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Benalcazar
1.5 out of 5
0.2 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $23 per night from Apr 1 to Apr 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)

"Good central location, in the historic part. Good facilities and room size. Only downside the mattress was very soft, but otherwise, all was good, friendly staff and nice complementary breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2019

Benalcazar
Friends Hotel & Rooftop
3 out of 5
0.2 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $58 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.2/5Excellent! (23 reviews)

"Had trouble with bathroom shower & toilet but staff moved us. Booked taxi for airport but were given shared van without telling us..would have preferred our own taxi despite slightly higher cost."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Friends Hotel & Rooftop
Masaya Hostel Quito
2 out of 5
0.3 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $32 per night from Mar 6 to Mar 7
4.7/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)

"It was extremely clean loved that about it, staff was very helpful."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

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Secret Garden
2 out of 5
0.5 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $18 per night from Mar 14 to Mar 15
4.1/5Very Good! (11 reviews)

"A wonderful and beautifully unique spot with a great community. The rooftop is a perfect place to hang out and enjoy the views of the city. Would absolutely stay again when in Quito."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2019

Secret Garden
Hotel Plaza Grande
5 out of 5
0.038 mi from Independence Square
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4.8/5Exceptional! (92 reviews)

"It's a beautiful and historic property in an excellent location for experiencing historic Old Town Quito. The service was beyond excellent!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Hotel Plaza Grande
Carlota Sustainable Design Hotel
4 out of 5
0.1 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $131 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9
4.6/5Wonderful! (29 reviews)

"The location of this hotel is great. Walkable distance to the historic center and it’s attractions. The only downside was that it seemed as if we were the only guests at the time so the hotel staff was slightly slow. Also, most of the staff only speaks Spanish."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Carlota Sustainable Design Hotel
Hotel Patio Andaluz
4 out of 5
0.1 mi from Independence Square
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4.6/5Exceptional! (337 reviews)
Super place to stay

"Wonderful staff"…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Hotel Patio Andaluz
Casa Hotel Las Plazas
3 out of 5
0.1 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $101 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.8/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"Great location 2 blocks from Grand Plaza. Comfortable, small hotel with excellent helpful staff. Spotlessly clean. Good shower. Provided helpful suggestions for eating suppers nearby and arranged taxi for us to get to airport that was reliable. I would stay there again if visiting Quito."…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Casa Hotel Las Plazas
Hostal Quito Cultural
3 out of 5
0.1 mi from Independence Square
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4.2/5Very Good! (148 reviews)

"It was an awesome stay! Close to the places I wanted to go!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Hostal Quito Cultural
Rincón Familiar Hostel Boutique
3.5 out of 5
0.1 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $29 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
4/5Very Good! (104 reviews)

"I did not get to stay there because of the corona virus shutdown. My flight was cancelled. Expedia would know this if they would answer their phones and help me figure out what to do. I did contact the hotel to let them know and unlike Expedia, they quickly responded and let me know that they ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Rincón Familiar Hostel Boutique
Hotel El Relicario del Carmen
3 out of 5
0.1 mi from Independence Square
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4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)

"Very charming hotel, conveniently located so that you can walk to the major sites in the center of the city. Staff very helpful and complementary breakfast very good."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2019

Hotel El Relicario del Carmen
Hotel Plaza del Teatro
3 out of 5
0.2 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $22 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.1/5Very Good! (34 reviews)

"Staff, Carlos, was so incredibly kind & helpful. The hotel offered us a ride to & from the airport for a small fee. The hotel is beautiful, a lot of character. Only complaint would be how noisy our room on the 3rd floor was (all night long due to outside traffic). The beds & pillows were a bit ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Hotel Plaza del Teatro
Hotel Colonial San Agustin
3 out of 5
0.2 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $69 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.3/5Excellent! (96 reviews)

"Walking distance to all the churches, restaurants and museums."…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Hotel Colonial San Agustin
Hotel Catedral Internacional
3 out of 5
0.2 mi from Independence Square
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3.6/5Good! (57 reviews)
Nightmare

"This has been the worst hotel, if you can call hotel, I've stayed at. First of all the photos displayed are not real. The smell that comes from the bathroom pipes are so strong that the entire rooms smells like feces. There is hot water. This is our second day here and we noticed we are the only ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2018

Hotel Catedral Internacional
Hotel San Francisco de Quito
3 out of 5
0.2 mi from Independence Square
The price is $56 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13
4.4/5Excellent! (96 reviews)
Hotel San Francisco is great place to vacation

"Great breakfast each morning. The front desk was exremely helpful wih all our questions and set us up with a wonderful tour guide who showed us all the famous spots for a fraction of the cost of turn. Very pleased."…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Hotel San Francisco de Quito
Adamas House Hotel
3 out of 5
0.2 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $81 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"We were very fortunate to find this hotel on our recent trip to Quito. It is a gem: wonderful people (staff, particularly Lorena, and owners), lovely rooms and common spaces, great breakfasts. We were welcomed and taken care of for the 4 nights we stayed there (only planned to stay one originally ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2019

Adamas House Hotel
Casa Gangotena
4.5 out of 5
0.2 mi from Independence Square
The price is $378 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.9/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)
Great hotel

"Comfortable hotel in great location for exploring old town."…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Casa Gangotena
Hotel La Basílica Quito
3 out of 5
0.2 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $92 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12
4.8/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)

"This hotel is a treasure in the heart of old Quito. It’s an elegant colonial home converted to comfy beautiful rooms where we spent dreamy nights. The decor in every room is splendid. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. They assisted me with the every aspect of our wonderful visit including ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2020

Hotel La Basílica Quito
Hotel Viena Internacional
2.5 out of 5
0.2 mi from Independence Square
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Hotel Casa Alquimia
3 out of 5
0.3 mi from Independence Square
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The price is $61 per night from Mar 15 to Mar 16
4.7/5Exceptional! (66 reviews)
Best hotel in Ecuador

"Beautiful hotel, friendly staff, great location, tasty breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hotel Casa Alquimia
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Independence Square is located in a culturally-rich area of The Street of the Seven Crosses known for its major shopping area and interesting historical sites. The neighborhood is home to 69 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying Near Independence Square

Choose from 101 hotels and accommodations within a mile of Independence Square, including these picks:

  • Hotel Plaza Grande: With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free valet parking, along with free WiFi. Our customers like its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Real Audiencia: This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and breakfast.
  • Hotel Colonial San Agustin: With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and overall value.

Things to See and Do Near Independence Square

After you've visited Independence Square, you can explore the sights and attractions within just a few miles of the area.

You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Alberto Mena Caamano Museum, El Centro Cultural Metropolitano, or Museo Casa de Sucre. Explore notable local landmarks like Quito Cathedral, Foch Square, and La Iglesia de El Sagrario. You can watch performances at Bolivar Theatre, Sucre Theatre, and Patio de Comedias Theater if you're interested in local theater.

La Carolina Park and Carondelet Palace are some sights worth a visit in the area. Spend some time checking out Church of San Agustin, which is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Independence Square, or make a stop by San Agustin Museum, located 0.2 mi (0.3 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Independence Square?
Independence Square is located in a culturally rich area of The Street of the Seven Crosses known for its major shopping area and interesting historical sites. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 154 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place to stay near Independence Square?
Adjacent to Independence Square, Casa Gangotena is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other good choices within a short distance include Hotel Plaza Grande and Hotel La Basílica Quito.
How many hotels should I expect to find near Independence Square?
Expedia has 154 hotels and other accommodations within a mile from Independence Square.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Independence Square, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available near Independence Square.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Independence Square?
To access more information about updating your stay near Independence Square or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What can I see and do near Independence Square?
You’ll want to browse the collections at Yaku Water Museum, Ecuador Central Bank Museum, and City Museum. Catedral Metropolitana de Quito, Carondelet Palace, and Calle La Ronda are some of the notable landmarks to see in the area. You can check out the local talent at Casa De la Musica, Bolivar Theatre, and Sucre Theatre.

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