After having stayed in the plaza Foch area for 6 weeks (heavy traffic pollution) I ended my stay with 2 weeks at Ritz Plaza. My experiences:
Excellent service from the reception desk personnel, responsive owners to questions and suggestions. Safely left my laptop and mobile several times in the apartment.
Easy place to hail taxis (on 6 de Diciembre) opposite of the ENTRANCE of the Ecova bus line. Neighbours are quiet. 8 minute walk to Quicentro breakfast on one of the terraces, 12 minute walk to Carolina Park for an early morning run. Excellent wireless throughout the condo.
Great in-house cleaning service.
Laundry and dryer in the building however there are very reasonable laundry shops around town.
Not only would I recommend this place to a friend I would rent it again if I were to return to Ecuador.
Only reason for not a 5 star rating - the place was not ready when I arrived,. Having said that the lack of extra linen situation has been... Plus