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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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Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Tocumwal, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

When we arrived at 3 pm, they didn't know exactly what to do with us, although we had a reservation. They said there was a party and they are not ready with the rooms. Okay... that can happen we thought, easy we wait. They cleaned the room where we moved in, but they said we will have to change the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stayed here for a night and had no problems with it at all. The staff were very accommodating and enjoy the guests company. Laundry service was good, great kitchen, huge TV area, great courtyard, clean bathrooms, hot water, rooms came with towels and soap, comfy beds, secure rooms, wifi was good, and most of all close to the main... More 

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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed staying at the villa del Rosario for 2 nights in September..the courtyard is beautiful with plants and trees (and the occasional humming bird!), rooms were clean and spacious...it's a nice quiet location just a few minutes walk from the main plaza..the owners were friendly and were happy to provide/suggest anything when required...quite a charming place to stay for a... More 

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London, UK
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This hostel has a nice charm with its courtyard area. The staff were discrete but efficient and very friendly when I needed to interact with them. There is a small kitchen and TV area, which I didn't use. Wifi was good in my room upstairs and I had hot water in the shower (more in the morning than evening). Apart... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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16 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I wrote one of the first glowing reviews of this hostel when it first opened. On the positive side, it is actually cleaner now (the floors I forgot to mention in 2011 were dirty) and the hot water is now very stable and plentiful (though there is hot water for the showers only, not the sinks). It is pretty as... More 

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