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El Centro del Mundo Hostel

Lizardo Garcia E7-26 | Between Diego Almagro y Reina Victoria, Quito, Ecuador
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Ranked #99 of 135 Specialty lodging in Quito
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Reserved a private room with bath. Called day before arrival to confirm room and late arrival. Arrived around 10:30 p.m. with confirmation number but were told they had no rooms. After much conversation, we were finally given a room with 1 twin bed, no room for luggage, about the size of a closet. Door had no lock, after asking, we... More

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Bexhill, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The hostel was average, but the man who worked at reception made it a great place to crash for one night. there is a lot of information around the hostel which is extremely helpful. Free breakfast which we have found isnt too normal in Ecuador. Good place to stay for one or two nights. Cons matresses were quite bad and... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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66 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Pros: +In the Mariscal Sucre, close to the party scene and close to other hostels so you can move when you realise how awful this place is +They sell water, beer and toiletries for good prices Cons: -Blood on the entrance post... -"No Drugs" rule but yet the place STUNK of weed -Our "suite" was like a tin shack with... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Upside? Cheap. Downside? No quality control, loud guests (the bad kind) late into the night. Sketchy types allowed to run all over. Paper walls in a raucous Mariscal zone. Lousy communal bathrooms. I've stayed in compromise locations elsewhere in the Mariscal. All were better.

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

Admittedly arriving at 2am at a hostel is never to be recommended if you want to see the hostel and surrounding area in its best light. The little time I spent here was not particularly pleasant however. The hostel was small and old and the other guests were up till the very earlier hours. The beds were comfy enough but... More

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Diest, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

The first night(30/07/2013)that we stayed at this hostal we have been robbed. They stole a very expensive camera (900 dollars) out of our room while my boyfriend was sleeping inside the room. The next day also a good flashlight dissapeared. The lock from the reception is not safe. The key of the lock fits on all the other locks, so... More

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This place was very nice and clean, relaxed atmosphere, nice garden, attentive staff, nice facilities , breakfast included. When i was there there was no activities during the night, so it was a bit boring as i was traveling by myself, apart of that, it was a nice stay

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Me and a friend stayed here in January, it was okay, it wasn't overly clean but it was under $6 a night and breakfast was quite tasty. The bathroom wasn't the nicest but wasn't the worst either. An average hostel and would recommend for one or two nights.

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Very friendly service, not much sign of the party atmosphere while we were there though, they had no beers available to buy on the first night so we went to the surrounding bars. Beds are simple, good storage space in the room we had, which was a 4 bed dorm ($5.60pppn). Plug sockets in the room didn't hold our adapter... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

ive been going to Centro del Mundo for years for their rum and coke nights, ive met some great people there and above all had some incredible parties, its still a great place and great party hostel thats reasonably cheap but a shadow of its former self, the hostel was truly exceptional a few years ago

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Address: Lizardo Garcia E7-26 | Between Diego Almagro y Reina Victoria, Quito, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
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