This is a private room in a luxurious apartment within the neighborhood Jardines del Batan in North East Quito. This is a great location 5 mins away by car from Quicentro, the Financial District and within walking distance to Rio Coca Ecovia Station
This is an awesome apartment that combines luxury, a great location, comfort, all the services you need and a great view. The room is equipped with a Queen Size bed, a desk, a big closet, WiFi connection and local phone service.
You will have access to your private room, the bathroom shown in the pictures, the common areas: living room, kitchen, patio and pergola/TV/games room.
Smoking is not permitted inside the apartment, but you can do so on the Roof Top which is accessible through the elevator and has a great view of the city's skyline.
Interaction with guests
In this apartment lives my mom and a small dog who is extremely friendly and trained. A housekeeper goes to the apartment every morning, will serve you breakfast and will clean the common spaces and bathrooms.
You can use the laundry room, which includes a washing machine and a dryer, as well as the kitchen.
Other things to note
There is a building manager from Monday to Friday from 8am to 2pm.
These are some FAQs from guests that I think might help you have a better understanding of the city and the surroundings:
1. Where is Oldtown and how far is the apartment from it?
Quito is a long, but narrow city. Oldtown is right in the middle. The financial and modern part of town is located towards North from Oldtown, whereas most industrial areas and some residential neighborhoods are located at the Southern part. There are also two satellite valleys which are mostly residential. The apartment is located next to the financial district, in an exclusive residential neighborhood in the North side. By taxi, it would take you around 20 minutes to get to Oldtown and the fare should be around $5-7, depending on traffic. You can also take public transportation (Ecovia) for 25 cents, there is a station 5 blocks from the apartment. You can get off at the Northern edge of Oldtown and walk all the way until the other end and then take Ecovia again to come back.
2. How far is this place from the Airport?
Quito's airport is new and is located around 25 Km East from the city. Unless you are attending a meeting/event in the surrounding business areas, you should pick a place in the city.
There are 3 main options to get from and to the airport:
a) Taxi ride: Usually takes about 30-45 minutes. $25 FLAT rate to most parts of Quito including our apartment at all times.
b) Non-stop Shuttle called "Aeroservicios": It costs $8 per person and drops you off at the Bicentenary park in Quito. From there, you can catch a bus to Ecovia-Riococa station or a taxi (around $3) to the apartment.
c) Public bus: Green bus line that takes you from the airport to Ecovia-Riococa station and costs $2. However, it can take up to 1h30 since it stops throughout the way. From Ecovia Station you can walk to the apartment.
3. Can I check out late or leave my luggage there and pick it up later?
If there are no guests coming in that day, you can check out late (until 7ish) at no charge. However, if a guest is checking in that day we will be happy to store the luggage for you at no cost either.
You are also allowed to use the roof top to host a BBQ or some minor event until midnight, but please keep the noise down since this is a quiet building.
I run an IT company and a startup incubator based in USA and Ecuador, hence I partially stay in Quito, Ecuador and partially in Wilmington, DE.
I love road trips and I'm a big fan of outdoor sports, soccer and IT.