Directions to Hostel Revolution
Map & Directions
We are on the corner of Los Rios and Julio Castro. Look for the sign 'Revolution Backpackers' . HR is also on both sides of the balcony.
Getting from the Airport
The NEW AIRPORT opened FEB 29 2013. Your Options are: taxi, shuttle bus and taxi, or Shuttle bus and local bus. Presently taxi fare is around $27 or bus shuttle to Rio Coca station $8, then taxi or Ecovia bus to hostel (bus 25c or taxi $6). You can also take a shuttle' Aeroservicio' to the old airport for $8.00 and then taxi to the hostel, approx. $8.00. Travel time airport to hostel approx 1 to 1.5 hrs (day) or approx 45 mins (late night) until roads improve
We are one block from the Ecovia bus stop at Alameda Park. The new Ecovia has a dedicated lane which allows for quick and cheap transport from the north to the south of Quito (25c) along 6 de Deciembre (Mariscal is just 5 minutes away). Also a few minutes walk is the Trole bus system, similar to the Ecovia, it runs north to south in Quito valley along 10 de Agosto. The Metro Bus, additionally, is very close and runs along Avenida America
There are now (from July 2009) Two main bus terminals in Quito, one in the North (Carcelen) and one in the South (Quitumbe) Quitumbe is just under an hour in the trolley bus to the Alameda stop near the Hostel. You need to take the trolley to El Recreo, and then change bus to get to Alameda. From the Carcelen station, take a bus to La Y trolley stop and then take the trolley to Alameda stop.