Casa Gangotena

Heart of Quitos Old Town

About Casa Gangotena

Casa Gangotena is arguably Quito’s best hotel. A grand storied mansion with elegant styling, the hotel is located in the heart of the city’s historical old town in the San Francisco Plaza the history of which dates back to the time of the Incas. According to early Spanish chronicles, the plaza was filled with temples and palaces, one of which was located right where Casa Gangotena sits now. The hotel has excellent service, and has been rated by Trip Advisor as one of the top 25 best hotels in the world. Rooms are spacious and individually styled. Not to be missed is the hotels third floor terrace which has 360 views over the city and its award winning restaurant.

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The rooms at Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel in Quito, with both double and king-size beds, are arranged across all three of its floors. Remaining faithful to the design of the old house, rooms vary in size yet all of them remain quite spacious, averaging around 35 square meters (377 square feet). All of our rooms benefit from the mansion’s tall, elegant ceilings which draw the bright Andean sunlight into their interiors.
Their decoration consists of plush carpets, towering window frames, flowing curtains and Art Deco furniture such as desks, armoires, tables and armchairs. All rooms are air-conditioned, carpeted, non-smoking and sound-proofed. All have their own private bathroom (nearly all with separate bathtubs and showers). Amenities include: telephones, intelligent key-cards, in-room safe boxes, wireless internet and a flat screen TV with international cable channels.

Food & Drink

Inspired by Ecuador’s stunningly-rich and diverse ingredients, Casa Gangotena has developed its own creative take on signature cuisine. Aiming to continuously explore and experiment with the flavors, scents, textures and ancestral cooking techniques that make up Ecuador’s gastronomy and culture.

Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, brunch (only on Sundays), Café Quiteño (“high tea”), and dinner.

A den for sophisticated travellers, this bar invites you to relax amid its leather chairs, comfortable banquettes, wood panelling and oil paintings


Casa Gangotena is a hotel in Quito located in the heart of the world’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, surrounded by some of the most beautiful and historically-significant buildings and churches on the continent. Set in the heart of old town Quito we can arrange for you to take a short tour with one of our guides.


  • Air Conditioning in all rooms
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Wifi
  • All rooms with private ensuite
  • Flat screen TV
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