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Hacienda Zuleta

About Hacienda Zuleta

The Hacienda Zuleta is a unique hotel based in the midst of a huge colonial working farm which produces quinoa, wheat, milk, cheeses as well as many more fresh organic crops and wild stock. The property has been owned by the previous president of Ecuador (Galo Plaza) and his family for over 100 years; many of the original fixtures are still in place and the recipes used in their restaurant have been passed down through the family ensuring delicious dishes are served at each mealtime. 

Each of the rooms are en-suite and some even have private access to the courtyard beside the property.

hacienda zuleta Details

Style

A restored farmhouse with a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Setting

Situated in the midst of 4,000 acres of fully functioning farmland; two hours north of Quito.

Accommodation & Facilities

Hacienda Zuleta offers fourteen individually decorated rooms each with breath-taking panoramas of the Andean mountain range and incredible gardens. Each has an en-suite bathroom and decorated with incredible antiques including a warming fireplace; each room tells a different story of the local area.

Dining

Many of the recipes used at the hacienda have been passed down by members of the family which live and run the Hacienda Zuleta. Although there are certain twist from other countries the menu is highly influenced by traditional Ecuadorian cuisine; many of the ingredients are organic- straight from the surrounding grounds from the homemade bread to the freshly squeezed juices as well as the succulent fish which are caught just moments before being served to the hacienda’s guests.

Activities

There are plenty of activities to keep you occupied during your stay at the Hacienda Zuleta; with 4,000 acres of surrounding land to discover there are a number of walks and trails to embark upon through the beautiful gardens and mountains. Mountain bikes are available to hire from the hacienda if you wish to explore a little further afield; another option is to go horse riding along the trails or relax in a horse and carriage to witness the breath-taking panoramas of the area. 

Child Policy

All children are welcome at the Hacienda Zuleta with a large range of facilities. There are also family suites and adjoining suites which are perfect for small groups or families with older children.

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