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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My family and I stayed here for 3 nights. We loved it! Staff was so sweet and accomodating. our reservation was screwed up. We were quoted $33 a night but discovered it should have been $60. It was more than we had wanted to spend so they offered a compromise of $45. We slept well even though in Mariscol (the...

Thank JPRamsey
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This hostel was perfect for our overnight stay in Quito. A great location, close to restaurants and not too far to walk into the old town. The rooms were spacious and clean and the staff very helpful and friendly. We had problems with a car we had rented and they helped us contact the car hire company. Good memories of...

Thank Jany P
Erie, Colorado
Reviewed 17 September 2016

If you need to visit Quito, and want to find a comfortable place in a good location, with many restaurants, and buses that can take you all over town, then this is the place. Helpful staff, good breakfast, and highly recommended.

Thank WJD_CO
Allschwil, Schweiz
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Good value for the money. We had a room with "garden view". It was lovely to observe the humming-birds close by. We were also satisfied with breakfast. The location is pretty good, in center of town. Therefore it can be a bit loud in the evenings on weekends.

Thank migrosmmm
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This hostel is very well located in the tourist area of Quito (Note: this is not at all the same as the old town, it is a six block area devoted to hotels, bars and restaurants, well-policed and safe). Right across the street is the Achiote restaurant which I loved. There are also some noisy bars nearby, if you want...

1Thank niemand
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I was supposed to be here for 5 nights, but I am checking out after just one. I read that some rooms can be noisy so I asked for a quiet one. The place is decent enough for the price but the sound insulation is very poor - club music, car alarms, people shouting. It's a pretty noisy area and...

Thank Bambos K
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Located near Plaza Foch which is full of bars and nightlife, be wary at night-time as dodgy characters walk the streets of Quito. Hostel is very cute with a lovely sitting room area for chats and beers which are available for sale at low cost in the hostel. Breakfast was included for our two night stay and it was good...

Thank NiallODonoghue
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Very friendly and accommodating staff and good location. Can be a bit noisy but rooms are clean and comfortable. Breakfast was basic but very good and staff went out of their way to accommodate our large group.

Thank Aneefa A
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Old colonial house, nicely decorated. Staff didn't speak english at all. Most rooms are either next to the tv room or next to the door. It's an old house so quite noisy inside. Rooms were very clean And shower is good. Breakfast consists of coffee, eggs And fruit juice. Location is very good in mariscal!

Thank DTB87
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Great location right in Plaza Foch. We could walk to all the bars/clubs at night without feeling unsafe and walk to El Elijido (the park with the art fair) during the day. This is probably what is most important. Our room had no frills but had everything we needed. 2 comfortable beds and a shower with great pressure. Staff was...

2Thank Sara M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Hostal El Arupo

Address: Juan Rodriguez E7-22 y Reina Victoria, Quito, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: $38 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostal El Arupo 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Stay away from the room on the street.”
JPRamsey, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had an upstairs room”
266janyp, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best to get room near the back, the rooms on the street can be noisy, especially late at night when the night clubbers return home.”
WJD_CO, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book ahead and ask for a room in the front of the building (certainly, not a room at the back if you like to sleep before midnight).”
Geographtraveller, 8 Dec 2014 | Read review
“In the center of night life but the hostel is generally quiet. Any room will do.”
JB207, 2 Jul 2014 | Read review
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