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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Very basic accommodation. The room was damp and not ventilated. Stayed 3 nights, not even basic housekeeping during that time. Pleasant hosts. Be sure to frequent the amazing cafe 'Jumandi' just across the plaza, for coffee, drinks, or great food.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We arrived about midnight from the airport and were told that they were full. I had the printed reservation from hostelbookers but we were sent to another hostal. Very annoying. We returned the next day and liked the place.If I were to stay again I would try harder to make sure our reservation was honored.

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Gainesville, Florida
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Hostal San Blas is more of a family run hotel than a hostel. The building is beautiful and is centrally located within walking distance to all major attraction in the historic district. If you need to get to more remote parts of Quito, you can take a bus or a very cheap taxi ( make sure you ask the driver... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Clean hostal with very helpful and kind staff. It's a family run business and they serve a good breakfeast every morning with fresh homemade fruit juice. The staff have been treating us like family and they have been very helpful with touristic information about Quito. The beds are comfy and the showers have hot water.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

If you are looking for a basic hostal close to Old Town. This place could be it. The hostal is right is Plaza San Blas, which is a easy 5 minute walk to old town. It is also very good for public transport. The rooms, themselves, are basic, but for the price, this place is a REALLY good value. The... More 

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Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

We checked I hear as we needed to get a good night's sleep. Which might sound obvious but we have found it hard here in quiti Beds are comfortable and our room was right at the back. So very quite. Hot water most of the time, but not on our last day. We stayed for four nights, the staff are... More 

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wiltshire
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

we moved here from another hostel looking for some peace and quiet to get a good nights' sleep. We found it. with just one small window it was easy to keep our the light too and the road is too far away to be of any bother in the night. The bathroom is light and spacious and the towels a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Lovely family run hostel in a perfect location if you wish to experience the old town. Breakfast is great value at only $1, staff are friendly and helpful, the wifi is reliable, rooms were clean and showers were hot. The only downside for us was that the building was a little noisy during the day due to building works next... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Great place with a friendly and helpfull owner on a nice spot in Quito! Also safe and nice staff! Rooms are clean and quiet. Hot showers, WiFi. Also breakfast available if you want. Otherwise go to the little shop on the corner of the street! Good value for money! I would recommend it to anyone!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

We had a good stay here with hot showers and clean rooms. The breakfast is great value at $1. The only downside was that someone was sweeping the courtyard at 6.30am and the dog was barking shortly after - not the best lie-in ever! You're not going to meet many travellers here but it's a decent hostel.

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Additional Information about Hostal San Blas

Address: Caldas E1-38 Y PF Cevallos | Plaza San Blas, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: $23 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal San Blas 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“All the rooms are bad considering they are connected to the open space where people talk at all hours of the day or night. The reception area also is so noisy that all door-bell buzzes can be heard in the rooms at all hours. Stay elsewhere!!”
 of 5 bubbles HectorSuitcase, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Don't stay on the ground floor - too noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles lulu_in_hanoi, 30 Mar 2014 | Read review
“second floor, first floor bit busy with travelers...”
 of 5 bubbles MVMV_12, 30 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Choose the inside room with windows to the inside,”
 of 5 bubbles RichardH776, 9 Jan 2012 | Read review
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