We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 167 Quito B&Bs / inns

Colonial House Quito

Olmedo 432 y los Rios, Quito, Ecuador
Hotel amenities
Colonial House Quito
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save
You added Colonial House Quito to your Saves list
Ranked #24 of 167 Quito B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Gregibanana Quito, Ecuador
Write a Review

255 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    141
    81
    18
    12
    3
See reviews for
16
129
46
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (58)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (255)
  • Mar-May only
    (56)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (63)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (64)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (72)
All months
Quito, Ecuador
1 review
5 of 5 stars NEW

Ornelia and her family are running an excellent hostel just in walking distance to the historic center. The rooms are clean an big enough, bathroom on every floor. They are cleaning the whole house every day, It is a rather chilled hostel will a lot of space and possibilities to relax (TV-Room, Balcony, big garden, billard etc.) The staff is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent breakfast. Very old and unique building but kept pretty clean. The volunteers try very hard to keep you happy. Can be a little noisy at night because of the wood floors but that is to be expected at most hostels. Very much enjoyed the stay and atmosphere.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

20$ for a private room with a shared bath close to the ecovia bus line. It's a cool house with a nice garden that has a resident rabbit and a couple ducks. Everyone was nice and there are some nice places to relax. Overall a nice place to explore quito from

Was this review helpful? Yes
Territoire de Belfort, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 5 months in Colonial House and it was one of the best experience I had. The owner and all the staff are very nice, ready to help to organize all your trip in Ecuador. The Hotel is in the center of Quito, 5min buy walk to the centro historico and to the bus station. It's a very quite... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty impressed with how clean the place was, has a chill garden out the back as well as pool table. Hostel rooms are very cheap but are still nice to stay in. The hostel is about 8 minutes from the main area of old town Quito. If you stay here, walk straight down the road to community hostel at about... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Australia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is in old town and not in the best area of the city and then up a hill. Service is extremely lacking in that it is run by travellers and volunteers so getting assistance on where to go etc is non existent. Checking in was exhausting. On top of which for this reason it is run like their personal... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Pros: Cool outdoor areas, great games room, filtered water, friendly staff, good kitchen facilities Cons: Brekkie not included, bathrooms are pretty gross and smell, shower is lukewarm but with zero pressure, our bed would break just by moving on it in the middle of the night

Was this review helpful? Yes
New South Wales, Australia
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
35 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place is not a bed & breakfast you have to pay extra for the breakfast. Expect to have people camping out the back of the hostel and taking over the outdoor area. the hostel showers have no pressure at all the water drips out if you want it hot otherwise you can have a good pressure cold shower. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Felt, Idaho, United States
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Having struck out with our first choice in Quito, we settled for Colonial House based on a good recommend from Hostel Revolufion. This turned out to be a great choice! The stay was wonderful! Staff were friendly and very helpful with contingents of both volunteer expat staff, (reduced rate stays in exchange for multilingual help) and guests that brought delightful... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
98 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I hadn't too much luck when I was in Quito: I injured my knee and couldn't do any of the amazing hikes and climbs in Quito's stunning surroundings, so I had to hang out in the hostel a lot. That didn't feel like a punishment though, I loved this place. It is not the most beautiful hostel I have ever... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Colonial House Quito? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Colonial House Quito

Address: Olmedo 432 y los Rios, Quito, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld and HostelBookers so you can book your Colonial House Quito reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

40 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (31)
Viewed
View from room (5)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (12)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (9)
Viewed
Room/suite (1)
Viewed
Other (8)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay