Very close by your hotel, you’ll find lots of international restaurant options, and a variety of seafood. At nearby Parque Historico de Guayaquil, visitors get to see some of Ecuador’s native animals. To get there, you’ll drive across the bridge over Río Daule. There is a section of the park devoted to a reconstruction of a town from the turn of the century. Animals like sloths, ocelots, tapirs, and tropical birds call Parque Historico their home. Guayaquil’s famous historic district, Las Peñas, is also just a 13-minute drive from the hotel. Besides the beautiful architecture, this is also a good place to look for a restaurant.
Courtyard by Marriott is a large hotel, with 16 floors of polished floors and high ceilings. The decorations in the communal areas are bold and modern. In the guest rooms, more subdued colors and soft lighting make the rooms feel inviting. Altogether, this Courtyard Marriott offers 144 accommodations. It is a smoke-free hotel. There is air conditioning and Wi-Fi in the guest rooms, the business center, and the lobby.
This hotel is equipped for business travelers. There are 6 meeting rooms, the largest of which can host up to 120 people. In the lobby, there is a small coffee and snack stand, open 24 hours. You can visit the hotel’s business center if you need to copy, fax or print. In case your tour group includes some junior members, the hotel provides a babysitting service.
Break a sweat at the hotel’s gym. You’ll find basic equipment, including cardio machines and free weights. There’s also a small outdoor pool, if you’d like to get in some tanning.
Rooms here are set up to feel like home. Besides your bed, you’ll also have a pullout sofa in your room, as well as a mini fridge. Feel free to use the voicemail feature on your hotel’s phone. Use the climate control to get the temperature just right. You’ll find a hair dryer in your room’s private bathroom. There’s a space for all your valuables in the room’s safety deposit box.
An iron and ironing board are provided in your room. Wash laundry yourself in the hotel’s coin-operated laundry machines. Your electronics will feel right at home using the hotel’s electronic adapters. With a wet bar and cable TV in your room, you can keep entertained even after you’ve turned in for the night.
In the morning, the hotel has a buffet breakfast. The hotel’s Vitro Restaurant serves international cuisine, prepared according to Ecuadoran culinary principles. You can order a la carte from the breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus.