Hotel Plaza Grande is a five-star luxury hotel, located within the historic center of Quito, Ecuador. The hotel enjoys a prestigious location next to the Carondelet Palace and the Archbishop’s Palace. It faces the Old Town’s Plaza de la Independencia. A restored Spanish colonial mansion, which once belonged to one of the earliest colonial inhabitants of Quito, Juan Diaz de Hidalgo, houses the hotel. The building is known for its baroque columns and elegant interior.