It truly feels like you are staying in an old hacienda and monastery. Around every corner is a little sculpture, fountain or llama. The rooms feel old fashioned- they come in and make you a fire every evening and leave hot water bottles in your bed! The dining room feels quite magical and the food is traditional Ecuadorian. Service is excellent. My kids loved the horse back ride and riding around the grounds. We also wandered into a game room and there is a beautiful library with fire place to curl up by and read when the evening gets chilly. One of our favorite spots in Ecuador!
I stayed here in March 2021. These are the pros and cons. Pros: A very beautiful unique Hacienda, beautiful gardens, gorgeous dining room, The gardens are maintained very well Cons: The room was too small, very outdated, room required major renovation, the bathroom was like a one star motel’s bathroom,Do not book any activities with them they rip off the customer, they charge way too high for the activities. For example the same hike that you can take a taxi ask a taxi driver to wait for you for three hours to do your hike and bring you back costs $30 the Hacienda charges $110 to arrange it for you. The food is way too expensive, dinner was $30 and it was OK definitely not worth it to pay $30. I recommend only stay one night because the garden area of the Hacienda is really unique and beautiful but more than that you will be disappointed because the room was not nice at all. By the way this Hacienda is 25 minutes drive from Ottawa downtown.…
I stayed here for one night with my family. The staff was immaculately sweet and hospitable, they started the fireplace for both of our rooms, our dinner and breakfast was fresh and delicious. This place is super unique and contains a lot of history. Although I did not mind this at all, wifi is provided in certain areas of the property. It gets chilly at night around the area but like I said we had a fireplace started for us, we were given heaters in each of our rooms, and we were also given these heating pads that are filled with water and those kept us super warm and cozy; my sister and I enjoyed it! The gardens on the property are gorgeous and it’s a nice, quiet environment.
Im Ecuadorean and have been going to Hacienda Cusin since I can remember, so has my mom. This place really connects with you in so many ways. The beauty of the gardens, the homogenous and strong conceptual display of art plus the elegance of the architecture makes you feel transported to another era. Besides this, the service of Pablito and everyone else in the Restaurant makes you feel like you are always welcome back, specially when you find Cesar joking at reception 😂 I absolutely recommend staying here fpr a few days so you can really feel the energy of this place. MY ABSOLUTE FAVE IN ECUADOR
We had a rough day of travel in the rain and pulled into this hotel define fantastic luxury. The hotel is beautiful gardens are well-maintained and the meals were Awesome. We arrived late and were treated by Diego to a feast