Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel in Quito invites you to step through its doors to experience the splendor of its beautifully restored, historic mansion-interior that overlooks the impressive San Francisco Plaza in the heart of the Old Town! Casa Gangotena showcases a grand variety of eye-catching styles, contemporary designs, mesmerizing antiques, historic furnishings, and quintessential comforts that provide a seamless connection to the history of Quito.

Through its top-tier service, amenities, and guest-exclusive activities, you will be treated to unparalleled elegance and sophistication in the Historic Center of the capital. We proudly invite you to enter our spectacular Quito Hotel that’s been restored and galvanized into modern magnificence!

27 Rooms (54 Guests)
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As a veritable oasis of luxury in the heart of Quito, Casa Gangotena’s inner and outdoor spaces offer a remarkable continuation of the history that Ecuador’s capital city is renowned for. As one exits the bustle of Quito’s spectacular cobblestone streets and colonial buildings and enters Casa Gangotena, you will immediately be treated to a world that’s steeped in magical history, plush tranquility, elegant details, and impeccable service.

Here’s a look at some of the spaces Casa Gangotena invites you to relax in as you marvel at the timeless features that make this Quito Hotel a true treat for the senses.

By virtue of maintaining its original flooring, stylish wood paneling, and oil paintings that were part of the original mansion, entering the Bar at Casa Gangotena often feels like one is stepping directly into the past. This space invites Guests to settle down comfortably in any of the little nooks it offers, where one can enjoy any of the Bar's invigorating signature cocktails. Be it for business, socializing, or quiet reflection, our Bar makes for an excellent space to convene with others or take some time to yourself.
Bathed in natural sunlight that enters through the large and gorgeous skylight overhead, the Inner Patio is a supremely cozy area that's brimming with exotic plants, orchids, and plush sofas and chairs. Guests are more than welcome to enjoy a refreshment from our Restaurant or Bar in this space as they relax, lounge about, socialize with other guests, or simply unwind after an exciting day of activities in the Historic Center.
Our Restaurant offers Guests a bright and tranquil corner of our Hotel to immerse your palate in a unique and delightful dining experience. Rooted in Ecuador's rich diversity of ingredients and recipes, Casa Gangotena's Restaurant offers its own unique and refreshing take on the country's signature dishes. Here, you'll be treated to an eclectic exploration of the delicious flavors, aromas, textures, and cooking techniques that span the nation, its culture, and its history. All these dishes, too, can be adjusted and modified for every dietary need.
With a gorgeous panoramic view that spans the greater part of Quito's Historic Center, the Rooftop Terrace at Casa Gangotena is undoubtedly one of the crowning jewels of spaces that are available. Guests that choose to head up top will be rewarded with stunning vistas that deliver a jaw-dropping sense of Quito's geographic grandeur as well as the rich architectural history that has grown in just about every direction. Our attentive Staff is also available to bring up refreshments and appetizers, should you be craving a little something extra with which to complement this magnificent space. There are also several cozy seating spaces available on our Rooftop Terrace.
Crossing the courtyard, Guests will find exquisite solace in this quiet and peaceful corner of the Hotel property that functions as our Wellbeing Space. It offers treatments and sessions that are focused on celebrating the energy that Quito harbors within its unique equatorial location. This comfortable little sanctuary of peace and relaxation in the heart of Quito is exclusively available to our Guests.
The VIP Salon extends itself along the far side of the Inner Patio, lined with plush curtains, finely finished interiors, decorative wooden moldings, and beautifully restored, century-old parquet floors from Belgium. The room is outfitted with a high-resolution projector, a large screen, and a state-of-the-art sound system, making it ideal for giving group presentations or briefings, hosting executive board meetings, and holding other events, including birthday celebrations, formal dinners and receptions, and cocktails. It can comfortably seat up to thirty people, while for cocktails it can host up to forty.
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Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel in Quito features the following characteristics to help make your stay with us as comfortable and fulfilling as possible


Arranged across all three of its floors, the rooms and suites at Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel in Quito provide a seamless connection to the renovated design of the old house while still paying homage to its history.

All rooms and suites vary in size yet remain spacious and make plenty of use of the mansion’s tall and luxurious ceilings. Large vertical windows also draw in plenty of natural light from the outside. Plush carpets, flowing curtains, and Art Deco furniture in the form of desks, armoires, tables, and armchairs are found within all of them.

Casa Gangotena’s rooms and suites come with their own private bathroom (nearly all with separate bathtubs and showers).


Located in the southwestern wing, our Luxury Plus Room impresses with its neoclassical columns, an original fresco mural, and the intricate stuccowork that’s complemented by the floral Art Nouveau frieze which runs along the ceiling’s cornicing.

  • 322.92 ft² / 30 m²
  • Large soundproofed windows w/ courtyard view
  • Mansion’s original fresco mural
  • Private bathroom
  • 1 king-size bed


Adorned with plush upholstery, luxurious carpets, fine linens, and extravagant furnishings, our Luxury Rooms provide the perfect way to relax in style and enjoy peace and tranquility in private.

  • 398.27 ft² / 37 m²
  • Large soundproofed windows
  • Private bathroom
  • 11 rooms feature two twin-size beds
  • 9 rooms feature a king-size bed
  • 2 Luxury Rooms can be interconnected into a single Suite


Our Plaza View Rooms have stunning views of Quito’s Historic Center, these of which include the San Francisco Church and Convent and its expansive cobbled plaza. In addition to the mesmerizing views they offer, sophisticated decor and plenty of natural light make these rooms a special treat for the senses.

  • 365.97 ft² / 34 m²
  • Large soundproofed windows that face the San Francisco Plaza
  • Private bathroom
  • 2 rooms feature twin-size beds
  • 6 rooms feature king-size beds


Our Balcony Junior Suite is a superb choice for those wishing to enjoy a private balcony that allows one to step outside and soak it all in. It overlooks Casa Gangotena’s garden and offers views of the south and the remarkable winged Virgin that stands atop Quito’s iconic Panecillo Hill. Inside, the suite is decorated with beautiful murals and neoclassical stucco columns.

  • 322.97 ft² / 30 m²
  • Large soundproofed windows w/ courtyard and mountain views
  • Private open balcony
  • Private bathroom
  • 1 king-size bed


Once used as the “Tea Room” by the Gangotena family, our Junior Suite is often regarded as one the most special rooms in the entire mansion. Inside its spacious interior, Guests will be treated to a mesmerizing 360-degree mural that’s been completely restored in all its glory. This particular suite overlooks our garden and provides a view of the Panecillo Hill.

  • 516.67 ft² / 48 m²
  • Large soundproofed windows w/ courtyard view
  • Mansion’s original fresco mural
  • Private bathroom
  • 1 king-size bed



Come along and share these memorable and magical moment with us!

Casa Gangotena invites our Guest to join us on a completely free and fascinating discovery of our historic mansion, emblematic neighborhood, and culinary traditions! A member of our Staff will be delighted to take you on a tour—all of which take place within the property, except for the Secrets of Quito Walk—down the mesmerizing timeline and culture of this historic city and Hotel.

All guest-exclusive activities start at 6 p.m except for our Cooking Class, which starts at 5 p.m.


Give your celebrations, reunions, or meetings a spectacular touch when you host them at Casa Gangotena! With numerous spaces that are teeming with elegance and history, along with the assistance of our supremely attentive staff, our Boutique Hotel may very well be the ideal venue for the event you’re looking to hold!

From small weddings to proposals, graduations, and business meetings, Casa Gangotena caters to virtually every type of event!

We invite you to celebrate them with us!

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