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Hotel Santa Lucia

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Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building has been renovated beautifully, central courtyard with surrounding rooms. The staff are marvelous, most helpful with any questions. The bar as well as both restaurant areas are convenient if you want to stay in, and provide excellent service. The morning breakfast is as good as any complimentary breakfast I have had. The only downside was our room on... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel was a great pick! Walking distance to great restaurants, local markets, churches, the river and more. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They helped with recommendations and helped us plan our trip to Ingapirca. The complimentary breakfast was beyond our expectations. With coffee, juice, fruit, an assortment of bread and an egg option. We ate dinner here... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the city centre in a traditional house built with galleries around a central courtyard, now covered. My room on the top floor was most comfortable but with hopeless wifi and a view of a car park. Noisy music from a neighbouring bar might have kept others awake: I was too exhausted to care. The bathroom was clean and... More 

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Boulder, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful boutique hotel in central part of Cuenca. It is very convenient, and comfortable for travelers. The restaurant serves a wonderful Salmon with grilled vegetables that was as good as any I have had in great restaurants in Seattle. The bar and cafe are wonderful and intimate for lighter fare, or a drink/snack with friends. Highly recommended.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel based on excellent reviews, description and photos on EXPEDIA. I love "boutique" hotels and could not have picked a nicer one. The taxi ride from the Main bus station will be less than $2.00. Very reasonable. I was greeted at the door by a wonderful young man who also works in the adjoining cafe', "La Placita".... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met a Cuenca friend for drinks in Santa Lucia's bar. It is an intimate space, charming and quiet. (The barman is perfectly willing to turn down the music.) Becoming hungry, we ordered a selection of appetizers that were reasonably priced and excellent in quality. For example, a fritto misto was delicious and only $5 for a nice quantity. A... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

I love the Hotel Santa Lucia. It is in the heart of beautiful Cuenca. Old world charm and service. Nice restaurant with a good selection. Rooms are spacious and the beds are just right. Easy location to get around the city.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the Santa Lucia hotel. The hotel has friendly service, tasty food in the hotel resturant, and a filling breakfast is served daily. They also have a great happy hour and try the antipasta platter. After a filling breakfast and large lunches usually served in Cuenca, it hit the spot. The location of the hotel... More 

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Thank sammz2016
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We go to Ecuador several times a year and always stay here. The staff is very accommodating and so friendly. We have made life long friends there. The breakfast is wonderful and all the evening meals are fantastic. The old family home is a beautiful place. Modern in a beautiful way.

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CornelioV, Director General at Hotel Santa Lucia, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive review of Santa Lucia. I am so honored that you and your family chose to stay with us when you were in Cuenca. We pride ourselves on helping our guests create great memories of their time in Cuenca. I'm so happy that our colleagues were able to do that for your and your family.... More 

Houston, Texas
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41 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for four days while site seeing in the area around Cuenca. The room was quite adequate with very comfortable bed, good lighting considering how old is the building, and excellent bathroom but the lack of a window in my room made it somewhat claustrophobic - make sure you ask for a room with a window when booking. Everything was... More 

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CornelioV, Director General at Hotel Santa Lucia, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive review of Santa Lucia. I am so honored that you and your family chose to stay with us when you were in Cuenca. We pride ourselves on helping our guests create great memories of their time in Cuenca. I'm so happy that our colleagues were able to do that for your and your family.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful colonial hotel located in the center of Cuenca. Just two street blocks from the central park, it has twenty exquisite decorated rooms. Each room is different from each other and they have all the comfort of a modern style room. Inside the hotel there are two restaurants considered two of the best restaurants of the city. The first one is named Bacus Caf., and it serves a modern Ecuadorian cuisine Nouve style. The second one is a Trattoria named Novecento. It is considered the best Trattoria of the whole country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Santa Lucia

Address: Presidente Borrero 8-44 y Mariscal Sucre, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: $83 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Santa Lucia 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Cuenca
#4 Luxury Hotel in Cuenca
#6 Business Hotel in Cuenca
#6 Family Hotel in Cuenca
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cuenca
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