Best Hostels in Quito, Ecuador for Couples, Small Groups, and Solo Travellers

Best Hostels in Quito, Ecuador for Couples, Small Groups, and Solo Travellers
Quito is the capital of Ecuador and the highest official capital city in the world, at 2,800 meters above sea level. It's a beautiful city that has a fascinating culture and an interesting history. It makes a great starting point for your exploration of Ecuador.

The city has a well preserved historic center that is one of the area's top tourist attractions. It was actually one of the first UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites in 1978.

Quito is a relatively affordable city to visit and there are plenty of hostels and hotels around. Much of the accommodation is in the new town, which is closer to the area's nightlife.
How much do hostels in Quito cost?
Average Dorm Price $10 ($4 to $20)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $27 ($8 to $100)

A great social hostel

Dorm Bed: $9.00
Private Room: $11.50
Overall Rating: 96%
Hostel Revolution is a friendly, small and chilled backpacker hostel in the historical part of Quito. This hostel was created by Backpackers for Backpackers and provides an excellent base for travellers who would prefer to stay in the Old Centre of Quito. The La Mariscal area (Gringolandia) with its bars and international restaurants is only 10 minutes away by cab or bus. From Hostel Revolution, you can visit Quito's best asset, as all the main sites and attractions are within an easy 20 to 30 minutes walk. The location near Park Alameda also gives clients easy access to the 3 main bus lines. These are the Trole line (green stations), the Ecovia line (red stations) and the Metrobus which runs along Avenida America.

Hotel Revolution has a small capacity of 22 people and is found in a colonial type house with wooden floors and decorative plaster ceilings. There are several common areas, including a comfortable TV lounge with DVDs, a rooftop terrace with tables and a great view, and a bar/common room where you can relax over a few drinks and socialize.

Guests who want to save money and cook their own meals can make use of the fully equipped kitchen. The hostel offers free coffee and tea to all guests. There are two computers with internet access for guest usage and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hostel. You can choose from a twin private, a double bed private or a 6 bed mixed dorm, all with shared bathrooms. Hostel Revolution does not have 24 hour reception because of its small size and everyone is given the front door key. The earliest check-in is 8h and the latest is 23h.

Los Rios N13-11 y Julio Castro, San Blas, Quito , Quito, Ecuador,

A good hostel for couples.

Private Room: $17.10
Overall Rating: 97%
Dawn's Lodge is a favorite place to stay for travelers to Quito. It was previously called Jumbo Lodging but has changed its name. Ownership has not changed. The hostel is located in the historical center of the city and is near many different sights including the Basilica of the national vote, Itchimba Park, San Fancisco Church, the Church of the Jesus, the Palacio de Carondelet, and National Sucre Theater. It's located in a 200 year old house in the neighborhood of San Blas. It's also a very safe place in a secure building.

The lodge has a variety of amenities for guests. There is 24 hour hot water, a large breakfast with fresh fruit, and nice views of the city. Every room also has its own private bathroom. Laundry, internet, luggage storage, and tourist information is all available to guests. There are twin and double rooms available.

Esmeraldas E4-86 and Los Ros st., San Blas. , Quito, Ecuador,

A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed: $9.00
Private Room: $12.50
Overall Rating: 94%
Community Hostel is a unique place to stay in Quito that helps support local nonprofits. Part of your payment goes toward local programs in the community. The hostel is located in the heart of Colonial Quito and is just a short walk to many sights and attractions.

The staff is friendly and helpful and they can help you organize any number of activities or tours in the area. Options include tours to the Amazon, bicycle tours, climbing tours, and more. There's a travel agency on site that can help you coordinate details.

The hostel has both private rooms and dorms to choose from. Private rooms are all twins and dorms sleep four, six or ten people.

N6-78 Pedro Fermin Cevallos and Olmedo , Quito, Ecuador,
Dorm Bed: $11.25
Overall Rating: 92%
El Hostelito was strategically located in the middle of the touristic spots in Quito as well as near the bus terminals to Banos, Otavalo, Mindo, etc. The neighborhood is very safe and you can go out at night to craft breweries, pubs, restaurants within 5 minutes walk. El Hostelito offers free breakfast for those who have chosen the refundable option. Breakfast includes pancakes, french toasts, eggs, fruits, yogurt and granola. Free coffee, tea, and water is available to all guests. The hostel has a beautiful patio and rooftop, a smart TV with Netflix, YouTube and a variety of DVDs, wooden walls, curtains, light, power socket and shelves in every bed, a pool, and a ping pong table. You can also rent bikes and organize your transfer from and to the airport with the reception for USD$20 to USD$25, depending on the time. A free graffiti and food tour on monday to friday at 17h30 organised by Quito Street Tours leaving from the hostel's reception is available to all guests. You can also ask for a free walking tour of the Historic center, Guapulo, or La Floresta at reception. Dorms are mixed and of 4, 6 and 8 beds.

Av. Coruña y Ernesto Noboa Caamaño N29-22 , Quito, Ecuador,

A good hostel for solo travellers, female travellers, and couples.

Dorm Bed: $9.12
Private Room: $12.00
Overall Rating: 91%
If you're looking for a social place to stay that is located in the historical center of Quito, then this is a great option. It's near several great touristy areas and is just two blocks from La Plaza Presidencial. There are also many great local cafes and shops nearby, but if you don't feel like heading out to a restaurant, you can simply enjoy a group dinner or breakfast at the hostel.

There are all kinds of great amenities here. The hostel organizes regular tours of Old Town Quito. There is also free internet and wi-fi throughout the hostel and a fully equipped shared kitchen that you can use. This is a great place to stay if you want to meet other travelers while you're in Quito.

Both private rooms and dorms are available. Private rooms include singles, twins, and doubles. Dorms sleep up to six people and are split by gender.

Calle Junin OE1-61 y Flores , Quito, Ecuador,
Dorm Bed: $8.00
Private Room: $12.50
Overall Rating: 92%
Color House Petite is a comfortable hostel run by its owners in an excellent location in the Mariscal, close to restaurants, bars, discos and public transport. The hostel offers airport transfers, free WI-Fi, breakfast, tours and a free walking tour. There is 24 hours public transportation only one block away from the hostel. From the hostel, you can easily visit the main attractions of the city, such as Plaza Grande or Plaza de la Independencia, the cathedral, calle de la Ronda and much more. Color House Petite has 6 rooms and 23 beds and is the ideal place to discover the beauty of Quito. In terms of services and facilities, you will find a tours and travel desk, laundry facilities, a book exchange, security lockers and board game.

Calama e8 con 6 de diciembre, la Mariscal. Quito, Pichincha. , Quito, Ecuador,

A good hostel for solo travellers.

Dorm Bed: $7.99
Private Room: $10.00
Overall Rating: 89%
BoutiQuito is located in a central part of Quito. It's within walking distance to many interesting parts of the city. You can reach many different sights on foot and there are many good restaurants and cafes nearby. It's also located in a trendy area where there is plenty to see and do.

The hostel is owned by travelers and is specifically designed for backpackers and budget conscience travelers. It has all of the comforts you might need so that you can relax after a busy day exploring the city.

BoutiQuito is also a very secure and safe hostel. It has a large steel door and concrete privacy wall as well as electrical fencing around the perimeter. Despite this intense barrier, the inside is surprisingly warm and welcoming. It's kept clean and comfortable and it's easy to chat with other guests or the staff. This is a nice place to stay with friendly and helpful employees.

Jonas Guerrero 100 y Rafael Leon Larrea Also known as Via a Guapulo , Quito, Ecuador,
Dorm Bed: $9.70
Private Room: $10.00
Overall Rating: 91%
Colonial house is located in the old town in the heart of Quito and only a few steps away from the landmarks and premier sites of the capital. The friendly staff will help you to plan your days in Quito and will advise you on fun activities such as the Daily Free Walking tour, Teleferico cable car, the famous Iglesia, Basilican and San Francisco churches. The hostel offers free WiFi in all rooms, the garden and common areas in the hostel, a TV room, a balcony with a view over the city, a games room with a pool table, free tea, organic coffee and purified water all day long, a book exchange, two fully equipped kitchens free to use for all guests, free computers for surfing on the internet, cheap Spanish and Salsa lessons on site, day and multi-day tours and a garden with hammocks. Choose between standard private double, twin or triple family rooms and 5 bed mixed dorms

Olmedo E 432 Vicente Len , Quito, Ecuador,

In the city center

Dorm Bed: $4.00
Private Room: $6.50
Quito Family & Youth Hostel is located in the old city center of Quito, near most of the touristic landmarks. There are 2 double rooms with queen beds, one 4 bed mixed dormitory room and a small dormitory with 2 double beds. Quito Family & Youth Hostel features free Wi-Fi throughout the property, a shared kitchen, living room, a terrace with an amazing view on the historic city center and a private parking. There is a 24-hour front desk and the hostel offers laundry service, bicycles rental and breakfast, dinner, drinks and snacks at an additional cost. You can also book tours to Quilotoa, Cotopaxi, Galapagos, the rainforest, la Mitad del Mundo, Mindo or Otavalo through the hostel.

Galápagos 650 y Benalcazar, dpto 101 , Quito, Ecuador,
Dorm Bed: $6.50
Private Room: $10.00
Overall Rating: 88%
Blue house youth hostel is located in the touristic area of Quito, La Mariscal, which is a good starting point to get to know the city. Guests will be able to enjoy a fully equipped shared kitchen, a bar, a shared lounge, free WIFI access, bicycle hire and free bicycle parking, security lockers, a book exchange, a cable TV, a pool table, luggage storage and towels included. Breakfast is available at an extra cost of USD$2. The staff is very friendly and they will go the extra mile to make sure that you enjoy your stay. Opt for a standard 4 or single bed private room with shared or private bathrooms or for a 8 bed mixed dorm with shared bathrooms.

Joaquin Pinto E8-24 y Diego de Almagro , Quito, Ecuador,
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