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Simon Bolivar Spanish School

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Excellent school

I took two weeks of classes at Simon Bolivar, 4 hours in the morning and two additional hours of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hillary H
via mobile
Great staff and great teaching!

I had not studied Spanish for many years and wanted a refresher before spending the next 3 weeks in... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Patricia U
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Simon Bolivar is the ideal place to learn Spanish in Ecuador. Break your language barriers with our experienced professors who take on students from beginner to advanced levels. Take part in the many activities our school also offers like cooking...more
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Mariscal Foch E9-20 y Andres Xaura, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-254-4558
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took two weeks of classes at Simon Bolivar, 4 hours in the morning and two additional hours of excursions in the afternoon while traveling by myself. I enjoyed the experience thoroughly. The teachers are professional and really good conversationalists, so the time flew by....More

1  Thank Hillary H
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I had not studied Spanish for many years and wanted a refresher before spending the next 3 weeks in Ecuador. I took classes for 6 hours a day for a week and it helped enormously. I not only re-learned things I lost, but learned new...More

1  Thank Patricia U
Reviewed 31 August 2018

A school is only as good as its teachers. I was fortunate enough to have Janeth, a teacher who has been with the school for many years. I spent 2 weeks, 4 hours a day with her. She was so wonderful and patient. I learned...More

1  Thank Jacqueline L
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My kids and I spent a week staying with a family and studying Spanish. Since we were all at different levels, we each had our own private tutor. My son had two years of middle school Spanish, so I asked for him to have practice...More

1  Thank gerbilmom8
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I've studied lots of times at Simon Bolivar in Quito. The school is very well run. There are lots of activities. The classes are flexible and cater for all levels. My teacher, Irma, is excellent!

1  Thank 33Zidane
Reviewed 30 July 2018

My husband and I, along with our 9 year old, took a week of individual lessons in the morning and a cultural lesson together in the afternoons where we would visit different parts of the city while learning Spanish. All four of the teachers were...More

1  Thank Lakshmi S
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The week long Spanish course was not really a thing. It’s basically two hours unstructured with typical conversation you might have at a hostel or bar when meeting new people. I had asked to focus on one or two items but we never got to...More

1  Thank Derick T
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I took a week of Spanish classes here for a brush-up and spent a total of 6 weeks in Quito. I worked with the school in a number of facets from classes, after-class activities such as salsa dance and cooking, and went on numerous weekend...More

1  Thank melissalooby
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I have been studying at Simon Bolivar on and off since 2014. I went in with non-existent Spanish and now and am studying to be a Spanish professor and translator. Not only are the teachers wonderful, but the they start as acquaintances and become family....More

1  Thank Kayla A
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Simon Bolivar Spanish Language School knows how to make learning fun and meaningful! Staff are super friendly, professional & helpful, they foster an intellectual atmosphere that’s as committed as you are (Full disclosure: I was kinda serious) and are a great resource for all-things Ecuador....More

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12 June 2018|
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Response from JaneinOakland | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm so sorry I didn't see your question until today. Forgive me. I did individual classes in Quito and the Amazon. In Cuenca, I had classes with a friend. The Amazon program had something every day, a tour to an Animal... More
17 November 2016|
Response from Daniela B |
Hola! Thank you for your interest to study at Simon Bolivar Spanish School in Quito- Ecuador. Of course we can help you with Individual or Group lessons. Please let me know which week are you interest to come? Individual... More