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Backpackers' Inn

  • Excellent12%
  • Very good23%
  • Average28%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible20%
21 Sep 2015
“Great basic accommodations with a fantastic location in Mariscal District”
26 Mar 2015
“Bit of a dive”
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

A lot of people have said this place is disorganized, but that was not our experience. We are a couple and booked a private room with bath. I booked online two days in advance and they had our reservation. We arrived in the afternoon, so...More

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Positives: Good location for restaurants and bars. Rooms had good sized lockers. Bathrooms are a decent size and showers were OK. It's also cheap. Negatives: We spent ages trying to get in as the staff had left the front desk unattended. The room we were...More

Thank Ibo88
Reviewed 1 December 2014

First day, no hot water in the showers. Only cold. And in Quito cold water is really cold, especially at 7.30 am. The second morning, only lukewarm water. Progress! But unfortunately, the third day no water at all. There seems to be a few issues...More

Thank ChefMartin001
Reviewed 16 April 2014

I arrived a day early, but they were able to put me up. Overall the hostel is in a good location, but the kitchen hours is a bit strange, closed from noon to 4pm. They do serve breakfast at a charge of $2.50. Service was...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 6 April 2014

A pretty average price for a stay in a sought-after Mariscal area. The staff were friendly and helpful. Apparently the area is known for tourists being mugged, but we didn't have any problems over the four days that we stayed here. Lots of great restaurants...More

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"We had room 5. Small double with private bath. Bohemian, but recommended!"
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"The cheaper rooms are either outside or have no windows. Pay a little more and get the better room."
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"We liked Old Town much better; and the places at barrio La Ronda there is much less crime. If you want to..."
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"right next door to a very noisy hostel; so be careful which room you get from Thursday to Saturday night."
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