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Located on the corner of Plaza San Francisco in the heart of Quito’s historic old town, this three-storey colonial mansion provides the ideal base from which to explore Ecuador’s capital.
Casa Gangotena’s eclectic style combines understated opulence with traditional Ecuadorian influences to create a magnificent, luxury boutique hotel. The spacious and exceptionally elegant rooms feature high ceilings, art deco-style furniture, and large marble bathrooms.
Dining at Casa Gangotena is a superb gastronomic experience. The restaurant features a menu of traditional Ecuadorian cuisine. Sample the finest coffee and tea served at the Ecuadorian-style high tea on the terrace or patio - a Quito tradition not to be missed.
Casa Gangotena is ideally located to explore the city. After an exciting day sightseeing, admire the views from the roof terrace, sip a cocktail in the cozy bar, or browse the fascinating collection of books in the library.
Casa Gangotena Information
Location & Getting There
Located on the corner of Plaza San Francisco in the heart of Quito’s historic old town, Casa Gangotena is a 1-hour drive from Quito’s International Airport.
Casa Gangotena offers 31 spacious and exceptionally elegant rooms featuring high ceilings, art deco-style furniture, and large marble bathrooms. Plaza View rooms provide superb views across the Plaza San Francisco; Luxury rooms enjoy views of the Calle Cuenca to the west or onto the gardens; Luxury Plus room features an extra sitting area and large windows for a brightly-lit interior; Suites comprise of 2 Luxury rooms, with sofas and desks arranged according to guests' needs; Balcony Junior Suite boasts a romantic balcony with views of the Panecillo Virgin; the Junior Suite is the most spacious of all, overlooking the garden and the Panecillo Hillside.
The colonial mansion provides the ideal base from which to explore Ecuador’s capital. Guests will find the gilt Jesuit church of La Compañía, Museo de la Ciudad and the Franciscan monastery just moments away. Further off, they can discover the natural wonders of the Andes, Amazon, and Galapagos Islands.
Children are welcome but there are no specific facilities available.
- Wood-paneled library
- Glassed-in patio
- City sightseeing
- Visit natural wonders
- Shopping and dining
This is a small but perfectly formed property best used as a base for exploring old Quito. Guests receive a warm welcome and a personalized service in comfortable surroundings that provide a homely feel. The spacious and elegant rooms feature high ceilings, art deco-style furniture. and large marble bathrooms. There’s also a reputable restaurant and cozy bar area.
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