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The Secret Garden

Calle Antepara E 4-60 los Rios | Sector San Blas, Quito, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Arequipa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is situated in the Old Town of Quito which is the best part to stay in. Most other hostels are in The Mariscal which is just an area of clubs, fast food and bars! The terrace on this hostel has a fantastic view and is also where the breakfast and dinner is served. Huge variety of food for... More 

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the Old Town of Quito, The Secret Garden is an ideal location for exploring the old town and its many attractions. We were in a double room for US$30 per nights, but they also have dorms. The views from the terrace are spectacular; whilst the owner and staff are really friendly and helpful all around - from service... More 

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Latham, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed in a private room with a shared bathroom for three nights. The building is a bit of a maze with hip decorations and hand-painted wall murals. The shared bathroom situation was a bit odd - shower and sink in one room, toilet and sink in another. The hot water was HOT and wasn't cooled by... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Secret garden has a lot to offer. There is breakfast and dinner avaiable for purchase. A bar space with a terrace that over looks Quito. Its a good location in old town with trolley stops near by. I stayed in another hostel where I paid less for a private with bathroom than the dorms here but the the atmosphere and... More 

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Buchs St. Gallen, Switzerland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good things first: - Eating breakfast on the terrace or spending a cozy evening there with a great view over the city is the best thing of the hostal - There's the option to have dinner on the terrace as well! So enjoy a good meal with friendly fellow travelers on the terrace and aferwards maybe drink a beer... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had high hopes for this hostel but we're sadly disappointed. Our main concern was the 11 o clock curfew they force upon the guests. We were all socializing in a very calm manner and the employees forced us out of the common area into our beds and threatened to call the police if we did not. Another disappointment came... More 

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Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in the doorm for 4. The rooms and beds are really ok and i loved the terrace with a fantastic view over quito! The staff is cleaning every day. But the bathrooms need a renovation. Also the water is just hot when you turn it up not to much 😉 you have to know that there are a... More 

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Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel sets the bar high, and not just literally because the terrace bar overlooks Old Town and the surrounding landscape. The rooms are spacious and clean, the food was fantastic, bathrooms clean, and the stairs plentiful. The atmosphere of all areas including the mosaic tile foyer, paintings throughout and especially the chill terrace make this a fine one nighter... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service at this hostel was superb! I was fortunate enough to stay here a few nights. The staff was more than accommodating. At the time I was in Ecuador I was vegan (not the easiest or exciting when traveling), but the staff here went above and beyond to make sure I enjoyed my food just as much as the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The moment I stepped inside, I already like this hostel because of its internal design eventhough you have to climb all the way up to the terrace to check in. The terrace is a very good place for making new friends and have a very good view of old town Quito. It's great that they provide tea which is free... More 

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Address: Calle Antepara E 4-60 los Rios | Sector San Blas, Quito, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 63
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