El Crater Hotel

Mirador de Pichincha, Quito, Ecuador | 4 star hotel
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Quitting Town

A travel blog entry by v1213


Departure from Cusco's surprisingly ghetto airport was early enough to require an alarm, but the flight to Lima was relatively uneventful, except for the continuing Andean scenery and the long and fast take-off due to the altitude. We had quite a while to wait between flights in Lima but we had access to a lounge, which had supposedly won the "best …

Half way up

A travel blog entry by worldwideeyed


... making use of the carless streets to hair it down the hills! We spent the beginning and end of the day checking out the historic part of town with a trip to the park, botanical gardens and newer, trendier part of town (that was all closed up on a Sunday afternoon) in between.

The botanical gardens were impressive- ...

Our Latest Adventure begins - travel day to Quito

A travel blog entry by magnoliakitties


... no AC).

After collecting our luggage we met our Adventures by Disney tour guide Korey and we were off to our hotel. Even though the hotel was only 25 miles from the airport it took us about an hour to arrive (about 2AM)….for a total travel time of 17 hours door to door. The roads are all local and very hilly.

It is about 2:30 in the morning while I am writing the blog.



A travel blog entry by ccchrissie


... Not cheap here so will try later in my travels.

The hat workshops were not open today as apparently Children’s
Day, but still enjoyed some lovel views from town and the cheapest almuerzo yet
- $1.60 for a good soup and a poor main & juice – what do you expect at
that price!

Enjoyed a good wood-fired pizza for dinner & a beer on
the roof terrace at the hostel with friendly fellow travellers.


The Quilotoa loop, Quito and Otavalo. ..

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo


... factory produced souvenir t shirts.....

After coming down with a case of "eaten too much mexican food" after dining in taco bello(only an ******** would try and sue them, ok north american version) I struggle my way through todays excursion. Its another lake just outside otavalo. The tours apparently cost $100pp according to Roberto the very helpful hostel owner. He tells us how to get there for $4.25. And we are in luck! A friendly local lady on the 25 cent bus asks to share ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Mirador de Pichincha, Quito, is near Old Town, San Francisco Plaza (Plaza de San Francisco), Mariscal District, and Plaza San Blas.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding