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Hotel San Juan

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Calle General Torres 9-59 y Gran Colombia, Cuenca, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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new mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We stayed at the San Juan Hotel for two nights in mid-June. It is conveniently located near the Old Town area of Cuenca with lots of restaurants within only a few minutes’ walk. The San Juan is on a busy street that was surprisingly quiet at night. The hotel has three floors in an older but yet very modern building... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Our large comfortable room faced a lovely garden and featured a big bathroom with jacuzzi tub. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the local was perfect for exploring the lovely old city of Cuenca. Our best meal in Ecuador was at the Villa Rosa only a block away.

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Napa Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The service was excellent. We had a room at the back overlooking the garden since I have trouble negotiating stairs (no elevator). The breakfast was good although not elaborate. The location is perfect for touring old town. Downside-the room did smell a little musty and the bedside and desk lamps did not work but with some imaginative lightbulb switching it... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

OK where to start from... I have been to Hilton , holiday inn , taj, etc etc but this is the best for me.. This is just perfect ... The hotel is beautifully made and developed in old Spanish colony with beautiful interiors and a wonderful room. The only thing you won't find here is a swimming pool but I... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Hotel San Juan is pretty much in the center of Cuenca and a good place from which to walk and explore. Cathedral of the Emaculate Conception is probably the most famous and popular of nearby sights. Since we were on a tour and had a local guide we learned quite a bit about the building, its' towers and history. You'll... More 

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Romeo M, Gerente at Hotel San Juan, responded to this review
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Dear ExplorerC Muchas gracias por compartir con nosotros su comentario. Me agrada saber que en San Juan Hotel encontró lo... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

All I will ever remember about the San Juan is how cold it was.. Actually it was an interesting building with a lot of very old pictures and antique furniture. It is a lovely hotel but so cold one could never enjoy it.We asked for a heater for our room and they sent one. But it made no real impression... More 

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SanJuanHotels, Gerente at Hotel San Juan, responded to this review

Dear Drushton I so sad that the weather didnt help on your trip. The front desk guy told me about the heater you ask for around 1am, Then in the morning I personaly delivery one extra aroun 8:30. I am very sorry about the coldness of the wether, and yes this time around are the coldest nights and mornings, some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were allocated a room at the rear, which overlooked the garden, rooftops and a vacant plot. It was a very large room with two king size beds, it had decent furniture, but no safe. We mentioned this at Reception and one was delivered to our room, with no instructions. The bathroom had a bath with spa (which was very... More 

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SanJuanHotels, Gerente at Hotel San Juan, responded to this review

Dear Guest. I am very sorry to read that your expirence in our hotel was not of your full satisfaction. we are going to check if there is anything we can do about the noise in the bathrooms. About the breakfast, we took care of the problem, the color of the eggs it is because the very high temperature of... More 

Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and from here you can explore Cuenca the best. Its in the middle of the centre, and not far from many things to visit. The hotel has very nice rooms, breakfast is very good and the staff is super friendly!

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Gracias Estimado Mr. FrankBastiaansen, para nosotros un privilegio el haber sido parte de su elección en estadía de nuestra hermosa... More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stayed in the Presidential Suite. This was not a suite, nor was it Presidential. The sound insulation is almost non existant, and we could hear the slightest conversations from the foyer, door bells at midnight as well as breakfast preparations at 6 pm. We checked out two days into our one week booking. My wife, left behind two garments.... More 

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Romeo M, Gerente at Hotel San Juan, responded to this review

Dear Guest. I have read all of your comment and it makes me really sad to know that we didnt archive what we always do, a quality service. I have talk to the mades and also with the front desk to ensure that this wont happend again. I am very sorry thta you and your wife had sucha a bad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We stayed in the San Juan for two nights in December . Very welcoming, spotlessly clean , and with all the facilities a first class should have. Generous public areas mean the hotel never feels crowded. Close to the main square and to all the city centre restaurants. Breakfasts have a wide choice . The room we were given was... More 

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