Quito is the capital city of Ecuador. It is high up (2,800 metres) in the Andes mountains and the altitude may take some getting used to. The city hosts many wonderful sights including an amazing colonial centre built by the Spanish during colonial times.
From the Quito Travel Guide
Friendly staff, though not always available when I had questions. The price was very good, I had a personal room and bathroom. It was in a safe area and I was happy with everything in this hostel. :) ... more
Casa Colibri was a relaxing and refreshing getaway from the hustle and bustle of Quito. Yet it was still close enough to easily access the Occidental and downtown Quito. My friend and I agree that the house felt like a home because of the warm and welcoming family who runs the place. ... more
I lived in Casa Agua Canela for three months with another friend from the States and we absolutely LOVED this place!! My friend was studying at the local university and I was on a long vacation! This apartment is very clean and the owners/hosts are very respectable and very helpful! We rented the largest room and the accommodations were excellent. ... more
Hello people, Need some help with choosing some accomodation for staying in Quito could anyone recommend anywhere, we are only there for 6 nights, so going to try and squeeze a lot in any help welcome. I´ve heard that it is a pretty dodgy place to be at night too is this true? thanks in advance for your help ...
Quito to Santiago
Hi, I am 18, planning to go to south america early 2008. I had originally planned to travel with an overland firm as i am travelling alone, although it is expensive and having read these comments no the best way to go about it. I was wondering whether i would face any major difficulties travelling from quito ...
Rio to Quito
-jaw ticket flying into Rio and out of Quito or Guayaquil? That way, you can stick to overland travel while ...
I arrived in Quito flying from Barcelona via Madrid and collapse in the first hotel I can find, exhausted. The next day walking around Quito I am surprised at how clean the city is as a whole. It is a lot ...
Posted in Misión Española by wotzisname
Friday 25th October 1985 Explored town with the likely lads. Alan has a good collection of bank notes. He gets them plasticised. It is chilly at night, and the hills or the caffeine gives me palpitations. Quito sits in a valley between the two main Andean ranges, so the scenery is good. ...
Posted in around the world in 1985 by 1985 trip