1
Hotel Vieja Cuba

100 /100

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Hotel Vieja Cuba

The charming Hotel Vieja Cuba with its warm and cosy atmosphere is a place of quietness right in the heart of Quito's vibrant tourist area, the La Mariscal district. Located close to lively cafes and restaurants, shopping centers and boutiques, it's situated only 10 kms/6.2 miles from the Internatio...
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Dawn

98 /100

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Dawn's Lodge

JUMBO LODGING THE ORGANIC FARM is located on IMBABURA PROVINCE -INTAG AREA AND now is ready to welcome you! specially the lovers of Nature: WATERFALL HIKING- RIDING HORSES- BIRD WATCHING: cocks of the rock and OIL birds- HOT SPRINGS WATER- BEAR AND MONKEYS- NICE RIVERS FOR SWIMMING - CHOCOLATE AND...
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El Patio Hostel Quito

96 /100

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El Patio Hostel Quito

El Patio Hostel has beautiful shared rooms with solid wood beds (King Single 105x190cm), new mattresses, best-quality cotton linens, free towels and big storage lockers. The hostel offers free high-speed wifi, tidy bathrooms with hot water, fully equipped kitchen, offering our guests a great value....
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The Quito Guest House with Yellow Balconies

96 /100

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The Quito Guest House with Yellow Balconies

The Quito Guest House with Yellow Balconies is a cozy, friendly, ecuadorian family run hostal, located in a middle class neighborhood in the limit between historical colonial Quito and Modern new Quito. We offer 4 independant ensuite rooms, with comfortable beds, clean bathrooms, with additional s...
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Hostel Revolution

95 /100

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Hostel Revolution

Welcome! Bienvenidos to Hostel Revolution - a friendly, small, chilled Backpacker hostel in the historical part of Quito. Our hostel was created by Backpackers for Backpackers and provides an excellent base for travellers who would prefer to stay in the Old Centre of Quito. The La Mariscal area (...
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Casa Carpedm

94 /100

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Casa Carpedm

Awarded HOSTELWORLD 2018 1st, Country Winners Ecuador, 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award. A quiet alternative guesthouse for those looking to re-boot, re-energize and re-charge. Carpedm Adventures was founded in 2007 and has been successful offering programs such as Galapagos, Amazon and Qui...
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Masaya Hostel Quito

93 /100

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Masaya Hostel Quito

You can now enjoy the perfect hostel experience while on the Andean Capital. Sit back and enjoy the unique Masaya hospitality while soaking up the sun and the volcanoes surrounding Quito! Masaya hostel is passionate about Ecuador and travel; our aim is to give you the opportunity to dive in the l...
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Travellers Inn

92 /100

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Travellers Inn

Free airport pick up OR drop off for hotels bills greater than $200,00. If not on condition ask for our rates. FREE luggage store, for our customers if coming back to stay. Many tours avaliable (ask for availability and prices): - Galapagos Last Minute cruises - Cuyabeno (Amazonas Rainfores...
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Friends hostel

92 /100

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Friends hostel

Welcome to Friends Hostel Quito !!! An exclusive and unique place. Awarded and recognized for its location and attention We are located in the historical center of Quito, next to the most visited tourist spots, such as Plaza de Independencia, Panecillo and Calle de la Ronda. The hostel of Friend...
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Rebel Hostel

92 /100

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Rebel Hostel

Rebel Hostel is a small luxury pod hostel in the historic center of Quito. Located in a remodeled historic colonial home, we have large social areas including a large modern and fully stocked kitchen and dining area and two chill lounges in our patios of which one is a smoking area with a retractabl...
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Community Hostel

92 /100

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Community Hostel

Would you like to meet people? That is what we are best at! Centered around our large communal table and daily activities, from Salsa nights out on the town, movie nights, to the one and only Pub Crawl Quito, this is the place to link up with other travelers (scroll down and view our full list of we...
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Hump Day Hostel

91 /100

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Hump Day Hostel

Hump Day Hostel policies and conditions: Check-in time starts at 2 pm. Check-out time is 11.30 am. Payment types accepted at this property: only cash. Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival. Taxes not included - 22%. Breakfast included. General: 24-hour reception....
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Papucho´s Guest House

91 /100

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Papucho´s Guest House

Papucho's Guest House Guests offers comfortable rooms and suites, include private or shared bathroom. Our service include continental breakfast, free wifi and laundry service. Papucho's Guest House is located in El Batán a residential area in the North of Quito. In the Guanguitagua street you ca...
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Colonial House Quito

91 /100

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Colonial House Quito

Colonial house is located in the Old Town, the heart of Quito and only a few steps away to the landmarks and premier sites of the capital. The friendly international volunteers will help you to find the most interesting things to do in Quito and will advise you fun activities such as the Daily Fr...
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El Hostelito

91 /100

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El Hostelito

*BEST FOR 2PAX IN OUR QUEEN PODS!! **FREE GUAPULO CHURCH & SUNSET FOOD TOUR MONDAY TO FRIDAY @5:30pm *OUR HOMEY LA FLORESTA/GUAPULO LOCATION- Mi Casa Es Tu Casa Neighborhood where one grows up safe and where you can live like a local whilst being close to all tourist sites. Where families grow u...
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Color House Petite

91 /100

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Color House Petite

Color House Petite occupies a small house, but with comfortable spaces full of light and color, it is close to everything a tourist could wish for. Restaurants, cafes, supermarkets. And within walking distance of all the interesting places in the city, and with transportation to connect to any of th...
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Hostal Juana de Arco

90 /100

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Hostal Juana de Arco

The Hostal is considered a heritage house in the historic centre of Quito. We have 30 beautiful and cozy rooms, where you could enjoy a familiar and calm environment within the establishment. The hotel has two kitchens for exclusive use of our guests and coming soon we will open a 'green space' for...
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Hostal Belmont Plaza

90 /100

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Hostal Belmont Plaza

Our Guest house is located 5 minutes from the Historical Center(Old Town)of Quito, famous for its churches, squares, museums and other important buildings, and 20 minutes from the New Town (walking). We are conveniently located one block from all major public transportation. Enjoy all our facilities...
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Selina Quito

89 /100

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Selina Quito

Selina Quito is a haven for nomads, travelers, and explorers redefining what it means to travel, work, and explore. Selina is not just accommodation. Yes, we offer (gorgeous, beautifully-designed) places to stay. More than that, we offer a place to connect with others. Find the perfect work-life...
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The Secret Garden Quito

89 /100

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The Secret Garden Quito

Awarded 2014 Best Hostal in Ecuador, The Secret Garden is a friendly Australian/Ecuadorian run hostel conveniently located in a quiet, authentic cobble-stone street in central colonial Quito. The rooftop terrace enjoys spectacular views of the city. It's a great place to meet fellow travellers,.enjo...
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Minka Hostel

89 /100

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Minka Hostel

The best hostel in Quito! Great location, in the heart of historic center! Discover our renovated cozy common areas and try out our breakfast! Enjoy our fast and free wi-fi connection, kitchen facilities, daily activities and laundry service. Do you need help to plan your trip in Ecuador? W...
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Huasi Lodge

89 /100

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Huasi Lodge

“Huasi” in Quitchua means house and here at Huasi Lodge we want you to feel like home. The services that we offered at our property is a comfortable bed in a shared or private room, Breakfast available at $3 p/p, bathrooms with hot shower, a snack bar, free WiFi in public areas and of course a frien...
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Blue House

87 /100

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Blue House

! Hi please come in and look around. The warmest welcome to Blue House youth hostel & really your home away from home, a place that caters for you, Our aim: is to make your stay at the hostel an unforgettable experience and of course, we are willing to give our best to help you to discover the h...
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Home of David

86 /100

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Home of David's Friends

Home of David's Friends is a flat located at the Historical Center, here you can feel like in your home, because we treath our customers like our friends and family. Home of David's Friends feature free Wi-Fi throughout the property and private parking is available on site. The Hostel contains wi...
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Mogens Pod Hostel

86 /100

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Mogens Pod Hostel

Book your stay at our BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED OLD MANSION that has it all: -Great location -Cafe that serves great food at a cheap price -Breakfast for $1.50 pp -Highest quality beds, pillows and blankets in pods that give you the best sleep and privacy -In house bar, but quiet sleeping area -M...
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Hostal Royal House

86 /100

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Hostal Royal House

Hostal Royal House is a friendly hotel located in the centre of Quito, 1.1 km from El Ejido Park and 500 meters from Plaza Foch. Perfect location for your stay in Quito. Hostal Royal House offers all amenities and comfort for a good stay. There is a 24-hour front-desk, free Wi-Fi access and shared k...
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L

86 /100

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L'Auberge INN

Swiss owned since 1995,L'Auberge INN ​is a backpackers hostel located between the two main centers of interest in the ecuadorian capital ​,​the modern town with the Mariscal Area and the colonial Quito. Built in a way to offer you a convivial, safe and clean place, we also provide any facilities...
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Hostal Quito Backpacker

86 /100

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Hostal Quito Backpacker

Hostal Quito Backpacker Guesthouse: We are located in the Historic Center of Quito, a place where you can enjoy, hike and appreciate the beauty of ancient and colonial architecture of churches, houses, museums, squares and parks. Our hostel, also with its colonial style, is located in the San Bla...
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Heritage Inn

84 /100

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Heritage Inn

It is a colonial house entirely renovated for your comfort. A cozy and familiar atmosphere is given by all the staff that will try to solve any situation you have. We have a lot of experience in the tourism industry so your safe and nice stay will e guaranteed. In La Mariscal, the main tourist ar...
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Posada del Maple

83 /100

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Posada del Maple

Hostel Posada del Maple Has been serving world travellers since 1991. The perfect place to begin your adventure. Share with travellers from different countries while enjoying breakfast or planning your day. Located in the most beautiful and quiet street of La Mariscal, which is the heart of Quit...
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Mia Leticia

83 /100

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Mia Leticia

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 se...
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Vibes Hostel

83 /100

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Vibes Hostel

As travellers ourselves we want to offer you the best of service and facilities in a place designed for relaxation where away from being a party hostel you can enjoy the freedom of linking up with travellers and locals in a safe and fun environment in our bar with craft beer, home made pizza and dai...
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El Cafecito Quito

81 /100

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El Cafecito Quito

El Cafecito is a cozy hostel setting with an equally charming café/restaurant. It poses as a house with a nicely kept garden from the outside, while on the interior appears as the perfect calm setting to grab a cup of our astoundingly high rated coffee. The atmosphere welcomes people into the family...
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Arco Del Sol Quito

80 /100

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Arco Del Sol Quito

The hostel Arco del Sol is located in the tourist center of the city of Quito, easy access to public transportation. Perfect location. The hostel offers comfortable rooms and access to a shared kitchen. At Arco del Sol you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a snack bar. Other facilities of...
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Casa Helbling

80 /100

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Casa Helbling

Casa Helbling is a very warm house and you will feel at home. We got a barbecue/chimney and many terraces where you can relax. Our reception is open 24 hours and you can enjoy drinks all day long. We have a kitchen where you can cook with all the equipment you might need. In the mornings we serve...
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Hostal La Posada Colonial

79 /100

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Hostal La Posada Colonial

Fantastic colonial property very well located in the old town of Quito. It has a great cozy atmosphere in the middle of a cobble-stone street. It is administered and attended by the owner himself. Services included in the price: Wi-fi (free internet), well equipped kitchen, reception 24 hours, resta...
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Hostel Quinta Carlota

79 /100

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Hostel Quinta Carlota

Our services include payed shuttle to and from the airport. We also provide daily transportation to downtown Quito. Quinta Carlota has large green spaces, shared kitchen, games room, BBQ area, outdoor pool available 24h and sports area. Free parking and Breakfast $4. We also offer travel packages...
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Hotel Gran Quitumbe

77 /100

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Hotel Gran Quitumbe

Hotel Gran Quitumbe is a new modern hotel that offers 24-hour reception, cafeteria for breakfast, and rooms with wheelchair access, parking, and additional cost direct shuttle from the airport to the hotel. We also offer free city map, Laundry Facilities and Safe Deposit Box. Hotel Gran Quitumbe...
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Discovery Quito Hostel

77 /100

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Discovery Quito Hostel

We have private rooms, with Queen beds, LED Satelital TV, Sharing rooms with full beds. Besides the 40 churches, 16 convents and monastery’s , 12 museums and rich cultural heritage, you can also find parks and greats craft markets. After La Paz Bolivia, Quito is the second highest capital city...
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Hotel Yumbo Imperial

74 /100

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Hotel Yumbo Imperial

We offer rooms with free wifi and cable tv, we have single rooms , double rooms, and triple rooms with shared or private bathroom at very low rates. We offer 24-hour reception, concierge, tourist information, luggage storage, laundry and ironing facilities, coffee shop, continental breakfast (not...
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Blue House Old Town

73 /100

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Blue House Old Town

Hola! Welcome! Come and make yourself feel at home. Enjoy an authentic stay in the Centro Historico of Quito Ecuador. Our hostel is owned by a friendly, hospitable Ecuadorian Family. We are a nice hostel fit with all the amenities to make your stay enjoyable. We can accommodate single trave...
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Miguel Angel & Main Bus Terminal Quito

69 /100

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Miguel Angel & Main Bus Terminal Quito

If you are thinking to get to Quito and having a break in a hotel with comfortable rooms, this is your best option! The property is the key to visit all tourist places in Ecuador either by bus or walking. You can also take a bus to travel Peru and Colombia and South America. Next to the hotel the...
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Grand Hotel

67 /100

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Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel con ambiente familiar le ofrece habitaciones con baño privado, WIFI, TV cable y habitaciones con baño compartido con precios muy cómodos. Agua caliente 24 h. Grand hotel es de cuatro pisos con garaje y terrazas. Y con la capacidad (34 habitaciones) nuestro hotel aprovechan también los g...
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Filatelia Express

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Filatelia Express

Hotel Filatelia is located at the Mariscal district, sharing the block with the Hilton Hotel & the famous El Ejido park, Only 1 km from Quito’s historic centre and financial zone, Apartamentos Filatelia offers rooms and apartments with free WiFi. The property is 500 m from Casa de la Cultura Ecuator...
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New World Equateur

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New World Equateur

Welcome to New World Equateur, we are a hostel that within our category, we are one of the best. We offer a good price/quality ration comparing the quality of accommodation, services, security, location and responsibility. The hostel is located close to the Plaza Foch, point of reference of the Pink...
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Boutique Hotel Casa Foch

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Boutique Hotel Casa Foch

Casa Foch Boutique Hotel is a luxury Bed and Breakfast, with a superb location. You’ll find us just a block from Plaza Foch, Quito’s hottest night spot. Included in Quito’s inventoried historical homes, Casa Foch Boutique Hotel underwent a two-year renovation to intertwine minimalist design with o...
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Casa Agua Canela

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Casa Agua Canela

This house buiilt in 1932 is a colonial one but at the same time modern with all the amenities a tourist need when staying in Quito. Located close to the main entertainment and tourist mecca, the Mariscal district, but yet provides a peaceful neighborhood for those who want a little peace of mind....
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Hostal Alcala

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Hostal Alcala

We are located in the Mariscal district in Quito, an interesting mixture of homes, local business, shops, restaurants, clubs, hotels, art galleries, tour operators and travel agencies. We are just at one block away from Amazonas Avenue, one of the best-known avenues in Quito. This is the best pl...
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Hotel Bonaventure

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Hotel Bonaventure

The Hotel is located in the north of the city, just a few steps from Plaza Foch, and the tourist area of Quito. The area is an interesting mix of houses, businesses, shops, restaurants, bars, art galleries tour operators and travel agencies. Hotel Bonaventure offers you carpeted rooms with spacious...
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Aleidas Hostal

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Aleidas Hostal

Aleida’s Hostal is strategically located just five minutes away from La Mariscal in a safe, quiet, modern, and accessible area of Quito, in a house built in the 1950’s. Our goal is to provide outstanding accommodation for local and international tourists. With three floors and 501 square meters of...
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