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- Refrigerator in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Microwave in room
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal Alcala Quito
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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... was about 15 minute walk away so we walked and walked...and walked.......for nearly an hour. Just as well we were filling in time! We found the bus stop, bought a ticket and did the city tour circuit. The bus stopped for 45 mins at the Virgin statue on top of Panacella Hill and everyone had to get off while the driver had lunch. It started to rain just as it was time to board the bus again and luckily it stopped by the time we got back to the starting point. We caught a taxi back to ...
... dining room is bright and airy and I usually make myself a cup of tea when I return in the afternoon and put my feet up. We have breakfast together each day and at night we discuss how to achieve tomorrow's list of activities. The location is great........supermarket (think Kmart and woollies combined) is 10 min walk, transport ( bus) is 5 min walk and takes 20min into the historical centre. There are a number of ...
... with property rentals so far, leaving it until the last minute, then emailing owners of vacant properties asking if they will offer any last minute discounts. If you don't ask, you don't get, and most of the time people will drop the cost rather than leave somewhere empty. For stays of a few days or more we find it usually works out cheaper than hotels.
We had been gazumped however, the first apartment we were going to stay ...
... for orientation (in my opinion anyway).
I had lunch with CJ so we could go over my teaching the previous day. He said that Juan thought I put together a good lesson, but that his students' were unfortunately a little below it in their current comprehension. Yay I put together a good lesson! I would hope so, took me a few hours to put it together and type it up. I got the feedback I expected: work on my projection and speech patterns so it's easier ...
Yesterday, I slept late and ate more encebollado. I woke up sick and it lasted all day. I've been running to the bathroom once every hour. I relaxed most of the day at the hostel and at night I went out with a new friend named Gaby who I met through a dating app. We went out to La Foch and got some drinks and then she came back to the hostel to smoke and chat. After she canned it back to her place I ...