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Hostal Villa Del Rosario

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Tocumwal, Australia
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and found it to be exactly what it was advertised as. The owners welcomed us in at 1am, showed us to a clean, comfortable basic private room for $10 per person per night. We booked online through a booking website, paid a $3.00 deposit which was honoured. We had a shared bathroom that were... More 

5 Thank Blueivy81
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

One of the most beautiful and friendly hotels/hostels i have ever had the pleasure to stay in. I saw no sign of the troubles that some others have reported on here. The staff were bright and bubbly and enthusiastic about helping us, the rooms were lovely, and the atrium courtyard was unexpected and beautiful. I think we paid $12 ea... More 

2 Thank JonDance
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

I find some of the commentaries of other guests quite unfair because we had a good time here . It's very cheap for what it proposes. It's quiet hotel in the animated center of Cuenca with a green courtyard full of plants and trees who looks a bit like Frida Kahlo's house.its very clean also and we can use the... More 

1 Thank Elodie M
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

We would advise you to think twice before setting foot in this hostel. We have been travelling for 2 years non-stop and worked in the industry for 25 and have never seen so dishonest and rude people. One of the most important things we learn in the service industry is that the first image is the important one to showcase... More 

4 Thank Laurent D
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

When we arrived at 3 pm, they didn't know exactly what to do with us, although we had a reservation. They said there was a party and they are not ready with the rooms. Okay... that can happen we thought, easy we wait. They cleaned the room where we moved in, but they said we will have to change the... More 

Thank Mario L
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 October 2014

We stayed here for a night and had no problems with it at all. The staff were very accommodating and enjoy the guests company. Laundry service was good, great kitchen, huge TV area, great courtyard, clean bathrooms, hot water, rooms came with towels and soap, comfy beds, secure rooms, wifi was good, and most of all close to the main... More 

1 Thank holles
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed staying at the villa del Rosario for 2 nights in September..the courtyard is beautiful with plants and trees (and the occasional humming bird!), rooms were clean and spacious...it's a nice quiet location just a few minutes walk from the main plaza..the owners were friendly and were happy to provide/suggest anything when required...quite a charming place to stay for a... More 

Thank Saurabh B
London, UK
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20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2014

This hostel has a nice charm with its courtyard area. The staff were discrete but efficient and very friendly when I needed to interact with them. There is a small kitchen and TV area, which I didn't use. Wifi was good in my room upstairs and I had hot water in the shower (more in the morning than evening). Apart... More 

1 Thank TheBloggingPanther
McLean, Virginia
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110 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I wrote one of the first glowing reviews of this hostel when it first opened. On the positive side, it is actually cleaner now (the floors I forgot to mention in 2011 were dirty) and the hot water is now very stable and plentiful (though there is hot water for the showers only, not the sinks). It is pretty as... More 

3 Thank 60726Nicky_11
Stanwood, Washington
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

First of all, if you have never been to Cuenca you would not understand the total meaning of my title. Quiet is relative, of course, but almost impossible in Cuenca because of the constant traffic and street noise and nature of Ecuadorians. Even though the courtyard is open to the outside the noise here is greatly diminished and the owners... More 

1 Thank M P

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The HostelVilla del Rosario is located old colonial house that has been completely restored and remodeled. It is situaded on the historical center of the city. Where visitors will fell comfortable in a family atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Villa Del Rosario

Address: Honorato Vasquez 5-25 y Mariano Cueva, Cuenca 593, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: €12 - €29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostal Villa Del Rosario 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Stay away if you like comforts like good beds, electrical outlets, tv, wifi, hot showers advise on local trips.”
 of 5 bubbles J2064FLrobertr, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms with a bathroom cost more, but stayed in both and found no problem”
 of 5 bubbles ericthebiker, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Best to see in person and compare with other hostels and hotels. Be prepared to bargain, don't pay anything close to the first price asked. If you reserve, do it for only about three days, so you'll have a good excuse to move.”
 of 5 bubbles 60726Nicky_11, 16 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Avoid the room off the front reception area - this is the smoking area and the wi-fi area - noisy and smoky.”
 of 5 bubbles backpacker31, 31 May 2014 | Read review
“I was in the tiny single room upstairs. I loved it. Good only for solo travelers though.”
 of 5 bubbles soibhan, 26 Feb 2014 | Read review
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