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Colonial House Quito

Certificate of Excellence
Olmedo 432 y los Rios, Quito, Ecuador
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Colonial House Quito
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Ranked #26 of 170 Quito B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms are basic but nice. Water was hot but no water pressure. Staff were really helpful and we booked flights and day trips with the travel agency they recommended. I would recommend staying here.

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Akureyri, Iceland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Colonial House for three nights. The house is pretty cool and spacious and we liked the decorations and the garden a lot. Our room was pretty weird, we booked two beds in a 5-dorm room. The room was basically two rooms, first you entered a small room with a double bed and then another room with... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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

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Territoire de Belfort, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

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 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

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 

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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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 

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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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

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New South Wales, Australia
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39 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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 

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