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Hostal La Casona de Mario

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mario's is a gem of a hostel located in a charming barrio in central Quito. The house is beautiful and the rooms are clean and characterful. The hostel is particularly suitable for people who are staying in Quito for a while as you can make the house your home. Guests have full access to the kitchen, living room and garden.... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Mario`s is Wonderful. Mario and his wife Brenda are the owners and proprietors, they live here too. It is my home here in Quito. I come here often, since July of 2015. There is such a homey atmosphere here. The house is an old colonial style with wooden floors. There is a kitchen, dinning room and a living room with... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Mario´s house is great (if you look for a quite place). You feel like at home, you got everything you need. If you want to have some fun you just walk a few blocks and get to the Mariscal, if you want to go to downtown is very easy from there and there is a large supermarket around the corner,.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Me and a friend elected to stay Casona de Mario due to it having a kitchen and its general homely look. From the moment we arrived we felt uncomfortable.The woman who opened the gate for us made no effort to smile or even say hello and simply asked if we had a reservation. We were shown to our room and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Casona de Mario has had a long-standing presence in Quito. I first stayed here ten years ago, and returned this spring in hopes that its good location, friendly travelers, and safe/secure set up would not have changed. Pros: Inexpensive with simple but generally clean rooms and a communal kitchen. Excellent location near La Catolica and the surrounding business district, close... More 

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Puerto Natales, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

La casona de Mario was one of the best places we stayed in our South America trip. I honestly dont understand the people who complain about this property. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. There is a well-equipped kitchen for the guests, several bathrooms and a great garden to relax. The owners of the place, Mario and his wife are really... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

It's the third time we've come here with two kids (4 and 5 yrs old) and we warmly recommend the place. The owners are very kind and helpful and the neighbourhood (La Floresta) is secure and very quiet as the hostel is. It's a very nice place to meet peaceful people travelling or studying in Quito. The small kitchen has... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I stayed at Casona de Mario for several weeks, and really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and quaint vibe. The owners were very kind and accommodating, and helped me store luggage, call taxis, etc. La Floresta is a beautiful, fun part of Quito to stay in too: plenty of quirky businesses (look for Ocho y medio coffee shop/ theater, Pobre Diablo... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I was very keen to stay at Mario's due to the great reviews. I wish I hadn't. We were made to feel unwelcome from the start with a gruff greeting of 'do you have a reservation?' It's not hard to smile and say 'hello, welcome...do you have a reservation?' We were then given a quick tour and left alone. The... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

If you want to chill, relax and aclimatisate in Quito " La casona de Mario" is the best place to stay. The area " La Floresta" where the hostel is located , is a nice, quiet and secure place. You can find a big supermarket ( "Supermaxi"and a good internet cafe arround . The casa offers nice, clean rooms, a... More 

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Additional Information about Hostal La Casona de Mario

Address: Andalucia 213 y Galicia, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: $26 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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