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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was great and the food in their restaurant was delicious. Breakfast on the small side. Room clean and okey. We had a good time and didn't have a problem with the noise (we were there on a weekend!). You can hear people having fun but not to loud or long. But surely not the place to go if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We have been very disappointed by this hostel. Most of the rooms are above the restaurant/cafe opened from 8am to 12pm and you can hear everything. Plus on our first night we had bed bugs in our room, they changed us room in the middle of the night but in the other room there was a horrible smell coming from... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I like to come stay here every so often as I am living outside Cuenca. It is always clean, the staff are great. You can get cold beer, meet locals, and travelers alike. The prices are very cheap for a bed, and the food is pretty good, close to downtown Cuenca, and other sights!

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Zofingen, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here. Its located in a nice colonial building 3 blocks away from the main plaza. Around are many restaurants and bars. The staff is friendly and helpful. The room was clean and big. At night it can be noisy because of the restaurant inside the hostal.

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Today we stopped in a La Cigale as we know from previous stay here it is one of the ways to get a 'private bus' that travels to Vilcabamba. It was wonderful,to,see some previous faces still working there. We stayed for,lunch in their restaurant.. A veggie wrap,and a chicken wrap... Yummy as usual. The hostel is within a few minutes... More 

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LaHave, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We have stayed in several hotels in Cuenca but La Cigale is the best bang for the buck. Rates may have gone up since our stay but the price of around $30US per night including a hearty breakfast is hard to beat. Payment is in cash and if you choose a room well in the back of the establishment you... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Staff and guest very friendly. Good location and the food was really tasty. The only thing is that you have to wait until restaurant closed to go to bed because is noisy but you can always enjoy a beer meeting people

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a hostel with clean and nice rooms, comfortable beds, tasty food in the restaurant and friendly staff! And the breakfast is included to the price. It has a good location, close to restaurants, markets and museums. Stay here if you ever go to Cuenca.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We picked this hostel based on the glowing reviews. Maybe it worked for most people, definitely not for us. The location was good, walking distance to the center of town. We were offered a room at the rear of the building, away from the nice-looking restaurant and the noise which starts building up late in the night. Unfortunately, the room... More 

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Yellowknife, Canada
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40 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised with all aspect of the hostal, we had a private room bright and clean, the included breakfast is sufficient, it is near the downtown and relatively close to the public market if one wishes, i would return there if I go back to Cuenca

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Private and shared rooms that includes a good breakfast, private bathroom with constant hot water, good mattresses... It also includes wireless internet which stretches from our café, in which you can buy delicious and cheap food, from hummus and pita to savoury crepes to steak to nachos with guacamole. It turns into a bar at night, complete with happy hour, good music and a great atmosphere. This might have been a problem for sleeping, but no – the music gets shut off and everyone gets kicked out at somewhere at midnight. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Cigale

Address: Honorato Vasquez 7-80 y Luis Cordero, Cuenca 00593, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: $17 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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