Casa Gangotena Hotel
Plaza San Francisco, Quito
Elegant 3-storey mansion in Plaza San Francisco, a blend of classic style and contemporary design
Casa Gangotena was built by a wealthy local family in the 1920s, reflecting the gracious style of the city’s fine colonial palaces. Following meticulous restoration it opened as a hotel in 2011, allowing guests to sample life in this elegant townhouse and has since won many accolades.
There are 31 rooms and suites in various categories: luxury rooms, luxury plus, plaza view rooms, junior suites, balcony junior suites and suites. Though varying in size, all have high ceilings, plush carpets and curtains, Art Deco-style furniture, TV, phone, safe, Wi-Fi internet access and en-suite bathroom. They are equipped with air conditioning and sound proofing. Rooms are arranged over all 3 floors of the hotel.
The hotel has a ground floor sitting room that opens on to a glass-roofed patio, and a roof terrace on the third floor overlooking Plaza San Francisco. Meals are served in the Cedron Restaurant and showcase refined Ecuadorian cuisine and there’s a choice of over 100 wines to accompany the food. Afternoon tea is something of an institution at Casa Gangotena, and is a good way to round off city sightseeing. The elegant Crimson Room, the former ballroom, is the ideal venue for private meals and celebrations.
Casa Gangotena Hotel Highlights
- Prestigious location on Plaza San Francisco
- Elegant mansion formerly a family home
- Beautifully furnished rooms and suites
- High quality cuisine
- Top floor terrace with city views
- Afternoon tea in the patio
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Casa Gangotena location
Casa Gangotena Hotel
- 31 rooms
- Open all year round
- Children are welcome at the hotel and families can be accommodated in adjacent rooms with a shared lobby.
- Sitting room
- Roofed patio
- Top floor terrace
- City sightseeing
- Museum visits
- Guided walking tour of historic Quito
Casa Gangotena rooms
There are a total of 31 rooms, including luxury rooms and a junior suite which overlook Calle Cuenca or the gardens, and plaza view rooms and suites which overlook the main square.
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