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Hotel La Cartuja

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at this lovely hotel during my first visit to Quito. It is nicely situated on a quiet street near some busy intersections so you can get around fairly easy. The rooms are clean, the bed is comfortable, breakfast was delicious and the staff is friendly and helpful.

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miriam25, Manager at Hotel La Cartuja, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to give us this feedback about our service, I hope to have you here again in the near future. More 

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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the former British Embassy now known as La Cartuja (which is located in an ultra convenient part of the downtown area on a quiet street a few blocks from Plaza Fuch and a SuperMaxi grocery store) during a climbing/trekking vacation this past week. Virtually all of the staff have an excellent command of English and we're unfailing... More 

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miriam25, Manager at Hotel La Cartuja, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, this means a lot to our team, next time you come to Quito you know where to find us. More 

Auckland
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46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is a very simple hotel, but the staff are friendly, it is clean and it is well placed. We walked to the old town in about 20 minutes and Plaza Foch in about 10 minutes. It is close to a good market and there are many good restaurants both up market and lower range nearby. staff speak good English.... More 

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miriam25, Manager at Hotel La Cartuja, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and hope to have you againg in the near future More 

London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We spent our first night in Quito in La Cartuja and loved it. We spent another night there after a short trip to the Galápagos Islands. The charming traditional building, small attractive garden and location near the main shopping and restaurant areas make the hotel the ideal starting point to explore the city. The staff were welcoming and extremely helpful,... More 

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Thank your for taking your time to give us your feedbak, I hope to have you again in the near future. More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2016

We really enjoyed our 3 nights at La Cartuja. The hotel is in a very quiet neighborhood, but only 2 blocks from one of the busy streets that runs through Quito. It is clean, quiet, pretty, and the staff are extremely helpful There is a nice sunny courtyard with tables and chairs..The hotel is staffed 24 hours, which was great... More 

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miriam25, Manager at Hotel La Cartuja, responded to this review

Thank you for this review, we are always looking ways to improve our services and we take the comments very seriously. More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
Reviewed August 8, 2016

We had a nice stay at Hotel La Cartuja. The rooms were comfortable and the staff was courteous and friendly. It was a good location - walking distance to the Quito Artisanal Market, Parque El Ejido and restaurants (though I wouldn't recommend doing these walks after dark).

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

La Cartuja had excellent staff and was a pleasant place to stay while in Quito. Rooms were clean and comfy however the shower sometimes took a long time to warm up. Provided basic breakfast but was still tasty. Excellent spot to stay before and after Galápagos Islands trip with intrepid.

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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed June 6, 2016

Stayed here as it was included in the Galapagos trip I was taking. The staff are friendly and helpful. Even when we asked directions to a laundromat and somewhere to eat! This hotel is the old English embassy and it was very nice. The Courtyard is a nice touch and a good spot for a cuppa. If you are in... More 

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Thank you for your time to give us this feedback, we are always looking the best way to satisfy every single guest and make sure they feel like at home. Hope to see you again. More 

Quito, Ecuador
1 review
Reviewed May 19, 2016

We were mistakenly double booked at another hotel but they transfered us here and we are so glad they did. The room was nice but the courtyard really made it a great place to stay. The staff was very friendly and accommodating!

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Thank you for your time. When you are in Quito, this is your home More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

Stayed at this quite nice hotel, close to new town, when going to (and arriving from) my Galapagos trip. I didn't really chose it, as it was booked by Intrepid Travel, who I did the Galapagos tour with. It has clean rooms and the personel is quite helpful. Also it is very close to restaurants and shopping areas. And it... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Hotel La Cartuja

Address: Leonidas Plaza 170 y 18 de Septiembre, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: $55 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Cartuja 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The room is spaceous with a comfortable bed, a roomy closet and a useful desk.”
 of 5 bubbles lupita_stl, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The courtyard rooms have very thin walls; we could hear the neighbor coughing at night. Probably quieter inside the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles tiadora, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“Theres a cheap laundromat down the road, it was only 11USD for about 9kg of clothes to be washed dried and folded.”
 of 5 bubbles jacobh606, Jun 6, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms open to the garden are best.”
 of 5 bubbles 962chipg, Feb 8, 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms have good views of the street or garden. All rooms are a good size.”
 of 5 bubbles 508francisb, Dec 5, 2015 | Read review
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