Hostería La Andaluza is just outside of Riobamba. It’s surrounded by the gorgeous terrain of the Central Sierra. This is a boutique hotel that celebrates the Andean crafting tradition. It’s on a plot of land where Spanish conquistadores settled, follow by many centuries of nobility.
- 3:00 p.m. check in
- 12:00 p.m. check out
- Free Breakfast
- Restaurant in Hotel
- Wireless Internet
The beautiful views from the hotel will inspire you to get out and explore. In the area, you can head out on hikes or horseback riding tours of national parks — the Chimborazo Ecological Reserve is one of the most beautiful. If you’re up for real adventure, you can find multi-day treks to the summits of Chimborazo Volcano and Cotopaxi Volcano. You’ll also want to travel the 30 minutes to Riobamba to see its charming historic district.
Rooms are decorated to be especially cozy and romantic, making it easy to imagine you’re visiting during the hacienda’s heyday. Flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, and telephones make the accommodations comfortably modern. There’s also wardrobe and a safety deposit box, so you can neatly store your belongings. Every room comes with a private bathroom where you’ll find the same rustic ambiance as the rest of the hotel, as well as a hair dryer. You can request dry cleaning and laundry service, and store your luggage at the front desk while you're waiting to make your next move.
Catch a live music performance, or entertain yourself with table tennis and billiards. Grab a drink in the wine cellar or the cocktail bar. The cafeteria has a daily breakfast buffet and a stunning view of the Andes. In the dining room, you can choose from Ecuadorian and international dishes.
Outside, you can stroll through the pretty gardens. For some quiet time, you can unwind in the library. If you’re traveling on business, or brought some work with you, you can visit the business center for basic office amenities. Young visitors can use up some energy on the hotel’s playground.