Quito Hotels and Lodging
The political and cultural capital of Ecuador, Quito is a must-visit destination for virtually all travelers in Ecuador. Its historic center was constructed by Spanish settlers in the 1500s and most of the colonial architecture emains to this day. The area is so impressive and so well preserved that it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Other parts of the city feature exciting nightlife, museums, art, dance, live music and many other exciting activities. When planning your stay, we recommend investigating the following accommodations:
Hotel Le Parc is the first designer boutique hotel in Ecuador, which has a vanguardian architectural style with large windows which bring light into its spacious suites. It is located 15 minutes from the airport, within the important business sector of Quito and near to the main shopping centers of the city.
Hostal Alcalá – Comfortable rooms, friendly staff, and a tranquil location on a side street in the heart of Quito’s main tourist district make Hostal Alcalá one of the city’s best places to stay. Don’t believe it? Check out any Ecuadorian guidebook, they’ve regularly earned an honorable mention for the last 12 years! With a famous buffet breakfast which includes assorted fruits and fruit juices, eggs, pancakes, cereals, toast with butter and jellies, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Amenities and services include a kitchen and laundry facilities, secure parking, cable TV, airport pickup, and more.
Apart-Hotel Amaranta – Luxurious, apartment-style suites located in one of the safest and most central residential neighborhoods in Quito. Each suite has a private kitchen, living room, dining area, separate bedroom, and private bathroom, as well as cable TV. Also offering 2 magnificent penthouses, each suite with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, able to accommodate 8 to 10 people. Other services on site include laundry, local travel arrangements, an 80 person conference room, and Serrano’s Bar and Grill, available for your dining needs, with excellent cuts of meat, fresh seafood, and well-stocked bar.
Antinea Hotel Quito – A charming French boutique hotel, declared a UNESCO Cultural Heritage site, and located in the heart of Quito’s nightlife-filled Mariscal neighborhood. Antinea’s suites, rooms and furnished apartments are a home away from home for leisure and business travelers alike. Each room and suite are unique , filled with charm and decorated with good taste and class. Antinea is located close to Quito’s best restaurants, bars, and shops, and is only 15 minutes from both Quito’s historic center and the airport.
Hotel Bambú – This beach-front hotel in the small, sleepy fishing village of Canoa is the ideal escape for those who want some serious rest and relaxation without crowds of tourists. When you’re not relaxing on the beach, you can surf, mountain bike or even paraglide. Afterwards, dine on exquisite seafood plucked straight from the sea outside your door and prepared in the hotel’s renowned restaurant.
La Casa Sol, Quito Hostel – Charming hotel and cafe run by an even more charming Otavalan Indigenous couple. The intimate, sunny atmosphere will make even the weariest traveler feel at home, and coffee and conversation in Casa Sol’s cafe is a great way to start any day. Highly recommended by The South American Handbook, The Footprint Ecuador and Galapagos Handbook, Let’s Go Ecuador 1999, Lonely Planet, Rough Guide to Ecuador 2000, and the South American Explorer’s Club.
Folklore Hotel in Quito – Friendly, cozy and safe, the Folklore Hotel is located in the pretty neighborhood of La Floresta, a few blocks from La Mariscal, and close to the airport and Quito’s historic Old Town. Our comfortable rooms are well-equipped with private bathroom, 24-hour hot water, cable TV, Internet, WiFi, free calls to the USA and Canada, a satellite security system, easy access to a kitchen, and luggage storage. Prices include tax and a complimentary buffet breakfast. We also have tourist information, and we offer tours in and around Quito. Come and enjoy a new cultural experience in Quito with the Folklore Hotel!
Hotel La Rábida in Quito – An intimate and charming first-class hotel located in the heart of Quito, near many historical sites of interest, restaurants, banks, travel agencies, and shops. The restored, neo-colonial house has 11 rooms, each with a private bathroom, telephone, and T.V. Rooms with a terrace are available. The hotel has a small wine bar and restaurant that serves outstanding Italian and international cuisine.
Hotel Majestic – This charming hotel has the pleasant, friendly feel of a country inn and all the services and benefits of a large hotel. All rooms have private bathrooms, color TV, complete mini-bars, and telephone service. Internet service, a photocopier, and fax service are also available to guests. Customer service and honesty are the cornerstones of Majestic’s success.
Posada del Maple Hostel – Comfortable rooms, friendly staff, and a tranquil location on a side street in the heart of Quito’s main tourist district rank Posada del Maple as one of the city’s best places to stay. Don’t believe it? Check out any Ecuadorian guidebook, they’ve regularly earned an honorable mention for the last 12 years! With a famous buffet breakfast which includes: assorted fruits and fruit juices, eggs, pancakes, cereals, toast with butter and jellies, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Amenities and services include a kitchen and laundry facilities, secure parking, cable TV, airport pickup, and more.