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Hosteria Duran

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Av. Ricardo Duran via a Banos Cuenca, Cuenca 01.01.0677, Ecuador
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We have a 6- and 8-year old, and this was a great stay for the whole family: great hiking for dad, lovely spa for mom, heated pool for kids, excellent restaurant and fabulous breakfast buffet that we all enjoyed. Hosteria Duran is 20 minutes drive (in your own car) from the National Park El Cajas - AMAZING hikes, but be... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

On 04/01/2015 we started our tour to Cuenca, the third city most important in Ecuador. The trip started at 5:00 am from Continental Hotel in route to the Inkapirqa (Ingapirca) park {Kichwa: Inkapirka, "Inca wall"}.The ruins are located in the town of Cañar Province, and the name of the older Inca ruins and archeological site nearby.On 04/01/2015, we decided to... More 

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hosduran, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hosteria Duran, responded to this review

Dear Johanna: We feel really flattered by your comment, it's good to know you enjoyed our services and gastronomy, we hope to visit again soon, it will be a pleasure to serve. Best regards. More 

Lakewood, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We wandered around the small town of Banos deciding which of the hot springs in which to soak. First we went to Piedra de Agua, but learned the bathing suits for men were $12 & $19 for women. So we wandered more, and bought bathing suits from a little old lady's shop for $4 and $12 respectively. Then we checked... More 

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hosduran, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hosteria Duran, responded to this review

Thank You for your feedback. We are happy you enjoyed our restaurant and gastronomy . The wait for you very soon Best Regards More 

Cocoa Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

People enjoy the thermal hot swimming pool and steam baths so much they stay in them most iof the day. Until a touring German jazz band arrived, the pool seldom had more than a dozen people at any time. Hotel bathing head caps are provided as are robes and towels. (Why I was quickly told to remove my t-shirt while... More 

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hosduran, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hosteria Duran, responded to this review

Dear Sir Douglas. Thanks for your comments. We are happy that you enjoyed our food and our "Aguas Termales". Referring to our rooms, we are in a process of improvement. We hope you visit us again and always serve you in the best way. Greetings. More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We spent an afternoon with our 6 year old daughter and had a wonderful time enjoying the mineral pool on a cool Andes day. The customer service was very good and we had a very relaxing time. Next time we will do a spa treatment! I believe this is a much better choice for our family than Piedre de Agua-... More 

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Estimada Gitane Royce. Muchas gracias por tus comentarios y por darnos la oportunidad de recibirte a ti y a tu... More 

San Rafael, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The service was fantastic. We stayed for a week. Nice room (loved the ceilings), very clean, nice bed. Was a little scared of the bathroom. It gets very damp and slippery after a shower. And I wish there had been a shower mat...all tile bathroom= potential slip and slide...but it is a nice, clean and beautiful bathroom :) Food was... More 

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Estimad@ Appletot. Gracias por visitarnos y disfrutar de nuestras piscinas de aguas termales y tomarte un tiempo para vivir la... More 

Bayonne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

its a beautiful place, very relaxing and excellent service. clean and organize. also Cuenca itself is a very gorgeous city. the waters are really good. people are very polite, you will always get a good morning, good afternoon and good night from staff and even strangers. Ecuador its a beautiful country, I recommend it you will not regret it.

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Gracias por sus comentarios. Es un halago y nos compromete a seguir adelante para hacer de nuestra ciudad y Hostería... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

We had one of the most enjoyable weekends ever here at Hosteria Duran. The suite was well appointed, the service impeccable and the grounds and spa provided a relaxing experience surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Dinner was a delightfully intimate experience.

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Gracias por su comentario. Es un gusto servirle. Que tenga un buen día. More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We were really looking forward to the hot spring pool. We arrived late afternoon on a Sunday to find the pool filled with "townies" including a multitude of yelling and screaming children. Monday morning was slightly better, but stay out of the way of "club" members who come to swim laps. The Turkish bath is a simple sauna, and no... More 

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marinesmv, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hosteria Duran, responded to this review
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Como Hostería Durán nos interesa su comentario, y nos pone contentos que su estadía haya sido de su agrado. Es... More 

Arizona
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I was not visiting for the thermal pools so I can't judge that aspect of the hotel. Room was clean and comfortable and I was far enough away from the pool that the noise did not bother me. No internet service to the rooms was a negative for me, and in the lobby and dining area the internet service was... More 

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Muchas Gracias por su comentario de Hostería Durán en Tripadvisor, se le agradece por las opiniones, dando así que su... More 

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