Named after the wealthy family that once owned this extravagant colonial mansion, Casa Gangotena is now a boutique hotel offering seriously stylish accommodation in the heart of Quito. Fittingly for a hotel that sits within the first city ever to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Casa Gangotena's history is on display everywhere you look. Art nouveau and art deco elements like elaborate murals, stuccoed ceilings and wood panelled walls can be seen in both the marbled hallways and lavishly equipped rooms and suites.
Under the direction of Chef Emilio Dalmau, Casa Gangotena's food lives up to its spectacular surroundings. The seven-course tasting menu showcases the best of innovative Ecuadorean cuisine, with dishes like duck breast in spicy banana sauce and Amazonian paiche with smoked coconut and squid ink tuile, each perfectly paired with fine wines from South America and beyond.
Those looking to be in the heart of the action
Couples and romantics
Lovers of art, design and history
THINGS TO DO AT THE HOTEL:
Indulge in a soothing massage treatment at the spa
Feast on Ecuadorian cuisine crafted with local ingredients at the highly acclaimed restaurant
Take in the views of the majestic Plaza San Francisco
Admire the hotel’s intriguing display of paintings and antiques
THINSG TO DO NEARBY:
Discover Quito’s UNESCO recognised architecture and rich history on a walking tour
Shop in the galleries and craft shops of buzzing Calle de la Ronda
Visit the Museo del Banco Central, home to the country’s largest indigenous art collection
Ride one of the highest cable cars in the world, the TelefériQo, for breathtaking city views
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