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Hostal Villa Del Rosario

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Honorato Vasquez 5-25 y Mariano Cueva, Cuenca 593, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights. I was amazed on how quiet and lovely our stay was. The owners were always around and asked if we needed anything. They also had an in house doctor. I felt like i was staying at a family member's house. Very relaxed And well taken care of. Definitely coming back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Simple, inexpensive hostal with all the exquisite charm of an old Cuenca colonial villa. The rooms are rustic but clean. Don Luis was particularly helpful. Note the small painting of the entrance hall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Rooms are very quiet. We had hot water, a large room, and got the tip to tkae the public bus to ingapirca which costs for 2 14 dollars plus 12 for the entrance fee. If we'd book it via a travel agency it would have cost as 100$

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Nice hostal in a old colonial villa. Clean and tidy room though the bed sagged a bit. Nice common areas around a garden courtyard and good communal dining area. Good location close to main attractions and scores of local cafes and bars in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We had a good experience in this hostel, that was a lot cheaper than the other ones we found in the neighborhood (half the price for a double). It's very well located, the rooms are clean and comfy, we had towels and soap included in the price. There is a big kitchen and courtyard that ate free of use, and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Our long awaited trip to Cuenca Ecuador. Such raving reviews and deceiving pictures. The only good thing about this place is it's location. We arrived and was told our booking was for the wrong month. We were about to leave but was told it was no problem. So nice of them,we thought. Then we were told we had to pay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and found it to be exactly what it was advertised as. The owners welcomed us in at 1am, showed us to a clean, comfortable basic private room for $10 per person per night. We booked online through a booking website, paid a $3.00 deposit which was honoured. We had a shared bathroom that were... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

One of the most beautiful and friendly hotels/hostels i have ever had the pleasure to stay in. I saw no sign of the troubles that some others have reported on here. The staff were bright and bubbly and enthusiastic about helping us, the rooms were lovely, and the atrium courtyard was unexpected and beautiful. I think we paid $12 ea... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I find some of the commentaries of other guests quite unfair because we had a good time here . It's very cheap for what it proposes. It's quiet hotel in the animated center of Cuenca with a green courtyard full of plants and trees who looks a bit like Frida Kahlo's house.its very clean also and we can use the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We would advise you to think twice before setting foot in this hostel. We have been travelling for 2 years non-stop and worked in the industry for 25 and have never seen so dishonest and rude people. One of the most important things we learn in the service industry is that the first image is the important one to showcase... More 

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