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Hotel El Relicario del Carmen

#16 of 109 Hotels in Quito
Certificate of Excellence
Venezuela 1041 y Olmedo, Quito 17041, Ecuador
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Ranked #16 of 109 Hotels in Quito
Certificate of Excellence
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is conveniently located in the historic district. The rooms are on the small side but comfortable and quiet. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good and included in the price. I would definitely stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently stayed at the El Relicario del Carmen and found it quite nice. The rooms are small but beautiful and comfortable. The staff were all very helpful. It is a little hard to find but centrally located and a good price.

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Pittsburgh, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My daughter and I stayed here for just one night , but the entire experience was delightful. The refurbished colonial mansion is filled with beautiful antiques, paintings and carved wooden furniture. Would definitely return.

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Khon Kaen, Thailand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The hotel is very nice. however, my camera Nikon D800 & Lens Nikon 28-300 was stolen in the hotel lobby on Apr 15, 2015. I just left them on the table for filling a hotel registration form, just next to the front desk hotel. It's unbelievable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel for several different nights because we had to travel out of Quito, each time the staff was willing to hold some of our extra luggage and keep the same rooms we originally stayed in (when we requested it), which was very helpful amd accomodating. The hotel is very peaceful with a nice, homey atmosphere and the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had a great stay at this hotel. The customer service is excellent, the food is delicious (we had breakfast in their quaint restaurant every morning) and the staff are very friendly. They also offer set menus for dinner. The decor and design of the hotel is unsurpassed, they feature paintings by local artists, and the common room on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This Hotel is well located in the historic center. Staff very helpful and hospitable. The Hotel is well maintained and clean. Good size room. The wifi was ok and a great help for us to make a reservation for the next hotel in Cuenca.

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My husband and I, arriving from Atlanta, spent one week at Relicario del Carmen in October of 2014 and had a wonderful stay. We recommend this hotel to anyone who would like to discover an outstandingly charming and historic gem and immerse themselves in true Ecuadorian hospitality! The hotel is a beautifully, lovingly restored mansion filled with interesting antiquities as... More 

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Xico, State of Mexico, Mexico
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The hotel hides behind a plain blue metal door, so it is rather like finding a delightful, unexpected present when someone opens it for you. Originally a grand house built in the eighteenth century, it retains the charm of a special old place, but it is fully modernized and very comfortable. You feel as if you've been given the privilege... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My husband and I stayed at El Relicario del Carmen 8 days, and it really enhanced our stay in Quito. The accommodations were comfortable, the decor beautiful and unique, the staff friendly and helpful, and the breakfasts delicious. Would stay there again, and highly recommend.

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