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Chicago Hostel Inn

Los Rios N11-142 y Briceno | San Blas. Pichincha, Quito, Ecuador
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Ranked #48 of 131 Specialty lodging in Quito
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mirthe T T Deventer, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Deventer, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayedin this hostel last february, its near the old town and breakfast is included. The old man at the recepcion arranged us a taxi for the middle of the night and gave us the key to the front door and explained everything so we could go in and out whenever we wanted (we had a very early flight in... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I stayed in the hostel two nights and the service was ok. NOT the cleanest nor the nicest but definitely on okay place close the old town. I was suppose to have a bigger and a nicer private room, but in my mind it was dark and small room.

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Mississippi
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I stayed here a few nights with a friend and enjoyed it. This isn't a party hostel, though the rooftop is a very cool place to have a drink while enjoying a gorgeous view of the city. The rooms were clean and quiet and the staff were helpful. There's a police station very close-by, and the surrounding area seemed pretty... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

Stay here or regret it.. Your choice! The first sign of a terrible place is when they don't welcome you when you walk in the door .. Instead they ask you to pay for 3 nights stay up front before even seeing the room. The rooms are terrible. The single room has no windows and no air. Than in the... More

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Xavier T, Owner at Chicago Hostel Inn, responded to this review

Unfortunately, this is not the entire true. You guys broke the sink after your Friday´s night party. You guys returned to our hostel so drunk late at night (3am aprox.) that you guys could not open the main door by your own, I am sorry but one of you guys was lying on the floor of the street so drunk... More

Bondi, Australia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
63 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We stayed at Chicago hostel twice. The first time for 2 nights on our way to Galapagos, then we left a bag there, and booked our return a month later. We work online and double checked that the room we would have would have Wifi, as many of their rooms do not have Wifi. We paid in advance for a... More

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Xavier T, Propietario at Chicago Hostel Inn, responded to this review

I will reply to this comment for respect to my clients. Unfortunately, Tripadvisor would not let me upload my previous response to this comment, which included details about what happened that day and what strong language was used by these people. Anyway, I will try to clarify this situation for my incoming guests in a few lines. These people changed... More

San Francisco, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Stay: 12/2008 Located close to the Centro Historico. Room: clean and we had hot water but towards the end of the shower it got cold. One thing that I found very inconvenient is that back then (not sure if this still applies) they only took cash -- $20 bills or smaller. We almost lost our plane because we only had... More

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Xavier T, Owner at Chicago Hostel Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment and recommendation. Just to make clear: We take hundred bills or fifty if you will pay a bill of 50 usd or more. More

Streator, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Very friendly staff clean rooms. There is a nice roof top terrace, which is great for socializing with other travelers. They sell beer for a reasonable price at the reception desk. There is also a refrigerator and kitchen on the roof. We stayed in a double with one twin and one full bed, and a private bathroom with hot water.... More

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Xavier T, Owner at Chicago Hostel Inn, responded to this review

Thank you guys for your comment, we really appreciate what you think about our place. More

Quito, Ecuador
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I agree on most positive comments, but like to hint on some other things.. Consider not going to this hostel if: - you plan to leave your Bags there for a Night or more - they will charge you for this. Free Storage only goes till 2 p.m. on your checkout-day - if you checked out and want to use... More

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Xavier T, Manager at Chicago Hostel Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment, this let us improve our services. I want to clarify some points: I am sorry what I am going to say: We charge USD 3 after 2pm because there are several people who take advantage of our free facilities until 10 pm without buy anything in our bar or without leave a tip. Every hostel on... More

London, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed in a private double room for four nights in May 2013. Pros: - Great breakfast - although it is not included, it is very good value at just $2 for a cheese toastie, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit and tea or coffee. - Clean rooms and comfortable bed - Really lovely, knowledgeable staff - Decent location... More

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Xavier T, Owner at Chicago Hostel Inn, responded to this review

Thank you guys for your opinion and I just want to clarify a few points: Regarding the WIFI signal, our hostel has 3 wifi routers and 1 wifi repeater just to cover the whole main building and every of these devices are located in different points of our hostel trying to cover every area of our main building. We just... More

San Francisco, California
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142 reviews 142 reviews
82 hotel reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

This is a hostel located on Los Rios near Calle Caldas. This is a very small hostel with 9 rooms which are over three floors. There isn't an elevator so keep that in mind. The room I had was a single with exactly that a single that had a shared bathroom next door to my room. The rooms are no-frills... More

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Xavier T, Owner at Chicago Hostel Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment and I just want to clarify some points: Our address is Los Rios N11-142 and Briceño and our hostel has two different buildings with more than 9 rooms. We are located in the Old Town, into a traditional neighborhood called San Blas, maybe 1 km is the distance between my hostel and the Tourist area. Thanks... More

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Address: Los Rios N11-142 y Briceno | San Blas. Pichincha, Quito, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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