General Information

Location

The event will take place at Escuela Politécnica Nacional in the EARME building.



Accomodation

Below you can find a list of hotels and apartments near the venue, if you are interested in using Airbnb we would recommend to book a place close by La Floresta neighborhood.

Hotels and Apartments

Swissotel 166 USD per night (approx.) 10 minutes on foot
Hotel Quito 150 USD per night (approx.) 20 minutes on foot
NH Collection Royal Quito 75 USD per night (approx.) 10 minutes on foot
Kaia Boutique Hotel 70 USD per night (approx.) 10 minutes on foot
Best Western Hotel Zen 65 USD per night (approx.) 20 minutes on foot
Hotel Stubel Suites & Café 60 USD per night (approx.) 22 minutes on foot
Ibis Quito 55 USD per night (approx.) 30 minutes on foot
Aparthotel Amaranta 50 USD per night (approx.) 15 minutes on foot
Hotel Barnard 50 USD per night (approx.) 5 minutes on foot
BG Boutique Apartments 49 USD per night (approx.) 12 minutes on foot

Hostels

Hotel Villa Lafayette 25 USD per night (approx.) 12 minutes on foot
El Patio Hostel Quito 10 USD per night (approx.) 17 minutes on foot
El Hostelito 10 USD per night (approx.) 12 minutes on car

Transportation

Public Transport Bus Service

There are three main kind of buses in Quito: urban-suburban buses, feeder buses ("alimentadores") and bi-articulated buses (Trole, Ecovía, Metrobus). All trips cost 0.25 USD, but if you want to go to a rural area, the cost can reach up to 1 USD.

Taxi

Cans are legally required to use a taximeter. The base fare is 1.45 USD during the day and 1.75 USD at night. You can also use mobile E-handling services:

  1. CABIFY (cabify.com/es)
  2. EASY (easytaxi.com/ec)
  3. UBER (uber.com/en-EC)

ATM

ATMs in Ecuador typically will charge you a nominal amount for withdrawals, around 2 to 5 USD. Withdrawal limits per account are usually 500 USD per day. Inside campus, there is one ATM at building 20. Keep in mind that most of restaurants and services accept credit cards.

Money Exchange

Ecuador uses U.S.A. dollar. Here are some places you can go for a fare exchange:

  1. MONEYEXCHANGE: Address. Veintimilla E4-203 between Amazonas and Juan León Mera. Tel. (+593)22521339
  2. WESTERN UNION: Address. Amazonas 724 and Veintimilla, Amazonas Building. Tel. (+593)22234309