La Casona de la Ronda
At a Glance
Charming hotel in the buzzy historic center 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.
To start planning your vacation to La Casona de la Ronda
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.
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).
Children are welcome to come and stay at Casona de la Ronda however there are no specific 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.
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 colorful Indian markets such as Otavalo or Saquisili or the Cotopaxi volcano.
Antisana volcano and ecological reserve
Look out for Andean condors in the highland wilderness surrounding the Antisana volcano as you explore this private reserve, a sanctuary in the Paramo region of Ecuador. View impressive sections of lava flow and enjoy panoramic views of surrounding peaks.
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.
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 center, 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!
Gastro Tour of Quito
Explore Quito's old neighborhood of San Roque with the chef at Casa Gangotena, visiting his favorite shops and the colorful market. A great way to start the day, both for foodies and anyone wanting to uncover a different side of Quito.
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'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 center.
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.
Quito, Cotopaxi, Galapagos & Otavalo
from $6300 pp 11 nights
- An in-depth exploration of Ecuador's Andean highlands coupled with the wildlife-rich Galapagos
- Surf on Santa Cruz and day trip to snorkel with sea lions, penguins and turtles
- The Avenue of the Volcanoes is the perfect playground for thrill-seekers - explore by bike, hiking or on horse-back
Location & directions
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