We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hostal El Arupo

8.4 km from Quito centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Save
Enter dates to see best deals
Check In Check Out
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
More options
View Deals
We check up to 200+ sites for the lowest hotel prices
1 room 2 adults 0 children
View Deals
Close 
Juan Rodriguez E7-22 y Reina Victoria, Quito, Ecuador
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

96 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 49: English reviews
Start your review of Hostal El Arupo
 Click to rate
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed here for 3 nights. We loved it! Staff was so sweet and accomodating. our reservation was screwed up. We were quoted $33 a night but discovered it should have been $60. It was more than we had wanted to spend so they offered a compromise of $45. We slept well even though in Mariscol (the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JPRamsey
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This hostel was perfect for our overnight stay in Quito. A great location, close to restaurants and not too far to walk into the old town. The rooms were spacious and clean and the staff very helpful and friendly. We had problems with a car we had rented and they helped us contact the car hire company. Good memories of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jany P
Erie, Colorado
Reviewed 17 September 2016

If you need to visit Quito, and want to find a comfortable place in a good location, with many restaurants, and buses that can take you all over town, then this is the place. Helpful staff, good breakfast, and highly recommended.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank WJD_CO
Allschwil, Schweiz
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Good value for the money. We had a room with "garden view". It was lovely to observe the humming-birds close by. We were also satisfied with breakfast. The location is pretty good, in center of town. Therefore it can be a bit loud in the evenings on weekends.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank migrosmmm
Calgary
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This hostel is very well located in the tourist area of Quito (Note: this is not at all the same as the old town, it is a six block area devoted to hotels, bars and restaurants, well-policed and safe). Right across the street is the Achiote restaurant which I loved. There are also some noisy bars nearby, if you want...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank niemand
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I was supposed to be here for 5 nights, but I am checking out after just one. I read that some rooms can be noisy so I asked for a quiet one. The place is decent enough for the price but the sound insulation is very poor - club music, car alarms, people shouting. It's a pretty noisy area and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Bambos K
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Located near Plaza Foch which is full of bars and nightlife, be wary at night-time as dodgy characters walk the streets of Quito. Hostel is very cute with a lovely sitting room area for chats and beers which are available for sale at low cost in the hostel. Breakfast was included for our two night stay and it was good...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank NiallODonoghue
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Very friendly and accommodating staff and good location. Can be a bit noisy but rooms are clean and comfortable. Breakfast was basic but very good and staff went out of their way to accommodate our large group.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Aneefa A
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Old colonial house, nicely decorated. Staff didn't speak english at all. Most rooms are either next to the tv room or next to the door. It's an old house so quite noisy inside. Rooms were very clean And shower is good. Breakfast consists of coffee, eggs And fruit juice. Location is very good in mariscal!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DTB87
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Great location right in Plaza Foch. We could walk to all the bars/clubs at night without feeling unsafe and walk to El Elijido (the park with the art fair) during the day. This is probably what is most important. Our room had no frills but had everything we needed. 2 comfortable beds and a shower with great pressure. Staff was...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Sara M

29 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (21)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Quito hotels
0.1 km away
Antinea
Antinea
#37 of 112 in Quito
140 reviews
0.2 km away
Yellow House Hotel
Yellow House Hotel
#28 of 112 in Quito
164 reviews
0.2 km away
NU House Boutique Hotel
NU House Boutique Hotel
#34 of 112 in Quito
532 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 km away
El Arupo
El Arupo
#35 of 223 in Quito
65 reviews
0.3 km away
Blue House
Blue House
#13 of 244 in Quito
207 reviews
0.2 km away
Discovery Quito Hostel
Discovery Quito Hostel
#45 of 244 in Quito
69 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Hostal El Arupo

Address: Juan Rodriguez E7-22 y Reina Victoria, Quito, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: RM120 - RM235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostal El Arupo 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Priceline, HostelWorld, Booking.com and Hotels.com so you can book your Hostal El Arupo reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hostal El Arupo staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Hostal El Arupo staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Stay away from the room on the street.”
 of 5 bubbles JPRamsey, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had an upstairs room”
 of 5 bubbles 266janyp, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best to get room near the back, the rooms on the street can be noisy, especially late at night when the night clubbers return home.”
 of 5 bubbles WJD_CO, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book ahead and ask for a room in the front of the building (certainly, not a room at the back if you like to sleep before midnight).”
 of 5 bubbles Geographtraveller, 8 Dec 2014 | Read review
“In the center of night life but the hostel is generally quiet. Any room will do.”
 of 5 bubbles JB207, 2 Jul 2014 | Read review
5 of 5