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El Crater Hotel

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Mirador de Pichincha, Quito 170150 Ecuador See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

I've been living for 2 days in this wonderful place. The landscape is wonderful, a place that gives you positive energy. The mornings...will be yours :) We stayed in room 408, overlooking the Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve. The food was tasty, very helpful and guiding staff....More

1  Thank Tudor Cristian E
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Ate lunch here. Super food and service. Hotel and restaurant are Perched high on edge of volcano. Amazing views above the clouds of volcanic crater. Potato soup and fried pork dishes were very delicious.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Booking.com and others rate this hotel very well...however our experience left much to be desired. Apparently the day we arrived the hotel was completely booked up bc of carnival. Mind you, we booked our rooms a month ahead. Without any explanation, except for condescendingly commenting...More

1  Thank Die_Weltenbummler01
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This hotel is so underrated and probably should be in one of the those "most beautiful hotels with a view" lists. I went to Ecuador with some friends from New York to visit the Galapagos Islands as one of our 'bucket list' trips. When planning...More

Thank Miguel M
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This hotel on the outside of Quito has incredible views over the only inhabited crater in the world. Worth a visit for the view and a few walks around the area.However the mist does come down and you may not always see the views. The...More

Thank Marion M
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$85 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$85 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
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Traveller (231)
Room & Suite (65)
Dining (12)
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Aaron B
7 November 2016|
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Response from Peter_01039 | Reviewed this property |
Aaron, as we learned in visiting Ecuador recently, there are no seasons on the Equator. As such, there is no wintertime. Many, if not most, hotels in Ecuador do not have heat in the rooms. At El Crater, our room had two... More
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Mary A
5 September 2016|
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Response from Ravygirl | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mary, The drive is around one hour from the airport. I arranged with El Crater to have one of their staff pick me up and drop me off again at the airport. They only charged me $35USD for each trip. Considering my very... More
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Birder1CocoaBeach_FL
14 January 2015|
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Response from elcrater | Property representative |
Dear costumer: All of the activities mentioned are available at our hotel. there is the crater which invites hiking and horse back riding. moreover, Mindo, which is a rain forest tourist resort full of activities and... More
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"request a room with double view"
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"Conveniently close to Quito."
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"pay more and get the suit with the view to the crater from the bed."
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