San Jose de Puembo is a charming rustic hotel located in Puembo, about 15 minutes from Quito’s International Airport and 40 minutes from Quito’s colonial centre. The hotel is situated in the restored 18th Century colonial Hacienda San Jose.
The hotel has 78 rooms that are soundproofed and equipped with blackout curtains, a desk, a fireplace, coffee/tea maker, cable/satellite TV, hair dryer and a walk-in shower. Wi-Fi is available throughout. The rooms offer either mountain or city views.
San Jose de Puembo has two heated pools, one indoor and one outdoor, as well as sauna, fitness centre, and a spa. The hotel’s magnificent garden has native trees and more than 30 species of birds, including hummingbirds. Horse riding is available.
The hotel has two restaurants: Le Gourmet and Patio de la Cruz. Guests can enjoy a fusion of traditional Ecuadorian and international cuisine. The hotel also provides a free airport shuttle and buffet breakfast.