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?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Quito here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A great social hostel

Dorm Bed from $8.00
Private Room from $10.00
Overall Rating: 97%
Los Rios N13-11 y Julio Castro, San Blas, Quito, Quito
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.


A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed from $7.00
Private Room from $11.50
Overall Rating: 95%
N6-78 Pedro Fermin Cevallos and Olmedo, Quito
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.


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

Private Room from $23.75
Overall Rating: 84%
Calle Junin OE1-61 y Flores, Quito
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.


Dorm Bed from $9.00
Private Room from $21.67
Overall Rating: 97%
Calle Rocafuerte OE3 – 85 y Venezuela, Quito
Between modern facilities and colonial architecture, Masaya Hostel Quito perfectly mixes the spirit of a hostel and the comfort of a hotel. In a 2,000 square meters colonial house located in the heart of the historical center of Quito, the most preserved of all Latin America and declared UNESCO World Heritage in 1978. Located only 50 meters away from the famous La Ronda street and Santo Domingo Plaza, and 200 meters from the Plaza Grande and various museums, the hostel is a very convenient place to stay while you visit Quito. Masaya Hostel features shared dorms with private bathrooms, private standard and superior rooms all fully equipped with lockers, a bar, a restaurant, free Wifi, luggage storage, a book exchange, a movie room and a large open-air garden. Masaya also offers cultural activities and events to immerge their guests in the local Ecuadorian culture.


Dorm Bed from $7.14
Private Room from $9.82
Overall Rating: 97%
Olmedo E 432 Vicente Len, Quito
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


Dorm Bed from $6.00
Private Room from $9.00
Overall Rating: 76%
Joaquin Pinto E8-24 y Diego de Almagro, Quito
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.


Private Room from $10.00
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
La Pinta St. E4-435 & Amazonas Ave., Quito
This terrific guesthouse offers friendly service, a bar, bicycle hire, board games, and cable tv. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant and self-catering facilities. Laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $12.00
Private Room from $15.00
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Diego de Almagro N24-416, Quito
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, bicycle hire, and board games. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant and a cafe. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable. And Selina Quito is also pet friendly.
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