Quito is the capital of Ecuador and sits high in the Andean foothills. This fascinating city is a perfect holiday getaway, regardless of whether you are a solo traveler, business traveler, couple or even a family. The city is surrounded by volcanoes and, on a bright day, the second-largest active volcano, Cotopaxi, can be seen. Be sure to explore Quito’s Old Town, it is the ideal spot to find delicious local restaurants. For those of you interested in architecture, you won’t want to miss the beautifully designed churches. Of course, no trip to Quito is complete without a stroll down the boutique and artisanal Calle de la Ronda. Finally, head slightly out of town and you’ll officially be standing at the center of the world, the equator. With all of that to plan, you’ll be looking for the most relaxing location to rest your head in the evening. We’ve found the best hostels in Quito, Ecuador, where you’ll be well looked after and feel refreshed every morning. Read on and discover Quito for yourself.
This stunning hostel will have you re-imaging your definition of the word ‘hostel’. No small and dark rooms here. Each of the rooms is bright and airy with beautiful colors. They are also each equipped with a wardrobe and a choice between a shared or private bathroom. Onsite, guests can also take full advantage of the bar and solarium.
Featuring free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and a terrace, the Masaya Hostel Quito Hostel offers colorful rooms in Quito. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar and a solarium. The 24-hour front desk ensures that you are always offered the best service and there are plenty of entertainment options onsite – from table tennis and darts to billiards.
This hostel is a great spot if you are hoping to meet fellow guests and enjoy your surroundings. Meals from the onsite restaurant are available in a family-style dining area and we love the boutique rooftop bar. There is a 24-hour front desk and family dormitories, so it is ideal for both solo travelers, couples and families. The location is within easy access to numerous theatres and the El Ejido Park Art Fair.
This hostel is in a great location – just 20 minutes from the Plaza Grande Square, an easy walk to Eugenio Espejo Ecovia station and with the Mariscal Sucre airport just an hour away. Thanks to the decor and attention to detail, we think that this pretty spot is ideal for a romantic getaway. You can be sure of excellent service, as the front desk is open 24-hours a day.
Additional onsite facilities include laundry services and entertainment, such as a pool table, computers and even a television room. The rooms all have private bathrooms and guests can have full access to the communal kitchen and garden.
Hostal L'Auberge Inn
Address: Av. Gran Colombia N15-200 y Yaguachi
Price: from 9 USD
First aid kit available Sun terrace Non-smoking throughout Billiards Laundry CCTV outside property Snack bar Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
This hostel boasts the excellent vibes of the city, which all guests can relish from the terrace. It is just 300 meters (984 feet) from the Sucre Theatre, so it is in an excellent location for exploring the local area. The rooms are bright and spacious and have wardrobes, flat-screen televisions and private bathrooms. There is free Wi-Fi and parking is available at an extra cost at this historical hostel.
We love the outdoor terrace at this hostel and the garden. The hostel is just 300 meters (984 feet) from the El Ejido Park Art Fair. The rooms are of an exceptionally high standard, being bright and spacious. There are a number of different room options available, so we’re sure you’ll find your ideal match. Guests are also welcome to use the shared lounge, access the 24-hour reception services and cook delicious meals in the communal kitchen. There is also free Wi-Fi throughout the property and airport transfers can be booked in advance.
Offering both private and dormitory-style bedrooms, this hostel is a great option for anyone who is looking for a smaller and friendly hostel to call a home base for a few days. We love that the dormitory rooms have only two bunk beds. It is worth noting that this property is adults only and all rooms have access to shared bathroom facilities. Guests will enjoy relaxing in the comfortable shared lounge and, in the warm months, using the barbecue facilities.
We’re impressed that there is also free Wi-Fi throughout the hostel, a tour desk, evening entertainment, an indoor pool and even a sauna. There are two breakfast options available to guests, an a la carte menu or a continental breakfast. Sounds ideal to us.
Address: Joaquín Pinto E8-55 y 6 de Diciembre
Price: from 15 USD
Sauna Pool cover Lockers Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays WiFi available in all areas Airport shuttle (additional charge) Thermometers for guests provided by property
This charming property feels very boutique. Although giving a big nod to its historical roots, it also offers some modern facilities, including flat-screen televisions and Blu-ray and DVD players in the rooms. There is also a modern fitness center, which guests can take full advantage of. Complimentary toiletries are also provided at this hostel and all rooms have private bathrooms. The Quito Mariscal Sucre airport is 17 km (10 miles) away and there is free parking available onsite.
HOTEL Quito Antiguo
Address: Joaquín Pinto E4-390 y Juan León Mera
Price: from 33 USD
Ironing service Car hire Tour desk Indoor play area Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Bar Room service
This boutique-style hostel offers spacious rooms with parquet flooring and walls. The rooms have an elegant yet country feel, so we’re sure you’ll soon be settled in. Each bedroom includes a television and private bathrooms. The communal living room has a fireplace and plenty of comfortable seating, so you can relax and unwind after a busy day exploring the local area.
There is also an American-style breakfast offered and the onsite restaurant specializes in local food, including, our favorite, empanadas. This hostel is also in a great location, just a one-minute walk to the bus station and free airport transfer is offered.
Address: La Pinta E4-435 y Av. Amazonas
Price: from 13 USD
Evening entertainment Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies CCTV outside property Internet services Hiking Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Car hire Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
This cozy and welcoming hostel is located within a stone’s throw from Foch Square. All of the rooms at the hostel have private bathrooms and cable televisions and there is Wi-Fi in some of the areas. We love that pets are allowed at the hostel at no extra charge, but prior notification is required. Guests can also make full use of the communal spaces which include a living room with a fireplace and a small outdoor patio area. An American breakfast is offered daily or guests can use the communal kitchen to prepare their own meals.
Hostal Posada del Maple
Address: Juan Rodríguez E8-49 y 6 de Diciembre
Price: from 12 USD
Fire extinguishers Pets allowed All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized 24-hour front desk Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Physical distancing in dining areas Luggage storage Tour desk
A little further out than some of the other hostels included on this list, this property is 3 km (1.8 miles) from the city center. The rooms are spacious and live up to hotel standards, with minibars, cable televisions, private bathrooms and laundry services provided. Meals can be prepared in the communal kitchen and guests will enjoy relaxing in the pretty outdoor garden. There is also an onsite bar with entertainment and a rooftop terrace. The property is 6 km (3.7 miles) from the Mariscal Sucre Airport and only a short walk to the Trolley Station.
Hotel Mitad del Mundo
Address: Joaquin Pinto 326
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With so much to see and do in Quito, Ecuador, you’ll be happy to rest your head and get a good night’s sleep. With such an extensive list, we’re sure that you’ve found a property that is your ideal match. Now, all you need to do is book your top hostel in Quito, Ecuador, and start planning your itinerary.
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