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El Crater Hotel

210 reviews
#43 of 116 Hotels in Quito
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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 MMNYC83
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
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed in downtown Quito but hired a driver to show us around. After a tour of the Equator Museum, the driver suggested lunch at this beautiful place. Perched atop of caldera with magnificent views, we had a delicious meal. The shrimp cerviche was the...More

Thank Hrvnyc
Reviewed 6 November 2017

- spacious and cossy rooms with beautiful views: one side to La Mitad del Mundo city, the other side to the Pululahua crater - great staff - various interesting activities to do in the neighborhood (museums, trecking, ....) - breakfast is not inlcuded

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room Service
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Banquet Room
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Restaurant
Details
Price range
US$88 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#10 Spa Hotel in Quito
#16 Family Hotel in Quito
#17 Romantic Hotel in Quito
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$88 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#10 Spa Hotel in Quito
#16 Family Hotel in Quito
#17 Romantic Hotel in Quito
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Dining (12)
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Aaron B
8 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
6 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
15 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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"Before booking a room, check that water is working first !!!"
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