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Hamburg, Germany
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

Stayed in the hostel several times and enjoyed it. The rooms are clean and modern, the owners and the staff very friendly and helpful. The location is 20mins by bus to the historical district, but just 5 minutes by foot to placa Foch, where the nightlife is. I enjoyed the personal atmosphere and the breakfast and would love to come... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review about your stays here with us, we are very happy to have guests returning to their 'home' in Quito and hope very much to have the pleasure of welcoming you here again soon. Best regards Judy More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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69 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

After 23 hours of travelling from New Zealand it was lovely to find this little gem in the suburbs of northern Quito. Warm and comfortable we soon settled in. The lounge area with the open fire was welcoming as was the in-house "bunny" Brownie! Dinner service very good as was the choices at breakfast to start the next day. Walking... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about your stay with us. We really appreciate the time taken to write a review and are happy to know you enjoyed your stay. I can only apologise for the car alarm, fortunately, it is a rare event but as you kindly appreciate there is little we can do about it. We hope to... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Rooms were comfortable, clean and quiet. Staff was friendly and spoke English. Living room was cozy with a fire in the fireplace. Didn't need to go out at night since the dining options were wonderful, including the wine which was affordable and delicious. Breakfast featured a nice selection of fruits and bread with eggs extra for under a dollar. Be... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to tell other travellers about your stay with us. We really appreciate the time you have taken and are happy to know that you enjoyed our hospitality. We hope to have the chance of welcoming you here again sometime in the future. Best regards Judy Chiesa More 

toronto
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24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Gloria is the face of Casa la Rabida. Our stay was definitely enhanced by Gloria's enthusiasm, helpfulness and sincerity. Ths is our favorite hotel in Quito. Although we never met the owner, it is apparent that great care is taken to ensure that guests are comfortable and well taken care of.

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

How wonderful to know that La Rabida is your favourite hotel in Quito! Many thanks for your kind words. I am sorry that I did not get the chance to meet you during your stay but know that you are in safe hands with Gloria and the rest of our team. We look forward to welcoming you back here sometime... More 

Lima, Peru
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2014

We stayed in the garden rooms quite close to their resident rabbit, Brownie just outside and and were greeted by the best host I think we've ever encountered, Gloria. Such a friendly and welcoming lady who couldn't have been more helpful if she had tried. We had been staying at the Hilton and moved here for a change and I... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us from which we are pleased to learn that it was enjoyable! We really appreciate our guests comments and do all we can to ensure the best welcome and service for all our guests. Gloria sends her best wishes! Kind regards Judy More 

Hampshire, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

Nice room with room safe (20 dollars refundable deposit for key) good breakfast and receptionists Gloria and Carlos for whom nothing was too much trouble. Nice lounge with log fire in evenings. Convenient for all amenities in the New Town area. Some issues with shower temperatures, otherwise would have rated 5 stars.

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. I am sorry to hear that you had problems with your shower - we have recently renovated all the bathrooms and had hoped to have resolved all problems, but unfortunately, there always seems to be something which needs improvement. The particular problem which you... More 

Denver, Colorado
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

My partner and I stayed at Hostal la Rabida for a couple of days, and I can't speak highly enough about the staff. Gloria and Carlos were friendly, helpful, knowledgeable, and extremely welcoming. In addition to aiding us in every way with our stay, they were also a joy just to talk with--Carlos was even kind enough to spend an... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Very many thanks for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us, from which we are happy to learn that its was an enjoyable experience! Brownie, Gloria and Carlos together with all our team here hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back sometime in the future. Best regards Judy More 

Slidell, Louisiana
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2014

During my first visit to Quito I stayed at La Rabida five nights and was totally satisfied, so my son and I stayed two nights on our recent trip. Everyone is very friendly. Carlos and the lady that was at the desk during the day were very helpful setting up taxis, providing recommendations etc. Sitting by the fire in the... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind comments about your stay with us. We are always pleased to have guests returning to visit us and are happy to know we lived up to expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Best regards Judy More 

Long Island, New York
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43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

This was the first leg of our honeymoon. They were so nice (Carlos at the front desk was top-notch). Everyone was there to help & greet you. It was close to Plaza Foch that has an abundance of bars and restaurants all within walking distance. Dinner was delicious - try to the chocolate salami. Room was a bit small but... More 

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

We are honoured that you choose La Rabida for your honeymoon and thank you also for taking the time to write a review about your staff. We are happy to know you enjoyed your stay and wish you the very best for your future together. Come back and see us sometime! Best regards Judy More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2014

This is a lovely hotel, I would definitely recommend you stay there. The rooms are classy and comfortable, the breakfast is tasty and just what you need (fresh fruit, juice, bread, and eggs made to order), and the service is helpful and super friendly. I will certainly come back here in my next trip to Quito.

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hostalrabida, Owner at Hostal de La Rabida, responded to this review

Many thanks Ana for taking the time to write a review about your stay. We do appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you here again upon your return to Quito. Best regards Judy More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel de La Rabida is an old traditional home recently restored into a first class, charming Quito hotel. We offer our guests the gracious atmosphere and style of a beautiful vacation home located in the heart of Quito, Ecuador near most places of historical and tourist interest as well as restaurants, banks, travel agencies and shops. With only 11 charming and tastefully decorated rooms, Hostal de la Rabida is a very special Quito hotel in which to enjoy your stay in our beautiful city. For those travelling in the company of their furry friends, you'll be happy to know that we are a pet-friendly hotel and will gladly accept any and all guests that plan to visit with their pets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal de La Rabida

Address: La Rabida 227 y Santa Maria, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: ₹ 4,661 - ₹ 7,129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hostal de La Rabida 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Hostal De La Rabida Hotel Quito
Hostal De La Rabida Quito
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Quito
#5 Best Value Hotel in Quito
#9 Romantic Hotel in Quito
#15 Business Hotel in Quito
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“Room in garden area was nice, but thin walls between rooms so we could hear folks come and go as well as conversations in the small garden area. ”
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“Fun to stay in the garden rooms that open directly into the courtyard.”
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