The first ever city to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Inca ruins may be scarce but the city is awash with ancient culture and traditions. See the baroque churches of the Old Town or head for the hills of Panecillo on the cable cars. The markets are great for finding Inca handicrafts.
Ways you can help in Quito
This Children’s Home is located in the south of Quito and it takes care and feeds children of single and teenager mothers as well as to children of poor local families. There are 74 children, aged from 3 months to 7 years, who receive breakfast, morning and afternoon snacks, and lunch each day. Ways you can help Help build a classroom for the […]
This Home gives a shelter to pregnant teenagers in at-risk situations who have been victims of sexual abuse, providing them with a home and with a space in order to develop themselves. The Home has 15 teenagers, some of them are pregnant, and the others have given birth already and they live at the shelter […]
Accommodation in Quito
Hotel Plaza Grande has an ideal location on Quito’s central square, surrounded by iconic buildings including the Metropolitan Cathedral, Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace and the modern City Hall. It was one of the first hotels to be opened in the city, back in the 16th century and has been lovingly restored to become one […]
Wonderfully positioned within the heart of the colonial old town of Quito, this 31-room property fits in well with its surroundings. The suites are set over two levels to give you an extra feeling of space, and all rooms have hardwood floors and Persian rugs. Some rooms overlook the Basilica or the tranquil courtyard. This […]
This former mansion, built in the 19th century, overlooks Alameda Park and is a 10-minute walk from Quito´s historic center. The hotel has been restored in its original charm. The large and spacious rooms and suites all feature a unique décor. Each one differs in size, color and decoration. They have wooden floors and are […]