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Carrboro Nc
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped by here while walking around and found this to be a lovely and quiet location to have some tea or coffee and a little snack. The staff was super friendly. They offered us a taste of their specialty: cafe con limon!

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I was told to stay here by a friend who had visited a couple of years before. When I arrived the hostel was being renovated and so it wasn't quite what I was expecting but it was still such an excellent stay. The dude who owns it was so so willing to help me with tips on what to do...

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Region of Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2015

The staff were really friendly and the hostel is in a good location in the Mariscal. They helped me organize a ride to the airport for a good price and seemed to attract a friendly clientele. Rooms were clean and wifi was speedy.

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Reviewed 8 October 2015

PRIVATE ROOMS FOR $20-$30, SHARED FOR $10-15. CULTURALLY DIVERSE AREA WITH PLENTY OF SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, MUSEUMS, AND NIGHTLIFE. Owner Tony speaks English, Spanish, French, and possibly more. He is a very fair man who hires employees locally and even travelers if they need work. "El Cafecito" is in a great location and the staff will assist you in planning other...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Sometimes you come to a place because of the people. That's with cafecito, where Tony is the owner. We were lucky, it was quite that afternoon and we sat there to discuss life with eachother for hours. Tony served his coffee, helped us out with our trip to the Galapagos, danceclasses and another day gave a great tip to go...

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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

This was great place to stay in Quito. In a great location - In a nice part of the Mariscal. Quiet but action within a close walk. owner Tony is awesome. Native English speaker. He's interested in people - knows Quito 20 years and is really keen to share suggestions. Cafecito café well priced and great food. Nice atmosphere -...

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Tony knows what's up. Wonderfully located hostel and cafe in La Mariscal, just a few blocks from the Plaza Forch and an excellent night life. Excellent vibes, freshly made coffee, and really nice conversation made this visit more than expected. The happy hour is superb, and you must try the patacones. Also the brownies. Pleasant outdoor courtyard/patio area, nice music,...

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

It's a really nice hostel, clean, spacious rooms in a grand old house. The outdoor terrace was a great place to relax and the staff were really helpful. Great location, 1 min from Plaza Froch. Breakfast highly recommended, although not included, variety of options, (not just bread and jam!) and unlimited coffee. Drinks offers are really cheap in the bar...

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Reviewed 21 May 2015

I was recommended this hostel from a friend. It is quaint, with a good restaurant and other young, traveling backpackers. It is a good price for what it offers. I didn't explore the area too much, but it looked very safe with things to do (laundry, pharmacies, banks). It was about a 20-25 min drive from the international airport. The...

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Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Everytime we travel to Ecuador, this is the place in Quito where we stay since 2010. The atmosphere is great. It is cheap but great value. Not all the matrasses are the best, so check them before picking you bed/room. Tony, the Canadian owner is a super friendly host and someone for great conversations. He gave us some great advice...

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  • Bar/Lounge
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Address: Luis Cordero y Reina Victoria, Quito, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Number of rooms: 19
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“Dorm room at front has a nice balcony”
  • Terrace
 of 5 bubbles 406nerii, 19 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Check the matrasses before picking your bed / room. There a good ones and some that needs to be replaced.”
 of 5 bubbles HappyGoatsorg, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Shared dorms are fairly good.”
 of 5 bubbles ACaminar, 10 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Stay inside if you want any quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles pabloroyal, 15 Jul 2013 | Read review
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