Casa Gangotena

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Why we like it

  • Located in the ancient centre of Quito
  • Rooftop terrace views offer a stunning view of the city
  • One of the safest areas of the city
  • Amazing breakfast provided - available as room service
  • Afternoon tea is a mix of Local and European delicacies

A&K FavouriteExclusive to A&K clients

  • A choice of one private experience: chocolate tasting; history tour of the hotel or an Andean shamanic experience
  • Room upgrade, subject to availability
  • Complimentary WiFI

*Terms and conditions apply, speak to a travel consultant for more information

Guest Testimonial

What can I say? Eleanor you have been to the Galapagos so you know all about it. What I will say is that is was an unforgettable experience and something that will stay with us forever. Thanks for organising the holiday Eleanor Mawer and thanks to A&K

- RY, Berkshire



Spanish chroniclers told of grand Inca palaces built around the Plaza San Francisco in Quito's historic quarter. This part of the city was once a huge marketplace where Andeans and Amazonians traded their wares and has recently taken on a new lease of life. The beautifully restored colonial mansion Casa Gangotena has prime position overlooking the square and will open its doors mid 2011 as a chic 31 room hotel. Its sophisticated, contemporary interior embraces the building's many original features and the garden is ablaze with orchids, flowers and ornamental plants. The hotel's rooftop terrace affords wonderful panoramic views across the spires and towers of Quito's Old Town to Panecillo Hill.


Useful info

Best time to be there

The Galapagos are best from April to August - not too warm and plenty of animals in their breeding seasons.

Fly to

Quito - LAN Airlines, daily via Madrid flying time 13 hours

time difference

GMT -5 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an infected area
 


Best time to be there

June to September is the best time to enjoy the Andes whilst the Galapagos are best from April to August - not too warm and plenty of animals in their breeding seasons.

Fly to

Quito - LAN Airlines, daily via Madrid

flying time

13 hours

time difference

GMT -5 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an infected area


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