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Hostal Macondo

Tarqui 11-64 y Mariscal Lamar | PO Box 597, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Ranked #16 of 53 Hotels in Cuenca
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Vancouver, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

This place has to be one of the quietest place I have ever stayed. There was not a peep. The grounds are very beautiful. There are areas to sit outside whether you want to be in the sun, shade, under cover, it's all there. There is a kitchen to use. The breakfast was very good. The WiFi was great. The... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After two weeks in a fourth floor studio apartment facing a typically busy and noisy street in Cuenca, it was a relief to spend the night and following day at Hostal Macondo lounging and catching up on work before flying back home that evening. The descriptions given by other reviewers are accurate. Hostal Macondo is simple, well-maintained, and, I guess,... More 

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London, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights in a room out the back facing the garden. A simple but clean and comfortable room with enough space. The rooms in the main house might be noisier with people coming and going but they are more stylish rooms. The staff were very helpful, good security, and a solid morning breakfast. We really loved Cuenca... More 

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Steven W, Owner at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed Cuenca and Macondo. Best wishes More 

Ghent, Belgium
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124 reviews 124 reviews
46 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This hotel has a colonial style building in the front, with a small yard surrounded by rooms on the back. We took a room in the back, those in the front tend to be noisier with the bell of the door rining and people staying in the back passing through. Our room was clean, but a little worn. There was... More 

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Steven W, Owner at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We are always working to improve and will focus on your evaluation. Happy New Year. Hope to see you again. More 

Los Altos, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We quite enjoyed room 12 of this hostal which was actually a suite with bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom. The setting is lovely and we had a private stair and walkway. State of the art TV was only used for a short-time but still appreciated. Excellent wifi. The breakfast in the morning, included in our room rate was delicious.... More 

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Steven W, Owner at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

So happy that you enjoyed Cuenca and especially Macondo. Best wishes. Hope to see you again. More 

Quito, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

At my room swite number 4, i sleep like a baby, and read my book at the garden. Some times i watch a humingbird flying around my and the flowers. After a while i enjoy the breakfast a deliciuos mango juice with some salad fruit , one of the tree opcions. Coffe the best!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed at the Hostal Macondo and were so pleased! This lovely decorated hostal also provided a wonderful breakfast where one could meet fellow travelers. Jenny who worked the reception desk could not have been nicer and attended to our every need. I would highly recommend the Hostal Macondo for short or long term stays. I look forward to returning!

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Denver, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I liked the location of this hostal for exploring El Centro. The common areas are visually appealing. There is an inside courtyard in the front surrounded by art. There is an outside courtyard in back near the kitchen that has a gazebo with plants. The ladies at the front desk were friendly and speak both English and Spanish. I asked... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Hostal Macondo doesn't look all that impressive from the busy street and is priced at mid-range, but inside it's very comfortable, clean and well-run. The rooms at the front of the building that open into the inside courtyard look a little dark and dingy and the internet's not good, but the ones around the garden at the back are fine,... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Wife and I stayed here back in 2012 (the site doesn't provide reviews going back that far in the date block). We felt comfortable with the security and enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere of the back area and the inner courtyard. The rooms are much like any place in Ecuador, sound does carry, however, it wasn't that distracting or bothersome. Worth... More 

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Address: Tarqui 11-64 y Mariscal Lamar | PO Box 597, Cuenca, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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