Other neighbourhoods to stay in Quito
This is another very popular area of the city, which is incredibly safe and has excellent connections to other parts of the city as well as to the neighbourhood from the airport, which makes it a brilliant place to stay in.
This is where Quito’s colonial centre is found and is one of the most iconic areas of Quito, which saw many battles throughout its past. Here you will find plenty of traditional churches, cathedrals, palaces, museums, art galleries and monuments to explore as well as theatres, concert halls and cinemas to experience during the night. There are also lots of different restaurants, pubs, clubs, shops and hotels, which line up after the other along the narrow cobblestone streets. International cuisines include traditional Ecuadorian foods, Thai, Italian, Chinese, Argentine, Brazilian, American and many other types of food.
Hotels in Quito Historic Centre
La Carolina is a wonderful place that has a particularly delightful old feel about it with the La Carolina Park right in the middle of the district. The Park is surrounded by hotels, restaurants, pubs and clubs and is home to many events through the week and on the weekends, where there are markets, fairs, concerts and various performers.
Try Avenue Amazonas for more choices of hotels, shops and restaurants as there is a great range of places along this street. There are also a few museums like the Interactive Science Museum and there are some beautiful sights at the Botanical Garden, which is a must-see.
Hotels in La Carolina
La Floresta is a recently established parish in Quito known for its beautiful wildflowers which make it a great area to stay. Its century old mansionsin tree-lined streets are another feature while the town square and fountain are popular with young and old. Artists have made homes here with galleries and murals painted on the side of buildings adding to its attractiveness.
Cafes and restaurants welcome the visitor who can enjoy the street stalls, clothes shops by day and clubs, bars and theatres by night. The Farmers’ Market opens by day from Friday through to Sunday. Accommodation ranges from hostels to high quality hotels.
Hotels in La Floresta
Bellavista is a nice neighbourhood to stay if you are paying a visit to Ecuador’s capital. There is plenty of choice of accommodation very close to the airport which makes transferring to your hotel of minimal hassle.
Using Bellavista as your base, you can tour the Old Town with its churches and monasteries, piazzas and museums, stand astride the Equator where there is a monument or even head for the tropical forest close by. There is plenty of choice for dining in casual cafes and restaurants, a vibrant nightlife and open air events including concerts on a regular basis.
Hotels in Bellavista