El Crater Hotel

Address: Mirador de Pichincha, Quito, Ecuador | 4 star hotel
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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

      Travel Blogs from Quito

      Cotopaxi--the new arctic frontier

      A travel blog entry by crystalrenee on Jan 10, 2015

      15 photos

      At dinner the night before, our waiter was also the hotel attendant and arranged the tours, and helped us get a tour reserved at 9pm. I was impressed! After a lot of back and forth, we opted for a visit to Cotopaxi, Ecuador's tallest volcano and the second most active volcano in the world. We chose the tour that included a 3 hour horseback riding …

      Gas station pit stop

      A travel blog entry by crystalrenee on Jan 09, 2015

      6 photos

      Since our flight wasn't until 1pm, we decided to visit Las Loberias, a popular beach outside of town. While I was expecting a more traditional beach, it turned out to just be a great area to continue to view the local wildlife. We were able to watch sea lions play in the sand, pelicans eat their breakfast, baby octopuses in the tidal ponds, iguanas …

      Eventually Ecuador - A day of travel

      A travel blog entry by leslieandleon on Feb 10, 2015

      4 comments, 5 photos

      ... super pleasant to chat with, and hasn't slept all night, so after a quick conversation about our past and future travels, she wraps herself up like a proverbial mummy, and falls into a deep sleep for the entire flight! I really seem to luck out when it comes to who sits next to me on flights, however, I also seem to always have small, screaming children sitting directly behind me, one minute kicking the back of my seat, then finishing ...


      A travel blog entry by paulcolver on Jan 28, 2015

      ... for sure is the trail in one of the rainstorms would be a creek and pretty much impassable going either up or down.

      Down, down, down which means there will be some uphill and there is. I have to say that as fit as I am, climbing at this elevation of possibly 9000 feet really took the kick out of me.

      As I walked along the path – after the descent – it widened out and is lawn rising up from each side of the river. People were sitting on the ...

      The Trip to Otavalo: Lluvioso but Smooth as Silk

      A travel blog entry by paulcolver on Jan 20, 2015

      ... over available chairs steaming, and I am chowing into some pasta dish that I would be very unlikely to eat were I near a kitchen where I could do some cooking.

      The astute reader may notice a subtext of “I dearly wish to be settled for uno mes, in some attractive, furnished apt cooking, writing, taking occasional strolls, tours and hikes about the countryside enjoying life. If it must rain, it must rain – how much rain can the Pacific Ocean supply? ...