Travel Blogs from Quito
... hop over to Peru in 2 weeks! Yay!! (although I wouldn’t have minded a little vacation in Peru
or really any Ecuador bordering country for that matter .. but I guess it is better
to not be illegally living
somewhere). While I am not going to ...
... up some locro de papas (essentially potatoe & meat soup), fresh fish (trout we think, not 100% sure though), rice, beans, juice, and some plantains, all for less than $6 a person. Lunch ended with Cedric receiving a traditional dancing lesson, the first of many to come.
From lunch we went for a little hike to some waterfalls, hung out there for a bit, and then back on the road heading to the south side of the equator (yep, crossed twice in one day! Really not that ...
... to two hotels [they are booked into the Hotel San Francisco, the group hotel for the two nights I was supposed to be in Mindo]. Peta and I would just have to confirn rooms at the HQC, taking our bags up on Saturday to the Hotel San Francisco. Over the two additional nights in Quito, there will be time to give the city a proper look.
All this ink due to a lost passport, permutations galore.
I made myself of list of my ...
... was mostly missed by me as I had a fitful sleep, woken from time to time by Felipe swerving round mudslides and rockfalls caused by the latest storm. Back at the hotel my panic was confirmed when I opened the safe to get money for Felipe. NO WALLET!!! At this point Brennie checked her bag. There it was, we had been carrying it around all day! Oaths were muttered. Still full from lunch we just had coffee and toast in our ...
with numerous plazas and magnificant churches. Just north is the new
city which is entirely different. We based ourselves in the historic
centre which is much more scenic and had a beautiful view of the city
from the rooftop terrace of our hostel.
1304 - Palacio del Gobierno (Presidential Palace) There was a large queue outside on Saturday, so we actually visited it today.
17th century Iglesia del Sagrario - 1306 - ...
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