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Hostel Galapagos Natural Life

Pinto E8-64 y 6 de diciembre, Quito, Ecuador
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Ranked #57 of 139 Specialty Lodging in Quito
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kilnaleck, Cavan, Ireland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stumbled upon this hostel one morning and booked a night. All went smoothly, the rooms were decent, the bathroom clean, and the breakfast was okay. Would have liked to have given this hostel a better review but the owners were horrible. They were rude and aggressive and unwelcoming. Stay here if you want a good nights sleep but expect... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Stumbled across this place after arriving late in to Quito. The owners were very accommodating and kind. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Security is great. Price is very cheap. I highly recommend it. I read about people complaining about how the owners didn't speak English and about all the rules of the hostel... The rules are clearly spelled out... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Hi Travellers , I never write a revue about a hostel or hotel . But this peopel made me mad , The owner a old coupel , the husband is a unfrendly grumpie men . The Lady is all the time telling you linda e presiosa but it is falls . In the book about the hostel they say there... More

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Bancroft, Ontario
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

When I first arrived, I was happy enough. I tried the Blue House next door first, but they were full, so I settled on the Galapagos next door. I stayed for 5 days ... and paid in advance. The owners don't speak English, but with a translator, I was assured there was lots of hot water in the showers. There... More

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Penticton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This was my first experience of Ecuador - and well a little scary :) No english spoken here - except by the daughter. The older couple definitely tried to be nice, but not exactly party people... You have to be buzzed in and out every time, which I guess is good for security, but to be honest is a bit... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

No lockers! Comfy beds, not bunk so you wont hit your head. Showers were good aand warm. Wifi is ok, only reaches in the dining room downstairs. Breakfast was great, hostel was clean enough. There was a huge issue with leaving our bags at the hostel and hanging out until 8pm, but eventually the old couple let us do it,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Serious faces if you check the rooms before booking, after you say yes you get a smile. Breakfast is perfect!! The 'mom' of the house is very kind, but when you meet the daughter, then things are too difficult! Please find a job somewhere else and let your parents run the business!! Rooms are ok, not very special and the... More

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Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I stayed there in July for 5 nights, 4 before my galapagos trip and 1 after. This hostel is very clean and well equiped with cosy beds, wifi, hot showers. The family that run the place is really nice and is doing everything they could to help you and to make you feel as at home. The breakfast is really... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We arrived at 1am and there was surprisingly a half an hour of traffic just in the surrounding 3 blocks due to it being party central for locals and Gringos. The immediate area was not too threatening like people seemed to hint at. The hostel itself is safe and only open by buzzer once they confirm your identity and room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

this hostel was like home away from home! lovely staff, no bunk beds, close to loads of bars,restaurants and cafes. very reasonably priced ($8 per night in a 4 bed dorm) luz was so lovely to us, when we were sick she made us soup, taught the whole hostel how to make empanadas and organized transport for us! we would... More

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Address: Pinto E8-64 y 6 de diciembre, Quito, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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