Mama Cuchara

Mama Cuchara is a Spanish colonial house that has been carefully and lovingly renovated, keeping the feel of the original house but modernising to create a stylish boutique hotel. Located in the historical UNESCO centre of Quito, within walking distance of the main square, churches and restaurants.

There are 26 stylish rooms, all beautifully designed with facilities you would expect from a high-end property.

In the central courtyard of the hotel is 'La Plaza' restaurant serving Ecuadorian styled food from the different regions of the country. Amazing views can be seen from the rooftop bar, a place to enjoy the equatorial sunshine, or for the ultimate viewpoint climb to the top of the glass dome for a true 360 degree panorama.

Why We Like Mama Cuchara

Beautiful hotel that has retained the original colonial charm but with a modern, arty twist. Great location in the old town, within walking distance of the main attractions and incredible views from the rooftop bar.


  • La Plaza Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Rooftop bar with incredible views of El Panecillo hill and the virgin statue


Within the historical UNESCO part of Quito, fifteen minutes’ walk from Santo Domingo Plaza and Independence Square and ten minutes from La Ronda, one of the oldest streets in the city, a lively place to visit in the evening. Mariscal Sucre airport is between 45 and 90 minutes, depending on traffic. 

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