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Large studio flat in Cuenca's historic district

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Cobblestone courtyard and garden and studio entrances
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29 reviews
Cobblestone courtyard and garden and studio entrances
Stairway to the second floor studios
Decorative Spanish-style portal in the courtyard
Part of the courtyard and garden
Loft studio ('Vicuña) and its balcony
Queen-sized bed with two side tables and lamps.
The dinette table
Kitchen, fully equipped with recessed lighting
A view of the studio flat from the dining area
Bathrooms are fully tiled, elegant, all new
The studio flat balcony, looking toward the courtyard entrance
From the studio flat  balcony, looking towards the 'Llama" and 'Guanaco' upstairs studios
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Cuenca, Azuay Province
We have reconstructed a traditional rural adobe home in downtown Cuenca that we call Pumamaqui Accommodations. Four large studio apartments surround a garden and cobblestone courtyard, with the city just outside your door. The apartment listed here is single-level with its own balcony, and directly overlooks the courtyard. The street-facing side is our new art gallery, PumamaquiGalerías.

Three features make Pumamaqui Accommodations extraordinary: A beautifully reconstituted building with all new amenities; the quiet central courtyard that feels like an oasis in the bustle of the city; and proximity to all that the two Cuencas--historic and modern--have to offer.

Rentals include broadband WiFi, cable TV, iron and ironing board, abundant hot water, hair dryer, complete kitchen (including toaster, microwave, coffee maker, plates, pots...
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About the Owner, Stuart W
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 57 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #FKN3195978
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  • Spanish first
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Fa-HEE-ta...
Austin, TX
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2017 for a stay in March 2016

Stuart and Patricia's place is located right in the heart of the historical district in Cuenca. It is surrounded by great places to eat that offer local food and cater to extranjeros(foreigners). The entire complex offers privacy and is perfect for getting the feel of living in Ecuador. When my wife and I visited, Stuart and Patricia were there at...

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Sarah M
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 25, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

This beautiful little flat exceeded my expectations. It is in a beautifully maintained property and the owners are kind, welcoming, and attentive. The unit is really nicely designed and comfortable. The kitchen is clean and modern and the attention to detail (vase of fresh flowers, fruit bowl, cheese and bread etc) was welcome and appreciated. I will definitely stay here...

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Flufton
San Diego, California
Level 6 Contributor
87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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people found this review helpful

We stayed here in Oct of 2014 on our first trip to Cuenca. It is a perfect location if you want to be right in the center and within walking distance to cafes, museums, parks and restaurants. The best part of staying here is the owners. They go above and beyond to make your stay comfortable and easy. We are...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 5 nights
$39
$249
$730
Jul 22, 2017 -
Sep 22, 2017
late summer special
5 nights
$33
$215
$640
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $25 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The Ecuadorian sales tax of 14% applies to lodging.
Cleaning fee is charged once per visit.
Children 6 or less do not pay the additional guest fee.
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About the neighborhood
From Pumamaqui Accommodations' location on Honorato Vazquez street, visitors can walk for miles along Cuenca's linear parks, which follow the course of its four rivers. Close-by large city parks, including Parque de la Madre and Parque el Paraiso, are actively used by local residents and visitors for exercise, relaxation and picnics. The main city plaza, Parque Calderón, is 5 blocks away. Leaving from the Parque Calderón are double-decker buses that tour the downtown and stop at Turi Hill, giving a bird's-eye view of the city.

Other attractions of our neighborhood include a great many quality restuarants, among them Moliendo Café (Colombian), HR-Hermanos de la Ruta (Spanish tapas), Bella Cuba, El Mediterráneo and La Viña (Italian), and Los Tiestos and El Monasterio (Ecuadori...
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Access
Car not needed
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