Accommodation in Quito

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Plaza Grande

Hotel Plaza Grande has an ideal location on Quito’s central square, surrounded by iconic buildings including the Metropolitan Cathedral, Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace and the modern City Hall. It was one of the first hotels to be opened in the city, back in the 16th century and has been lovingly restored to become one of Quito’s finest boutique hotels, preserving all the original colonial charm.

Step back in time in one of the hotel’s 15 luxury suites, with elegant furnishings. There is extensive use of fine dark woods in the uniquely designed furniture, wall fixings, ceilings and floors. Fresh flowers in every room are part of the decoration and bathrooms are spacious, each with a Jacuzzi and heated flooring.

The main dining room is La Belle Belle, which overlooks the Plaza and specializes in high gourmet French cuisine. The café Plaza Grande serves traditional local cuisine and at The Cloister Wine Bar, open every evening, you can enjoy live music in a medieval ambiance. A Cognac and Cigar Bar and a Champagne Bar are located on the upper floor and a gym, small spa, sauna and massage room is located on the first floor.

The hotel also has its own carriage for evening rides around Quito’s historic quarter.

Child friendly. Children are welcome. Although there are no formal children’s facilities, babysitting, cots and extra beds can all be arranged on request.

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