Built in 1705, Hotel El Relicario de Carmen has 18 inviting rooms. This boutique hotel puts you in close contact with Quito’s history, located just a block from Quito’s famous historic district.
- 2:00 p.m. check in
- 12:00 p.m. check out
- Free Breakfast
- Restaurant in Hotel
- Wireless Internet
Parque Itchimbía is about a 20-minute walk to the east of the hotel. From here, you can watch locals play soccer and get an expansive view of the city, looking out over both the new and historic sections of Quito. Hotel El Relicario is located only a block from Plaza de la Independencia (Plaza Grande), the epicenter of Quito’s historic district. This is the best place in Ecuador to see what Spanish colonial rule looked like. Surrounding the Plaza are some of the main attractions of historic Quito – you’ll see the President’s Palace and the Catedral de Quito, a cathedral built in the 16th century.
Homey details give this small hotel an authentic quality. Hotel El Relicario has been renovated with modern amenities, including centralized air conditioning. All the rooms here are nonsmoking. Locally made furniture and paintings decorate the rooms and public areas, another way Hotel El Relicario helps guests get the most out of their Quito experience.
Each room has its own safety deposit box. Rooms come with private bathrooms, which are equipped with hair dryers. You’ll be able to access the hotel’s Wi-Fi from your room, and use the provided telephone. Keep your room as cozy or cool as you want – rooms come with their own heaters and fans.
Visit the hotel restaurant to enjoy a good continental breakfast, included in the hotel rate. Hotel El Relicario also provides room service. The hotel’s dining room has a charming, antique atmosphere and a view of the open kitchen. During your stay, be sure to grab a cup of excellent Ecuadoran coffee at the hotel coffee shop.