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Hostal Zentrum

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Bellflower, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location in the heart of everything, comfortable room and super friendly staff and owner. I had a flight at 1:30 AM and owner woke up at midnight to make me a breakfast. Special place for German speaking tourists. Thank you

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WASHINGTON
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I stayed at Hostal Zentrum 3 times during my 2-week visit to Ecuador, for a total of 7 nights. The Hostal is well located near restaurants, banks, the handcraft market and is an easy walk to parks and the centro histórico. Breakfasts are abundant and made to order. Gerd and Frank are excellent hosts. The Hostal offers a variety of...

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Arlington, VA
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stayed for a number of nights at Hostal Zentrum and have a fondness for the quirky place. Gerd and Frank are wonderfully helpful, the breakfast is generous and filling, the location very good for a number of fine restaurants, and the price was right. But, be warned, this place looks like it hasn't been updated in many, many years....

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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Great Hotel in centro of Quito. Easy walk to Mariscal and centro historico. The owner is a extremly welcoming guy. Huge breakfast with everything you wish. Parking possible if you need. Everything is clean. The house is very charmante, book exchange also possible.

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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

For 2 weeks, the Hostal Zentrum was the base of myself and more 24 people from my mountaineering club. It is very clean, comfortable rooms, good breakfast, good service and excellent location. The Hostal is runned by Guerd, very efficient and perfectionist, but a bit irritable sometimes, and Frank very pleasant and always willing to help. Excellent.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 October 2015

On first approach, you might think Quito is an inexpensive city to visit - and mostly you'd be right. Taxis are well underpriced, food is predominantly low cost, and attraction admissions can be next to non-existent. But a cursory look at hotel prices can uncover one glaring hole in this assumption. If you want to stay somewhere decent, Quito can...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 October 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful time staying at the Hostal Zentrum. I agree with many of the other reviews on here-- the location is one of the great selling points about this place. It's so peaceful and quiet, and yet you can walk for a few mere minutes and find yourself in the Mariscal. It's very safe-- the...

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Reviewed 26 September 2015

The Hostal has an excellent location in the center of Mariscal while being calm due to the location in a small side street as well as the beauiful green garden. Rooms are large, clean, and some of them have special featrures such as a fire place. The service in the Hostal is great and includes not only a very good...

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We were swayed by the great reviews to stay here. We were quite disappointed. Our room was cheap but really tiny and dark. Other rooms were much bigger but also much more expensive. We were the only guests and it felt very quiet in a 40 bed Hostal. So no one else was there to talk to.There was nothing bright,...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 16 August 2015

My son and I stayed here on our first night in Quito. It is a really beautiful hostal with Frank and Gerd who are very helpful and attentive. We arrived at 1am and were let into the gate and given the option of two different rooms. We paid $55/night for a very spacious room that felt more like a suite....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Hostal Zentrum

Address: Jose Murillo E4-18 y 9 de Octubre | Quito, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: $68 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Zentrum 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Rooms upstairs are quieter and have some updates.”
 of 5 bubbles 24LouiseM, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pay a little extra for a room with working fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles Things4Bean, 9 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We chose a room with a fireplace-- so welcome and relaxing on cool Quito evenings!”
 of 5 bubbles thetravelingjen, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the fireplace”
 of 5 bubbles sebastiana404, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
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