Casona de la Ronda is a heritage boutique hotel located on La Ronda Street in Quito’s Centro Historico. This cobbled pedestrian-only street is thought to be the oldest in the city, and it is undoubtedly the most charming. The hotel’s Spanish Colonial Era edifice was originally constructed in 1738. Inside the imposing main doors, an interior courtyard draws sky light to the restaurant and lounge.
Deeply rooted in Quito history, Illa Hotel is located in the 400-year-old San Marcos neighborhood of the Centro Historico. This Colonial Era building dates to the 1700s, the historic elements include columns, arches, and decorative stonework. Due to the hotel’s classic character, each of the 10 rooms is unique. The three levels of the hotel highlight key periods of the capital city’s history: Colonial, Republican, and Contemporary.
Located across from Plaza San Francisco in Quito’s Centro Historico, Casa Gangotena has been Quito’s premier address since the 1920s. This landmark hotel was once the grand home of the influential Gangotena family—whose members have included industrialists, politicians, and poets. Refurbished in 2014, the mansion’s Art Nouveau and Art Deco elements include chandeliers, murals, friezes, mirrors, and a marble staircase.
Hotel Otavalo Hotel Otavalo is a boutique hotel located in the historic market town of Otavalo, Ecuador. This hotel is located in a historic, renovated building on Roca Street within easy reach of shops, cafes, and the market plaza. Guestrooms at the hotel feature...