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The Secret Garden

Calle Antepara E 4-60 los Rios | Sector San Blas, Quito, Ecuador
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

With a nice location in the old town, and a very tasty breakfast to a good price this hostel is definitely worth staying. It was very busy when we was there but the staff was helpful and wanted you to have a nice stay. Pretty expensive hostel, but the standard was good.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building itself is pretty cool. We actually stayed 2 nights & had dinner on one of them. The positives; Tour Agency Location The views from the terrace The Negatives; Cold reception from some staff. Price of food & drinks at the bar (in comparison to one nearby option, the beer is double the price at $3 per bottle)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great hostel for a backpacker to Quito. It's very social, clean, we'll run, with good food. The bar on the balcony is a beautiful place to hang out. The hostel also organize tours which is quite helpful. The hostel is located in a good area adjacent to the old town. They have their own fleet of approved taxi drivers... More 

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Thank Tadhg E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay at the Secret Garden Quito. It has a very friendly and fun atmosphere, we stayed on Christmas night and they put on a beautiful Christmas dinner for everyone. The view from the bar/dining area on the top floor is amazing and the food was great. The room was comfortable but a little noisy since it was... More 

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Crested Butte, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Great hostel in the city center. Offers airport transfers which really made my first day in the country much easier. Nice rooftop bar and restaurant with a great view. Quiet times and multiple gathering spaces make this a great place to stay. The tours they offer are varied and nice. Their sister hostel, the secret garden Cotopaxi is fantastic as... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We are not your typical hostel travelers. We have stayed in hostels all over the world with our 4 children. This is definitely one of our favorite hostels. Rooms are typical, staff was friendly but the location and our favorite part the rooftop terrace. Great little restaurant and and spectacular view of old town.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here over Christmas, one of the main reasons we stayed here was for the Christmas dinner. The owners really knew how to make all us random travellers feel like it was home. The hostel is set up really well, in a great location, they have secure taxis and all the info you need to get anywhere within Quito. Yeah... More 

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Yellowknife, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

We arrived very late in Quito, they sent a secured taxi for us, I had contacted them online, what they promised they delivered. The place is friendly, I like the idea of the terrace where people eat, where breakfast is served, all eat together a great opportunity to meet others

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Bed was very comfy, and a good sized room. Showers pretty decent and always clean. Communal spaces are brilliant, especially cheap breakfast, and great dinners bring people together. Helpful travel agency downstairs.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

There was a good vibe from the minute you walk in. It's eclectic and fun with a brilliant rooftop bar overlooking old town. Lots of md 20's to mid 30's individuals and we met lots of fun characters, several of whom we ended up traveling with. If you're inclined the dinner they serve is reasonably priced and was pretty good... More 

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