As the largest city in Ecuador, Guayaquil is an economic and commercial powerhouse. Many visitors come here while en route to the Galápagos Islands, as most flights depart from (or make a stop) here. The city is developing and changing at a quick pace. Travelers will enjoy strolling along the Malecón Simón Bolívar, which extends along the riverfront, as well as visiting restored neighborhoods like Las Peñas and Cerro Santa Ana. You’ll find tasty restaurants and bars in these areas.
The hotel’s 236 rooms and suites are impressive. The comfy beds have 300 thread count sheets, while the remodeled bathrooms come equipped with rain showerheads, bathrobes, a hair dryer, and slippers. When you need to kick back and relax, turn on the cable TV or book an in-room massage. Business travelers will appreciate the high-speed Wi-Fi, coffee maker and electric kettle. There’s also a mini-bar is stocked with complimentary soft drinks. The hotel’s suites are larger and include a living/dining area.
The hotel has several restaurants where guests can enjoy a variety of cuisine. At Le Gourmet, sample contemporary food in a refined atmosphere. Head to La Fondue for a fun, relaxed environment—as the name implies, you can try out a variety of fondue here. At El Café you can enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, as well as a variety of international light dishes throughout the rest of the day. When you’re in a hurry, pop by the Gourmet Deli, which has everything from coffee to croissants to salads. Finally, you can visit Bar El Capitan, which is an ideal place to enjoy an entertaining evening.
There’s no need to lose your exercise routine while traveling. You can stay trim in the hotel’s renovated fitness center and then relax in the spa afterwards. The spa is equipped with a sauna, whirlpool tub, and steam room. End your day right by treating yourself to a massage or a swim in the outdoor pool.
There is a 24-hour business center equipped with computers and color printers. The Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil also offers a complimentary airport shuttle, which simplifies the whole travel process. Before you head home, stop by the hotel’s gift shop to pick up a souvenir for your friends and family—it’s stocked with a comprehensive selection of Ecuadorian handicrafts, artwork, and gourmet chocolates.