Check In Ecuador: Casa Gangotena


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Check In Ecuador: Casa Gangotena

 

Location:

In the historic part of the city

Situated in iconic The San Francisco Plaza

Walking distance to everything worth seeing

 

Style:

Boutique hotel

Tranquil setting

Unassuming facade

Understated elegance

Owned and operated by Metropolitan Touring

 

Rooms:

Many rooms have great views of The San Francisco Plaza

Tasteful ornate details

Traditional furniture

In room safe, slippers, large umbrella, satellite TV, heavy drapery (block light), complimentary bottled water (still and sparkling)

 

Bathroom:

Marble

Deep bathtub

Separate shower

L’Occitane amenities

Bathrobes

 

Restaurant:

Elegant dining

International cuisine with Ecuadorian infusion

Excellent breakfast buffet

Vegan options

Gourmet presentation

 

Bar/Lounge:

Upscale yet cozy

Library/Study feel

Specialty cocktails available

Food is served here

 

 

Must see excursion:

The Bell Tower at The San Fransciso Monastery

 

Service:

Formal

Impeccable

Staff speaks English very well

Knowledgable

 

 

What to Bring:

Good walking shoes

Camera

 

The Local Perspective:

An upscale hotel that locals do not frequent

 

When to go:

Anytime.

 

How to get there:

Taxi or tour bus

Quito Municipality is constructing a Metro Station outside of the hotel. Estimated completion early 2018

 

Good for Families:

Yes

 

Good for Weddings and large groups:

Yes

 

Highlights I love:

 

How to get there:

Taxi or tour bus transfer

Metro (starting 2018)

 

Check In Ecuador Casa Gangotena FACTS:

Casa Gangotena was once a private residential mansion in a bygone era

They maintain exclusive relationships with local businesses and attractions to give special access to their guests