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Welcome to Casa Gangotena


Step into the elegance and luxury of a bygone era at Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel in Quito. Situated in the heart of Quito’s Old Town, our beautifully and eclectically appointed mansion sings with the city’s history. Whether it be the rooms, suites, terrace or gardens, or Casa Gangotena’s restaurant, each is a space for you to unwind, discover and dream.

We are celebrating our 10th anniversary!

We’ve prepared a video to celebrate this special occasion and thank you for being part of our story. Let’s keep creating wonderful memories at the heart of one of the world’s most breathtaking cities.

Quito and Casa Gangotena are waiting for you.

Rooms & Suites

With their rich carpets, towering window frames, flowing curtains and Art Deco furniture, the rooms of our hotel in Quito’s Old Town add elegance and refinement to the comfort of being in your own home away from home.



Inspired by the biodiversity of Ecuador’s ingredients and developed together with our trusted suppliers and farmers, we have created our very own signature cuisine: cocina mestiza. Based on ongoing research into flavors, scents, textures and ancestral cooking techniques, it’s our tribute to Ecuadorian traditional food.

Explore Our Concept


Casa Gangotena is a vecino, a neighbor that actively engages with its community. Our hotel in Quito is proud to offer cultural immersion in activities and visits to the unique, and, above all, authentic locations that surround us. Explore Quito like a local with Casa Gangotena’s tours.

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Proposals & Weddings

If you wish to celebrate a romantic occasion with the person you love the most, there’s no better place than Casa Gangotena! We’re ready to provide you with an unforgettable experience, taking care of every single detail.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Tips for travelers

  • Where is Casa Gangotena located?
  • How do I get to Casa Gangotena?
  • What sets us apart?
  • How many nights are recommended for a stay at Casa Gangotena?
  • How much does a stay in Casa Gangotena cost?
  • Does Casa Gangotena offer seasonal deals or tour packages?
  • Where can I find additional information?
Where is Casa Gangotena located?

At the top northwestern corner of South America, the Sierra region of the Republic of Ecuador hosts the continent’s best-preserved Historic Quarter in the country’s capital city, Quito. At the very heart of the Old Town, a grand mansion-turned exclusive hotel flanks one of the most renowned squares, Plaza San Francisco. Welcome to Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel. See our location here.

How do I get to Casa Gangotena?

Daily and regular flights connect Quito with major cities in South and Central America, North America (via Miami, New York, Houston, and Atlanta), and Europe (direct from Madrid and Amsterdam). The hotel is around an hour’s drive from Quito International Airport. We can arrange airport transfers at an additional cost. Please contact our front desk for more information, at (+593 9)9 714 6787.

What sets us apart?

Casa Gangotena merges the grandeur of centuries past with the modernity of luxury tourism to bring an authentic experience of the living, breathing museum that is Colonial Quito. As the only Relais & Chateaux hotel in the city, it leads guests through a variety of private activities. Its culinary experience is aptly named Cocina Mestiza, given that the Sierra region is a blend of urban lifestyle and aboriginal traditions.

How many nights are recommended for a stay at Casa Gangotena?

When in the heart of Quito’s Historic Quarter, with a range of private tours and unique activities at your fingertips, you ought to stay for longer than a few hours or even half a day. Because we want to help you experience true quiteño lifestyle, we recommend you spend at least one night in Quito. That will give you a full day to see and do as much as possible!

How much does a stay in Casa Gangotena cost?

We have an assortment of rooms and suites across all three floors of this former mansion, to accommodate solo travelers, couples, friend groups, and families. You can take your pick between having a garden or plaza view and whether to have a balcony. See our rates here.

Does Casa Gangotena offer seasonal deals or tour packages?

Yes! We have special offers for this year and the next, plus two tour packages that combine the Relais & Chateaux experience with, not one, but two award-winning hotels: Mashpi Lodge and the Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel.

Where can I find additional information?

We have many helpful articles over on our blog covering all things traveling to Ecuador, staying in Quito, and visiting its Historic Center. You can also learn more about Casa Gangotena’s history and activities for guests. See our blog here.

99.6% of guests rate our hotel as “outstanding”, 99% of them would recommend our hotel!