Hacienda Cusin Hacienda Cusin is a restored, 17th-century estate at 8.500ft/2.600m in the Ecuadorian sierra. This very personal hotel and its 38 attentive staff and famous gardens is 70 mins. north of Quito’s new International airport, via the Equatorial line, 2 hours north of Spanish Colonial Quito and 20 mins. south of Otavalo markets. Guest rooms garden cottages, suites and salons, furnished with antiques and select Andean craft, most with log-burning fireplaces & beamed-ceilings, overlook several acres of landscaped perennial gardens, ancient trees, and often snow-capped mountains. Youtube property tour Guest rooms Sierra, Suites and Garden Cottages For a room number, place pointer on a guest room photograph.


  • Horsebackriding
  • (4 horses, Western saddles). Over 6 mountain & valley trails. With guide, $15. *18.60 pp p hour. Minimum, 2 hours.
  • Archaeology
  • Cochasqui, 800 A.D, earth- pyramids, 40 mins from Cusín. Guided tours in Spanish. See Itinerary Page, Day 5
  • A visit to this interesting fresh produce and animal market, every Sunday people form the all valley come to buy their needs.
  • Animals
  • Llamas, horses, peacock, rabbits, guinea pigs, turkey.
  • Andean Train ride
  • Tren de la Libertad. Wednesday-Sunday & holidays. Ibarra-Salinas-Ibarra. Departing Ibarra station, 10:30 a.m.
  • Climbing Hills & Mountains
  • El Lechero, Cubilche, Mojanda, Fuyafuya, Imbabura, Cayambe (ice climb) and Cotacachi.
  • Film Library
  • +300 selected DVDs and videos, in Reception.
  • Antique shops
  • San Antonio de Ibarra and Otavalo.
  • Craft Villages
  • San Antonio – wood carving; Cotacachi – leather; Agato – weaving workshop; Peguche – weaving.
  • Game-room
  • Billiards, darts, ping-pong. Chess, Backgammon, etc.


    Hacienda Cusin’s personally decorated guest rooms include bathroom with hair-dryer, antiques and/or Andean-craft furnishings, armchair/s, writing desk, garden and mountain views.

    Hotel facilities

    Two living rooms with fire place, two dinning rooms with fire places, bar, hot tub, conference room up to 30 persons, camping area, gardens, flag train station, 2 arenas for horse training, 1 round pens, milking parlor, calf area, wifi at no extra charge. All this to make a comfortable and inter active environment for our guests to be able to learn about our culture and the way of living in the highlands. Hacienda la Alegria serves typical ecuadorian food as well as international gourmet dishes. BBQ area and pachamanca (underground traditional cooking) available.



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