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El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca

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El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca

2.0 star property
Cuenca hostel with restaurant and bar/lounge
10.0 out of 10 Exceptional
10.0/10 Exceptional

3 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
Mariano Cueva 1128, Mariscal Lamar, Cuenca
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Communal living room
  • Front-desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Cuenca Historic Center

Getting around

  • Cuenca (CUE-Mariscal Lamar) - 12 min drive
  • Jose Joaquin de Olmedo Intl. Airport (GYE) - 79.9 miles/128.7 km


  • capitan - 6 min walk
  • Negroni - 11 min walk
  • Mansion Matilde - 10 min walk
  • cositas - 6 min walk
  • Guajibamba - 6 min walk

About this property

El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca

A great choice for a stay in Cuenca, El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca features a rooftop terrace and puts you just 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the airport. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge.


English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

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


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Offsite parking nearby (USD 5 per night)
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
  • Communal living room

Room amenities

Freshen up

  • Shower only


  • Housekeeping (on request)

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • All citizens of Ecuador will be charged the national value-added tax (12%) upon checkout. Non-residents on a tourist visa will not be required to pay this tax. The tax exemption does not apply for stays over 90 days.

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 3.5 per person


  • Parking is available nearby and costs USD 5 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

Social distancing measures are in place.

Also known as

Cafecito Hostel Cuenca Cuenca
El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca Cuenca
El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Cuenca

Frequently asked questions

Does El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca?
This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca?
No, unfortunately, but there's street parking available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
Are there restaurants at or near El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
What's the area around El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca like?
El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca is a short 9-minute walk from New Cathedral of Cuenca and 10 minutes' walk from Calderon Park.







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10/10 Exceptional

Tony was awesome, the roof deck is amazing, we met fantastic people, absolutely LOVED IT!
Christopher, 6-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sehr schöne Dachterasse, super Lage
Leonhard, 2-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Staff son muy amigable y amable! Describe la ciudad usando un mapa. Habitación y baños son muy limpio.
Takuma, 2-night trip
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