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La Cigale

Honorato Vasquez 7-80 y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 00593, Ecuador
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Ranked #9 of 43 Cuenca B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the 6 bed dorm for two nights. Considering the cleanliness of the bed, location, and the price (7 usd/night), it was a good choice in town. Many people complained about the noise in the hostal. This can be a problem if you stay in those rooms right above its restaurant. But the 6 bed dorm happen to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other than concerns about noise at night, we absolutely loved this hostal! The red room, which had 5 beds, was wonderfully huge, nice size bathroom, and great shower. Breakfast was sufficient for the needs. Loved the layout of the place, and its unique feel. Beds were made daily, and was always spotless. Had dinner as well there, it was great.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a nice to stay in Cuenca. The rooms are clean, and the facilities are great. There is a bar downstairs which is frequented by locals and tourists. The one downside of this place is that it doesn't have a proper lounge to meet fellow travelers who are also staying in the hostel.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had the private room directly above the bar where they play music all day and well into the night (understandable). They have hot showers, breakfast is included (small, but what can you do), and some of the most UNFRIENDLY staff I've met traveling. They only smile/talk to each other and even when you try to go out of your... More

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We came here for a place to stay in Cuenca, but ended up spending every night in the bar/restaurant taking advantage of their excellent happy hour drinks and enjoying the great local/traveller atmosphere. It's true that most rooms are close to the bar and music and chatter can be heard later in the evening, but never unreasonably late. Friendly, hard-working... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

I spent 4 nights in the dormitory and I enjoyed my stay. The dorm and bathroom was cleaned every day. It was spacious, had good sized lockers and shelving. The staff were friendly and helpful. The hostel was in a great location and you could walk everywhere. The hostel also had a good restaurant downstairs with an excellent happy hour... More

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Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Vinicio Apolo is an excellent concierge, manager and waiter all with a smile. The night staff is also gracious and helpful. Wi-fi service was excellent at all times. The room I had was a good value for the price, no complaints!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

After poor service and failure to be shown to a table for 20 minutes when our food finally came the pasta was stone cold. After complaining they just whacked it in the microwave. Sauce wasn't even fresh.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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 July 31, 2014

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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Address: Honorato Vasquez 7-80 y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 00593, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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