Hotel Mama Cuchara By Art Hotels
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Our rating: Premium | Property style: Boutique Hotel
Hotel Mama Cuchara by Art Hotels is a stunning, family-owned property in the historic centre of Quito, within walking distance from Plaza Santo Domingo. Art Hotels display exhibits of Ecuadorian art to provide income to local artists and their communities. This property in Quito is a stunning blend of old and new, with contemporary art adorning the interiors of the traditional 18th century building. Rooms are modern with colonial touches like wood beamed ceilings and artisan carved headboards. The focal point is the wonderfully lit central courtyard, with its impressive high-glass ceiling and hanging artwork. Dinner in this setting is a real treat and best enjoyed before sipping a cocktail at the panoramic rooftop bar.
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