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Hotel San Francisco de Quito

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friend and I stayed here for one night on the way to the Galapagos. This is a very good hotel in an excellent situation in the old town. Our twin room was very comfortable and clean and breakfast was adequate.

Thank Tanglewood17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 5 nights here. Our first room had no window and we asked to change it the following morning to bedroom 1 which had a window and a view to the interesting street below. The hotel is very cold and we asked for a heater for our room which helped considerably. I think gas heaters in the courtyard area...

Thank Robyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very nice looking, with a beautiful covered courtyard, and a terrific location in the historic center of Quito. But the rooms have no windows. The rooms have no A/C or heating units. I've never stayed at a hotel that had no infrastructure before. Breakfast is adequate.

Thank Andru E
Management response:

Dear Andru, Thanks for your comments, we appreciate them. This is one of the 5 oldest houses in Quito, a colonial House, in that time people liked their privacy and kept in doors, so Houses of that time don't really have too many windows or balconies, that's why some of our rooms have indoors windows, but they do have windows,...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfectly located for exploring the old town. Built round a pleasant courtyard offering a comfortable seating area for socialising with friends and other guests. Very helpful staff. Oozing history - the dining room was once a jail.

Thank Andrea E
Management response:

Dear Andrea, Thanks very much for taking the time to write about us! We are really glad to know you had a good time in our Hotel and that you liked it. Our House is one of the 5 oldest in Quito so a lot of History in its walls! kind regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are fine. Internet was great. The staff were helpful. I was here new year's eve and nothing nearby was open for dinner nearby. The hotel has no restaurant, other than the included breakfast, which was really bad and chintzy. The interior lobby was quite pretty.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the hotel for about a week over 2 separate occasions. The hotel is extremely well located, a 5 minute walk from the main square. It is very safe and the staff are very helpful. You can keep bags stored while you explore other parts of the city. The main courtyard is a good place to relax and...

Thank Onesimusmaximus
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in hotel San Francisco de Quito for two nights. It is located in the historic area in Quito and is within walking distance of many of the best "old town" attractions. The hotel itself is a beautifully preserved building that was once a family home and stable. We enjoyed the bright inner courtyard and the unique rooms. The...

Thank Barb D
Management response:

Dear Barb, Thanks a lot for taking the time of writing about us. We are very happy you liked our Hotel and you enjoyed your stay with us! We are always trying to satisfy our guests. Kind regards,

Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here twice on the way to the Galapagos and on our return. Medium priced old colonial building that was once used as a prison, very convenient location, lovely central courtyard for relaxing, staff very helpful.

Thank Cynthia M
Management response:

Dear Cynthia, We really appreciate your comments, thanks very much. We are glad to know you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards,

Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stayed here as a couple for the first two nights of our time in the Quito area. The central part of the hotel and the main entrance lobby are beautiful, and a nice area to take a break from the noise of the city. Our room on the other hand was a few floors up and away from the...

Thank Hannah S
Management response:

Dear Hannah, Thanks very much for your comments, they are definitely going to help me to improve some things around here. I really appreciate you took the time to write. The restaurant is located in one original tunnel found in the last reconstruction of the House in 1997, it has an amazing History so people feel attracted for this. Thanks...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Our first room on the 3rd level was oddly shaped and the bathroom had a bad smell and no hot water in the shower. After 2 nights we moved rooms and it was better and had hot water. So, my suggestion if possible is to look at a few different room because they are not all the same. We skipped...

Thank coreytravel
Management response:

Dear guest, Thanks for your comments, they always help us to improve. For example we just improved breakfast thanks for one of our guest comment, they are very useful to us. WifFi is offered just in common areas for sure, since it's a very old house with more than one meter wide walls is difficult to have Wi Fi in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quito's Colonial downtown area is the largest and best preserved architectural space in all the Americas and was designated by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site. Surrounded by this wealth of culture, history and tradition is the Hotel San Francisco de Quito, located in a XVII century colonial house, which was restored carefully, keeping all its original details. Our recently renovated rooms are completed equipped with private bathroom, television with cable TV, telephone and permanent hot water. Our spacious common room offers free Internet and WiFi. "Camino Real" Restaurant. Laundry service. Safety boxes. Luggage storage service. It also counts with an inspiring viewpoint "Balcón Quiteño" up to 25 meters high where you can appreciate the beauty of the old and charming city, taking you into a journey through colonial century. We offer single, double, triple and quadruple rooms, also suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel San Francisco de Quito

Address: Sucre Oe3-17 y Guayaquil | Historical Old Town, Quito EC170130, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Quito
Price Range: ₹ 3,732 - ₹ 5,696 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel San Francisco de Quito 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Do not accept a "single" room.”
 of 5 bubbles andrue2015, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“probably best to get a room that does not overlook the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles BenefacTours, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I would choose a room in the main area of the hotel next time”
 of 5 bubbles hannahsJ8945MO, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to avoid the low level rooms directly facing courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles , 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms that face into the courtyard are very quiet but do not have windows; consequently they're a little dark.”
 of 5 bubbles kellerdrake, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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