The wonderful Hacienda Abraspungo is located at 2,754 meters above sea level and is surrounded by the magnificence of the Ecuadorian Andes. It is named after a glacial valley which is situated between the Chimborazo Volcano and Carihuairazo, in the exact center of Ecuador.
Hacienda Abraspungo, with its comfortable, charming and high level installations offers a personalized service in the ideal spot to enjoy the peace and beauty of the Andes.
The architectural style found here offers the best of traditional colonial design often used in the ancestral mansions and haciendas of Ecuador.
The Hacienda is adorned with old photographs and illustrations of Andean landscapes, which today constitutes as a testimony to eras gone by. The antiques on display in the social areas give a colonial flavor as well as a feel for the pre-Colombian cultures of the region. The visitor can truly appreciate the richness of the natural resources offered by the Chimborazo Province and Ecuador in general.
Each room takes its name from one of the mountains of Ecuador. That mountain is shown in the photographs displayed within the interior design in the room.
The owner's commitment is to create a working environment which allows sustainable growth, enhancing positive image and generating an overall feeling of trust between the working force, the clients, and the community, aiming to become a point of reference within the tourist industry of Ecuador and the city of Riobamba.
Abraspungo offers 42 comfortable rooms which incorporate modern interior design elements within the framework of traditional, colonial architecture. Distributed in distinct wings of the hacienda you can find beautiful singles, doubles, triples and suites, each furnished and equipped to satisfy our client's needs.
Each room enjoys direct access to the magnificent gardens and the distinct social areas located here within.
Restaurant and Bar
In Abraspungo, a team of national and international chefs has created a well structured menu, to satisfy the tastes of every client, utilizing produce grown and cultivated using the traditional, ancestral techniques of the Andes. These traditional farmers sell their wares at the local markets where Abraspungo's staff source the produce prepared in their kitchens, browsing and gaining inspiration for the fabulous specials on offer each day, mixing culinary gourmet techniques with local flavors.
The restaurant is decorated with antiques and picturesque elements from the region which, mixed with the warmth of the fireplace, creates a cozy atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy a selection of carefully picked wines and spirits from our cellar.
The bar of the Hacienda is decorated with antique musical instruments such as vitrolas and other wind instruments. Sitting here you can imagine the entertainment and fun that was had decades ago. These thoughts of times of old offer an atmosphere which enhances the flavors of the cocktails served and animates today's traveler, ensuring that the Abrapsungo experience is a memorable one.
It is a tradition at Hacienda Abraspungo to maintain a high standard of quality and a truly personalized service. Comfortable and charming installations certainly contribute to the overall experience:
* Lodging in comfortable and cozy rooms;
* National and international chefs looking after the over all service and quality of food in the restaurant;
* A well supplied bar with select wines and liquors;
* The Riobamba Salon, multi-use, perfect for cocktail parties, conventions, social events, seminars, etc.
* Laundry Service;
* Secure parking;
* Pristine landscaping and beautiful gardens;
* Postal services;
* Tours around the Chimborazo Province;
* Wireless Internet;
* Free phone calls to the USA and Canada;
* International phone line;
* Massages and natural therapies;
* Games room with billiards, darts, table football and board games;
* Business centre;
* Room service;
* Handicraft shop;
* Tennis and volleyball courts;
* Playgrounds for children;
* Games room for adults displaying pool table, table football, dart boards and different table games.
Abraspungo is committed to providing high quality services and support for you. If you are a company looking for a place to host a convention or seminar or maybe an incentive trip for a select group of your staff Hacienda Abraspungo is the place for you.
If it happens to be a more social gathering that you are interested in such as a wedding, anniversary or other social affair Abraspungo will create a fun and loving environment for you to enjoy.
Hacienda Abraspungo is the ideal spot from where to begin expeditions and excursions into the incredible local surrounding areas, the Sangay National Park, the Chimborazo Nature Reserve, and the mountain of Carihuarazo, which are all just a stones throw away from the hacienda.
In Abraspungo we offer the opportunity to undertake polo and bullfighting classes. These classes are given by experts on the theme.
If you are a professional mountain climber or an amateur looking to improve your experience or techniques, a special adventure can be organized with the famous mountaineer José Jijón who has climbed solo the highest mountain of each continent in the ‘7 peaks' project. This year on April 10th at 11am Ecuadorian time José Jijón reached the north pole without assistance.
Beyond expectations! Then again we weren't sure what to expect. Lovely stay at the lodge, met other like-minded travelers (many had their trips planned by Adventure Life) and the owner was a gracious hostess. It felt like you were one happy family, visiting with a favorite aunt.