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

You are interested in learning Spanish in Quito? We have researched all the details about the best Spanish language schools in Quito for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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Why Quito? Quito is the capital city of Equador with a population of 2 million people.It was founded in 1534 on the ruins of an ancient Inca city. The city is a cultural heaven with archeological museums, ancient ruins and traditional markets. If you happen to be there during Christmas or Easter, you'll be amazed at the number of events, masses, and processions that bring out the crowds.
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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.

Key Facts about Quito

Quality of life was ranked in recent report of Mercer in position 122 (2019).

Population: 1,400,000

Time zone: +5h. (GMT -5)

Region: Pichincha,

Currency: USD

Quito quality of life rating:

Rating: 3.9

3.9 (37 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa for travelling to Ecuador and attending a language course. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 14 (rankings of universities in Quito)

High season: July

Low season: March

Average course price per week (High season): 179 US$

Average course price per week (Low season): 223 US$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:50* (50% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:33* (67% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:46* (54% cheaper than New York)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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Public transportation in Quito

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Events in QuitoBest time to take a language course in Quito


10 August 2021On 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

    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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