Guayaquil’s first luxury boutique hotel which opened in December 2016. Part of Ecuador’s award winning Oro Verde hotel group, and built within a historic 19th Century property it is a real oasis of peace, and sophisticated elegance with a colonial edge. With 44 rooms and suites the service at the hotel is excellent. The calm hues of grey and yellow of the rooms contrast wonderfully with the exuberant tropical world outside, and contribute to the feeling peace and serenity that the hotel brings, from the moment you step through the doors! The waterfront restaurant of the hotel offers fresh seafood, and in the
What we really love about this hotel is its exclusive setting within the Parque Historico Guayaquil, which is located along the river and offers visitors an overview of the rich history, nature and culture of Ecuador’s coastal area. Set in lush tropical gardens and patios and only 10 minutes from Guayaquils airport.
Within the botanical gardens of Guayaquil’s Parque Historico you can expect to see spider monkeys, iguanas and crocodiles in the ground’s wildlife sanctuary along with tropical macaws and hummingbirds. As well as the standard offerings you would expect of a hotel of this standard, a couple of nice details with this hotel: a lounge area accessible 24 hours a day with complementary coffee and juice and freshly baked cookies and pastries, a massage room located in the bell tower with panoramic views over the park and adjoining River Daule with the hotel restaurant also overlooking the River Daule and mangrove reserve. Our recommendation for guests booking this hotel, is usually to organise with us with one of our team of bilingual guides a walking tour of the Parque Historico, whose botanical gardens will give your guide a chance to introduce you some of the flora and fauna of Ecuador’s coastal region as well as learning about some of the fascinating history of this region.
The hotels 44 guest rooms and suites are set over two floors and are furnished entirely with Ecuadorean pieces, both antique and modern. The hotel offers a turndown service and twice daily cleaning and 24 hour room service. It also offers a Spa in the chapel’s bell tower, with wonderful 360 degree views over the gardens.
Rooms available include:
Deluxe twin: 37-42m2 (398-484 sq.ft) with 2 full size double beds.
Deluxe King: 37-42m2 (398-484 sq.ft) with a single king bed
Signature King: 51-60m2 (549-645 sq. ft) overlooking gardens with single king bed and cozy sitting area.
Junior Suite: 66m2 (1,227 sq. ft) a really luxurious space with a king bed, garden views and a seating area and has the option to connect with a signature room to form a two-bedroom suite.
Park suite: 171 m2 (1,840 sq. ft) a private king bedroom, a separate living room and dining area, small kitchen and four large windows overlooking the main park. It also offers an optional private butler service.
The hotel has its own restaurant, Casa Julian which is set by the River Daule, with a strong focus on seafood, as well as local ingredients like avocado, coconut and the world-renowned cacao. Ecuadorean cuisine with a modern twist. They also offer a private dining experience either in the historic park area or by the river dock. The hotel also offers complementary afternoon tea/coffee served in the main patio which is where breakfast is also served.
Set in lush tropical gardens and patios, what is really great about this hotel is its exclusive setting within the Parque Historico Guayaquil, which is located along the river and offers visitors an overview of the rich history, nature and culture of Ecuador’s coastal area. Take a short walk on the Malecon promenade that takes you along the River Guayas or enjoy the botanical gardens of Guayaquil’s Parque Historico you can expect to see spider monkeys, iguanas and crocodiles in the ground’s wildlife sanctuary along with tropical macaws and hummingbirds.
We can arrange for one of our team of bilingual guides will come and meet you at the hotel and will take you on a walking tour of the parque historico, or perhaps a city tour that will take you to Las Peñas District, the oldest of the city and in recent years regenerated to its former glory.
There is also an excellent archeological museum in Guayaquil that can be visited also (just let us know if this is of interest as it is sometimes closed so we can double check on opening times for you).