Plaza Grande

Location: Quito & Northern Highlands | Ecuador & the Galapagos

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

The former home of a Spanish conquistador, Plaza Grande is now a fine boutique hotel in the heart of colonial Quito. With just 15 sumptuous suites and a fabulous location within walking distance of many of the city’s main attractions, Plaza Grande is hard to beat for convenience and character.
Perfect forAll visitors to Quito. Great for a pre - or post- Galapagos dose of Ecuadorian culture.
In the knowQuito stands at an altitude of over 2800 metres so take things easy when you first arrive, to give yourself time to acclimatise.

Recommended for...

  • City Hotel
  • Cultural Immersion
  • History & Heritage
  • Luxury Hotel

Hotel Overview


In the heart of Quito’s old town, right on the main plaza, within walking distance of some great restaurants.

Rooms at Plaza Grande

Just 15 exquisitely furnished suites are housed within this handsome colonial mansion, with views of the pretty streets and squares.

Food and facilities

Three restaurants at Plaza Grande serve a variety of dishes from Mediterranean to Ecuadorian cuisine. Spa treatments can be arranged in your room- perfect for some pampering after a day’s sightseeing.

Activities at Plaza Grande

Quito is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so spend time wandering around the cobbled streets of the old town admiring the beautiful architecture. You can also use Quito as a base from which to explore Cotopaxi National Park, with its snow-capped volcano, or the famous Otavalo market, great for weekend bargain-hunting.

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