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    El Crater Hotel

    Mirador de Pichincha, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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    2017-11-05 2017-11-06
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    Traveller (208)
    Room & Suite (56)
    Dining (12)
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good21%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 134 reviews

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    We stayed at this hotel and all we can say is "we love it!". The beautiful landscape enters through the panoramic windows into the room and the surrounding area is spectacular. I wish the building was taken care much better since it is new but...More

    Thank vcoronelg
    Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

    This place first of all is extremely far from everything! It became a standing joke that everything takes an hour to get to in Quito except our hotel you add an additional day for travel. The room is in very poor condition! Closet leaked soaking...More

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    Response from elcrater, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Crater HotelResponded 5 June 2017

    Dear, We are deeply saddened to read your comment, far from the truth and purely malicious. If you were unhappy with the room why did you not change it immediately? We would have complied with pleasure, without any charges and with the same category of...More

    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    Location is perfect: starts in the night. View 5:30 am is the best. Shower clean and nice. Is save place, romantic. Food is average nothing special. Price is a little high, but is good because not a lot people arrived or sleep there for this...More

    Thank marcoandrade
    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    Staying at El Crater with it's unique stunning volcano top position and it's view to die for, was to be the ultimate relaxing end to our vacation, but our high hopes were sadly dashed. We arrived, straight out of a few days in the cloud...More

    1  Thank Travellin_Steve
    Reviewed 21 April 2017

    We have mixed feelings about this place which could be a gem if management improved a few things: PLUSES : LOCATION is spectacular on the very rim of a crater, with great hiking down the valley nestled inside the crater (Bring water as it is...More

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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • US$87 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Ecuador >
    • Pichincha Province >
    • Quito
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    Traveller (208)
    Room & Suite (56)
    Dining (12)
    Hotel & Grounds (162)
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    253 reviews
    .05 km away
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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
    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
    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
    Room Tips
    "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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    "Booked through on-line searches, room rate was under USD 100."
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