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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“minute walk”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Really nice! Such a clean hostel with nice spacious rooms and the comfiest bed I’ve slept on in South America, with a lush fluffy blanket ahh I want to jump in it now! Free breakfast is toast with jam and butter, fruit salad and coffee...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Staff was courteous and apologized for the noise from a rude client at midnight. The noise emanating from the kitchen, and due to poor design, the noise echoes throughout the building. We found it difficult to have a restful afternoon due to the same noise...More

Thank PPenner
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

It’s a great spot to stay why? - very clean - secure - location is great. Not super busy part of the city but literally across intersection from the Main Street (Calle Lagra) where all the best bars, restaurants and museums are. - friendly staff...More

Thank ParhamZabeti
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Twin room at top of building. Clean and comfortable beds. Spotless bathroom facilities with excellent hot shower. Lovely light communal areas. Helpful staff. Only reason it’s not five stars is the breakfast which was included in our room rate.Exactly the same five mornings running -...More

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Response from Xavier A, Gerente at Hostal AlternativeResponded February 6, 2018

Thank you very much for the contribution, we will consider it. Regards. Xavier Alvarez

Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

I can confirm that the hot showers are one of the best we had in Latin America. The kitchen is well-equipes as well and the staff speaks a word or two English and is friendly. Our double-room was a tad small though. And the breakfast...More

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"The best rooms are not on the ground floor, because the ground floor rooms does not have windows, so..."
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"The bathroom upstairs is the best one!"
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"clean and comfortable, easy access to touristic places in Cuenca, pleasant experience for fair price"
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