Hostal La Casona de Mario

Address: Andalucia 213 y Galicia, Quito, Ecuador | Hostel
 
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal La Casona de Mario Quito

    Reviewed by alisonhowarth

    Gorgeous hideaway in Quito

    Reviewed Aug 30, 2014
    by (2 reviews) Skipton , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    A beautiful hostel in the safe area of la forestier in Quito. Great shower, pretty garden and reliable wifi. Couldn't recommend highly enough

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    Reviewed by panamericalandy

    Once again - a great spot in Quito

    Reviewed Sep 4, 2012
    by (19 reviews) Cape Town , South Africa Flag of South Africa

    Back for our 3rd visit in as many weeks as it is just so conveniently located, the staff are great and it's good value. Just an extra bathroom and toilet would put the icing on!

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    Reviewed by mgcarmany

    Nice, quiet & clean place

    Reviewed Oct 26, 2011
    by (3 reviews) Huntington, Ohio , United States Flag of United States

    This was a serviceable hostel that was pretty comfortable (some beds are softer than others) and mostly friendly (the day workers were nice, but the owners´family seemed a bit short). This place is big amongst Europeans it seems. There is a small community kitchen, but you have to buy your own drinking water. Not sure it deserved the rave reviews the guidebooks gave it though...

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal La Casona de Mario Quito

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
     

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