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El Cafecito-Cuenca

Honorato Vasquez y Luis Cordero, Cuenca, Ecuador
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El Cafecito-Cuenca
Ranked #19 of 43 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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Woking, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Cuenca, Ecuador
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10 reviews 10 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Really enjoyed my time at El Cafecito. The staff were knowledgeable and helpful, the rooms and showers are clean, the center café area is the perfect place to sit and have a drink and or a snack, and there is a lovely garden area in the back with hammocks and tables-a good place to enjoy tea or read a book.... More

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quebec
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39 reviews 39 reviews
37 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

we stayed there one night. it is a backpacker place, very noisy, the room with separate bathroom was basic and not very clean. we are sure, the sheets have not be changed before us, they were smelling like used. At the morning, we change and take an other hotel

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darwin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

If you have any problem, they won't help you!! I was part of this 24 people group who got stranded because they had "lost" our reservation... Fair enough "bad luck" happens, but you can't be arrogant in this case... Gotta at least offer some drinks for the time needed to find an other accommodation!! They have just ignored us and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Great experience at El Cafecito. Perfect location, friendly staff and a very welcoming and laid back vibe. Rooms are cozy and eclectic and doesn't have a very hostel like feel but is still awesome for travelers! Fun cafe in the courtyard with wifi, food and drinks, and sometimes music. Highly recommended.

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Address: Honorato Vasquez y Luis Cordero, Cuenca, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca

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