Hilton Colon Quito

Address: Avenida Amazonas N19-14 y Patria, Quito, Ecuador | 4 star hotel
 
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This 4 star hotel, located on Avenida Amazonas N19-14 y Patria, Quito, is near Intinan Museum, Quito Historical Old Town Tour, La Virgin del Panecillo, and Parque El Ejido.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHilton Colon Quito

    Reviewed by craigandsarah

    Great location.

    Reviewed Jun 17, 2014
    by (17 reviews) Fremont , United States Flag of United States

    Great hotel. Nice location, friendly staff. Hop on Hop Off bus picks up directly across the street. Beautiful view overlooking the park.

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    Reviewed by kathyheard

    Chaned hotels

    Reviewed Mar 4, 2014
    by (1 review) , Canada Flag of Canada

    Moved after the Inca Imperial

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    Reviewed by m.s.peabody

    Great hotel

    Reviewed Aug 7, 2013
    by (7 reviews) Malden, MA , United States Flag of United States

    Room was large, comfortable bed, well-appointed. Como amenities (coffee pot, safe, AC). Supplied bottled water daily. Well cleaned. Facility on par with American hotels. Safe, needed card to access floors. Internet and free computers in the lobby. Concierge was helpful. Staff multi-lingual. Breakfast buffet was very plentiful. Lots of options (eggs, bacon, salsa, breads, pastry, cereal, bread, ecuadorian specialties, fresh fruit, juice). Hotel was in a new part of town, by a park in Mariscal, very touristy area. About a $4 cab ride from Old Town, not close enough to walk. By a few Metro stops but we didn't use it. Lots of area restaurants. About 10 blocks from Foch Square "night life" part of town. Clubs, karaoke, bars, takeout restaurants.

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    Reviewed by offthewall

    nice diggs

    Reviewed Jun 18, 2011
    by (2 reviews) Greer, South Carolina and Port Republic, New Jersey , United States Flag of United States

    loving my huge solid glass window overlooking downtown Quito. The church bells ring in the hour and the Andes stare down majestically all around us. Bring on the zzzzzs I have some touring to do tomorrow.

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    Reviewed by gorditaonthego

    Hostel to Hilton

    Reviewed Jan 25, 2011
    by (2 reviews) Rochester , United States Flag of United States

    Cushy and paid for by LAN because of their flight cancellation, it was quite a change from being in hostels. I was easily impressed with a 1st class hotel. 15th floor overlooking park, moutains and Old Town was a dream.
    I drenched myself in hot water. Toilet didn't flush properly.The room had all the amenities including hair dryer. FANTASTIC BUFFET for dinner and breakfast. Tons of choices and lucious fruits and desserts. It was free for me so I couldn't tell you the value. Great after an exhausting day with airlines. Centro Historico is close by.

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    Historical Traveler Reviews Hilton Colon Quito

    Avoid the unhelpful check-in staff

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    Stayed at the Hilton before and after our trip to the Galapagos Islands. The bedroom, restaurant, and pool area are all 1st class. Buffet Dinner extremely good value for money. My only complaint is that there was a mix-up with my booking, and it took 2 days to resolve with a very stroppy and unhelpful Manager of front of house. He even rang me at 10.55pm in our room one night - not acceptable. He demanded I paid for breakfast extra, but when I complained, he later apologised for the mistake. I would recommend this Hotel in every respect - EXCEPT FOR THE RECEPTION STAFF - THEY ARE RUDE AND UNHELPFUL

    A good 4 star hotel but too far from the action.

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    This hotel is a true 4 star Hilton. It is four star all the way with good rooms, service and everything. Best of all it has a dinner buffet for about $!5 which is out of this world with local foods and it changes every night. I loved it. I stayed at this hotel because LP guidebooks said it was in the center of everything. Well it is not near the area where all the good restaurants and nightlife are. It is only about 2 km from this area but at night that is a long 2km because the street ,Amazons, gets dark, lonely and spooky. Everyoine says do not walk it after 9 pm adn I can understand why. There area around the Hilton closes at 9 pm including the cafes. I also stayed at the Hotel Amazonias and liked it better although it is not as nice a hotel, 3 star, it is right in the middle of everything and all the nightlife. So I guess it depends on what you are looking for. The Hilton is across the street from at eh part which has good weekend market adn around the corner from a tourist market which is also good. Also, i left my luggage at the Hilton for 8 days whien i went to teh Gallapogos islands and got it back in perfect condition.

    En el centro del centro cultural

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    Me hospedé en el Hilton Colon Quito en la ultima noche después de diez días en las islas Galápagos. Aunque el hotel no es lujoso, está situado en el centro del área histórica (Museo del Banco Central, Ciudad Nueva, Ciudad Antigua, etc. etc.) Me registré temprano (9:00 de la mañana) ¡y aún me ascendieron a una suite ejecutiva bien grande! El personal era muy simpático y el servicio eficiente. Ofrecen un transporte gratis al aeropuerto. Realmente no tengo quejas y me quedaría ahí nuevamente.

    Great hotel, reasonably priced.

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    I recently spent 2 nights at the Hitlon Colon Quito. I used Hilton points for one night (only 20,000) and paid $90 for the other. Upon checkin, I was taken upstairs to the 17th floor executive floor and kindly greeted by the hotel employee with a warm bath cloth. My check-in was quick and I was soon in my very spacious room with a great view of Old Towne. The breakfast and evening appetizers and free drinks on the executive floor were also extremely good. I also used the free internet provided by the hotel.

    The location of the hotel was also very convenient to shopping, resturants, and the sights. I did not use the Hotel's shuttle, but cab rides were no more than $2 to any of the main sights during my stay.

    The concierge was courteous and helpful in suggesting shopping places for hats and artwork near the hotel as well.

    I would definitely recommend this hotel and stay here again.

    Insulting service

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    Concierge said he made a reservation for us at the restaurant La Vina. We even called him back to reconfirm with him that he had taken care of it and he assured us he had.

    When we took a cab to the restaurant we found it was closed.

    Upon returning to hotel, the Concierge would not apoligize and upon informing hotel manager, his only comment was "he is one of my best employees"

    Somre way to treat a customer!!

    Perfectly good choice, conveniently located

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    I lived in this hotel for five weeks when I first moved to Quito. I prefer the location to that of the Swisshotel, b/c it is more central - can do lots of walking in the Mariscal area, including shops & restaurants. I was with my husband and toddler - its location across from the El Ejido park was ideal. (Also nice on Sundays and through the month of August, when there is a handicraft market in El Ejido park; there is also a daily covered handicraft market just a block away.) The daily lunch buffet is good, the Sunday lunch buffet is amazing, worth going to even if you're not staying here! All the staff was very nice, but it is certainly true that it is sort of standard international fare in terms of hotel ambience. The Marriott is more isolated in terms of location; the Sheraton Four Points is close to a big mall and the La Carolina Park, so a good alternative, although I do not like the food there as much.

    Decent place... good location

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    We spent three nights at the Hilton in Quito. It was a decent place, not fancy. Service was average. The Portofino restaraunt was great!

    In the center of the cultural center

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    I stayed a night at the Hilton Colon Quito on the last night after 10 days in the Galapagos Islands. Althought the hotel is not luxurious it is located in the center of the historical sites (Banco Central Museum, new town, old town, etc etc). I checked in early (at 9am) and they even upgraded me to a really big executive suite! The people were very friendly, service was efficient. They offer a free shuttle to the airport... I really have no complaints and would stay there again.

    Outstanding Personal Service

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    The Hilton Colon Quito rates at the top of our list for personal service. The hotel hostess was always available and willing to help solve any concerns or problems for the guests. In our case, she contacted the hotel doctor to obtain a prescription for me, and she attended personally to other members of our group. From problems related to airline flights to making reservations for computer on-line service, she was right on target. The hotel staff was willing to help in anyway that they could. Several other guests related to us about how the hotel went out of its way to solve their problems.

    The rooms in this hotel were really spacious, and many amenities were there such as hairdryers, magnifying mirrows, shampoos and lotions. THe two double beds were so very comfortable. The coffee shop restaurant served a very large breakfast buffet, and we also enjoyed light lunches/sandwiches there. The more formal dining room was very good with excellent choices and service. For those who are interested, the hotel also has a casino.

    The location of the hotel is excellent. You are opposite the large public park where the craft booths are located and the artists exhibits can be found. Within easy walking distance, you can visit the large enclosed craft market.

    If you are visiting Quito, this is the place to stay. Highly recommend the Hilton Colon Quito.

    Standard fare

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    Fairly classy huge international hotel with all the usual facilities. Spacious and anonymous, lifts very efficient. Room a good size, as was the bathroom, although the cleaning was not always very thorough. Breakfasts offered a vast selection, from croissants to stew and rice! Had to pay $2 for having coffee in your room though. Service was good too. Across a busy road from a park where there is a small market selling the usual scarfs, paintings on sheep skins etc. A good walk into the old town - most folks would probably prefer to take a taxi, but we walked - through the DIY part of the city at a guess - never seen so many bathroom shops etc!

    Not the place to stay for a local flavour - fine if you like big "could be anywhere" hotels.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hilton Colon Quito

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

    Travel Blogs from Quito

    Hopping Around Town

    A travel blog entry by craigandsarah on Jun 17, 2014

    We had a leisurely morning and breakfast and headed out the door about 9:15 to pick up the Hop On Hop Off bus to tour the city.  Great way to get around and see the sights we were not able to see on the one day we had before heading to Otavalo.  The bus operates like every other one we have used in the cities.  Very convienient. &# …

    We finally made it!

    A travel blog entry by melaniemorris on Jun 03, 2015

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    It is after 1 am and we just arrived at the hotel in Quito. We have been up almost 24 hours, but I have experienced much longer travel times, that's for sure! This one was relatively easy! Luckily it is only a two hour time difference from Portland. We are at 9300 feet elevation. I am not sure if the woozy feeling is hunger, exhaustion, or the …

    Standing on the Equator

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    From Whence We Began

    A travel blog entry by nellieva on Apr 02, 2015

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    The mood at breakfast was a bit subdued, as this was to be our final formal day of the tour. We were headed back to Quito, where the afternoon was on our own and members of the tour would beginning heading home at various times the following day. We had extended for another full day, but most others were leaving the following day -- Friday. In the …

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