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Hostal de La Rabida

3.5 of 5 La Rabida 227 y Santa Maria, Quito, Ecuador
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed there twice during our trip in Ecuador. Really liked the hotel, the service and the ambiance. They aren't kidding when they say it's a home away from home! Great location with plenty of restaurants in walking distance.

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karin_cc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on way bk from Galapagos. Lovely place walking distance from financial district and $2 ride to old town/market etc. rooms are nicely and homely decorated, great reception/living room area with fireplace. What stands out is Gloria and also Ramon, the receptionists who are extremely lovely and very helpful. Dinner is ok esp for the price and Ecuadorean standard.... More 

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hostalrabida, General Manager at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We work hard on providing a great level of guest service, and we are delighted to learn you appreciated the professionalism and genuine hospitality of our team. We greatly appreciate your comments and look forward to having the opportunity of welcoming you back to La Rabida in the near future. Giuseppe & Ivonne More 

Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night at Hostal de La Rabida and the highlight for me was the rabbit. It frolicked freely in the courtyard and you were allowed to pet it. The rooms were nice, albeit on the smaller side. The house itself is nice and the staff friendly and helpful. It's not large place so it was never crowded. They... More 

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hostalrabida, General Manager at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

We (together with Brownie, the rabbit) appreciate and are thankful for your review. We are glad that you had a good time at Hostal de la Rabida. We also love the old part of Quito that we consider the best example of colonial architecture in South America. Nonetheless, the old part of town (that has undergone a rejuvenation process) seems... More 

Sainte-Julie, Quebec, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were hopeful and very enthusiastic based on some positive reviews but mostly disappointed. The staff were great and the breakfast was very good but the rooms were minimalist in the extreme. Bathroom was old and poorly maintained though clean. Bed was OK. Many other quaint and better appointed options in old Quito and in the financial district.

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

I thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us, from which I am very sorry to learn that you were disappointed. It is true that some of our rooms are not too large, and so therefore could be described as minimalist. However, all our bathrooms have been renewed in the last two... More 

Holladay, Utah
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27 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We arrived at the Hostal de La Rabida after midnight and it was dark and in not such a great place in town. When the attendant led us to the room it seemed so small and plain - like an efficiency unit. In the morning light we saw it differently. It is quiet (except for occasional dog barks) clean and... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay with us and I am glad that your first impressions when you arrived late at night and tired after a long journey were soon banished by the rest of your stay with us! Certainly, at night our street is very quiet and doesnt give such a great impression but in... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights and was blown away my the dotting service - especially from Gloria. She is super attentive and charming. Nothing is too much trouble for her and her advise and help was legendary. The hotel is very homely and cute and my room was very comfortable. Great location near Plaza Foch and deliciously simple buffet breakfast.... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Very many thanks for your wonderful comments about your recent stay with us. We are happy to know that we achieved our aim of making your visit to Quito enjoyable and memorable! Gloria and all the staff join me in sending our best wishes and we hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back here in the future. Judy More 

Old Lyme, Connecticut
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were very pleased that we had chosen Hostal de La Rabida. It was perfect for our first trip to Quito. It is charming, clean, and the people are friendly and helpful. It is close to restaurants and places you'll want to see. The central courtyard is serene and Brownie, the rabbit is a charming added touch. We highly recommend... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Thank you somuch for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay with us. We greatly appreciate your comments and look forward to having the opportunity of welcoming you back to La Rabida in the near future. Brownie, along with all the staff, join me in sending you our best wishes Judy More 

Brisbane, Australia
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112 hotel reviews
376 helpful votes 376 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It takes about an hour to travel to Quito by taxi from the airport and you are in for a surprise. This is a quaint little hotel which is more like a large villa. The rooms are a bit small but that is all the negative. The bathroom is lovely and well appointed. There is a lovely sitting room with... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write your comments about your recent stay with us. As you mention, the hotel is housed in a villa which used to be a private home; therefore we do not have standard size rooms and some are larger than others. However we are happy to know that we were successful in making you... More 

Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

There are so many hotels in Quito, how do you choose? My three friends and I (50/60 age group)had never been to Ecuador before and so I based the decision on ease of communication and information offered as I had so many questions! Judy, the owner responded quickly and in detail. We don't speak Spanish, so it was really helpful... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Dear Kate, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We are happy to know that we were able to make your first visit to Quito enjoyable and very much hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back some time in the future. Best regards Judy More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed in the hostel several times and enjoyed it. The rooms are clean and modern, the owners and the staff very friendly and helpful. The location is 20mins by bus to the historical district, but just 5 minutes by foot to placa Foch, where the nightlife is. I enjoyed the personal atmosphere and the breakfast and would love to come... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review about your stays here with us, we are very happy to have guests returning to their 'home' in Quito and hope very much to have the pleasure of welcoming you here again soon. Best regards Judy More 

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Address: La Rabida 227 y Santa Maria, Quito, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hostal de La Rabida 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Hostal De La Rabida Hotel Quito
Hostal De La Rabida Quito
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Quito
#14 Romantic Hotel in Quito
#20 Business Hotel in Quito

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