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Visit Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel in Quito to experience the splendor and elegance of a bygone era. Our exquisitely decorated and eclectically furnished mansion is located in the heart of Quito’s Historic Old Town and resonates with the history and magic of the area.

Your clients can partake in any number of guest-exclusive activities or simply relaxexplore, and dream throughout Casa Gangotena’s various terraces, gardens, rooms, and restaurant spaces.

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Rooms & Suites

The rooms at Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel in Quito, with double and king-size beds, are arranged across all three floors. Remaining faithful to the design of the old house, rooms vary in size, yet all of them stay quite spacious, averaging around 35 square meters (377 square feet). The mansion’s tall, elegant ceilings benefit our rooms, drawing 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 private bathroom (nearly all with separate bathtubs and showers). Amenities include:

  • Telephones.
  • Smart key cards.
  • In-room safe boxes.
  • Wireless internet.
  • A flat-screen TV with international cable channels.


On the ground floor, our two Luxury rooms are accessed from the flower garden with its gorgeous fountain. On the first floor, the Balcony Junior Suite overlooks the garden with views towards the south of the city and the winged Virgin on her hilltop. The Junior Suite is uniquely located, connecting the two wings of the mansion on the first floor, decorated with delicate murals.
Nine Luxury rooms and four Plaza View rooms are on the first floor. We have eight Luxury rooms and four Plaza View rooms on the second floor. On both the first and second floors, suites can be created by connecting two Luxury rooms and removing the beds from one. These can also make fabulous inter-connected rooms for families traveling together. Finally, two Luxury rooms complete the picture of our third floor, with easy access to the beautiful terrace.

Luxury Rooms

Casa Gangotena’s Luxury rooms invite guests to relax in style, enjoying the peace created by its luxurious upholstery, plush carpets, fine linen, and rich furnishings that adorn each room.

Luxury Plus

The Luxury Plus room occupies the end of the southwestern wing of the property. Striking neoclassical columns rise around the room, topped with ornate stuccowork, interrupting the floral Art Nouveau frieze around the cornice.

Junior Suite

The Junior Suite is one of the unique rooms in the house. This room used to be the “tea room” of the Gangotena family, where the family’s women and friends would gather. Situated on the first floor, the spacious Junior Suite features an original, 360-degree restored mural depicting a hunting scene. The Junior Suite overlooks the garden and the Panecillo hillside.

Balcony Junior Suite

Located on the first floor, at the end of the southwestern wing of the property, the Balcony Junior Suite is undeniably romantic. The room has a balcony that overlooks the garden and offers picturesque views of the Virgin of Quito atop her hill. Neoclassical stucco columns adorn the room. The delightful bathroom features two large windows that draw in the Andean light, while beautiful columns and black-and-white veined marble complete the picture.


Indulge in luxury and comfort with our interconnecting Luxury Rooms located on the first and second floors at the end of the western wing of the property. Perfect for families or visiting dignitaries, these rooms offer ample space and can be converted into suites for an even more opulent experience.

Plaza View Rooms

Located along the mansion’s northern facade, these rooms afford stunning views of the Historical Center, including the church and convent of San Francisco and its expansive cobbled square. The rooms are graced with ample natural light and rich, sophisticated décor.



Marco Larrea

Commercial Manager B2B
I am a proud native of Ecuador with an insatiable passion for exploring the natural beauty and rich cultural diversity of my country and other destinations across South America and the world. My love for travel was sparked at a young age, thanks partly to the sport I practiced and the opportunity to live abroad for a year. Through these experiences, I have discovered countless new cultures and breathtaking locations, which have left a lasting impression on me. In particular, South America is a treasure trove of awe-inspiring natural wonders and diverse cultural traditions waiting to be explored and savored.

Andrea Morales

Agency Account Coordinator
I was born in Quito and am deeply proud of my Ecuadorian roots. Throughout my career, I have dedicated myself to hospitality and commerce, specializing in providing exceptional service to others. My passion lies in communicating my profound love for Ecuador's vibrant culture, rich traditions, and breathtaking natural wonders. I find immense joy in sharing this remarkable country's beauty and wonder with people worldwide.

Franklin Salcedo

Destination Expert
Growing up in several countries and traveling to numerous beautiful tourist destinations ignited my passion for the beauty of nature. As a graduate in Graphic Design, my eye for art, colors, and creativity is finely tuned. With a strong focus on details, I prepare meticulously for every trip to this stunning country, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable experience for our travelers. Always eager to take on new challenges and continuously improving my skills, my mindset is focused on providing the best possible tourism services.

María José Ávalos

Destination Expert
I found my passion in Tourism and Hospitality at a young age. All of my trips inside and outside of Ecuador inspired me to pursue a professional degree in Tourism, where I learned the technical and theoretical aspects of the industry. This job allowed me to develop the ability to support clients in different stages of trip planning in an effective way. Usually, when I am not working, you can find me traveling and meeting new places. My favorite destination so far is The Galapagos Islands.

Doménica García

Destination Expert
I'm driven by curiosity, which has led me to pursue a career in Tourism and Hospitality. I feel incredibly fortunate to live in Ecuador, a country that boasts breathtaking natural beauty, rich cultural diversity, and an abundance of unique places to explore. As a Destination Expert, I enjoy collaborating with people worldwide to create unforgettable experiences for those who visit Ecuador. It’s a privilege to share my passion for this amazing country and help others discover all it has to offer.
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