Its name comes from two words: "Abra": from the Spanish word "abra", which means a deep rupture in the hard earth, caused by erosion from water. "Pungu": from quichua "pungu", which means door or entrance.
The idea to build Hacienda Abraspungo began with the purpose of providing comfortable and peaceful lodging for our customers, in pristine countryside surroundings which offer the special micro-climate characteristic of the Guano valley.
The wonderful Hacienda Abraspungo is located at 2,754 metres above sea level and is surrounded by the magnificence of the Ecuadorian Andes. It is named after a glacial valley which is situated between the Chimborazo Volcano and Carihuairazo, in the exact centre of Ecuador.
Hacienda Abraspungo, with its comfortable, charming and high level installations offers a personalized service in the ideal spot to enjoy the peace and beauty of the Andes.
The architectural style found here offers the best of traditional colonial design often used in the ancestral mansions and haciendas of Ecuador.
The Hacienda is adorned with old photographs and illustrations of Andean landscapes, which today constitutes as a testimony to eras gone by. The antiques on display in the social areas give a colonial flavour as well as a feel for the pre-Colombian cultures of the region. The visitor can truly appreciate the richness of the natural resources offered by the Chimborazo Province and Ecuador in general.
Each room takes its name from one of the mountains of Ecuador. That mountain is shown in the photographs displayed within the interior design in the room.
The owner’s commitment is to create a working environment which allows sustainable growth, enhancing positive image and generating an overall feeling of trust between the working force, the clients, and the community, aiming to become a point of reference within the tourist industry of Ecuador and the city of Riobamba.
Abraspungo offers 42 comfortable rooms which incorporate modern interior design elements within the framework of traditional, colonial architecture. Distributed in distinct wings of the hacienda you can find beautiful singles, doubles, triples and suites, each furnished and equipped to satisfy our client’s needs.
Each room enjoys direct access to the magnificent gardens and the distinct social areas located here within.
It is a tradition at Hacienda Abraspungo to maintain a high standard of quality and a truly personalized service. Our comfortable and charming installations certainly contribute to the overall experience:
We are committed to providing high quality services and support for you. If you are a company looking for a place to host a convention or seminar or maybe an incentive trip for a select group of your staff Hacienda Abraspungo is the place for you.
If it happens to be a more social gathering that you are interested in such as a wedding, anniversary or other social affair Abraspungo will create a fun and loving environment for you to enjoy.
Restaurant / Bar
In Abraspungo, our team of national and international chefs has created a well structured menu, to satisfy the tastes of every client, utilizing produce grown and cultivated using the traditional, ancestral techniques of the Andes. These traditional farmers sell their wares at the local markets where Abraspungo’s staff source the produce prepared in their kitchens, browsing and gaining inspiration for the fabulous specials on offer each day, mixing culinary gourmet techniques with local flavours.
The restaurant is decorated with antiques and picturesque elements from the region which, mixed with the warmth of the fireplace, creates a cosy atmosphere. Our visitors can enjoy a selection of carefully picked wines and spirits from our cellar.
The bar of the Hacienda is decorated with antique musical instruments such as vitrolas and other wind instruments. Sitting here you can imagine the entertainment and fun that was had decades ago. These thoughts of times of old offer an atmosphere which enhances the flavours of the cocktails served and animates today’s traveller, ensuring that the Abrapsungo experience is a memorable one.
The following prices are available for 2017. If you make reservations for a group, for several concurrent services or on certain dates we are usually able to offer special prices on these occasions - Please contact us!
|Single Room||USD 86.50|
|Double Room||USD 120|
|Junior Suite||USD 156|