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Hostal La Orquidea

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Presidente Borrero 9-31 | And S. Bolivar Street, Cuenca, Ecuador
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice hostal that was clean and comfortable. The room had a small fridge that was useful for my son's juices and milk. The breakfast the following morning was good. I would stay again and recommend this place to anyone with toddlers.

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London, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very cool, historic building, the Orquidea is well situated near the Plaza downtown with restaurants and amenities close by. Our room was a nice suite facing the street with 2 small balconies, comfortable and roomy. This is definitely NOT a quiet location with traffic noise and early morning mass across the street. We found the floors to be squeaky... More 

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Cogoleto, Italy
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Excellent position in the city centre but several objects contained in our luggages disappeared after we left them in a closed room while having a tour in the city in the morning of our departure day. Unfortunately we discovered the robbery only when we arrived in Guayaquil in the evening.

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Lake Elsinore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

My wife and I stayed 3 nights and after a week we came again to it for 5 more nights, on our way back to Quito. Owners Alexandra and Jaime,took greatcare of us.. Provided us with Info on local buses,trips around town,best restaurants,shops,small stores you name it. We shall come back to La Orquidea and recommend it to anybody visiting... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is located in the city center and it is inexpensive. However you get what you pay for. The bathroom are nasty and the room is outdated. Do your research before booking this hotel. The city of Cuenca is a jewel and the locals are very friendly. I'll be back but I will stay at a better hotel.

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Redmond, Washington
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We liked this hotels a lot, that we decided to stay for 16 days total. They have eggs for breakfast, are close to the main square, and do daily cleaning. However, we stored money and passports in the safe in the reception, only to later find out that about 80 dollars had been stolen. It took three days to sort... More 

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2 Thank A G
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

we stayed at Cuenca for two nights, for our last night we asked and see 4 other hotels and we decided to stay because the location and price-quality reference, and the most important clean rooms!!. The breakfast is pretty basic, the hot water take a while to show up but beside this, it was a good decision.

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Ottawa, canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

we go there two days ago and still there. We loved The location, the breakfast the quiet ROom. No noise from The street. The wAshroom is adequate. The only point is would suggest to them is that The mattress need to be replace and bigger Tv would be nice. Other then that Nothing to complaint.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Most rooms are grouped around a beautiful (covered) courtyard. Here there is less noise from outside street than the rooms facing the street. Rooms are large with simple fittings. Bathroom is adequate. Breakfast is basic: bread, coffee, juice, fried eggs. No restaurant. Location is perfect, just near the main square. Taxi from bus station is 3$.

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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I'm in Cuenca studying Spanish for 8-10 weeks and rented a hotel-apartment from La Orquidea. I'm very fortunate to have secured an apartment here. The location is awesome! Right off the main square of the New Cathedral and Abdon Calderon Park. Restaurants, cafes, galleries, shops, museums, landmarks, and Spanish schools are all within walking distance. The studio apartments have a... More 

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