Travel Blogs from Quito
Baths of Papallacta The bus left us on a dark street sometime after midnight. Having just come from the jungle, the cold hit us hard. Papallacta was at an elevation of about 3300m (10,800 feet) and it was raining lightly. We were in front of the Hostal el Viajero, a cheap place to stay for the night. The building appeared to be dead, but after a …
... put us up at her place for our stay!
When we had arrived in Quito, both of us had hardly eaten all day, so naturally we were starving. So, shortly after arriving at Germania's, we are on the road to pick up her Aunt Theresa, and cousins Christina & Sofia, and then we are off to a pizza parlour for some long awaited supper. Supper was great – food was good, beer was good (& cheap - $1 for 500ml bottle), and the company pretty entertaining. They spoke much ...
... built a museum next door to the monument where the equator actually passes. The museum is really tacky, but it was quite an interesting visit. They perform all sorts of silly "experiments" to show the power of the equator. One of these was balancing an egg on a nail. I didn't even bother trying. Tristan wasn't able to do it, but both Steven and Tony succeeded in balancing their eggs. One of the most interesting things I saw at ...
... br> I brought a Tae Bo tape with me in order to keep up my exercise regime, but no need for Billy Blanks as the streets were like stair master on steroids...I swear that walking to the Basilica was almost an uphill climb straight up at at least a 45 degree angle. Whew! I thought I was in shape, but those cobblestone roads were ...
... Bren, the guide and Felipe walked round to a lookout, but I stayed beside the car. We were at 3400 metres, and the air was thin. We then went on up the increasingly rough road till we reached the parking area at 4400 metres. The guide said we could then walk up another hour to the snow line. We declined although I think Brennie was up for it, I felt quite dizzy and to be honest was quite glad to start back down. ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Bonaventure Quito
Other places to stay in Quito
12 de Octubre 1820 Ave. & Luis Cordero Street, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Good overall hotel
- Great hotel
- Excellent hotel !!!!!!!!!!
Avenida Amazonas N19-14 y Patria, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $133
- Avoid the unhelpful check-in staff
- A good 4 star hotel but too far from the action.
- En el centro del centro cultural
Av. Orellana 1172 y Amazonas, Quito | 5 star hotelfrom $170
- Luxurious but hectic
- Terrific JW Marriott
- Excellent place to start and end an Ecuador trip
Gonzalez Suarez N27 142, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $93
- Buen hotel
- Humo de los motores diesel
- Good choice for moderate budget
Avda. Naciones Unidas Y Republica, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $148
Avenida Orellana N6-54, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $137
Roca 653 And Amazonas Ave , Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Sehr gutes Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Solid Hotel with Great Service
12 de Octubre Ave. and Cordero 444 St, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Shyris 1757 Y Naciones Unidas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Av. Republica de El Salvador N34-377, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $109
- Excelent vallue 4 star hotel
- Ein 4-Sterne Hotel, das sein Geld ist
- Gutes Hotel aber kein Internetanschluss
Alemania E5 -103 y La Republica Avenue, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Av. 6 de Diciembre N34-120 , Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $117
Foch E6-12 y Amazonas, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $88
Calle Almagro 822, Quito | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Uno stupendo hotel ecuadoriano
- Wonderful Local Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes Personal und Unterkünfte
Cordero 1342 & Ave. Amazonas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Hôtel de bonne qualité et bien situé.
- Bel hôtel, très bon petit déjeuner, bon emplacement
President Wilson E8-22 & Avenida 6 De Diciembre, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $87
Luis Cordero E5-48 (1187) y Reina Victoria, Quito | Hotelfrom $22
Av Republica de El Salvador, Quito | 5 star hotelfrom $162
Av. Diego de Almagro 1245 & Av. Orellana, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $76
Joaquin Pinto 4E-150 y Cordero , Quito | Hotelfrom $39
Calle Garcia Moreno N6-52, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $135
- Really liked Hotel Patio Andaluz
- Charming but no spa!!
- Charming hotel...BUT
Luis Cordero 1342 y Amazonas, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Queseras del Medio, Quito | 3 star hotelfrom $86