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“Good Safe Choice in Quito” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Antinea
Ranked #36 of 114 Hotels in Quito
Certificate of Excellence
Antigua, Guatemala
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33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good Safe Choice in Quito”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2011

This is a good, safe, comfortable hotel in Quito. The hotel rooms are very comfortable, always hot water, clean with excellent services. The people in the hotel are very helpful. You can choose to have a light breakfast or a fuller meal starting at 7am. I highly recommend this gem centrally located in Quito. Nice people.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Patricia G
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Reston, Virginia
Level Contributor
68 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2011

My husband and I stayed at Antinea Hotel for several nights at the beginning and end of our trip to Ecuador. The rooms were comfortable, quiet, and clean. The bed was a little firm for my taste, but I slept just fine. The staff were very helpful with directions and getting taxis. Breakfast was nothing fancy, but still good. English, French, and Spanish are spoken at the hotel.

I enjoyed the courtyard and also a patio that had hammocks. It was a nice place to relax and wind down after a long day of sight seeing. Also, location was very convenient to many eateries in the Mariscal neighborhood.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank mkeith03
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Millis, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2011

Five of us (3 adults, 2 children) stayed comfortably at the Hotel Antinea for two nights in one of their apartments before a tour of the Avenue of the Volcanoes. The hotel is on a safe, quiet street in a great section of Quito close (about 4 blocks) to the Zona Rosa--a popular area for clubs and bars. On Sunday took a 10 minute walk to Parque Ejito which had sidewalk art vendors and an indigenous crafts market, along with bicycles for rent which could be ridden down Amazonas--closed to motor vehicles to allow for bike riding in mid-day.

The hotel itself is clean and comfortable. It doesn't have a lot of amenities, but it does have free WiFi and cable TV. It was a great, safe place to stay for the weekend in Quito and easy to grab a taxi or walk to a local restaurant or cafe for meals. The hotel offers "breakfast" with its overnight rate, but that only included juice, coffee and bread. We ordered eggs for an extra $2 per person to fill us for the morning.

Room Tip: The 6 person apartment had some views of the mountains around Quito
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank JSurely
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Santa Clara, California
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2011

I have traveled all over the place and really do find the positives in most any location because that's what traveling is all about. However, there's little positive feedback about this dingy hotel. Our room (#10) felt a little like a dungeon with dust on most of the fake plants in the room. One bed was lumpy and had no support while the other felt like you were sleeping directly on a box spring. The whole hotel had a very dark feeling and far from cozy I found it somewhat creepy. The staff was nice but unfortunately they came with the location. I was glad we had a full itinerary to avoid spending too much time in the room. Our other hotel in Quito during this trip was Hostal de la rabida….similar cost and a superior choice

Room Tip: don't choose #10
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank connellanna
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Quito, Ecuador
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2011

The Antinea management have got it just right. Great rooms, nice breakfast, really nice location. Has the feeling of a European boutique hotel. if you want an evening meal the staff will order you a takeaway from nearby restaurant and bring it on a tray to your room, just like real room-service but with better food. I paid between $70 and $85 p/n for different rooms on different visits.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank mark_conrad
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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248 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2011

Good location. Fair value. Terrible rooms and worse breakfast. We booked two nights, just to check it out. Having done that, just let me say that I wouldn't stay here again if you were paying.

Their free breakfast is coffee and two croissants.

Could be a great spot with minimal effort but evidently they are not willing to change the status quo.

The hotel is located in "Backpacker Central" and is probably their target audience.

  • Stayed June 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank kkhinnm
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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2011

Nice location aprox 20mins from the airport. Veronica arranged my transport to the hotel and the driver was there waiting when my plane arrived. The room was clean, the bed was so comfortable. I felt like I was staying at a friends house. A great place to stay if you are looking for a more personal experience.

  • Stayed May 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Almka
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Additional Information about Antinea

Property: Antinea
Address: Juan Rodriquez E8-20 y Diego de Almagro, Quito 170150, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#9 Best Value Hotel in Quito
#23 Family Hotel in Quito
#24 Romantic Hotel in Quito
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Antinea 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Antinea Hotel in Quito is a French Boutique Hotel declared a Quito Cultural Heritage site offering suites, hotel rooms and furnished apartments. It's a little piece of France on Quito's most picturesque street. Antinea’s hotel rooms are unique, each one filled with charm. If you are planning on staying for a while, our furnished apartments are a perfect choice for your extended stay in Quito. ... more   less 
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