Hostal El Monasterio

Address: Aguirre 7-24 y Luis Cordero , Cuenca, Ecuador | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Aguirre 7-24 y Luis Cordero , Cuenca, is near El Cajas National Park (Parque Nacional Cajas), New Cathedral (Catedral de la Immaculada), Rio Tomebamba, and Plaza Abdon Calderon.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHostal El Monasterio Cuenca

    Reviewed by amelietravel

    It´s nice to be home away from home

    Reviewed Apr 24, 2011
    by (1 review) , Panama Flag of Panama

    the staff is super friendly, free WIFI and kitchen use, thy offer laundry service and all rooms are super clean. Make sure you get a room with a window!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal El Monasterio Cuenca

    3.00 of 5 stars Good

    Travel Blogs from Cuenca

    Exploring Cuenca

    A travel blog entry by lisakresky on May 28, 2015

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    A travel blog entry by ericjon97 on Sep 17, 2014

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    ... city at night.

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    Cuenca 'City Tour'

    A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on Aug 05, 2014

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    ... wore the hat and Ecuador's president gave the US' president, Roosevelt, a hat as a gift. Through a miscommunication in language, Roosevelt thought it was a gift from Panama and called it a Panama hat. Word spread in the news and it's popularity spread to be used in Hollywood etc. without anyone correcting the name, so it stuck.

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    Ecuador-A Slow Start, But Starting to Rally

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    My apologies for the lack of recent updates! I have been getting my feet wet in Ecuador, and honestly I am glad that I didn't write immediately after I arrived--I had a bumpy start and was feeling less than charitable towards this beautiful country.

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