Adorning the Independence Square is located The Hotel Plaza Grande. With more than five centuries of history; during the Spanish founding of Quito, the lot where the house sits was given to the famous conqueror Francisco Pizarro, it was the first house to be built during the foundation of the city in the XVI century, later inhabited by the wealthiest and more recognized families of the city, in the early XX century, was the first luxury hotel in the city. From the beginning, this legendary building broke with the homogeneity of the surrounding colonial houses, and today is set apart because unique location in the historic heart of Quito’s main square – The Plaza Grande – boasting impressive views of the Government Palace, the Cathedral Church, and City Hall, as well as the Panecillo Hill in the distance.


With a view of the old town that enhances the mystique of its colonial past, the Plaza View Suites offer a magical experience. From its balconies, enjoy the backdrop of a dozen churches spires as you sit in awe of the beautifully lit Independence Plaza. ?

The hotel has three Plaza View Suites. The measures of these suites range from 45 to 80 square meters.

Located to the sides of the property these suites have view to the García Moreno Street, the Conceptas Convent or to the Major’s House and the Archbishop’s Palace.

Each Royal Suite is designed and decorated with luxurious amenities, from fine linens to decorate artwork, providing a comfortable and unforgettable stay. ?

The hotel counts with 11 Royal Suites with a size that goes from 35 to 38 square meters.

Rivaling any accommodation in the city, including the Presidential Palace next door,our Presidential Suite. The only presidential suite in the Old Town captures the beauty and glory of Independence Plaza. ?

With a luxurious and comfortable living room, dining room, kitchen, and a bedroom boasting two balconies, the Presidential Suite makes of the old town Quito your home. ?

The size of the Presidential Suite of the hotel is 120 square meters.