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La Cigale

Honorato Vasquez 7-80 y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 00593, Ecuador
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Ranked #8 of 41 Cuenca B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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Innsbruck, Austria
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Cartagena, Colombia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Pros: - Restaurant Happy hour was nice - The dorm was spacious - shared key which was left at the restaurant for use - great location right near the restaurants, bars and main square Cons: - Staff were unfriendly and every time approached seemed like they were doing you a favour by answring your question. This may have been that... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This hostel failed in at least 2 of the 5 important items I have for a perfect hostel: 1 - Bad internet. The internet was not working properly anywhere in the hostel. The internet is the same for the hostel and for the restaurant! So... Lots of people using the same internet! In the last day they told us they... More

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Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

La Cigale is a hostal that is also a restaurant/bar. So it's good that you always have food and drink if you don't feel like going out. The staff is really helpful and solicit, specially Diego and Helio! Don't have any complaints about the staff! The rooms are also nice, spacious, clean, with confortable beds. Bathroom is good as well,... 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): $
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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