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Casa Ordonez

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859 Mariscal Lamar, Cuenca, Ecuador
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Crystal Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I just came back from Cuenca, Ecuador! What a great trip, made all that extra special by Alberto, the owner of Casa Ordonez. He went above and beyond in taking care of us. Great location in the Historic District. Great beds, spacious room, TV, wireless internet, good breakfast. We stayed a week and hope to return next... More 

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Crystal Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Alberto, the owner of Casa Ordonez met us as our taxi stopped in front of the house. From this moment on he took care of our every need and more! This is an old family home that was turned into a hotel. It has been done very well. It is beautiful! We had a room with two beds, we got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled solo to Ecuador fot two weeks. Stayed at Casa Ordonez several days, had a wonderful experience. Maria and Edwin were extraordinary. They went out of their way to help me with taxis, restaurants and to make me feel at home. I will return when i go back to Cuenca.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed four nights in this large, historic home of the Ordonez family, which has been lovingly renovated by a member of the family. The wooden floors and fittings sparkle with polish, and modern touches like the extra glass door at the entry keep out the noise of the busy street outside. The staff is professional and helpful, and the... More 

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Berkeley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights in Cuenca. It's a lovely family run hostel. The included breakfast is top notch - fresh juice, coffee, eggs, yogurt and fruit, and toast. The rooms are very charming although the bed is very close to the wall and I bruised my leg on the sharp corner of the wooden bed frame 3 times.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Casa Ordonez was beautiful. Alberto, Edwin and staff made us feel very welcome. They helped us with both local transport and further afield. Breakfast was lovely, the rooms very clean and comfortable. Well worth a visit. The Ashcroft family

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Palm Bay, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Casa Ordoñez is downtown near the main square (Parque Abdon Calderon). It’s a great location for walking around town though not so great for driving. The building was originally someone’s (very large) home with a center courtyard which is now used for reception and meals. The rooms are on the floor above. The floors are wood with that old “creakiness”... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stayed 5 nights at Casa Ordonez. This family run hotel is located in walking distance of all attractions in Cuenca. Our room (Julia) was spacious and clean but with very creaky wooden floors. The bathroom was very small but with good hot water and water pressure. There was one window in our room overlooking the street below, we encountered... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

From the very first second my wife and I stepped into the over 100 year old Casa Ordonez I knew it would be a great experience. The Owners are family and treat you as though you are one of them without the awkwardness. They are fluent in English which makes communication very easy and also can recommend an English speaking... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My husband and I stayed for three nights during this past Easter at Casa Ordoñez and regreted not staying longer. The place is a jewel of the colonial architecture in Cuenca, very well preserved inside and outside, with an excellent location to visit the city. The owners, Alberto and Inés Ordoñez, as well as the rest of the staff, were... More 

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