Just Opened – Casa Gangotena, Quito, Ecuador

30 November 2011 by
Just Opened – Casa Gangotena, Quito, Ecuador

Standing on the corner of Plaza San Francisco in Quito, this boutique hotel has opened in a Renaissance-inspired mansion, which was rebuilt in 1926. Original features - such as painted tin ceilings and wooden panelling - have been restored alongside the addition of a glass roof over the central patio.

Opened 10 October
Owner Metropolitan Touring
General manager Fernando Delgado
Executive chef Andrés Dávila
Interior designer Diego Arteta
Bedrooms 31
Facilities Includes a restaurant serving a modern version of traditional Andean cuisine; third floor terrace overlooking the Plaza San Francisco square, which hosts many religious processions and festivities; glass-roofed terrace and patio garden.
Rate $460 (£288)
Address Bolivar 541 y Cuenca, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Telephone 00593 2 400 8000

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