What we cover:1. A full review of BoutiQuito Hostel
2. How to book and compare rates
3. Neighborhood and location
4. 5 Secret tips to Quito, Ecuador
Welcome to the most beautiful and comfortable Hostel in Quito: BoutiQuito is your boutique hostel with a stunning view to the city of Quito and even a volcano! Not every hostel focuses on high-quality accommodation, right down to the mattresses and duvets. Not every hostel has fantastic views of the city it’s located in. And certainly not every hostel has hand-painted artwork by local artists adorning its walls.
But then, BoutiQuito isn’t exactly like other hostels. This place in the hills of Quito has “You will be back” as its motto, and that’s certainly the case for many travelers who have stayed here.
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BoutiQuito in Quito is a 5 Star Hostel because …
1. Local Vibes - Farmers' Market Food
Whether it's the local management or the food that comes straight from the neighborhood farmer's market, it's all about local engagement at BoutiQuito. Every single meal they dish up here is sourced from the local farmer's market - pretty impressive stuff. Their local managers hire staff from all over the world, just so long as they share their love for both the hostel and Quito.
2. Local Art & Design
BoutiQuito prides itself on being a design hostel, and the place definitely lives up to its name. Just walk into the reception area and you'll already have a feel for its shabby-chic aesthetic. The walls are lined with newspapers topped with colorful sketches, and there are pretty details everywhere, from the steps on the staircase to the quirky pillows strewn on the huge lounge sofa. The large windows in the lounge give you fantastic sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Make sure you make some time to check out the hand-painted artwork adorning the walls of the hostel too, as upcoming artists stop by to leave their mark on the hostel from time to time. It's such an inviting place to kick back and relax that you may not feel like getting out of the hostel to explore the city!
3. Unique Feeling with a Volcano's view
You won't find anything quite like BoutiQuito in the rest of Quito - which makes it that much more special. The vibes here are laid-back and relaxed, making it the perfect haven after a busy day of sightseeing. If you're looking for a clean and friendly place, then this is it. There's no better way than to finish up a day of visiting Quito then by going back and settling into the lounge to gaze at the amazing views of the Nevado Cayambe volcano. It's pretty easy to meet other travelers here too, as there are multiple areas for socializing and lounging about.
4. Quality Comes First - The uniqueness
Travelers on review sites who have stayed at BoutiQuito frequently mention the high-quality accommodation that they have here, right down to the comfy beds (bed quality isn't exactly something hostels tend to be known for!). But that's because they have a high-quality mattresses on their beds here. The mattresses aren't the only high-quality thing about this hostel. They've also got 24-hour hot water, free WiFi for guests, and duvets (which are really hard to come across in South America). You'll have a comfortable stay here without having to splash out for a pricey hotel.
A painting on the wall promises "You will be back", and with so many things going for it, it's safe to say you might just find yourself staying multiple times at BoutiQuito.
5. Staff Who Love Their City
It's always great when hostel staff can help put you on the right track in a new city, and that's exactly what the staff at BoutiQuito love to do. They want to make sure that you have the best time possible in their beautiful city. After all, part of the reason they work here is that they fell in love with both the hostel and the city. Their expert recommendations will help you make the most out of your time in Quito, from suggesting places to go sightseeing to helping you understand more about the local culture.