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Hostal Villa Del Rosario

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room had absolutely no ventilation, no windows, no wardrobe. All furniture of the room likewise of the "lounge" was like taken from a flee market, the matress had bad quality. The "bathroom" had about 1.5m² in size, no mirror and no space to sit normal on the bowl. Although the room had no window, all night long the noise...

Thank Ralph E
Hillsboro, Oregon
Reviewed December 16, 2016

"Insect infested"? Latin American hostels are not high end hotels. I have seen a bug and a few flies, but nothing of concern. I have a private room opening onto the central garden. I share a bathroom (there's one double to left and another double off the kitchen/dining. Unlike every other place I've been in Ecuador, I was able to...

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Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

I wanted to stay there a few nights. It looked basic and was cheap. I left it in the evening before the first night after l found out that the room was infested by insects (silverfish-like but a lot bigger). Luckily there is another hostel just across the street.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed November 18, 2016

There are no amenities. No reliable wifi, tv, hot water. Not a word of English, French or German. No helpful anything is available. Embellished reviews are a disservice to everyone. Not a suitable destination for most people. Based on fraudulent reviews I committed to 6 nights at $55 a night..I left after 4 nights.. Better places are available for $20....

1Thank Robert R
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our brief stay here. Cosy, clean and quiet place with a friendly manager and got a matrimonial for 16 usd which is way cheaper than the other hostels we saw. We didn't use the kitchen but it was clean and well equipped. Recommended!

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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

The Rosario is more of a guesthouse than a hostel. Beautiful colonial building with a pretty garden. Owner are very friendly but be prepared to speak Spanish as they don't speak English. Bed was comfortable and we have slept very well. Downsides: the shower either has decent pressure OR hot water with little pressure. Can't have both. Breakfast wasn't worth...

1Thank Nick B
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

It's an excellent location being so close to the centre,the river,supermarket etc. It's very clean and comfortable. Very good kitchen with lots of room in the common area to eat and hang out. The couple who run the hostel are really lovely and will do anything to help you. Definitely recommend this place!

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Burleigh Waters, Australia
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights at this hostal. Location is perfect, hosts are charming (no english tho), wifi was great, bed comfy and warm. It was as well soo quiete at night! The only downside was the shower, from the shared banos, the water was kinda hot only in very low pressure...

Thank Marilyn N
Reading, UK
Reviewed September 28, 2016

I've been staying at Villa del Rosario regularly for about 5 years and love it. It's a real gem and the only place I stay when I am in Cuenca. The building is lovely, charming and full of character with a beautiful central courtyard garden. The location is perfect, right in the historical centre of the city and a few...

1Thank Beth P
Reviewed August 11, 2016

I would recommend this hostel to those passing through cuenca or staying for a while. We arrived early at 5am and much to our delight the bed was available and the staff let us in to take a nap. The whole time the stuff were more than happy to assist us in any way possible. Despite us speaking very broken...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The HostelVilla del Rosario is located old colonial house that has been completely restored and remodeled. It is situaded on the historical center of the city. Where visitors will fell comfortable in a family atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Villa Del Rosario

Address: Honorato Vasquez 5-25 y Mariano Cueva, Cuenca 593, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: $22 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostal Villa Del Rosario 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms are centered on a garden. It's very quiet here during the night.”
  • My room has a queen bed (shown) which I use to organize things...
  • and a nice sized dressing table and bunk bed, which I like. Warm and comfy bed.
 of 5 bubbles MikeB210, Dec 16, 2016 | Read review
“Stay away if you like comforts like good beds, electrical outlets, tv, wifi, hot showers advise on local trips.”
 of 5 bubbles J2064FLrobertr, Nov 18, 2016 | Read review
“rooms with a bathroom cost more, but stayed in both and found no problem”
 of 5 bubbles ericthebiker, Apr 27, 2016 | Read review
“Best to see in person and compare with other hostels and hotels. Be prepared to bargain, don't pay anything close to the first price asked. If you reserve, do it for only about three days, so you'll have a good excuse to move.”
 of 5 bubbles 60726Nicky_11, Aug 16, 2014 | Read review
“Avoid the room off the front reception area - this is the smoking area and the wi-fi area - noisy and smoky.”
 of 5 bubbles backpacker31, May 31, 2014 | Read review
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