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“IN ECUADOR, WANTA SUITES IS HOME!”
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Wantara Garden Suites
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Wantara Garden Suites
Suite Luna and Sol
private terrace
kitchen
dining table for 3
view into the garden
modern wood burning stove for cool nights
bedroom on first floor
double bed (180 x 190 cm)
convertible in two single beds
two single beds (90x180cm)
comfortable desk
Suite Luna and Suite Sol are  also apt for a family or friends sharing one terrace
mountain view
enjoy the garden
gazebo with barbecue
Suite Luna
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Quito, Pichincha Province

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Don S
Wilmington, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
76 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“IN ECUADOR, WANTA SUITES IS HOME!”
Reviewed January 2, 2013 for a stay in December 2012

The hospitality of Andi and Wolfgang is what makes Wanta Suites a most special place in Ecuador. They are superb hosts, always communicative, and seeking to assure a pleasant stay. All suites are tastefully appointed and clean. We traveled to Mindo, Cuenca, and Manta - yet Wantara was the one and only place that truly felt like "home". We stayed in both the Lagarto and Colibri suites - however we found the Colibri suite to be more conducive to our tastes - with a large porch and more spacious rooms and a direct access to the lovely Wantara garden. The Lagarto, while nice, was next to the street and a bit too busy for our tastes - even though it also can wow you with its charm.

My special thanks to Wolfgang for his fun personality and charm. He is a walking encyclopedia of tourist information on Ecuador.

Wantara is a great place to start your Ecuador experience, or use it as a home base as we did.

Thanks again to Wolfgang and Andi.

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Liked best: Cleanliness, decorating, hospitality
Liked least: Suite by the road was noisy.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Murose858...
Arequipa, Peru
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Beautiful apartments with brilliant hosts”
Reviewed November 26, 2012 for a stay in September 2012

My girlfriend and I stayed in Wantara for a month while we took a Spanish class in Quito. We were a little bit worried on booking that the place looked too good to be true, but it is even better than it looks in the photos!

We stayed in the Luna suite and it was perfect for our needs. The flat was spotlessly clean, had an amazingly comfy bed, the best shower in South America and a Kitchen with everything you would find at home. The courtyard is a lovely place to relax and have a drink or two whilst looking at the well kept garden.

Furthermore Andi and Wolfgang are great hosts, who both greeted us despite our late arrival time and had even stocked the fridge for breakfast on our first day. They are knowledgeable about Quito and Ecuador in general and are always willing to help.

We thoroughly enjoyed our month at Wantara and we would recommend it to anyone wanting a peaceful stay in the beautiful Colonial heart of Quito.

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Liked best: The bed, Kitchen, Shower
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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Stefanie...
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Wantara wonderland”
Reviewed September 18, 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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We stayed in the Luna Suite at Wantara for a little over 3 weeks. It was our first stop in South America and we weren't sure what to expect and after our taxi took us to the entrace we were a bit nervous about our selection. However, the doors to Wantara opened and a magical oasis appeared. Andi and Wolfgang greeted us and from there on out we felt at home. The two story suite was emaculate and was furnished with anything we would have wanted. Wifi was great on the property, water was always warm, and there was plenty of clean drinking water on the property. The property was cleaned twice a week and laundry services were provided for $5 a load. The location, albeit, up a small hill, was located in the historic center of the city and a 5 minute walk to Calle de la Ronda. Great location, great people, great apartment. Felt like home and we would highly recommend it.

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Liked best: The peaceful garden
Liked least: The loud stray cat in the neighborhood - went away after a week
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Reviewed July 20, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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AnnViola
Tucson, Arizona
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Amazing stay at Wantara”
Reviewed July 12, 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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I stayed one month in the Luna Suite. I found Wantara to be a great choice. Andi and Wolfgang are really nice hosts. They speak English, German and Spanish! They are available if you need anything but also you have privacy. The best of both worlds!
The garden is a lovely and serene.
I liked staying in Old Town. Wantara well located as it is just 3 blocks from La Ronda, 4 from Plaza Santa Domingo, 3 from the Trolebus (you can take for 25c and can get to La Mariscal with one easy transfer) and about 6 blocks from a good grocery store. It's on a fairly quiet residential street away from bus fumes and traffic noise. Also, there was safe in my unit.
The kitchen was really well equipped. The apartment was clean and had lots of natural light. The hot water worked really well in the shower. The wifi worked quite well too. I felt safe and secure staying there. I highly recommend!

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Liked best: Having a kitchen to cook in and the view from the windows upstairs.
Liked least: Not being able to walk around at night in the area, but that's a Quito issue, not a Wantara issue..
Traveling group: Solo
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JulieC475
Belgium
Level 5 Contributor
36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Peaceful Suites in Historical Centre”
Reviewed May 28, 2012 for a stay in November 2011
3
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Me and my husband spent 1.5 months in Wantara Suites, and had a delightful stay all the way. Yes, the place is as nice as on the website pictures: the rooms are spacious, very tasteful and fully equipped (you can even make cappuccinos in your kitchen!). Fresh flowers from the peaceful garden will welcome you upon arrival. A cleanup twice a week is included and laundry service is at 5$ a load.
Wantara is situated in the historic city centre, at walking distance from the main tourist attractions there. It also lets you experience the typical Ecuadorian “barrio” life: you will soon know the neighbours, local shops and bakeries.
Security wise the historical centre and the Panecillo area have improved enormously in the last years: during the day and at night when still busy you can walk around freely. At night best take a taxi as everywhere else in the city.
We highly recommend this place and its hospitable and generous owners for prolonged stays in Quito!

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Liked best: The atmosphere of the place (owners, garden, suite)
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
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John C
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“No better place for an extended, full-service stay in Quito.”
Reviewed May 16, 2012 for a stay in October 2011
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I spent three months in the Lagarto Suite with my wife and 3 month old son. We could not have asked for a better or more accommodating place. Not only do the suites live up to the pictures, but in the case of Lagarto, I would say that the pictures don't do it justice! The suites are all modern and inviting and have been furnished/equipped with great attention to detail. We arrived late on our first night and, although we were also a little resistant to the mandatory airport pickup, the service was well worth the money. We were met in the airport by the driver's wife and driven by private car direct to Wantara. Upon arrival, Wolfgang and Andi had stayed up to meet us, had started a fire in our suite's fireplace, had setup a crib for our son, and had stocked the fridge with breakfast food for our first morning! Needless to say, as a frequent traveler I can hardly think of another instance of such attentive service. The warm welcome continued through the duration of our stay. Andi and Wolfgang are amazing hosts and made us feel at home throughout our time there, which included Christmas and New Year's. Wantara is in an area of Quito in which ones needs to exercise caution at night, but cabs are cheap and plentiful and the hosts can certainly help guide you/arrange transportation. This area has also greatly improved in recent years, and a newly renovated plaza in the area should help further increase security due to a greater police presence. If you are in search of great quality, suite-style accommodation in Quito, then look no further than Wantara. You will not be disappointed!

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Liked best: Suite, Garden, Hospitality
Traveling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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