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Hostal Macondo

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#19 of 60 Hotels in Cuenca
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed five nights in a very clean and comfortable en suite double room which overlooked the garden. Included breakfast was excellent and patrons had access to the kitchen. It is a 10 minute walk from the historic Centro and the main cathedral and museums or galleries. All staff was great and the front desk staff had good english and...

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments we are happy to have you or your friends again and very welcome .

Reviewed 6 June 2016

I recently stayed at Hostal Macondo ( from 5/19-6/1/16). The purpose of my trip was to scout out Cuenca as a potential city for retirement. From the moment I arrived through the entirety of my stay Macondo delivered an excellent hotel/hostal experience. This place is truly a quiet sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of Cuenca just outside the front...

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Good comment and we are very glad we helped you, thanks for your time here too, and welcome back. Jenny ps hugs from every one.

Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 13 April 2016

For the price, I thought this place was really lovely. There is an older (100+ year old) building which has all the character anyone could want. There are also new rooms out back that over look a really nice courtyard. For the price, I thought this place was excellent. It is quiet and the WiFi worked. The breakfast was good...

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment. We do have a small tv just in case for your next visit. We are very happy that you like our breakfast it's included in the price for your room. Also we have a reformed suite with tv cable just in case. Welcome any time im sure we help more guests. Jenny.

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We have only been here a couple of nights but we really love the place. Rooms are very basic, but the setting is very warm. Most of the rooms are around the lovely garden. Breakfast can be improved with variety. The staff is super friendly and accommodating.

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comment, we hope to have you soon again, and we are glad for your comment, this always help new guest, Jenny.

Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed for almost two weeks in this well located, quiet, friendly, clean and calm Hostal. The staff were always helpful and pleasant, with useful advice and a kitchen that could also be used to cook ones own meals. The garden was most welcoming and we were able to have Spanish lessons without intruding on others.

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 8 days and it was great base for exploring city and surrounding areas. The Hostal has rooms around a central garden area. We stayed in a suite with small kitchen area. Good sized room, very clean. Breakfast was lovely, fruit or yoghurt and muesli with fresh breads. Staff very friendly.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I have stayed at Macondo every year for 6 years while in Cuenca. It has never disappointed. My last stay included my 4 year old son, and Macondo proved to be welcoming and the correct choice for traveling with a toddler. The staff are always available and willing to help with any needs. The breakfasts are delicious and the serenity...

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Steven W, Owner at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks, Brian, for the visit. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you soon. Best wishes

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Hostal macondo was one of my highlights from the trip. Not too far from the busier part of town. Reasonably priced, emptier than we had preferred while there, very clean and magical of sorts. Loved the middle atrium and the backyard. Breakfast was simple but tasty with a chef who cooked as you ordered. Would definitely stay again.

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment, we are very glad that we can help some others costummers, we hope to have you back. Jenny.

Salisbury, Maryland
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I came back to Cuenca this year and stayed in Macondo again and it was wonderful as always. The rooms and common areas are very clean, facing a lovely backyard where you can have breakfast. By the way, yummy breakfast with good coffee, fresh fruit juices (not from concentrate!), awesome breads, plus choices of fruit, muesli or eggs. Staff and...

jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Thanks a lot we are always, happy to have you and thanks for your comment.

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Stayed for 3 nights in a single room with shared bath. My room was not comfortable. It was a small room where a hall way near the stairs was converted into a room. Advice: Do not go for the cheapest room. Breakfast was OK. The two courtyards in the interior were great and one had a hammock in it. The...

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jenny v, Manager at Hostal Macondo, responded to this review

Happy New years dear Guest : thanks a lot for your comment which help always to improve our services for the best. we all ready check the internet and is working fine thanks for the suggestions, we always help on time of your kind requests. have a wonderful year and hope we can have you back, please do reserved or...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely downtown hotel built around a beautiful garden. A very peaceful place in the heart of colonial Cuenca offering --travel and tour assistance --free breakfast --luggage storage --free maps --lending library --wheel chair rooms --24 hour check-in --plenty of hot water --kitchen use after 1PM ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Macondo

Address: Tarqui 11-64 Y Lamar, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: RM91 - RM240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Hostal Macondo Cuenca
Hostal Macondo Hotel Cuenca
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Cuenca
#10 Business Hotel in Cuenca
#14 Romantic Hotel in Cuenca
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“Ask for a room at the back, behind the garden: even better!”
319mariepierreb, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Around the garden is best if you prefer a quieter room”
Englishtravelfanatic, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check rooms since all are different”
ElderTrekkers, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“By the garden”
sherylmaddisonc, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The hostal has a variety of room types--single, double, shared bath, private bath, etc.”
linnosav3, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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