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General Group Booking Terms

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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Awarded Best Hostal in Ecuador, The Secret Garden is a friendly Australian/Ecuadorian run hostel conveniently located in a quiet, authentic cobble-stone street in central colonial Quito. The rooftop terrace enjoys spectacular views of the city. It's a great place to meet fellow travellers,.enjoy the great food and drinks, or just relax with a book or the free high speed wi-fi.

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A second secret garden!! That's right - The Secret Garden Cotopaxi, high up in the remote Ecuadorian Andes, an ideal place to relax and use as a base to acclimatize and climb the Cotopaxi or one of the other surrounding volcanoes. IT WAS AWARDED THE BEST HOSTEL IN ECUADOR IN 2012.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 8.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Aug 2019
    I stayed at The Secret Garden 9 years ago, and it remained a fond memory ever since. Finally returned again this year, if anything it's even better. This is the place to stay for backpackers in Quito.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    15 Aug 2019
    LOVED staying at the secret garden in Quito. This place served as the first stop on my travels and really set the bar high for hostel stays! Good food and great deals for happy hour. Secret Garden also does a wonderful job at harnessing a community out of its guests. I met some of the best people here.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    10 Sep 2019
    Absolutely loved our stay here, ended up staying 3 extra nights. Rooftop is fantastic(amazing view!), communal dinners are delicious & so affordable. Great to meet other travellers. Room was very clean and spacious. Travel agent on bottom floor so helpful with tours etc. Centrally located & very safe. Would 100% stay again. Thank you!
    Ireland, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.7


    23 Aug 2019
    The best hostel on my trip over Ecuador. It is well managed , clean, safe, really well located ( 10 minutes or less walking to the city center and with public transport option) and with a super cool atmosphere. The view from the balcony is perfect to enjoy diner,drinks and meet people. Saludos !
    Brazil, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    02 Sep 2019
    Our stay at Secret Garden Quito was amazing. Breakfast is really good and there is free tea available the whole day. Dinner is very good as well and not expensive. There‘s always a lot going on and the staff is so nice and funny.
    Germany, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.4


    13 Aug 2019
    Good hostel overall, pay for nicer facilities. Good food and guides.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    09 Sep 2019
    Excellent hostel overall. Secret Garden Quito had all the facilities you could want in a hostel at a very affordable price. Their rooftop, happy hour and dinners create a really great social environment. Would stay here again!
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    27 Aug 2019
    A very nice hostel in a good location. This was the second hostel we stayed at in Quito and we much preferred this hostel and would stay here again if we were to return to Quito. We stayed here after recommendations from fellow travelers and it didn't disappoint. Only down side is there is no kitchen for use, however, they provide a nice dinner each night for ~$5.
    Australia, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    21 Aug 2019
    Very noisy party hostel, but has quiet hours starting at 11pm. Great staff, comfy beds.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.9


    04 Sep 2019
    Great hostel with a good social atmosphere. Food is great and tour company underneath is very good.
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners Ecuador

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