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#9 of 99 Specialty lodging in Cuenca
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Mallki is the Kichwa word for “fruit tree”. Working with this idea, we’ve developed a hostel inspired by nature and its fruits. The hostel offers a calm, relaxing atmosphere. With a balcony to take in the breeze and a garden with fire-pit underneath, there's plenty of space to stretch out and take in the day. The rooms are simple and sensible, with several cozy nooks tucked around the hostel for curling up with a book. There's always someone to hang out with in the common rooms - especially our most crucial staff member, Vince the Old English Sheepdog, who's always overjoyed to make a new friend.Mallki's not just a place to rest your feet, however. We aim to feel like a family, so you feel at home. Our staff always has something up their sleeves, making every day an exciting experience – join us for homemade dinner; grab your camera and tour Cuenca’s most picturesque sites; explore local markets and museums; roam the city on one of our vintage bicycles; party with us on our themed bar-hops! Our activities change daily.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-smoking rooms
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I really recommend this hostel for any traveler who visits Cuenca. Breakfast (pancakes with strawberries) is great. The receptionist (can’t remember her name) was really welcoming and helpful; likewise was the owner of the hostel (for spot recommendations). Common areas are
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I loved my time in this friendly little hostel. The 5bed dorm with pods was nice and spacious and offered some privacy and big lockers. Free breakfast was great - pancakes and fresh fruit. Staff and volunteers were very helpful and kind. The facilities weren't the best (small
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For the price, this can't be beat. Dorm beds were average, breakfast was tasty pancakes everyday with a banana. The manager, Andrés is extremely knowledgeable and helped plan my visit. His staff are all super friendly and easy to chat with. The location is excellent and a 5
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Lovely hostel with a really nice outdoor terrace with lots of space to relax. Great location in Cuenca. Different priced rooms to suit any budget all with a really good breakfast included. A really friendly place with a nice chilled out vibe and amazing welcoming owners. Will
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Nice hostel with friendly staff and good value. There are a few different options for rooms including private or dorm (as low as $7 and as high as $25 for private). They have 3 new kittens which are a lot of fun. Delicious free breakfast in the morning served with coffee or tea.
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PRICE RANGE
$13 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
EcuadorAzuay ProvinceCuenca
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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