Hacienda Cusin


Hacienda Cusin is a restored 17th-century estate set in five acres of gardens with cobblestone pathways, fountain courtyards, and a menagerie of animals. This hotel is located near Otavalo in Ecuador and is steeped in old colonial charm with a relaxed, homely atmosphere.

Offering personalized service, local cuisine, and delightful accommodation, Hacienda Cusin will appeal to couples and families seeking an authentic retreat in an enchanting setting.

The hotel provides 25 individually decorated rooms, suites, and cottages overlooking delightful landscaped gardens and snow-capped mountains in the distance. Rooms are decorated in bright colors and furnished with Andean antiques and locally crafted artworks.

Dine on hearty fare in the restaurant by the log-fire, or head outside to the gardens on warmer nights.

There’s an array of activities on offer and you can do as much or as little as you wish. Choose from horse riding, mountain biking, and even Spanish classes.

Hacienda Cusin Information

Location & Getting There
The hotel is situated 10 miles from Otavalo, 2 hours from Quito in Ecuador. It is an hour from Quito’s new International Airport.

There are 44 tastefully appointed rooms decorated in hues of orange, blue, and yellow with handwoven rugs and antique furnishings. Many also have log fireplaces and ceilings with exposed beams. The suites and cottages feature terracotta roofs and whitewashed walls. Room 25 is a secluded cottage with a private garden and roof terrace overlooking the volcanic peak of Mt Imbabura. Family accommodation is available.

As well as mountain biking and hiking, visits to Otavalo market, craft villages, museums, and antique shops can be arranged. The earth pyramids of Cochasqui, Zuleta Valley, and Mt Lechero are all within easy reach.

The hacienda is family-friendly and children will love meeting the resident llamas and other animals. There are a games room and plenty of gardens for younger guests to explore.

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Why we recommend Hacienda Cusin

This is a stay packed with character and individual charm. The guestrooms are individually styled with beamed-ceilings, log-fires, large beds, and views of the snow-capped mountains or gardens. Dining is a sumptuous yet cozy affair. There’s also plenty to do for all ages, including Spanish classes for those who are keen to return home with a new skill.

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