You don’t need a quiet place necessarily to meditate but I think everyone should have a few places they can reliably walk off to so they can meditate in a totally peaceful environment. Once you have the skills of meditation down you can do it just about anywhere with any number of possible distractions. I feel everyone should have a few places they can go to escape all of the noises of everyday life also. Sometimes no matter how hard you try, life can be overwhelming and can also be difficult to block those noises out even to the most trained mind. It will be a different location for everyone. For me I go on my bike rides or when I am in Maine in the middle of the woods or on the beach at our cottage. In the busyness of life it can sometimes be easy to forget about just going somewhere quiet and sitting down to meditate.