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Located east of La Mariscal, La Floresta is more residential than its Quito neighbor, but nonetheless offers a wide variety of budget to luxury hotels and many of the city’s trendiest restaurants, cafés, and bars. The hub is on 12 de Octubre and Cordero with the World Trade Center, the Swissotel and The Radisson Hotel all in one small block. Another highlight is Quito’s only independent movie theater, Ocho y Medio.
Other neighborhoods in Quito: Mitad del Mundo, San Marcos, Cumbayá, Near Quito, Calderón, Guápulo, Northern Quito – the “New Town”, Checa, Pululahua Volcanic Crater and Centro Histórico.
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