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La Cigale

Honorato Vasquez 7-80 y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 00593, Ecuador
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Ranked #10 of 42 Cuenca B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
clare453 Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had just returned from Galapagos and was separating my dirty laundry, grabbed my green bamboo pajama shirt I had been using, gave it a good sniff to see if I should wash it, I sleep in it and it smelled fine so I put it in the clean pile. I KNOW I had the shirt when I arrived into... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed in this hostel whilst travelling. It was a great place to stay in Cuenca. The rooms are a good price and were clean and comfortable. Two brothers run it and they are both lovely and made us feel welcome. It is a great location as well, right in the city. The bar part seems really... More

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This hostel was a wonderful value considering its prime location and clean, well-kept rooms. Our private room was sparse and lacking in natural light, but comfortable. Breakfast was good, as was the other food and drink we had in the restaurant/bar in the hostel's courtyard. It did get noisy at night, but we were on the first floor right by... More

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

The bad: (1) the bar is noisy, i can hear the boom boom in my room on a weeknight; i hope it stops soon. (2) no communal kitchen The good: everything else! Cozy comfortable well decorated clean room for $20. Free water. Great weefee (wifi lol). Super location. Nice helpful staff. Hot showers. Breakfast included. Highly recommended.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My wife and I have spent the past 30 years travelling the world and as travellers we have opted for the Hostel / Hosteria over the tourist Hotel. We had booked one night at La Cigale en route to Riobamba. We were not able to arrive at La Cigale for our booking on the 4th and on arrival on the... More

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Pilsen, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

At the start of the january, my husband and i spent 3 nights in La Cigale. We were sleeping in a dorm room on the second floor, in line with the bar. We found a place online and made reservations. At first, hostel feels quite warm. Rooms are spacious enough, beds are big and sheets are clean. The sheets and... More

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Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Hot scene! Stayed here a couple weeks for some Spanish school. Nice staff, clean rooms. Good food. Good prices. Good music. Bar music turns off around 11:30p. I'm still writing, but the review is over!

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The restaurant and hostel La Cigale is very well located in the center of Cuenca. The restaurant offers good food and a very nice and social ambiance. It is a good place to meet interesting people. The rooms are good, the ones around the patio of the restaurant can be noisy if you like to sleep early. The restaurant is... More

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

I visited Cuenca last week with my boyfriend, we are a young couple, so, we actually liked the place a lot, except for a couple things, there was no tv in the room, and also, when we made our reservation by phone, we asked for a double room with one bed only, but they gave us a room with two... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We came here by chance (other hostel was fully booked) but we are so glad that we ended up here. Rooms are simple, but cozy and clean. Stuff is nice! Breakfast is delicious! Other food and drinks are also very good and we liked the athmosphere in the bar/restaurant. You have to try this drink called Canelazo, absolutely great. :)... More

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Address: Honorato Vasquez 7-80 y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 00593, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
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Private and shared rooms that includes a good breakfast, private bathroom with constant hot water, good mattresses... It also includes wireless internet which stretches from our café, in which you can buy delicious and cheap food, from hummus and pita to savoury crepes to steak to nachos with guacamole. It turns into a bar at night, complete with happy hour, good music and a great atmosphere. This might have been a problem for sleeping, but no – the music gets shut off and everyone gets kicked out at somewhere at midnight. ... more   less 
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