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Hostal de La Rabida

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Cave Junction, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We arrived at La Rabida well after midnight due to a late night arrival from the United States. The staff on duty were very helpful and inviting and got us quickly settled into our room. The room faced a small inner courtyard and while the room was small, it was very clean and pleasant. While La Rabida is located in... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us - we really appreciate your comments and am glad you were happy with your stay with us. I do apologise if you felt you had a long wait for dinner to be served, all our dishes are prepared to order and some take a... More 

Langenlonsheim, Germany
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed at La Rabida for two nights before our trip to Galapagos. The location is pretty central and very close to La Marical (only about 10 minutes on foot). The rooms were simple, but clean and the staff incredibly friendly. Especially the lady working at reception, Gloria, was super helpful and lovely! She helped us find a pharmacy and... More 

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

Many thanks for taking the time to write about your stay with us. We greatly appreciate your comments and are happy to know you enjoyed our hotel. Brownie sends best wishes too! All the best Judy More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Hotel La Rabida is a comfortable and cozy hotel in the middle of new town. The quality of this hotel are the staff, they are extremely helpful and willing to make you get the most out of your stay in Quito. As for the room itself, it was a bit disappointing. The bed was good, but the room as a... More 

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

Many thanks for taking the time to write about your stay with us. We are happy to know that overall you enoyed your time at La Rabida and do apologise if you found your room too small. All our rooms are different and some of them are a little smaller than others. Our hotel is in a house built nearly... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I spent five nights at Hostal de La Rabida in June (3+2) each side of a birding expedition, and found it a welcome home-from-home on my first visit to South America. At first sight, the location is less than beautiful, being in the architecture of the new town of Quito, but once familiarized, I realised the convenience of the setting.... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind comments regarding your stay with us here at La Rabida. It is always a pleasure to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay and all the staff join me in sending you our best wishes. We hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back here sometime in the future. Best regards... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My sister, niece and I shared a room here while visiting my niece who had been studying in Quito. The hotel staff (Carlos and Gloria especially) went out of their way to make our stay perfect, even storing our luggage for a couple days while we went to Banos. Breakfast was yummy, the room was large enough for all our... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay with us here at La Rabida. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed being with us and hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back sometime in the future. All the staff join me in sending you our best wishes Judy Chiesa More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

So glad we stayed here! What a cute hotel. We stayed in Room 2, which had a large balcony accessible from our room by double doors. The bed was huge, clean, and supercomfy. The water was always hot. Fresh, filtered water was available in a jug that could be refilled at our request.The restaurant was great for breakfast and dinner... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your stay with us. We greatly appreciate your comments and hope very much to have the opportunity of welcoming you back here in the future. All the staff, together with Brownie our rabbit, join me in sending you our best wishes Judy Chiesa More 

Tampa, FL
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

La Rabida was a great choice for us. The staff was very attentive and helpful, the rooms were clean and comfortable and quite charming. Located two blocks from the heart of the Mariscal area so shopping, wining and dining were at our doorstep. Their own restaurant served very tasty food as well. They also had a nice living room area... More 

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

Many thanks for your kind comments regarding your recent stay with us - we greatly appreciate it and are happy to know that your had an enjoyable time. We hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back sometime in the future Best regards Judy Chiesa More 

louisiana
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

This boutique hotel felt like a home away from home. The receptionist, Gloria, always greeting us by name and with a warm smile, the resident bunny rabbit, Brownie, the cozy fire in the den each night, the balcony and gorgeous magnolia tree outside our bedroom... Great memories! If you'd like a respite from the city smog, hustle and bustle, this... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind comments regarding your stay with us. We really appreciate you taking the time to let other travellers know about your experience and hope to have the opoportunity of welcoming you back sometime in the future. All the staff, including Brownie, join me in sending you our best wishes Judy Chiesa More 

Toronto, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Friendly staff, very helpful. They indicated to us two interesting places to visit La Ronda on a Saturday evening, wonderful architecture, very good music in each restaurant and tons of restaurants within a few blocks. They also told us to go to see on Monday the change of guard at lunch time. Nice unique place.

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Tucson, Arizona
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This small hotel is very quaint and charming. There is a comfy sitting room with a fireplace. And it was cold enough to burn a fire each night. Then there is another small room where you can sit in a comfortable chair, have a drink (they have a small bar area) or work on the provided computer. (Note: remember, if... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel de La Rabida is an old traditional home recently restored into a first class, charming Quito hotel. We offer our guests the gracious atmosphere and style of a beautiful vacation home located in the heart of Quito, Ecuador near most places of historical and tourist interest as well as restaurants, banks, travel agencies and shops. With only 11 charming and tastefully decorated rooms, Hostal de la Rabida is a very special Quito hotel in which to enjoy your stay in our beautiful city. For those travelling in the company of their furry friends, you'll be happy to know that we are a pet-friendly hotel and will gladly accept any and all guests that plan to visit with their pets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal de La Rabida

Address: La Rabida 227 y Santa Maria, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: $64 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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:
#2 Family Hotel in Quito
#9 Romantic Hotel in Quito
#9 Best Value Hotel in Quito
#15 Business Hotel in Quito
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