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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Hotel Crespo many times over the years and it has always been a relaxed and enjoyable experience. Decent prices for comfortable rooms furnished with style. It is close to all the Downtown amenities and by the river. Go for an early morning walk along the river; it will help de-wrinkle and un-stress.

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Bucaramanga, Colombia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Though well located, this hotel is not only old (and kitsch!) but really outdated. The wooded rooms are clean and oldfashioned. This is Agoust and we face a painstaking dilema: sleeping in a freezing room or turn on the heating and no sleeping at all, as the heating system makes an horrible noise! The breakfast is rather bad, the service... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

As with many hotels in the historic district, this hotel is old and has a certain charm to it that is different from any other hotel. This is the charm of Cuenca in general. Crespo did seem a bit disjointed though in the layout and the feel of the rooms. Our room looked at an interior square that was very... More 

Thank Paul J
Victoria, Canada
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224 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We had a fabulous room at this hotel. It is located in the old town overlooking the river. Our room had a huge balcony that overlooked the river and we had a sitting room as well as a bedroom and very nice bathroom. Lots of wood panelling throughout. Each floor has a different décor and art work in the common... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

This very strange wooden ski lodge looks like it was build by Russians in the cold war. The rooms are old school and the public areas are a bit strange. 10 minute walk to the main square. Surrounded by numerous restaurants and with a nice view over the river. Moderate speed wifi. I honestly woke up and had no idea... More 

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Key West, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Charming hotel situated in a classic old mansion. Excellent service & location. The restaurant & our rooms over looked the river. A barking dog was unhappy one of the nights. Not sure of the prices since it was part of a package tour.

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Hotel-Crespo-Cuenca, Gerente de Ventas at Hotel Crespo, responded to this review
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Estimada Mally Para nosotros fue un placer atenderlos, nos da muchos gusto que haya disfrutado su estadía en Hotel Crespo... More 

Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

This hotel was conveniently located, but it was really old. You can hear everything going on outside the hotel and outside your room. The breakfast was good, but the service needs an upgrade. The lady that served us was in a bad mood. I don't think she liked to serve our kids.

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Estimado, nos da mucho gusto que se haya hospedado en Hotel Crespo, tomaremos muy en cuenta su comentario y pondremos... More 

Guayaquil, Ecuador
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388 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Good location: several restaurants, ATM, pharmacy, hospital, Subway, and others nearby. Old hotel but well mantained. Hotel is next to Tomebamba river so make sure you get a nice river view (room 407 has a river view). Breakfast was also good. Variety of breads, coffee, juice and eggs. Parking was half a block away. This was not convenient for me... More 

Thank alerf
Hotel-Crespo-Cuenca, Gerente en Ventas at Hotel Crespo, responded to this review

Dear Guest For Hotel Crespo is a pleasure to help you , we're glad you enjoyed your stay , we hope to help you another occasion. Best regards Andrea Jaramillo More 

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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

The main answer at this hotel is "No". I know several of the hotels in Cuenca. Despite its price range , there is something in common: the friendly service. It is not the case with this hotel. Any basic request , the answer is "not the hotel policy " . So , you have to pay extra for breakfast advertised... More 

Thank Nancy G
Hotel-Crespo-Cuenca, Gerente de ventas at Hotel Crespo, responded to this review

Dear Nancy Apologies for the problems taht you has had in the hotel , we are always improving our service and we will consider your suggestions. More 

San Francisco, California
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44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Hotel Crespo is in a great location to enjoy the beautiful city of Cuenca. Positives: the hotel is a converted old mansion so the rooms are varied and unique. Many of the rooms have a terrific view of the river and beyond. There are some fantastic restaurants within a few blocks and it's very near the main historical sites of... More 

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About the property
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Crespo is one of the oldest Cuenca hotels, Ecuador, with a long tradition that starts half a century ago, when the traditional hospitality of the people of Cuenca claimed for a place to serve the visitors to this beautiful city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Crespo

Address: Calle Larga 7-93 | Cuenca Ecuador, Cuenca 010150, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: RM356 - RM387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Crespo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Ask for a third floor room facing the river. These are older, nice and away from Calle Larga that tends to be noisy on weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles 152CarlosS, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony.”
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 of 5 bubbles gayle6769, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Take a time machine.”
 of 5 bubbles 100by40, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“No elevator, so request 1st floor if you can't do stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles mallyw2013, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Look around you can stay at a better place for your money.”
 of 5 bubbles MandaPanda1234, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
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