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“Wantara Garden Suites” is a private condo, hidden behind an adobe wall from colonial times in the historical centre of Quito. A manor house dating back to 1900 and several adjoining buildings give home to 7 independent apartments. Your Suite is located in the restored Colonial villa, designed for a unique living experience. The mediterranean style independent apartment is carefully decorated and equipped with all amenities. A contemporary wood burning stove provides warm comfort. The private terrace overlooks the and beautiful gardens. A breeze from the Panecillo hill provides fresh mountain air and you sit outside, surrounded by flowers and enjoy the sunny Ecuadorian climate. An ample common area with gazebo, hammocks and BBQ invites to interact with the other guests in our condominium. Suite Estrella is the most comfortable of our Suites. The spacious, 700 sqft two level apartment is located on the top floor of the colonial villa with downstairs kitchen/living room (the queen sized sofa bed is also located here), dining room and bathroom; upstairs is the studio/bedroom with a queen size bed (160 x 190 cm) and great views of the historical centre of Quito and Mt. Pichincha. Estrella is also equipped with cable TV and DVD player, a huge selection of films are available. Free WiFi internet access, room service twice a week is included and laundry service is available.
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per animal and night$5
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Quito's colonial center is a UNESCO world heritage site. Our condo is located on historical Calle Loja which is mentioned in the City chronicle dating back to the 16th century. Towards the street we conserve impressive, 400 year old adobe walls, the main building dates back to 1904 and was used as suburban residence of a wealthy family.
The beautiful Plaza de Independencia, many churches, museums and calle 'La Ronda', with all its authentic gastronomic offers are just a short walk away.
Quitos eco-bus 'trole' stops right at the corner and/or the cheap taxi service get you to the modern city in 15-20 minutes.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Dear Guest! We are a family with German origin and live in Ecuador for many years. We have worked in the hospitality business, managing a travel agency for a couple of years, now we run our own Wantara Suites.
Our service is flawless and we can help our guests by organizing all the little treats that make travelling easier.
We love to share our uniquely peaceful spaces with interesting people from all over the world. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding your trip to Ecuador. We would be happy to host you!
Why the Owner Chose Quito: Fascinated by the magic of the 'Old Town' where authentic Ecuadorian traditions are still alive and can be experienced in its streets and places, we decided that this is the place we want to live. After a year of extensive search we finally found this treasure. It took us three years to carefully renovate the place. We created seven independent units cautious of not loosing the colonial charm of the property. Art objects in the lush garden and cozy living spaces gives 'Wantara' a special flair.