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Huayna Capac and Casique Duma | across from Museo Banco Central, Cuenca, Ecuador
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Had a whole dorm to myself which was comfy but kinda lonely. Not a great place for meeting people. Well equipped kitchen. No breakfast :( Location not very convenient either. Ruined by bar launch next door going on til 7am! I moved after one night.

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Guayaquil
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I came to the hostel because of a friend´s recommendation, honestly i didnt know what to expect since his description wasnt fair to the reality. As i arrived i was welcomed by the employees, really nice people and highly polite. Rooms are super clean, fair to the price, comfortable and warm! Highly recommended for families, couples or if u are... More 

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Thank sweethottieangel
Salzburg, Austria
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

We had a private room. The bed are comfortable and clean, the room was not very large but it is ok for a hostel. The shower was always hot and has a good pressure. They have a large kitchen and some common areas, like a corner with a large tv and some DVDs. Few minutes walk you can reach a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Nice building with a nice ambiance. The location was a bit away from the center. Cuenca is a nice place to walk but the 15 min walk annoyed me a little more than expected. More importantly, it's located on a very busy and loud intersection. There was also a party outside at 3AM. There are plenty of bathrooms and they... More 

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Thank Yuriy K
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18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Although the rooms and kitchen were nice at this hostel we didn't have a very pleasant experience! We arrived late at 11.30pm and tried to check in, the man at the desk told us he only had one private room for us definitely no dorms, he spoke all in Spanish as we tried to use our broken Spanish not once... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

I've been in Ecuador for 5 weeks and it's probably the best hostel I've stayed in. For a double bed room it was only $11 each per night and the beds were clean, warm and comfortable. The staff were friendly, the toilets and showers were clean and the kitchen was excellent. There is a social area on both floors with... More 

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Thank Thilb15
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85 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Really super helpful friendly couldn't do more for you staff. Great value for money. The location is good too, about a 10/15 minute walk from the main centre, and pleasant and safe, also straight down the main road again, about 15 minute walk or a a few minutes by bus or cab to the main bus terminal, so very handy... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

All of the staff were very helpful and very flexible. They let me leave my bag several days when I was camping in cajas parque nacional and waiting for the bus. The location is wonderful. 10 minute walk to the center with internet, food, and an atm close by. Really clean with lots of beautiful art to appreciate. The showers... More 

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Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

A neatly clean and nicely designed place with fast wifi, comfortable beds and spacious rooms. The kitchen is also well equipped and clean. Great value for money. It is a little bit far from the city center which means a 15 min walk. Not really a problem but worth knowing. I had a good time here!

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with a friend a few weeks ago and had a great time. Our dorm had enough space for us to store all our stuff and the beds were fairly comfy. The location was pretty great: 10-15 minutes walk from the centre and 3-4 minutes to the main bus terminal by taxi. This meant that it was easy... More 

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