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Santuario Hibiscus

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

We arrived on a Friday evening and were the only guests. So Franziska (owner and founder) welcomed us extremely friendly, explained us all about Yungiulla and cooked an amazing dinner later the day. The next day we followed Franziska's recommendation and experienced the most culture...More

Thank Nicola H
Response from Daniel P, Owner at Santuario HibiscusResponded August 10, 2017

This was a happy weekend for us too - seeing how much you enjoyed your experiences! So much of what you did during your time at our guesthouse is exactly why we are here - to let people experience incredible nature and views and get...More

Reviewed May 31, 2017

...Fran and Dan were gracious and our room was ready. They are awesome hosts and went out of their way with all sorts of special things, like phone calls for us since we don't speak Spanish well enough, touring us about the town and possible...More

Thank Mary P
Response from Daniel P, Owner at Santuario HibiscusResponded June 8, 2017

Mary, Our house has been feeling kind a empty ever since you left...! We are happy to hear that you make good progress in your preparation and settling a few remaining issues. It will be fun to have you as "neighbours" - and please feel...More

Reviewed May 17, 2017

An absolutely elegant and cozy sanctuary in a spectacular setting only a scenic 2 hour bus trip from busy Cuenca. If you need a get away weekend this an ideal place to relax, recharge and be pampered. Fran and Dan are wonderful hosts, friendly, warm,...More

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Response from Daniel P, Owner at Santuario HibiscusResponded May 23, 2017

That is a lot of praise and compliments - thank you! Thank you for taking the time to let us know - it makes everything just that little bit more worth wile... We hope that you find the time to visit again - even if...More

Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and had a wonderful time. Fran and Dan are great hosts whom you get to know well because most guests eat all of their meals at their hostal. The setting in the Yunguilla Valley valley is breathtaking, and their Hostal is...More

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Response from Daniel P, Owner at Santuario HibiscusResponded February 20, 2017

Paul, Dan and I very much enjoyed getting to know the two of you. The work we do at the Santuario Hibiscus is an expression of our appreciation for this unique place on earth - to share it with people that are interested and appreciative...More

Reviewed February 15, 2017

I love the personal attention at Santuario Hibiscus. Great meals. Food is healthy and home-grown with attention to your eating preferences. Clean comfortable room and opportunity to get to know Yunguilla Valley which is especially good for hiking and bird-watching.More

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Response from Daniel P, Owner at Santuario HibiscusResponded February 20, 2017

Thank you for visiting and bringing your friends! A fun little while to share a bit more of our experiences and thoughts! With the kind of produce this country offers cooking a tasty meal is a real joy! This area we live in offers a...More

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Arthur, Thank you for contacting the Santuario Hibiscus. We are situated at 5000 ft. and had several people doing exactly what you are planning to do - adapting slowly to higher altitudes. People take either bus or private... More
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