Casa Gangotena

Everything about the Casa Gangotena is superlative: the location, the appointments, the service. For this reason, it’s not surprising this luxury hotel has won more awards than any other lodging in Ecuador, from the “Hot Lists” of Conde Nast Traveler and Travel and Leisure magazines to Trip Advisor’s Traveler’s Choice Award for Best Hotel in South America.

Located in one of Quito’s prime locations, on the southwest corner of the Plaza San Francisco, the Casa Gangotena was once a historic mansion belonging to one of Quito’s leading families. A fire in the 1930s led the family to remodel it completely, with painted tin ceilings, decorative murals and friezes, Egyptian marble, and a host of Art Nouveau and Art Deco elements. Together they make the Gangotena one of the benchmarks for the hospitality industry in the Americas.

When you visit, you’ll enjoy posh rooms decorated with sumptuous antiques and marble bathrooms. But you’ll also have access to the glassed-in patio, the flower-filled sitting room, and the panoramic third-floor terrace, with its sweeping view of Old Town Quito. An unparalleled experience in Ecuador’s “Florence of the Andes.”

Rooms

  • Choose from Plaza View, Luxury, and Luxury Plus rooms, as well as Regular, Junior, and Balcony Junior Suites
  • One king or two twin beds
  • Art Deco furnishings
  • Air conditioning and central heating
  • LCD cable TV
  • Full marble bath with tub and shower
  • Complimentary wi-fi
  • Safe-deposit box for storing valuables

Amenities

  • Fine Ecuadorian gourmet dining in the on-site restaurant
  • Snacks and Ecuadorian coffee in the garden patio
  • Bar and lounge
  • Laundry service available
  • 100 percent smoke-free hotel

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