‘I came here
to write a fairy tale
so imagine my surprise when
I found myself in such a story
complete with stone towers,
and guinea-pig sandwiches.
Who knew that
running a hotel
was a high art?
Barbara Ensor, author.
Hacienda Cusin is a restored, 17th-century estate at 8.500ft/2.600m in the Ecuadorian sierra. This very personal hotel and its 38 attentive staff and famous gardens are 1 hour from Quito’s new International airport, near the Equatorial line, the market town of Otavalo and 2 hours from Spanish Colonial Quito, via the PanAmerican Highway. Guest rooms garden cottages, suites and salons, furnished with antiques and select Andean craft, most with log-burning fireplaces & beamed-ceilings, overlook several acres of landscaped perennial gardens, ancient trees, and often snow-capped mountains. Cusin’s guest-wing El Monasterio de Cusin, contains Sierra guest rooms, 26-40, is in the grounds of Hacienda Cusin.
Guest rooms, suites & Garden Cottages and salons, furnished with antiques and select Andean craft, most with log-burning fireplaces & beamed-ceilings, overlook several acres of landscaped perennial gardens, ancient trees, and often snow-capped mountains.
GUEST ROOM RATES INCLUDE Waiter-served breakfast, wifi access, optional log-fire & hot water bottle, games rooms squash & basketball courts, extensive perennial gardens from $100 + 10% Service, 12% VAT .
Expeditions: Galapagos cruise, Amazon & cloud forest lodges, a discounted Quito hotel, airport & Quito. Excursions: Paramo, Cotapaxi, Amazon, email email@example.com
TRANSFER All flights can be met at Quito’s new airport, Mariscal Sucre, 70 minutes to Hacienda Cusin, closer than it is to Quito. A time-saving base for departure or arrival for International & Galapagos & Amazon flights. 1-5 guests $ 90. Plus taxes. Please send flight or Quito venue information to Hacienda Cusin’s Reservation office, firstname.lastname@example.org.