Hostal El Monasterio

Aguirre 7-24 y Luis Cordero , Cuenca, Ecuador | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cuenca

What a nice surprise

A travel blog entry by amelietravel


After I was told NOT to go to Cuenca and how terrible it was, I almost did not come, but I am so glad that I did!
This city is fantastic. With all reason it is called Ecuadors Capital of Culture. Everywhere you go someone is making something - ceramics, dresses (polleras cuencanas), metal art, PANAMA HATS and much more. The people are super …

The beautiful city of Cuenca

A travel blog entry by mogandfrog


We are in Cuenca, a lovely colonial city with a historical centre dating back to the 16th century, now a World Heritage Site. The journey here from Puerto Lopez involved a 4 hour journey to Guayaquil on a very dilapidated bus that smelled of stale fish, followed by a further 4 hour journey on a smart, luxurious bus with masses of leg room and …

Finally, I enrol on some Spanish lessons...

A travel blog entry by lturnbull


ĦHola! and welcome to the last instalment before I hi-tail it back to Peru, to Chile and finally back to civilisation in NZ.

In recent days, I`ve found myself doing lots of boring stuff like completing CVs, filling out online applications (while simultaneously going nuts when the internet connection dies - which it is want to do, …

The highs and lows of the Andes

A travel blog entry by scottwoodley

Hi All,

Hope everyone is well back home and enjoying the start of Summer!

We´re in the Southern Ecuadorian town of Cuenca. We got here yesterday evening after a 4 hour bus ride from the hell-hole that is Aluisi.

After writing my last entry in Banos we decided to head south to a place called Riobamba. The journey only took …

Ecuador - Cuenca

A travel blog entry by pekingeend


Zondag 1 juni 2008 Om 8u30 hebben we onszelf uitgecheckt uit het hotel in Loja. Om 9u vertrok de bus naar Cuenca alweer. Het werd een heel vervelende busrit. De bus stopte zowat elke 15 minuten om iemand op te pikken of eruit te laten. Op een gegeven moment stonden er belachelijk veel mensen recht in de bus. Helemaal niet comfortabel, ze leunden de …

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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!

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TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal El Monasterio Cuenca

3.00 of 5 stars Good