This cozy hotel (with Swiss owners) is located near the Cotopaxi National Park and is therefore the perfect base for excursions to the volcano but also to the Zumbahua, Pujílí and Saquísilí region, all known for their beautiful indigenous markets. The hotel has 24 cozy rooms, all equipped with a private bathroom and a fireplace. The hotel has its own restaurant. From the hotel you can also participate in various excursions, such as hiking, cycling, cultural excursions, etc.
For more information see www.cuellodeluna.com
Hacienda Los Mortiños is located at the entrance of the Cotopaxi National Park and is completely surrounded by impressive mountains and nature. The building has large windows throughout, making it very light. There are several standard rooms and suites, all with a private bathroom with hot water. You can take walks, rent horses, visit the llamas and rent mountain bikes. The hotel has a small modest restaurant where you can eat tasty Ecuadorian and foreign dishes.
For more information see www.losmortinos.com
Hotel Papagayo South is located at an altitude of 3,200 meters, about 45 minutes’ drive from the capital. The farm is 150 years old but has been beautifully restored to the original state of the building. The hotel is located at the foot of the Cotopaxi volcano and is a good base for visiting various mountain peaks. The hotel has thirteen cozy and comfortable rooms, each with a private bathroom. There is also a sauna, a jacuzzi, a yoga room, an excellent restaurant and a coffee bar.
For more info www.hosteria-papagayo.com
The famous hacienda La Ciénega has been owned by the descendants of the Marquises of Maenza since the 17th century. This hacienda is located at the base of the Cotopaxi volcano. The 2 meter thick walls are made of volcanic rock. Many important people in the history of Latin America have stayed here. The hacienda has beautiful gardens and a good restaurant. From here you can take trips to the Cotopaxi volcano, to Lake Quilotoa, the Indian markets of Saquisili and Pujili and take bike rides or go out on horseback.
For more information see www.haciendalacienega.com
This colorful hacienda is located at the foot of 2 volcanoes: the Cotopaxi and the Rumiñahui. In cloudless moments you can see their majestic volcano shining behind the hacienda and with a clear night sky you can see thousands of stars. The hacienda has eight beautiful suites and five standard rooms. All rooms have private bathrooms. The suites feature a fireplace and access to the spa. In the spa you will find a jacuzzi, Temascal baths and you can have a massage. The hacienda rents out horses and mountain bikes and has an extensive walking network. For the children there is a nice climbing course and plenty of space to play. There is a restaurant serving Ecuadorian and foreign dishes.
For more information see www.tierradelvolcan.com
This lodge is located in the Cotopaxi National Park, at the foot of the majestic volcano of the same name, at an altitude of 3,750 meters. You can stay in the main building, which has four standard rooms, or you can opt for the annex, which provides six first-class rooms. From all rooms you have a beautiful view of the snowy mountain peaks. The hotel has its own restaurant and is a meeting point for geologists, mountaineers and hikers. From the lodge you can make beautiful hikes or you can go out with a mountain bike.
For more information see www.tambopaxi.com
Hato Verde is a 120 year old hacienda that focuses on horses. A riding stable is attached to the hacienda. Hato Verde is located between fields and meadows, at the foot of the Cotopaxi volcano. The building has been restored with great attention to its original character and converted into a luxurious hotel. The hacienda has nine comfortable suites and has a maximum capacity of 18 people. In the restaurant they serve Ecuadorian dishes, where you can taste the atmosphere of the old colonial lands. From the hacienda you can also participate in various excursions, such as walking, hiking, cultural trips, etc.
For more information see haciendahatoverde.com
This small, very luxurious hacienda is beautifully situated between fields at the foot of the majestic Cotopaxi volcano. You stay here in an original Inca building, unique in Ecuador! The original Incafort has been integrated into the rooms, the chapel and the dining room. The hacienda has 3 houses where you can spend the night. These cottages consist of suites and standard rooms, all with a private bathroom with hot water and a heater. The restaurant offers excellent dishes that are served with great care. You can go for a nice walk, rent bicycles, take care of the llamas, etc.
For more information see www.incahacienda.com