Swissotel is a luxury property in the Floresta district of Quito, convenient for accessing the main sites and under an hour's drive from the international airport. There are 232 rooms and 43 suites, stylishly decorated and superbly equipped. All have TV, minibar, tea and coffee maker, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and a modern bathroom. They vary in size and layout, and guests staying in the suites have exclusive use of the excecutive lounge for relaxation and dining.
The Amrita Spa offers a wide selection of massages, body wraps and facials to help you unwind after a busy day. For a special treat try the signature chocotherapy treatment which uses antioxidant-rich cocoa seeds to leave you feeling replenished and refreshed, Other recreational facilities include a gym, squash and tennis courts, a pool with indoor and outdoor areas, a sauna and jacuzzi.
There is plenty of choice when it comes to dining, with specialist Japanese, Ecuadorian and international cuisines available. The hotel's delicatessen offers light meals and freshly baked bread and cakes. There are 2 bars, where you can enjoy a quiet drink and a chat with other guests, or watch live sporting action on the big screen.
Open: Swissotel is open all year.
Location: Swissotel is in the Floresta district of Quito. It is about a 45 minute drive from Mariscal Sucre International Airport.
Rooms: There are 232 rooms and 43 executive apartments. All are en-suite and air conditioned, have tea and coffee maker, minibar, TV, radio, phone, free Wi-Fi, work desk, safe, iron and ironing board and hairdryer. There are 4 categories of rooms and 4 types of suite, the principal distinction being their size. Rooms range from 34sqm to 54sqm, and suites from 56sqm to 215sqm, and include a number of long stay suites. Rooms and suites have views of either the city or mountains. There is 24 hour room service.
Activities: Shopping, sightseeing and visiting museums in the old town.
Facilities: There are 3 restaurants (further details below) a traditional bar and a sports bar. Recreational facilities include a spa offering a wide range of treatments, gym with weights and cardiovascular equipment, a sports area with squash, tennis and racquetball courts, and a wellness area with an indoor-outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna. The hotel has several gift shops. There is a laundry service. The hotel offers a currency exchange service.
Dining: Tanoshi offers Japanese cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner, Cafe Quito is open for breakfast and lunch and serves Ecuadorian and international dishes, and Quito Deli is a coffee shop serving light lunches and snacks to be eaten on the premises or taken away.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome. There are interconnecting rooms for families and toys can be provided for children.
Health: Quito is not a malaria area.
Communication: There is free high speed and Wi-Fi internet access in guest rooms and public areas.
Notes: All parts of the hotel are accessible to wheelchair users and there are 6 rooms modified for those with disabilities.
A stunning luxury train trip through the Andes and out to the Ecuadorian coast.