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Posada Del Rio

Hermano Miguel 4-18 y Calle Larga, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Ranked #17 of 52 Specialty Lodging in Cuenca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a really lovely stay here - the location is great, the rooms are nice and there is a great kitchen to use. Except after our 2 night stay, we observed the typical bed bug bite patterns on our bodies (i.e. three bites - breakfast, lunch and dinner!) Upon showing these to the owners, they claimed they are just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I can't recommend this hostel, not only is there is no breakfast included (which is uncommon), the owners are neither friendly nor helpful, which makes it overall fairly gloomy. it's close to nice restaurants and has TV in English, that's all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Had a great time at this wonderful hostel! Only $8 a night for a dorm bed and it's right in the heart of the city! It includes breakfast, too. This is for sure one of the nicest hostels I've ever been to. Super comfortable, cute, and charming, a very well-equipped, big clean kitchen to use and the whole place is... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Cute hostel, good location, peaceful. This would be better for a couple or some friends traveling together. (I was a solo traveler looking to meet others - this was not the most social hostel.) I wanted to like this hostel – cute old building, really nice owners. But there were several problems. --The owners were almost never around. Or they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We spent Christmas in Cuenca and had such a great time. In the specious and clean(!!) kitchen of this hostel we could prepare a delicious Christmas dinner. We stayed in a dorm with 5 big, clean and comfy beds an used the shared bathrooms which are also cleaned carefully every day (hot water). The hostel also has a pleasant day... More 

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Cuzco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I don't leave reviews very often but felt that this hostel deserved some recognition. Easily one of the nicest places we stayed in South America. Great location, good communal kitchen, helpful staff, decent showers, clean rooms, nice common area, great wifi... The list goes on! Would highly recommend to all!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed for about a week in this quiet hostel on the corner of a very nice/central area of Cuenca. The hostel is very clean, with a comfy common area and nice sized kitchen you can cook in. The showers are all right, pretty temperamental and only two available from what I could tell for people staying... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We spend our night in Cuenca in the Posada Del Rio, which turned out to be a real nice hostal situated in the center of the city near to one of the rivers. Our room was neat with shared bathrooms, which had unfortunatly no warm water. There was a well-equipped kitchen which you can use and some nice livingroom. Could... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Good location, the room and the shared bathroom were very clean.The wooden stairs can be noisy, but it does not really matter. The staff could have been more helpful and welcoming... I still would recommand this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We stayed at this hostel for a couple of nights. The hostess was genuinely kind to my 4 year old son. They have a wide selection of movies and many TV channels in the living room. Showers have individual heating elements, which provide generally steady warmth although low capacity might not give the hottest shower. These individual heating elements are... More 

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