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Hostal La Casona de Mario

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Cusco, Peru
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 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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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 November 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

We stayed at La Casona de Mario two times for 3 days each. The place is located 10 minute walk from the Zona Rosa in Mariscal. The has different rooms with different room setting. Tipp: Check before when making a reservation. Because the hostel was not full we could enjoy a clean kitchen, clean bathroom facilities and the cosiness of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

Hostelbookers e-mail copied here: Please refer to the booking below, does the booking indicate four people in a room? Hello there, Thanks for your email. You booked a double room for only 2 people and then wanted to allocated 4 people in the same room. the double room has a maximum capacity of 2 people AND the property don't accept... More 

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Reviewed 9 July 2013

Myself and my partner thoroughly enjoyed our stay here.... We are travelling as a couple and stayed here for 5 days then left our bags in storage to visit ottovalo for a few days then came back here and stayed another 4 nights. It is a hostel converted from a house.... Kitchen with everything, great chill out area with great... More 

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New York, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2013

I exchanged several emails in English with the hostel. Our booking was confirmed as 2 ensuite rooms, one for parents and the other for young children. When we arrived after ringing for over 5 minutes (early evening), we were shown to a room with 2 sets of bunk beds with a bathroom (single toilet and shower) to share with 8... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2012

I was going to stay here for a few weeks but after 4 days couldn't wait to leave and went someplace else. Have no idea why the proprietor is in this business but he should do something else. Could hardly eke out a smile (didn't) yet I had to walk through his personal kitchen to get to the communal one.... More 

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Belsele, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2012 via mobile

One of the best hostals we stayed in in South America during our four months travelling. The place is cheap and has everything you need such as an amazing living room, a kitchen and a supermarket nearby.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2012

We were going to stay in Quito for just one night, as we were going to the Amazon the following morning. We didn't want to spend much money for just one night & some prices in Quito are very high. We thought this hotel was quite good value & it's quite close to the airport, so it seemed like the... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

La Casona de Mario is the best hostel we've stayed at in four months of travel through Central and South America. The rooms are spacious, the kitchen has every cooking utensil we've missed having in the last four months, the indoor and outdoor common areas are super comfortable and cool, and the house is decorated with amazing little touches. It... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hostal La Casona de Mario

Address: Andalucia 213 y Galicia, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: $39 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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