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El Cafecito-Cuenca

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Honorato Vasquez y Luis Cordero, Cuenca, Ecuador
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El Cafecito-Cuenca
Ranked #24 of 49 Specialty Lodging in Cuenca
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

El Cafecito is a really nice hostal, with a great staff, always smiling. The rooms are clean and the price is good. The only two negative things were the wifi (not working) and the works just next to the room (very noisy). The restaurant is amazing, and the breakfast also (but not included in the night price, what a pity).... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We spent a weekend in Cuenca and chose to stay at Cafecito based on a recommendation from a friend. Overall we had a great time. We showed up very early on a Saturday morning and, though they lost our reservation somehow, they were very accommodating at put us into a room immediately even though our reservation wasn't until Saturday night.... More 

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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The hostei is centrally located with all of the main attrictions and sight at a 10 min walk. The place is nice and the patio very nice. The patio is animated during the night. If you want some tranquility, avoid the rooms around the patio, as they are relatively noisy.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We came here from a recommendation in our travel guide. They didn't have enough space in the dorms, so we chose the private room. Very spacious, comfy bed, hot shower, really cosy. We were happy we went in the private room, as we noticed that the dorms were on the vicinity of the common area which would have been a... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

We were told that there was a party that may last until 2am and we appreciated them letting us know. However what they actually meant was that there was a party until 6am and the volume in the bedroom was genuinely louder than most normal clubs. Didnt sleep until 6am and then were hurried out for check out in the... More 

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Wachtebeke, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We arrived in the evening in Cuenca and we could immediately stay at El Cafecito! The guy was very friendly and explained us the different options. We chose a room with 2 other people. It was big, a shower, a toilet, everything just fine, also enough blankets for the night. The only problem is the noise. Noise from the cafe... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Nice hostel in the center of Cuenca. I arrived late in Cuenca and without any booking, this was the only hostel in the area that they opened their door and let me go in at 2am. It wasn't very busy when i was there, so i was sleeping in a 5 bed dorm alone! The staff was very helpfull to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 9 days while we sought out an apartment for permanent accommodations... We couldn't believe how warm friendly and accommodating the staff was to us... Our daughter loved living it the hostel and enjoyed ALL the staff!! We were sad to leave but have already stopped by to see the wonderful, smiling manager Sergio... Literally the service is... More 

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Marrakech, Morocco
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Emailed them and they responded that yes we have a dorm bed ready for you when you arrive. I arrive and they don't know who I am. This is within 24 hours for email back and forth to them. They did have a dorm bed available. So I moved my stuff in and OMG! What a dirty place! What a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

fantastic place to stay, affordable, good social atmosphere, with food and bar..... the staff are so friendly and helpful, the private rooms in the back are very comfortable and clean, with a great garden setting, the music and social setting is also great....you won't be dissapointed.

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Address: Honorato Vasquez y Luis Cordero, Cuenca, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Number of rooms: 48

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