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Georgia
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for three nights while waiting to get into our apartment. The staff headed up by Jennie and Jessi were superb, so accommodating. The breakfast was outstanding! I enjoyed the courtyard, lovely and in bloom. The beware part of this review is that the rooms are quite basic, not much more than a bed, a... More 

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comment, we are glad you have a nice time, we have suites with one bed king or 2 beds, also cable, and lot dinning area for your next time we hope to achieve the best service for you and your wife. Jenny. More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed five nights in a very clean and comfortable en suite double room which overlooked the garden. Included breakfast was excellent and patrons had access to the kitchen. It is a 10 minute walk from the historic Centro and the main cathedral and museums or galleries. All staff was great and the front desk staff had good english and... More 

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments we are happy to have you or your friends again and very welcome . More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I recently stayed at Hostal Macondo ( from 5/19-6/1/16). The purpose of my trip was to scout out Cuenca as a potential city for retirement. From the moment I arrived through the entirety of my stay Macondo delivered an excellent hotel/hostal experience. This place is truly a quiet sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of Cuenca just outside the front... More 

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Good comment and we are very glad we helped you, thanks for your time here too, and welcome back. Jenny ps hugs from every one. More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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34 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

For the price, I thought this place was really lovely. There is an older (100+ year old) building which has all the character anyone could want. There are also new rooms out back that over look a really nice courtyard. For the price, I thought this place was excellent. It is quiet and the WiFi worked. The breakfast was good... More 

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. We do have a small tv just in case for your next visit. We are very happy that you like our breakfast it's included in the price for your room. Also we have a reformed suite with tv cable just in case. Welcome any time im sure we help more guests. Jenny. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We have only been here a couple of nights but we really love the place. Rooms are very basic, but the setting is very warm. Most of the rooms are around the lovely garden. Breakfast can be improved with variety. The staff is super friendly and accommodating.

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comment, we hope to have you soon again, and we are glad for your comment, this always help new guest, Jenny. More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for almost two weeks in this well located, quiet, friendly, clean and calm Hostal. The staff were always helpful and pleasant, with useful advice and a kitchen that could also be used to cook ones own meals. The garden was most welcoming and we were able to have Spanish lessons without intruding on others.

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York, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 8 days and it was great base for exploring city and surrounding areas. The Hostal has rooms around a central garden area. We stayed in a suite with small kitchen area. Good sized room, very clean. Breakfast was lovely, fruit or yoghurt and muesli with fresh breads. Staff very friendly.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

I have stayed at Macondo every year for 6 years while in Cuenca. It has never disappointed. My last stay included my 4 year old son, and Macondo proved to be welcoming and the correct choice for traveling with a toddler. The staff are always available and willing to help with any needs. The breakfasts are delicious and the serenity... More 

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Steven W, Owner at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks, Brian, for the visit. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you soon. Best wishes More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Hostal macondo was one of my highlights from the trip. Not too far from the busier part of town. Reasonably priced, emptier than we had preferred while there, very clean and magical of sorts. Loved the middle atrium and the backyard. Breakfast was simple but tasty with a chef who cooked as you ordered. Would definitely stay again.

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment, we are very glad that we can help some others costummers, we hope to have you back. Jenny. More 

Salisbury, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

I came back to Cuenca this year and stayed in Macondo again and it was wonderful as always. The rooms and common areas are very clean, facing a lovely backyard where you can have breakfast. By the way, yummy breakfast with good coffee, fresh fruit juices (not from concentrate!), awesome breads, plus choices of fruit, muesli or eggs. Staff and... More 

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks a lot we are always, happy to have you and thanks for your comment. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely downtown hotel built around a beautiful garden. A very peaceful place in the heart of colonial Cuenca offering --travel and tour assistance --free breakfast --luggage storage --free maps --lending library --wheel chair rooms --24 hour check-in --plenty of hot water --kitchen use after 1PM ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Macondo

Address: Tarqui 11-64 Y Lamar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: $54 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Hostal Macondo Cuenca
Hostal Macondo Hotel Cuenca
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Cuenca
#14 Romantic Hotel in Cuenca
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