Hostal Alcala

Address: Luis Cordero E5-48 (1187) y Reina Victoria, Quito, Ecuador | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Luis Cordero E5-48 (1187) y Reina Victoria, Quito, is near Intinan Museum, Quito Historical Old Town Tour, Maquipucuna Cloud Forest Reserve, and Green Horse Ranch.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Alcala Quito

    Reviewed by secretseaton

    Hostal Alcala

    Reviewed Jul 1, 2011
    by (12 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

    Good value cheap hostel smack bang in the middle of town. The decor could do with a bit of a clean up, it's a bit grubby around the edges to say the least and we had no hot water for a day or so, but for $30 for a double with private bath in a city centre, whadaya expect?!

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal Alcala Quito

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