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Hostal La Orquidea

Presidente Borrero 9-31 | And S. Bolivar Street, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Ranked #10 of 43 Cuenca B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Our family had a very nice stay at Hostal Orquidea. The location is excellent, and the Hostal staff were helpful, reliable, and very nice. Our room was clean and well-maintained, and we found the old-style building charming. For a family stay, this is an excellent value in a great, central location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A friend of mine and me spent here three days and we really felt at home in La Orquidea! The rooms are spacious and I really loved the ecuadorian breakfast in the hostels' breakfast room. The hostel is very well located in the city centre of Cuenca. We had numerous shopping opportunities and it's not far away from the famous... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The entry into Hostal La Orquidea is impressive. Beautiful staircase, lovely wooden floors. The rooms are a bit disappointing. We could choose out of 5... we took the first two rooms. When we first saw them we asked to see some others, but they were worse. The rooms had no outbound windows, not unusual for Hostals in Equador. However the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

At our arrival they told us our room was still occupied and that they could keep our bags secured in an empty room until we return from lunch. When we returned, our bags were already placed at our designated room only to realize many items had disappeared. ($150 value in new clothes and cosmetics). Staff didn't do more than questioning... More 

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Manta, Ecuador
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I have stayed twice at this hostel and have enjoyed my stay on both occasions. The staff is very helpful. The breakfast is and the woman serving is very pleasant. There are many good restaurants within walking distance as well as the Parque Claderon. The rooms are small but adequate. The water hot and plentiful. All in all a good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Hotel located on busy centre city street. Clean rooms, above average. Car parks nearby. If driving, you have to negotiate all the one way streets to get to it, but the employees are very helpful in directing you.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I stayed at Hostel La Orquedea for most of three weeks. Very good location in Cuenca. Only some nights were noisy but most were ok and quiet after 10 or 11. Staff is like family and were helpful when I had to use their phone to track down lost luggage. Around the corner and one block to Parque Calderon. Everything... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Great location - just around the corner from the Plaza Mayor. The entrance is very attractive and the rooms are off the internal courtyard, so they are quiet. Rooms are clean, beds comfortable and showers hot. There was no breakfast on offer when we stayed there though - although there are good cafes nearby. Rooms have a fridge. There is... More 

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Lake Oswego
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

My husband and I moved to this hotel after spending our first night in a noisier hotel up the street. This hotel has a charming lobby, a truly old town flavor, and it was quiet! We accidentally lucked into having an entire suite to ourselves, which included two bedrooms, two baths, a big kitchen, living room and dining room. Although... More 

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Address: Presidente Borrero 9-31 | And S. Bolivar Street, Cuenca, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 23
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