Engalanando Plaza de la Independencia is the Hotel Plaza Grande, with more than five centuries of history. During the Spanish foundation of Quito, the site where the house is located was awarded to the famous conquistador Francisco Pizarro. It was the first house built during the foundation of the city in the sixteenth century, later it was inhabited by the most affluent and well-known families in the city. At the beginning of the 20th century, it was the first luxury hotel in the city. It was most recently voted South America’s Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel”
“The Plaza Grande was a great 5 star Hotel to be based in Ecuador. The beautiful roses were delivered fresh every day and the cuisine was supreme.”
This legendary building of eclectic architecture, which in its time broke the homogeneity of the colonial houses, has a unique location in the main square of the Historic Center of Quito with an impressive view of the Government Palace, the Cathedral, domes of ancient churches, Panecillo and the Municipal Palace.