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Hostal El Taxo

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Saarbrucken, Germany
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We stranded there by coincidence! After our bus got canceled in the middle of the night! They were very kind, helpful and tried to call other bus agencies to find an other option to get to our destination! We are very grateful for that! The hostal itself is clean, the rooms are small but you find there everything you need...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing!! Just amazing!! We stayed here twice - rooms were large, very clean, had private bathrooms, very hot showers, wifi, and good locks on doors. Downstairs area has a kitchen, dining, and lounge area. Located a few blocks from Foch Square, it's quiet, with plenty of places to eat/drink nearby (easy walking distance). The host, Segundo, is...

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Reviewed 2 December 2015

Pros: friendly and helpful staff (Segundo will help you!), good location (3 blocks from Plaza Foch), good shower, quiet environment, good wifi. Cons: not perfect beds and pillows, but still ok; only one computer for the entire hostel; the third block from the Plaza is kinda unfriendly, with some homeless people living there and making it feel unsafe sometimes. One...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Block of Juan Rodriguez I also recommend highly for hostels (Pousada Maple and Casa Kanela). West of here on the opposite side of Foch Square, Hostel El Taxo was a good place except the bed was so hard (good thing I travel with a a thermorest) and you were not supposed to use the computer after 10pm...and I walked into...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We've been there with my wife few days last week and the two brothers owning this house were very welcoming and helped us with everything. I strongly recommend this place, rooms are cleaned, and the hostel is well located in Quito, with a good price compared to others around. We will not regret your stay for sure!

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 9 November 2014

I've been here 3 years ago and it was great. Even greater to come back to my favorite hostal in Ecuador. The staff is very helpfull and literally help you with anything. It's like being home. I feel safe here and very welcomed. Which is priceless! I leave my personal belongings in the room, never ever lost anything. The family...

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Ramot meir, Israel
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed there during our visit in quito. We slept in many hostels during our trip, but non of them was as good as el taxo. The hostel locate in a calm and quiet street, only two streets away from the crowded main plaza. The rooms are big and clean, at the same price of any other...

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Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

A very good place to stay, very friendly staff, located in the best area, very cheap and you get all you need- wifi, computer, open and roomy kitchen, a TV room, clean and pretty big room with private bathroom and hot water. Very recomended especialy for backpackers!

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Banos, Ecuador
Reviewed 24 June 2014

stayed several times at the hostel and really like it. it's my first budget choice in quito. a pity that i had bad luck the last times, cause it was booked out ... but i'll be back. location is good and its good value all in all. segundo, the guy at the reception etc. is always very friendly and helpfull!...

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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
Reviewed 19 September 2013 via mobile

Great location, close to the center, great service and anyways got help when needed. Kitchen - spices for all, like a small family cooking together, and got to try different cultural foods Very recommend!

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Address: Mariscal Foch 909 y Cordero, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Number of rooms: 15
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“#7 was good at the back up the stairs, rooms near the front may get some of the communal TV noise I dunno”
 of 5 bubbles Cubecritter, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“Its loud everywhere in Latinamerica. Salsa jajajaja”
 of 5 bubbles LamaHaag, 8 Nov 2014 | Read review
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