Quito is a bustling South American capital city situated among Andean peaks and volcanoes. The city has an abundance of spectacular churches, a collection of interesting museums, umpteen leafy plazas and colourful local markets and food stalls selling everything from quinoa soup to roasted guinea pig! The UNESCO protected old quarter is the prime location where there are a number of hotels that cater for the international tourist extremely well.
The majority of Ecuadorian Holidays begin in the capital city of Quito. Whether you are beginning a trip around the country, or flying over to the Galapagos Islands then Quito is a great place to begin your adventure.

The highlights of Quito

Quito is a great introduction to Ecuador, a city that is as diverse and varied as the country of Ecuador. There is plenty to do in and around town; you might enjoy exploring the many museums and churches, or choose to head a short distance out of town to take an obligatory photo straddling the equator. You can spend time perusing the markets, awash with colourful locally made artisan goods, or take a ride up the teleferico for a panoramic view over this sprawling capital city.

The best hotels in Quito

Our favourite hotels are located in the historical old town close to Plaza San Francisco or in the bohemian and arty neighbourhood of San Marcos. For a luxurious experience with top class service then Casa Gangotena is the stand out option that continues to satisfy clients year on year. For something not quite as traditional with an Ecuadorian feel then ILLA Experience is a new concept for a hotel in Quito.


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