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El Dorado Hotel

#12 of 55 Hotels in Cuenca
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Gran Colombia 7-87 y Luis Cordero, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our 3 nights @ El Dorado. They took great care of us - thanks for the ventilardo :-). Staff kept our room clean, served a great breakfast (especially the made to order omelette). Enjoyed the location being central to the activities we wanted to do. The train construction will over soon we hope.

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Thank Ken G
Pedro Jose V, Gerente at El Dorado Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ken G, Thank you very much for your kind comments regarding your experience at El Dorado Hotel. I am more than pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the service provided by our staff met your expectations. Indeed, the tram works will be done by August 15th 2016 according to the mayor´s office. Once... More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recently in Cuenca and had booked another hotel. Due to cancelled and delayed flights we lost our reservation. That turned out to be our good fortune. We booked a room at the El Dorado and couldn't have been happier. Our room was spacious, modern, and very clean. The staff went out of their way to make our stay... More 

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Pedro Jose V, Gerente at El Dorado Hotel, responded to this review

Dear T3598, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at El Dorado Hotel with other travelers around the world. I am deeply pleased to know that our rooms and specially the service provided by our wonderful staff met your expectations. It is also extremely important for us to know that all the preventive measures that we took in place... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

I had the misfortune of staying in this hotel last week for 6 nights as part of a tour. The hotel is right in the middle of a construction zone which I understand has been going on for 3 years. My room was too small for 2 people. It had no ventilation which required opening the windows which faced the... More 

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Pedro Jose V, Gerente at El Dorado Hotel, responded to this review

Dear angarolaj, I am deeply sorry to know that you feel you had the misfortune of staying with us; I am deeply confused about this since you were part of a tour group of 24 guests and we had no complaints from the tour leader, the tour guide nor the rest of the guests. Indeed our street is closed right... More 

Terre Haute, Indiana
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115 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

The El Dorado hotel is just around the corner from the Plaza Abdon Calderon in downtown Cuenca, Ecuador. The hotel epitomizes the boutique style, with luxurious rooms hosting large comfortable beds, with luxuriant sheets and pillows. My room was on the 7th floor with an incredible view out over the hills of Cuenca. The restaurant and especially the breakfast buffet... More 

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Pedro Jose V, Gerente at El Dorado Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience at El Dorado Hotel with other travelers around the world. I am so pleased to know that you had a wonderful stay with us and took advantage of our strategic location just one block away from the main plaza. In short time the construction of the new electric tram will finish and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Tour group I was with stayed here for 6 nights. The location is right in the center of town so the main square, shopping and plenty of restaurants are within walking distance. At the moment there is construction right in front of the hotel as the city prepares for an electric train line which will be very nice once it's... More 

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Pedro Jose V, Gerente at El Dorado Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KBR99, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at El Dorado Hotel with other travelers around the world. We are so glad that you took advantage of our privileged location right in the center of the historic part of Cuenca, indeed the construction of the new electric Tram complicates a little bit the traffic but in short time... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

This was my first trip to Cuenca Ecuador and my first stay at the El Dorado. I had heard excellent reviews from others and decided to stay here. All that I heard lived up to its expectations. The staff were absolutely wonderful. So helpful with everything. The location of the hotel is the best. The famous park in the center... More 

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Pedro Jose V, Gerente at El Dorado Hotel, responded to this review

Dear leonard5000, Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience at El Dorado Hotel with other travelers around the world. I am so glad and pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, took advantage of our privileged location buy specially that the quality of the service provided by our staff exceeded your expectations, that is exactly... More 

Iqaluit
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We went here for Christmas day dinner as there was little open...what a find !! The food ...excellent ...the service ...excellent ...the ambiance ...excellent !!! When we left we couldnt get a taxi...the waiter even walked a whole block to get one...to no avail so the maitre'd took us home in his own personel car !!! Hows that for service... More 

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Pedro Jose V, Gerente at El Dorado Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chewy10, Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful Christmas Eve experience at El Dorado Hotel´s restaurant with other travelers around the world. I am so satisfied knowing that you found our restaurant, food and service up to your expectations and for our restaurant´s captain Mr. Segundo Barrera was a real pleasure to assist you with your transportation, I... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Stayed with a couple of friends. The welcome was friendly including a free airport transfer. The breakfast was a good buffet style with a chef making omelettes to your choice. The rooms were basic but very clean and comfortable. Ideal for getting around, we walked nearly everywhere. In the heart of the city but not too noisy other than Black... More 

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Pedro Jose V, Gerente at El Dorado Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 254dcg, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at El Dorado Hotel with other travelers around the world. I am very pleased to know that our service was up to your expectations and that you took advantage of our strategic location just in the middle of Cuenca´s historic center. Once again thank you for your comments and we... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This was a great place to stay. Centrally located in the old city of Cuenca with excellent rooms, attentive service and excellent breakfast. There were road works outside but we asked for an indoor room and it was quiet. We found it a perfect location to check our the old town on foot. There was a supermarket 30 seconds away... More 

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Pedro Jose V, Gerente at El Dorado Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Richard M, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at El Dorado Hotel with other travelers around the world. I am extremely pleased to know that you took advantage of our strategic location in the historic part of Cuenca and to know that our products and services were up to your expectations. Please remember that this hotel is... More 

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87 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I just recently stayed at this hotel with friends from Guayaquil. They said that seeing Cuenca was a must while in Ecuador (they were right). We were just staying one night and we were going to try to stay in one of their 'boutique' hotels that is an historic house converted into a hotel. The one we wanted was booked... More 

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Pedro Jose V, Gerente at El Dorado Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Golfingbev, Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful experience at El Dorado Hotel with other travelers around the world. I am deeply pleased to know that our products and our services were up to your expectations, that us our main goal and service philosophy. Please always remember that I and my entire staff are at your services and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Dorado Hotel welcomes and invites you to delight yourself with a different concept in hospitality provided by a unique, modern and minimalistic design, thought by executives for executives; count with us to become your best business ally or simply enjoy all of our services during your leisure trip. We are strategically located in the heart of Cuenca´s historic and commercial centre, just one block away from the Cathedral and only 5 minutes from the airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Dorado Hotel

Address: Gran Colombia 7-87 y Luis Cordero, Cuenca, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: $99 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — El Dorado Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
El Dorado Cuenca
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Cuenca
#8 Business Hotel in Cuenca
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