La Casona de la Ronda

Quito, Ecuador

At a Glance

  • Charming hotel in the buzzy historic centre of Quito

  • Handmade furniture and understated decor

  • Relaxed atmosphere and home from home feel

  • Within easy reach of the city's top attractions and restaurants

  • Offers good value for money in Quito

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Quito is a year round destination. Due to its position on the equator and its altitude, Quito’s temperature varies greatly between night and day. Daytime temperatures average 23-25ºC, while at night temperatures drop to around 10ºC. In general, days are clear in the morning and cloud over in the afternoon, with rain common in the afternoon. The drier season runs from the end of May to the end September.

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Insider's View

The terrace rooftop room is a perfect place to relax

Be sure to step outside the walls of the property and explore La Ronda street, a lively pedestrian street full of character with restaurants, bars and shops.

Call us on 020 3993 9308 to start planning your holiday to La Casona de la Ronda or take a look at our itineraries to Ecuador

Description

La Casona de la Ronda has a superb location on the winding cobblestone streets of La Ronda in the heart of Quito's Old Town. This boutique hotel provides a comfortable base from which to explore Ecuador’s capital and to enjoy the historical attractions.

La Casona de la Ronda is situated on one of city's oldest streets in the bohemian heart of the city that was a popular meeting point for artists, writers and poets.

The hotel is housed in a historic mansion on this charming street and offers 22 rooms located around a beautifully remodelled central courtyard. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and WiFi is available. Contemporary and traditional styles are blended to create a comfortable atmosphere.

The decor respects the culture and traditional features of the building, while also providing modern comforts such as wireless internet. The hotel offers daily breakfast, a coffee shop and reading room with a fireplace. Its central location allows easy access to restaurants and many of Quito's highlights such as the Santo Domingo Church, Quito Cathedral, El Panecillo and Independence Square.

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Accommodation

All of the 22 bedrooms are finished to a high standard with polished wooden floors and elegant wooden furniture. Each room provides wireless internet, a phone, hairdryer, room service (laundry upon request).

Childcare

Children are welcome to come and stay at Casona de la Ronda however there are no specific facilities.

Facilities

Local and international cuisine is served at the hotel's restaurant and there is also a lounge room, patio courtyard, and a vertical garden. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, and WiFi is available.

Activities

Guests at Casona de la Ronda are well located to explore the beautiful city of Quito, a World Heritage site and one of the best preserved colonial cities in the Americas, with a wealth of beautiful churches, monasteries and other historical buildings. It is possible to arrange a ride on the teleferico cable car with fantastic views over the city and the snow-capped mountains, a visit to the equatorial monument, or a trip to one of the colourful Indian markets such as Otavalo or Saquisili or the Cotopaxi volcano.

Experiences

  • Colonial Quito Walking Tour

    Discover Quito and its colonial centre with a private guide and admire its beautiful baroque churches, gothic basilica and charming plazas. This half day tour is a perfect introduction to Quito and to Ecuador's history and culture.

  • Cotopaxi biking adventure

    Bike down the slopes of Cotopaxi, the world's highest active volcano, for a thrilling adventure amid beautiful Andean scenery. Learn about the natural history and wildlife, hike to the Pucara pre-Incan ruins and keep your eyes peeled for the condors.

  • El Teleferico

    Boasting the most spectacular views over Quito's rooftops and of the surrounding volcanoes, El Teleferico takes you up the slopes of the Pichincha Volcano to the Cruz Loma lookout for a breathtaking experience.

  • Explore Quito & the Middle of the World

    A private half day guided tour of Quito exploring the colonial centre, monasteries and churches, before heading to the "Middle of the World" monument that divides the Northern Hemisphere from the Southern Hemisphere on the equatorial line!

  • Panoramic Quito at night with dinner

    Soak in the city sights on this drive through tour of Quito, as the city's beautiful plazas are lit in vivid hues adding a magical feel to this already charming capital. Ascend one of the surrounding hills for superb views and enjoy a delicious dinner.

  • Quito Gastronomy & Colonial Centre Tour

    Get under the skin of Quito and its gastronomic scene as you enjoy a guided tour of the colonial centre, taking in historical highlights and enjoying a selection of foodie experiences along the way.

  • Quito's Hidden Treasures & El Teleferico

    Explore the hidden treasures of Quito on this full day excursion, taking in the less visited sites of the city such as San Diego monastery and Santo Domingo church on the far side of El Panecillo, the iconic hill which watches over the centre.

  • Scenic Walking Tour of Quito

    Marvel at the art and architecture of Quito as you explore on foot, accompanied by a private guide. Discover Quito's colonial quarter which has been recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and contains innumerable treasures of design and history.

Holiday Ideas

  • Ecuador Uncovered

    Otavalo, Amazon, Quito, Avenue of Volcanoes, Cuenca, Guayaquil

    from £6600 pp inc flights & transfers for 14 nights

    • This all-encompassing itinerary really gets under the skin of mainland Ecuador’s staggering geographical diversity and is packed full to the brim with the country's best experiences and most spectacular sights.
    • Explore the majestic and colonially influenced cities of Quito and Cuenca, UNESCO World Heritage sites where the cobbled streets and architecture hark back to a rich historical and cultural past.
    • Get a real sense of remoteness as you paddle along winding rivers and watch the sunrise over the jungle canopy in the Amazonian rainforest, keeping your eyes peeled for monkeys swinging through the trees and colourful birds flying overhead.
  • Galapagos with Kids

    Quito and the Galapagos Islands

    from £3100 pp inc flights & transfers for 7 nights

    • You will have a myriad of experiences to enjoy on this tailormade itinerary as you can partake in land and water-based activities such as kayaking, snorkelling and biking whilst observing animals such as sea lions and the blue-footed boobies.
    • Discover the cultural delights of the city of Quito, flanked by the Andes.
    • You’ll be based on the island of Santa Cruz, in the heart of the archipelago where you will have abundant wildlife sightings.
  • Galapagos with Kids

    Quito and the Galapagos Islands

    from £3100 pp inc flights & transfers for 7 nights

    • You will have a myriad of experiences to enjoy on this tailormade itinerary as you can partake in land and water-based activities such as kayaking, snorkelling and biking whilst observing animals such as sea lions and the blue-footed boobies.
    • Discover the cultural delights of the city of Quito, flanked by the Andes.
    • You’ll be based on the island of Santa Cruz, in the heart of the archipelago where you will have abundant wildlife sightings.
  • Imagine Ecuador & Galapagos

    Quito, Mashpi Cloud Forest, Otavalo, Galapagos Islands

    from £5700 pp inc flights & transfers for 11 nights

    • An enthralling introduction to the natural wonders of Ecuador, travelling from the Andes to the wildlife-rich Galapagos archipelago.
    • Wake up to emerald green rainforest covered with pockets of mist cloud whilst staying at Mashpi Lodge.
    • Venture through Otavalo, a playground for adventure seekers. Explore on foot, by bike or canter through astonishing landscapes on horseback.
  • Imagine Ecuador & Galapagos

    Quito, Mashpi Cloud Forest, Otavalo, Galapagos Islands

    from £5700 pp inc flights & transfers for 11 nights

    • An enthralling introduction to the natural wonders of Ecuador, travelling from the Andes to the wildlife-rich Galapagos archipelago.
    • Wake up to emerald green rainforest covered with pockets of mist cloud whilst staying at Mashpi Lodge.
    • Venture through Otavalo, a playground for adventure seekers. Explore on foot, by bike or canter through astonishing landscapes on horseback.

Location & directions

Quito, Ecuador

La Casona de la Ronda Boutique is located on Morales street, better known as La Ronda Street, the oldest street in the town and the heart of the Old Town.

How to get there

14-hour 45-minutes international flight (via Madrid) to Quito's Mariscal Sucre International Airport and 1-1.5 hour road transfer

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