Travel Blogs from Quito
... to the bar for a beer and then laying low to avoid Liza. I phoned Christine and Fred Lyons to arrange our dinner and we scurried out at 7.15, all very furtive!
They had found a really nice little restaurant called Fried Bananas down a side street. I was a ...
... fabulous! Walk right in to line up for Customs, then 30 feet ahead is the baggage claim. Out the door to greeters, ground transportation, car rentals. The one hour drive to our hotel passed quickly as our local guide gave us a brief history of Ecuador and Quito.
Left Toronto at 10:30 am. Arrived at Quito hotel at 10:00pm the same day! Just under 12 hours travel time and in the same timezone as ...
We arrived late to the city of Quito and were glad to see our hosts waiting for us with their car to whisk us off to their home. I slept great....Greg less so. We both awoke and had breakfast here with our host family and then went off walking toward the old city...in search of one of the world's largest churches...we arrived, at the front door and I was not making much sense apparently...Greg steered me to a nearby eatery( one ...
... ve guessed it!) a couple of meters into the Southern Hemisphere it drained clockwise down the plughole! Amazing.
Next stop was Banos which is my kind of place, being renowned for adrenalin sports, spas and partying! I proceeded to spend the next few days indulging everything on offer.
On the adrenalin front I began with white water rafting down category 4 rapids. It was so exhilarating, I can't believe that the whole of our group ...
... penguins. Some nights were pretty rocky and a sea sickness tablet was needed but the group, the guide and the crew made this trip a once in a lifetime experience and we absolutely loved every minute. Classic moment on arriving back in Quito, we went to the airport a day early for our flight to New Zealand!!! A taxi ride back to our hotel and an hour later we were checked back into the same room and asleep! Ha you really do lose track of the days when ...
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