La Casona de la Ronda, Quito

As you admire a huge vertical garden – a great wall covered in over 150 orchids and other indigenous flowers of Ecuador - you think to yourself; ‘only in La Casona de la Ronda’. And you would be right; La Casona de la Ronda is the only hotel in old Quito with a flower wall, and its unique aspects don’t end there.

Dating from between 1738 and 1763 this historic casa follows a traditional Spanish layout, with stone pillars, ceramic floors, a wooden roof and special sugarcane work; all combining to create a truly quaint courtyard with interesting corridors radiating outwards. There is also an amazing viewpoint lounge overlooking the skyline of old Quito – and a choice of rooms that feature furniture hand-made by skilled local master craftsmen.

La Casona de la Ronda, at a glance

  • Charming hotel in the historic centre of Quito
  • Choice of 22 single and double rooms and suites
  • King-sized or twin beds
  • Stone en suites
  • Hand-made furniture and understated décor
  • Beautiful polished hard wood floors
  • Café La Ronda serving a fine selection of local specialities
  • Cocktail lounge

For leisure and pleasure

  • Essential part of a luxury, tailor-made holiday to Ecuador
  • Tours of Quito and its surrounding area
  • Perfectly placed for discovering the city’s tiny streets – some dating back to 1480 – cafés, restaurants and plazas
  • Magnificent colonial buildings, churches and monasteries
  • Demonstrations of handicrafts, pottery and candle-making
  • La Ronda library with historical works
  • Local tour bus stop nearby
  • Absolutely outstanding. This was the best holiday we have ever had.

    SF, Mexico, 2013


  • 24/7 emergency contact
  • Established for 25 years
  • ATOL, ABTA, IATA protected


  • First-hand experience to every destination
  • Only the best guides and local partners used
  • All holidays designed to suit individual needs


  • 70% repeat and referral business
  • Support local charities world-wide
  • Access to senior directors 24/7