We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Crater Hotel

Save
Traveller (228)
Room & Suite (65)
Dining (12)
Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mitad del mundo”(11 reviews)
“next morning”(11 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Jul. 29Jul. 30
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$79.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Quito hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f3a0c4eb1c00439986a96f2d5e05ee06", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":599877,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[33400608],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":7,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":79,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"f3a0c4eb1c00439986a96f2d5e05ee06","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":98,"lowestMetaPrice":79,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":98,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":98,"lowestMetaPrice":79,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":98,"hotelName":"El Crater Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImYzYTBjNGViMWMwMDQzOTk4NmE5NmYyZDVlMDVlZTA2IiwiQUlLIjoiMjg3MDAyMGI2MTk2NDY5NDhkMmMxNjA5Nzg2ZGQyNWUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "29/07/2018", "checkOut": "30/07/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$79", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"33400608":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (215)
Filter reviews
141 results
Traveller rating
92
32
5
7
5
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
92
32
5
7
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmitad del mundopanoramic windowsnext morningperched highpotato soupevery morningshrimp cevichedowntown quitoamazing hotelking bedgalapagos islandspululahuafogecuadorairportmindodriver
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 141 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Tudor Cristian E
Reviewed March 21, 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.

Thank Vsm09
Reviewed February 13, 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 December 22, 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 November 15, 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
View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 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
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Details
Price range
US$85 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 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$85 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#11 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
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (228)
Room & Suite (65)
Dining (12)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Aaron B
November 7, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
1
Vote
Mary A
September 5, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
0
Votes
Birder1CocoaBeach_FL
January 14, 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
0
Votes
Room Tips
"as high as possible"
Read review
"request a room with double view"
Read review
"Conveniently close to Quito."
Read review
"pay more and get the suit with the view to the crater from the bed."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing