This is an example of our preferred hotel, though availability is not guaranteed. If a given hotel is not available for your tour date, we will reserve you a room at a hotel of similar appeal and quality in the same area.
Grand Hotel Guayaquil
The Grand Hotel Guayaquil is unique; it shares a whole city block with the largest and the most spectacular Cathedral in Guayaquil. The Grand Hotel Guayaquil has a long tradition of personalized friendly service. The hotel\'s 175 rooms are generously sized, handsomely decorated and full of amenities. And the hotel\'s restaurants combine local history with tasty cuisine - the perfect place to start your Ecuador tour.
The Grand Hotel\'s gym is a 7000 sq.ft rooftop sports complex! Guests can play squash in two courts, relax in a sauna and/or steam have a massage or stretch out on the sun deck with a great view of the Cathedral. And for staying in shape there is an aerobics instructor and the latest in training equipment.
The Grand Hotel Guayaquil\'s location is ideal; it is within walking distance to the newly constructed riverside park and shopping complex, the Malecon 2000, and also the governmental, financial and commercial center of the city. The Hotel is located 4 miles from the International Airport ( a 10 to 15 minute ride away)
The Grand Hotel Guayaquil\'s 175 air conditioned rooms are generously sized, handsomely decorated and full of amenities.
*IN ROOM COFFEE MACHINES
*PLENTY OF GOOD READING LIGHT
1822 Restaurant: The menu and the decor capture the year when the two liberators Simon Bolivar and San Martin met for the first and only time in Guayaquil in 1822.
Barbecue Restaurant: A poolside barbecue with a view of the inner court garden can be arranged; it has been popular with groups.
Cafeterias and Bars
La Pepa de Oro: This 24 hour coffee shop captures the flavor of the era of Ecuador\'s Cacao Boom at the turn of the 20th century.
Turtle Bar: Your favorite beverages in a cozy setting with live music.
The business center is located conveniently in the lobby area and offers all the latest in office equipment and secretarial services you might need... from 7:00 a.m. to midnight!
Terraza Racket Club
The Grand Hotel\'s gym is a 7000 sq.ft rooftop sports complex! Guests can play squash in two courts, relax in a sauna or have a massage or stretch out on the sun deck with a great view of the cathedral.
For staying in shape... there is an aerobics instructor and a large area full of the latest in training equipment.