Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
Tourism Tax: Be aware that the 12% tax is not included in the booking price of El Hostelito and Masaya Hostel Quito. At our #3 recommendation Selina Quito, the tax is at 22%.
We hope that by now you already have a hostel in mind and a pretty good idea where to stay in Quito. Listed above are the top 3 best hostels in Quito Ecuador that we handpicked carefully. But we’re not stepping on the brakes just yet.
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Another hostel Ecuador has to offer! Small cozy,El Patio Hostel Quito is a good place to stay! There are plenty of common areas to relax or play games with. You can also relax in their comfortable couches, terrace, and lounge.
The staff is really nice and helpful! You can explore Quito’s southern Centro Histórico and appreciate architectural features.
All facilities are in a very good condition and the cleanliness is great. Spacious room, comfortable beds with curtains for more privacy and a locker to fit big bags are some of the things you could enjoy. Self-serve breakfast included.
Perks at El Patio Hostel Quito:
Facilities for disabled guests
Very good breakfast
Location: Situated in Quito, 1.2 km from El Ejido Park. El Ejido Park Art Fair is 1.9 km from the accommodation, while La Carolina Park is 2.7 km from the property. 40 minutes drive to Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre.
Secret Garden Quito has an incredible view from the roof terrace! The atmosphere in the hostel is very sociable. So, you will definitely win new friends while staying here at Secret Garden.
They do not have a kitchen but they offer good food and drink deals at their bar. The hostel has a lot of rooms, good showers and is within walking distance to all the sights within old town. This is the hostel Quito Old Town provides.
Perks at Secret Garden Quito:
24-hour front desk
Location: Situated in the heart of Quito. It is a 9 minute walk away from Teatro Sucre. 19.2 km away from Quito Mariscal Sucre International Airport. Quicentro Shopping Mall is 5.5 km away from the hostel.
Hump Day Hostel makes you feel welcome the moment you come in. Staff are pretty great and they can help you arrange trips and tours.
The beds are comfortable, the kitchen is well equipped. All the facilities are great, and the roof terrace is overlooking Virgin of El Penecillo. It is probably one of the best views of the city.
Perks at Hump Day Hostel:
Location: Situated in Centro Histórico. Only 500 m from Plaza Grande, Hump Day Hostel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a coffee store. La Ronda Street is 100 m away. Hump Day Hostel is 32 km from Mariscal Sucre Airport. The Tram and Bus Station is 100 m away.
Community Hostel Quito is in a former convent so the building is quite interesting and historic. Staff are enthusiastic, knowledgeable, cheerful and chill. Super easy to make friends when traveling solo.
The dorm rooms are very comfortable and the kitchen is always clean and has everything you need. The common room is very cozy! Breakfast is very affordable and delicious.
Perks at Community Hostel Quito:
24-hour front desk
Location: Situated in Quito, hostel is near Central Market, Theatre Square, San Agustin Church, San Agustin Square and more. It is 16.1 km away from Rucco Pichincha. The closest airport is Quito Mariscal Sucre International Airport.
Hostel Revolution Quito is created by Backpackers for Backpackers Quito. This place features a bar, shared lounge and views of the city.
Every room has a shared bathroom with a shower and hairdryer. This hostel also offers free WiFi within the premises.
As others say, this is the best backpacker hostel Quito has ever seen, with a rating of 9.1.
Perks at Hostel Revolution Quito:
Location: Hostel Revolution Quito is located in Quito, 1.3 km from Sucre Theatre. The property is 2 km from Colonial Art Museum, and within 1.6 km of the city centre Histórico. El Ejido Park Art Fair is 2 km from the accommodation, while Bolivar Theatre is 2 km away.
Vibes Hostel provide rooms for any types of travellers from couples, group, or backpackers.
This place has a sauna and an indoor swimming pool, perfect for travellers who want to relax after a day of exploring Quito.
All rooms include a shared bathroom with a shower, and a main transport connecting to bus terminals and airports are just outside this place.
Perks at Vibes Hostel:
Location: Located in La Mariscal District, this hostel is just 1km away from El Ejido Park. 2.8km from Sucre Theatre and 3.6km away from Bolivar Theatre, La Carolina Park, and Colonial Art Museum.
Not all hostels in Quito are necessarily safe, especially the cheap places to stay in Ecuador. It might be an illegal hostel, without proper license to run and safety measures.
So in all fairness, it is best to check out Hostelgeeks.com because we feature safe hostels in Quito. You can find backpacker hostel with top ratings! Keep a close eye on the overall ratings on booking platforms!
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