There are many hotels in Quito, most of which are situated in the Mariscal district. The Mariscal is located between the modern, northern part of Quito and Old Town in the south of Quito. The narrow streets of the Old Town are lined with beautiful colonial buildings. Quito is the second highest capital in Latin America and is situated 20 minutes south of the Equator. Quito was the first city designated a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Quito has a lovely climate with warm days and cool nights. It is the city of perpetual spring!