Region: Ecuador Pacific Coast

Grand Hotel Guayaquil

Located next to the Metropolitan Cathedral and in close proximity of the riverside city centre


Founded in 1535, Guayaquil is Ecuador’s largest city and a useful stopping-off point for the Galapagos Islands. It has some good modern hotels, a colonial centre and vibrant waterfront area, the Malecon. Further up the coast is the Machalilla National Park offering good beaches, seabirds and, from May to September, humpback whale sightings.

Oro Verde Hotel

Located in the central part of Guayaquil close to the airport with a choice of 4 restaurants