9 Best language schools in Quito (ranked based on student reviews)

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How our students rated their experience in Quito


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Overall city attractiveness
38 authentic reviews from students who reserved with us

Rating: 3.5/5.0

Friendliness of locals

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Interesing things to do

Rating: 4.4/5.0

Geographic setting

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Public transport

Rating: 3.7/5.0


Rating: 4.2/5.0


Rating: 3.4/5.0


Rating: 3.9/5.0


Rating: 3.3/5.0


Rating: 2.6/5.0


Most recent student reviews of language schools in Quito

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 7 reviews

Great atmosphere, friendly teachers and great School director

8 April 2019
Course: Super Intensive 30 - 2 weeks
Student age: 43 years


Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 7 reviews

Teachers were professionals.

21 March 2016
Course: Intensive 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 60 years


Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 25 reviews

the teachers were all very friendly, helpful and funny.
even though it`s one of the cheapest language schools in quito, the classes have a very high standard. I can highly recommend it!

19 March 2008
Course: Classico - 4 weeks
Student age: 20 years


Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 25 reviews

I really like the spanish course, because it's very instructive,my teacher were very good and comprehensive. I enjoy also those breack because it permit me to discus with the others students. This is a nice and great spanish school.

25 March 2007
Course: Classico - 1 week
Student age: 23 years


Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 25 reviews

little travel agency with english speaking lady

23 August 2006
Course: Classico - 3 weeks
Student age: 26 years


What school directors said about Quito

Patricia de Ribadeneira

Quito is a very safe city, very friendly and easy to know, it has all the facilities of modern life, but it also has the charm of its colonial part, that’s why it is a World Heritage city. It is also in the center of all the tourist regions that can be visited in the country.

Interesting information about Quito

Key Facts about Quito

Quality of life was ranked in recent report of Mercer in position 122 (2019).
Population: 1,400,000
Time zone: -9h. (GMT -5)
Region: Pichincha,
Currency: USD (1 USD = 2.9649 GEL)
Visa: Nationals from Georgia do not require a visa for travelling to Ecuador and attending a language course. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
High season: July
Low season: March
Average course price per week (High season): 179 US$
Average course price per week (Low season): 221 US$
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in Tbilisi
  • Student price index excluding rent:160* (60% more expensive than Tbilisi)
  • Student price index including rent:153* (53% more expensive than Tbilisi)
  • Price index food only:183* (83% more expensive than Tbilisi)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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Events in QuitoBest time to take a language course in Quito

Battle of Pichincha
Battle of Pichincha

24 May 2022Held annually on May 24th, this event commemorates the Battle of Pichincha, a victory by South American rebels during the Latin-America War of Independence. This victory led to the occupation of Quito by the rebels and ultimately the liberation of the entire country. It is a day of national pride and patriotism.


10 August 2022On August 10th, Independence Day is celebrated. Events are organised in Plaza de la Independencia and in front of the Palacio del Gobierno. The celebrations consist of military parades and cultural events such as agricultural fair, outdoor music and dance parades.

What to do in Quito

Cable Car
Cable Car
Plaza Grande
Plaza Grande

Arrival Airport

Mariscal Sucre International (UIO) - 10 km. from Quito city center

Public transportation to city center:

on demand, 27,00 USD, 60 minutes.

Main stops: Quito Airport, Quito

Taxi: 708 ECS, 45 minutes drive to city center of Quito

Direct international flights from:
  • USA: Houston George Bush Intercntl., Miami International

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FAQ about schools in Quito

  • Instituto Superior de Español has received the best overall rating in Quito.
  • Don Quijote / Academia Columbus, located in Calle Arízaga Luque N 34-240 y Federico Páez n/a has been voted as the school with the best location in Quito.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Quito is Mariscal Sucre International (10.7 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Quito.
  • In Quito the following courses are offered specifically for business Spanish: Business Spanish Group, Medical Spanish.
  • Schools in Quito offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: DELE, SIELE.

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