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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    Travel Blogs from Quito

    Cotopaxi--the new arctic frontier

    A travel blog entry by crystalrenee on Jan 10, 2015

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    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 …

    Day 11

    A travel blog entry by bronteeann on Jul 15, 2015

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    ... It definitely beat another dinner of chicken and rice haha. It is crazy how fast time has flown since we have been here and it is hard to believe we will be leaving the comfort and familiarity of what I have come to consider home here in Ecuador! Tomorrow will conclude our volunteering and we will be leaving home and setting out on yet another adventure... cant ...

    On the road again

    A travel blog entry by rinscosta on Jul 09, 2015

    1 comment, 6 photos

    ... I have to leave Emmelie in the departure hall. We hug and say goodbye. And hug and hug again. I manage to hold my tears. Only when I arrive at my hotel in Otavalo I will discover she has left her jacket with bankcard in my car. Emmelie is my daughter, that's for sure. I can't hold my tears anymore. Otavalo is the last place I want to stay before crossing the border. Emmelie has found a perfect little hotel for me, overlooking Otavalo. I want to ...

    Lay of the Land: Earth, Water, Fire and Air

    A travel blog entry by karenmaker on Jun 29, 2015

    10 photos

    ... with an abundance of hostels and Internet cafés, and young backpacking Americans and Europeans passing through. Now that we're in Ecuador we can also also see how easy spending becomes with a currency that uses our American dollars. We also learn that if we wanted we could drive the Pan American Freeway (our highway 101) all the way to California, and why not, because the subsidized price of gasoline is only $1 a gallon.