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Penthouse Centrally Located, Spacious Terrace with Nice View

(38 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7) Bedroom 1: California King Size Bed

$ 125per night

$ 1,400/bi-weekly
$ 2,000 monthly
Special Rates: (1 month or more)
Minimum Stay- 3 nights
A one time cleaning fee of $ 60 non-refundable
Cable TV (2) one 60" smart TV in the living room, one in the master bedroom.
Broadband wireless Internet. High speed & WI-FI Internet, cable TV, two phone lines (One for calls inside Ecuador and other one to make free calls to USA and Canada also we provided with a free cellular phone to make calls inside Ecuador (you have to recharge minutes)
'Meridian Travel Agency' located in the lower level of the building, to arrange tours inside or outside the City and also any where in the World, also there is a beauty shop.
Beds:California King, Queen, 2 full beds and one Convertible sofa.

Please note: A $ 25.00 fee per day per person if more that 6 guests
Trustworthy housekeeper available at a low daily price
Transportation= Van service up to 9 people available upon request (reasonable daily rates)
LOCATION: Quito Ecuador South America 60 minutes from the New Airport 'Mariscal Sucre'; Quito was declared 'Cultural Heritage of Humanity 'by UNESCO, with the aim of preserving its colonial churches, museums and historic center en general. The main tourist area of modern Quito is today an Enterprising Metropolis and political center of the country,surrounded by Pichincha Mountains. Quito elevation is 8500 feet. Whether:60 to 80 oF. spring climate all throughout the year.
Accommodations: Apartment 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps up to 7)
Keywords: Visiting this Colonial and Modern beautiful City of Quito for business or pleasure. This private secure penthouse apartment is the perfect Ecuador getaway in Quito. Whether you are visiting for pleasure or business, you will find your stay convenient and relaxing. Located near the Marriott hotel, Holiday Inn hotel, the neighborhood offers a spacious parks, shopping centers and restaurants in walking distance.

As the capital of Ecuador, Quito has much to offer the visitor, the equator (Mitad del Mundo), 20 minutes runs through the north of the city with an interesting visitor’s center marking the 0’latitude spot. The Cable car offers a fantastic view of Quito as you ride the enclosed gondola go up to 2000 feet. Quito is a charming city with more than 400 years of colonial history in it‘s Old Town section. Nestled in a valley of the Andes mountains, it boasts one of the highest altitudes of any city.

This centrally located apartment makes a great starting point and home base for visiting different sites in the beautiful country of Ecuador, or just passing through to embark to the Galapagos Islands.

This splendid penthouse apartment is available for a three day, weekly or monthly rental. This fabulous 3 bedroom/3 bathroom lodging option is newly and completely furnished with all the comforts from home. Step out to the 600 sq.ft terrace for a picturesque view of the city. There you will find an outdoor table, chairs, and a built-in grill. Relax and enjoy the panoramic scenery after a long day out, perhaps with a glass of wine or a nice cup of coffee.

Our getaway apartment is located in one of the best residential areas in northern Quito. It's just a 60minute taxi ride from the New Quito’s international airport, 'Mariscal Sucre'. A 90 minute ride will take you to the famous outdoor Indian market of Otovalo, the majestic snow capped Cotopaxi volcano, and the cloud forest Mindo bird sanctuary. Whatever is your interest, Ecuador is a fascinating country and Quito is a great starting point.

Keywords: The Penthouse is new and fully furnished on top of the 8th floor with spectacular views of the city and the mountains. A spacious 1800 sq.ft. apartment with a private terrace of 600 sq.ft.
Assigned two underground parking.
24 hrs Security
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 8
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Penthouse with private terrace,there is 2 elevators

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • California King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Transportation available previou request.


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    There is 2 TVs one is brand new located in the Living room/dining area, Smart TV, HD, 3D. The other TV located at the master bedroom connected to a DVD player....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Volcano
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain:

    360' East and West ranges are at 2 mils...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    From the private terrace of the apt. you can view the Andean Montains called 'Pichincha' and part of the modern city....moreless

  • Town:

    Historical center Downtown Quito at 3 mils ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Adjoining Dining room, place siting for 6 people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Quito does not need A/C or heat, due to the spring weather....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Private use for our guests...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Two Under ground parkings...moreless

  • Elevator:

    Penthouse with private terrace,there is 2 elevators...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance:

    free phone calls to USA...moreless

  • Garage:

    Assigned underground two car garage....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Intercom System
  • Internet:

    wi-Fi, high-speed, broadband. We do not provide a computer....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    We provide with linens: bed sheets, pillows and pillow cases....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    There is parking available in the building....moreless

  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Phone line for local and international calls....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Private use for our guests, laundry detergent included....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    We have a coffee maker, we provide fresh ground coffee, sugar and milk....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils provided for 6 people....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Just installed...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Eat in kitchen table for 4 with 2 banquets....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    There is a water purifier, that will be full for you every time....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    We provide for your convenience sliced bread....moreless


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Terracotta tile terrace with Table and chairs, grill and sink....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a grill build in, function with gas....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace


from 38 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring, Summer,
Apr 7 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$595 $1,300
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$850 $2,200

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • One time cleaning fee $60
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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  • Colonial Quito

    "The colonial city of Quito was founded by the Sebastian de Benalcazar in 1534, it was built ..."

  • Parque La Carolina

  • Mall El Jardin

    "Mall EL Jardin, located( just 5 minutes from the apartment) in the financial center of the c..."

  • San Francisco Church

    "Building by the Spanish in 1553. See the fine good carving in the choir, high altar of gold ..."

  • Iglesia La Compañía

    "La Compania is a Jesuit church, the most ornate and richly sculptured façade and the interio..."

  • El Panecillo Hill and Momument

    "The Panecillo is one of Quito's viewpoints, while you there you can browse the crafts stalls..."

  • La Mariscal

    "La Mariscal called by the young quitenos La zona. Travelers the world over through this exci..."

  • La Basílica

    "Church has been in construction since 1926, is a very large, has many gargoyles and stained ..."

  • TelefériQo

  • Museo Guayasamín

    "The painter who represent the ecuadorian school of art. "

  • Quicentro

    "This is one of the shopping malls."

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Mariscal Jose de Sucre
15 Metres
Nearest Barpub
'Rincon La Ronda' Across the street of the apt.
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Panamericana (Simon Bolivar)
15 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
'Rincon La Ronda'
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

Since the condo is centrally located, many places you can go, walking, like to 'Parque de la Carolina', very spacious grounds with trees and green spaces and sports activities such as soccer fields, tennis, voley,basket boll activities, walking trails,running and biking and also people are invited to join differnt exercises activities taking advantage of the nice weather(spring time year around 60 to 80 degrees fahrenheit like Zumba and others. Shopping mall 'El Jardin' or visiting old churches, also very convenient grocery store 'Supermaxi'. Very close(6 blocks from the condo) is the district known as 'la Mariscal'you can find arts and crafts stores and stalls, jewellery stores, bookshops, car rentals agencies, travel agencies, pastry shops,many rerstaurants, bars and cafes, Live entertainment center at night. You can take the double deck bus to tour around the colonial city.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Who we are: Ermel and Cecilia Benalcazar are the proprietors of this apartment. We were born in Ecuador and have resided in Baltimore,Maryland USA since 1970. Now we are retired and enjoying visiting Ecuador. Now that our children are grown and have families of their own, we love both the US and Ecuador, each meaning different things to us. Being retired we have the flexibility to travel. We want to share the beauty of our country, so we are inviting you to come to our place and feel at home away from your home. We hope you will choose our accommodations, it's a comfortable, perfectly situated getaway. Please contact us with any questions. Telephone: Cells:410-303-9309 -443-909-0514 410-308-1418 home

Why the Owner Chose La Colon, Quito, Ecuador:
We purchased this beautiful penthouse because we like to come and visit our country/city where we have many memories and friends and family. . Now I feel that I can share my country with people like you.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Very spacious, comfortable, lots of light,quiet, has a large terrace with a nice view of the city and the majestic Pichincha Andean mountains. Also walking distance to many places, like: Shopping center, grocery store, restaurants, bars and cafes. Neighborhood known as 'LA MARISCAL', the dreams and dialogues of people from all corners of the planet come together, reverberate, and interwine; The range of available activities increases with every year as new facilities in the City provide further opportunities for entertainment and dialogue. For those looking for a good time. 'La Mariscal's' nightlife will have the head of even the most seasoned night-owl swiveling until the wee hours of the morning.

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Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Terrace with a nice view

    Terrace with a nice view

  • View of the dinning room.

    View of the dinning room.

  • Dining room for 6 people

    Dining room for 6 people

  • Kitchen


  • Master bedroom with a additional sofa bed.

    Master bedroom with a additional sofa bed.

  • Bedroom #3 with twin beds

    Bedroom #3 with twin beds

  • Carolina Park were you can exercise, walk,bikeand other activities.

    Carolina Park were you can exercise, walk,bikeand other activities.

  • The Basilica Cathedral

    The Basilica Cathedral

  • View of the colonial and the modern city of Quito

    View of the colonial and the modern city of Quito

  • Guapulo Church.
Gonsalez Suarez

    Guapulo Church. Gonsalez Suarez

  • Papallacta, horse riding

    Papallacta, horse riding

  • Building where my penthouse is located

    Building where my penthouse is located

  • Bedroom #2 queen bed

    Bedroom #2 queen bed

  • Cotopaxi, one of the most beautiful volcanoes of  Ecuador

    Cotopaxi, one of the most beautiful volcanoes of Ecuador

  • View of the modern city of Quito

    View of the modern city of Quito

  • The old Unuversity located in the colonial city

    The old Unuversity located in the colonial city

  • View of the valley of 'Guapulo'

    View of the valley of 'Guapulo'

  • Papallacta, thermal waters and Spa.

    Papallacta, thermal waters and Spa.

  • Papallacta: One of the eight thermal swimming pools.

    Papallacta: One of the eight thermal swimming pools.

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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