Hotel Plaza Grande

Calle García Moreno N5-16 y Chile, San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador


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Elegant, warm-hearted 15-suite hotel in neoclassical building in Quito’s animated central square, next to the Presidential Palace and facing the cathedral. Decorated and furnished in the style of a grand Spanish mansion with heavy wooden furniture, tapestries, a canopied bed and a color scheme of gold and autumnal browns. Main salon augmented by Wi-Fi and English-language cable television; the marble bath includes walk-in shower and a small Jacuzzi. La Belle Epoque offers French and international cuisine; Café Plaza Grande specializes in Ecuadorian dishes. Also small spa.

From the Hideaway Report

December 2011 Hideaway Report

The Hotel Plaza Grande enjoys a perfect location facing the cathedral and next to the Presidential Palace. The neoclassical building was originally the home of Juan Díaz de Hidalgo, one of the original Spanish conquistadors. It first became a hotel, the Majestic, in 1943 and subsequently served as both a bank and the administrative offices for the municipality of Quito. It was not until 2005 that a group of investors decided to restore the structure and reopen it as a hotel.

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Royal Suite, $550; Plaza View Suite, $650.

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Babysitting Services
Fitness Center
Grand Award Winners 2012
Hair Dryer
Hair Salon
Room Service
Wireless Internet
Wireless Internet, Complimentary


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