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Quiet Oasis near great restaurants with Mountain views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,237 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 1/2 bathrooms apartment with Mountain Views in the heart of Quito

Located in the heart of Quito, this beautiful 1238 squared feet non-smoking apartment is a quiet oasis and only blocks away from fantastic restaurants, cafes, popular bars, shopping and tourism.

Its’ central location makes it very easy to get around the city and it’s a great location for day trips, including:

Mind Cloud Forest, Middle of the World, Otavalo Market, Papallacta (Hot Springs), El Centro de Quito , El Panecillo.

It is also located only five minutes away from Plaza Foch, the best place for night life in Quito. You will not be disappointed with the variety of restaurants, lounges and bars in the area.

The apartment is 2 blocks from the Mercado Artisanal, the perfect place to buy gifts or something for yourself, we always recommend negotiating the prices and have fun bargaining with the Mercado merchants.

General Overview:

- The apartment building has private guards 24/7, with surveillance cameras and is gated.

- It is located one block from the police station, entre 6 de Diciembre y 12 de Octubre, en la Mariscal.

- It has central gas for the water heater, so you have hot water 24/7 without the need to preheat the tank before you take a shower (unlike most of the buildings in Ecuador.

The apartment is fully furnished and loaded with amenities.

2 master bedrooms:

The first master bedroom was 2 rooms that have been converted into one big bedroom. The room has a private living room, large office desk, a king size bed, plenty closet space, a full size bathroom, and a 45inch plasma TV.

The second master bedroom features a queen size bed, a flat panel TV, plenty of closet space and full bathroom with shower.

Appliances include a new washer & dryer, gas oven/stove, refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker and anything that you may need to make a great meal.

Electronics include 3 flat screen TV's (one large one in the living room and one in each master room), Blu-ray DVD player with streaming and internet access/Wifi is provided throughout the entire apartment.

Living room area features a 1/2 bathroom.

The entire apartment building was just recently completed and everything in the apartment is brand new. Modern décor is featured throughout the apartment with new hardwood floors, tile, and granite countertops. A private patio provides a nice view of the city and surrounding area.

Conveniently located one block from de 6 de December where public transportation is a breeze - you can hop on a bus to go anywhere in Quito or just take a taxi. On the same street you'll find a pharmacy, banks, and 2 blocks and plenty of shopping – all just a few steps away.

One more block away you will find of popular restaurants and trendy pubs (most with internet access/Wifi) to choose from and spiral mall for shopping. Supermaxi (the grocery store) is a short walking distance (only an 8 block walk), as well as the local University.

Quito is a very noisy, overwhelming city. If you are looking for and apartment to come home to after a long day that is quiet, peaceful and safe, you have found it.

Sincerely.

Pilar de Veintemilla

More Details

Owner
Pilar de Veintemilla
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2017

About Pilar de Veintemilla

Hi

My name is Pilar, I was born in Quito Ecuador, I love my country I know you will too. Im a dog lover I dedicated my time in saving dogs to be put a forever home, I'm marry with 2 amazing kids.

Pilar de Veintemilla purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Pilar de Veintemilla chose Ecuador

-The apartment building has private guards 24/7, surveillance cameras and is gated. is located one block front the police station-Central gas for the hot water so you can have hot water 24/7

For those visiting for pleasure, this location is ideal as the apartment is located in the heart of the city so it will be very easy to get around. It is also located five minutes away from Plaza Foch, the best place for night life in Quito. You will not be disappointed with the variety of restaurants, lounges and bars in the area.

What makes this apartment unique

This apartment is located close to everything but far away enough to the noise, in a quiet street where you can relax and recharge, I'm confident you and your family will love it

Amenities

Quito Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1237 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • lost key charge $100.00
  • No parties, no loud music
  • no smoking or animals in the house at any time
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • full shower bathrooms in each room, 1/2 bathrooms in the living room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , private living/desk with a full bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , with a full bathroom
  • This apartment has two Master rooms, the first master room has a living room and full bathroom, king size bed, the 2 room has a Queen bee with a full bathroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
Notes:
the apartment is situated in best part of Quito, close to restaurants and entertainment

Reviews

4.2/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Quiet Oasis near great restaurants with Mountain views
average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews
5

We will be back in 2018

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa de Pilar for two months this year. It was our second time, we already have it reserved for January-March in 2018. We love everything about the apartment, and we love everything about the location. We appreciate the attention to details that is given to the kitchen. Any type of serving platters, cookware, beautiful dishes, a spice rack, storage containers, any type of cooking utensil you might need to prepare a great meal. The appliances are top quality. We love that we have Netflix available to us during our down time. I would recommend this apartment to anyone. Even if you are in Quito only a short time, this is the place to stay. I think the rates are very reasonable, and you will not find another place as modern and comfortable in Quito. Believe me, I have looked.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Filthy

  • 1 of 5

Promised myself to wait prior to writing this review; a cooling down period of sorts. After two months, I'm ready........

As is common, we arrived Quito LATE in the night. Everything went according to plan, driver provided by property owner met us according to plan, very nice man, etc... Checked into unit and SURPRISE, unit was absolutely filthy. Wet towels laying about, beds were stripped, sink full of dirty dishes, bathrooms were gross, etc.. Frantcally tried to reach landlord, no luck. Attempted to secure a hotel, no luck. Rummaged around unit looking for clean sheets, found a few. Made beds and settled in for a long sleepless night.

Contacted owner, who would "attempt" to have someone clean unit with no commitment of when that may be. Following day, late afternoon, cleaners show up. Cleaned until late evening (roughly 7:30pm).

That evening, we started to cook a very late dinner, pots were filthy and stove / cooktop only partially functional (could only use single burner OR stove, not both). Reported new issues to owner, never resolved.

With a very restrictive diet, a fully functional kitchen is a requirement when we travel. After "trying" to make it work, we finally left early and secured other accommodations. No sorry, offer of refund, or even an acknowledgement that everything didn't go as planned. Would definitely NOT RECOMEND.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a candid review of recent stay at our apartment in Quito. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us and it is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain and improve upon the service we provide our guests. Please allow me to offer my apologies the issues you mentioned in your review, especially with the apartment not being thoroughly prepared and completely cleaned before your arrival. We always desire our guests arrival and stay to be nothing but enjoyable and it is regretful this was not the case. We take the cleanliness of our apartment very seriously and have addressed the concerned party regarding this issue. Again, please accept our apologies and please feel free to reach me directly if you would be willing to give us a chance to turn your experience around. Sincerely, Pilar
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5

Great Apartment, Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the best, perhaps THE best apartment we have ever stayed at and we've been travelling and renting a lot for the last 10 years. Everything, the design and layout, the furnishings are high end, and it is supremely well maintained. The location really is perfect or at least it was for us. We like to walk. It was an easy half hour walk to historic centro and a 10 minute walk to Plaza Mariscal Foch. Although we never managed to meet Pilar, the owner, we felt she treated us as a friend. One night when there was a small tremblor that we didn't even feel, she did and emailed us to make sure we were okay. Security was never an issue, with 24/7 guards at the front entrance and a keycard for the elevator. One hint: don't forget to go to the rooftop terrace for a beautiful view of Quito, and then go up again at night. We would stay again in an instant.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We cannot say enough good things about this incredible apartment!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is by far the nicest place we have stayed in Ecuador. We have been coming to Ecuador for 25 years, so we know of what we speak. To begin with, it is beautifully decorated, spacious, and sun-lit. The kitchen has every appliance you would find in your own home. We were able to cook and serve fabulous meals, thanks to all the utensils, pots and pans, beautiful dishes, glasses, table cloths etc. The beds were so comfortable, excellent quality sheets and pillows and the bath towels were 1st class. Hot water was always there, which is rare in Ecuador. It was so quiet at night, we actually wondered if anyone else lived in the building. You can take the elevator to the 10th floor terrace and get a 360 degree view of Quito. Spectacular, day or night! When making our selection of a place to stay in Quito, I was skeptical of the photos and the list of amenities, it sounded too good to be true. Pilar assured me it was even better than it appeared to be, and it was!!!! We never for one minute felt anything but safe and secure in this apartment. Loved having a convenience store right next door. We were so close to shopping, spectacular parks and museums, we were never at a loss for things to do. We have already made reservations for a two-month stay next year, and might even stay three months. We love the apartment and encourage anyone planning a stay in Quito, to give it a try. You will not be disappointed. We were there February and March, 2016.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely fantastic.

  • 5 of 5

The property is perfect.

Well located, shops and restaurants close. And just a 15 minute drive from the historic center of Quito.

The apartment itself has all you may need. Its really big and its perfectly equipped.

GREAT!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Im so glad you enjoy your stay, thanks Pilar
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
is about 45 minutes with out traffic
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
great bars and clubs
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
, Italian, pizza, Chinese, Mexican, bars
Car: not necessary

For those visiting for pleasure, this location is ideal as the apartment is located in the heart of the city so it will be very easy to get around. It is also located five minutes away from Plaza Foch, the best place for night life in Quito. You will not be disappointed with the variety of restaurants, lounges and bars in the area. One block from La Casa de la Cultura y 2 block from the university La Catholica

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Rates & Availability

Quito Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$85
$600
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $65
Property Damage Protection $59
lost keys $100

check out is 11am lost keys is $100 per set of keys

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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