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AlterNative Hostel

3-star hostal with restaurant, near Plaza Rotary Market

  • Free WiFi

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  • Economy Shared Dormitory - Living Area
  • Economy Shared Dormitory - Living Area
  • Economy Shared Dormitory - Living Room
  • Economy Shared Dormitory - Living Area
  • Economy Shared Dormitory - Living Area
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Av. Huayna Capac, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
  • Free WiFi
  • Bathtub

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 9 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk

What’s around

  • In San Blas
  • Plaza Rotary Market - 15 min walk
  • Calderon Park - 15 min walk
  • Civic Plaza - 15 min walk
  • New Cathedral of Cuenca - 17 min walk
  • San Sebastian Plaza - 24 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Basic Twin Room
  • Basic Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom
  • Basic Shared Dormitory, Shared Bathroom

Location

Av. Huayna Capac, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
  • In San Blas
  • Plaza Rotary Market - 15 min walk
  • Calderon Park - 15 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In San Blas
  • Plaza Rotary Market - 15 min walk
  • Calderon Park - 15 min walk
  • Civic Plaza - 15 min walk
  • New Cathedral of Cuenca - 17 min walk
  • San Sebastian Plaza - 24 min walk
  • Museum of Metals - 26 min walk
  • Mirador de Turi - 45 min walk
  • El Cajas National Park - 10.5 mi / 16.9 km

Getting around

  • Cuenca (CUE-Mariscal Lamar) - 11 min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 9 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 6:00 AM-2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children (10 years old and younger) not allowed

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • No onsite parking
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

El Macario Café - This coffee shop serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and light fare.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between USD 2 and USD 5 per person (approximately)

Policies

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Long-term renters welcome.

This property accepts Visa, Discover and Diners Club.

Also known as

  • AlterNative Hostel Hostal
  • AlterNative Hostel Cuenca
  • AlterNative Hostel Hostal Cuenca

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, AlterNative Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at AlterNative Hostel.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, El Macario Café. Nearby restaurants include Bleecker N.Y. pizza (4-min walk), 3 Estrellas (5-min walk), and Pizzería Santorino (5-min walk).
  • Recommended spots to visit include Plaza Rotary Market (15-min walk) and Calderon Park (0.8 mi), along with Civic Plaza (0.8 mi) and New Cathedral of Cuenca (0.9 mi).