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Hotel El Relicario del Carmen

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Venezuela 1041 y Olmedo, Quito 17041, Ecuador
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Ranked #20 of 106 Hotels in Quito
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014
Esther B Xico, State of Mexico, Mexico
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    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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Xico, State of Mexico, Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple days before going to the Galapagos. The hotel is in the historic district right by a main square, which made it a very good location. It's old mansion with lots of character. The staff was so wonderful. We were able to keep our heavy bags here during our excursion. Also, a block away is the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
54 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The first thing to say about this place is at is a tad difficult to locate. While it is on a major street in the centre it is hidden behind a big blue door. But it is like slipping into an oasis when you go in. The owner has a clear penchant for collecting unusual pieces of furniture and memorabilia.there... More

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We only stayed here for one night and arrived late at night. It was quiet, nice, and we had a really delicious breakfast. Fresh orange juice, huge selection of tea, eggs, yogurt, breads, etc. Can't give advice on location, etc. since we were just here over night.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The hotel is very well located in Quito old town, in a nice old colonial house, beautifully decorated. The rooms are smallish but convenient and good value, with good breakfast. I would consider the hotel an excellent cost/benefit relation. The only problem is how to reserve the hotel. First I sent a e mail to the hotel, but it was... More

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Relicarm, Gerente at Hotel El Relicario del Carmen, responded to this review

Thank you for your report. We feel sorry about the reservation problem you encountered when using our booking online. However we must clarify that you reserved 2 times - once at booking online and once by booking directly via website contact. Some confusion was the result of the 2 bookings. We apologize for everything and also payed back a small... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We recently stayed in this moderately-priced historic hotel for two nights before and one night following our trip to the Galapagos. We could not be more pleased. The location, a five-minute walk from the main plaza, is excellent. While caution is always advisable in Quito, we were comfortable in the area near the hotel. From the outside the hotel is... More

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This hotel is owned and managed by a charming couple of Ecuadorian and Swiss nationality. It is lavishly furnished and decorated in the Ecuadorian style and makes you feel like a guest in a wealthy home of the Spanish conquistadores. The personnel is friendly and helpful and attends to you if you have special wishes. Rooms and especially the cupboards... More

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

A quaint hotel located a short walking distance from the main plazas and historic churches of Old Town Quito making it an ideal base to explore various parts of the city. A former historic house that has been transformed into a hotel, it still retains the feel of a home with a hotel staff that is very friendly and helpful... More

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

We found this to be a charming and very comfortable hotel in a fantastic location right in the middle of the old town area. It is only a few minutes walk from the President's Palace and in the other direction, less than 10 minutes to the Basilico church. The staff were so helpful. We had to leave at 4 am... More

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Address: Venezuela 1041 y Olmedo, Quito 17041, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Relicario del Carmen 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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