Wow, this was a real find. It’s not every day that one can get a room in an actual museum. This quaint hotel is based on a Quito side street and is managed by a very pleasant and helpful team. One can wander through the hotel and peruse a number of mostly colonial art objects while classical music plays on... More
- Also Known As:
- Casa San Marcos Hotel
- Casa San Marcos Hotel Quito
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Casa San Marcos, a house of treasures Publicado el 10/Noviembre/2011 | 14:51By LANCE BRASHEAR on the Miami HeraldCasa San Marcos - a boutique hotel along what is slowly becoming a cultural corridor in central Quito - was, until recently, a house obscured by time. But the passage of time has a way of not just hiding treasures, but also revealing them when the right person comes along. The name Jose Jaime Ortiz was all but lost as the architect of Casa San Marcos until archives discovered in recent years revealed the hand behind the craftsmanship. Ortiz is now recognized as one of Quito's most formidable architects from the turn of the 18th century and is credited with a dozen structures in Quito including the El Sagrario Church, the reconstruction of La Merced Church, and the tower of Santo Domingo Church. ... more less
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