La Casa Cuencana

Hermano Miguel 4-45 y Calle Larga, Cuenca, Ecuador | Hostel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Casa Cuencana

Reviewed by lynanddon

Cheap and Cheerful

Reviewed Jun 21, 2013
by (14 reviews) Squamish , Canada Flag of Canada

Clean room, good location, excellent Wifi and lots of warm water.

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TripAdvisor Reviews La Casa Cuencana

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

Travel Blogs from Cuenca

That Time I Played Professor for a Day

A travel blog entry by mariposanegra on Jul 02, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

There was a posting when I first arrived in Ecuador for people who might be interested in giving a guest lecture at the University of Cuenca in their field of professional expertise. I decided to submit a proposal--I always like to assume that I am no dumber than anyone else, right? The only thing rambling about in my head for months has been my irregular Spanish verbs (anyone know the past perfect conjugation of haber), so I ...

Beautiful Cuenca!

A travel blog entry by lairsho on Jan 04, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... the apartment for a few days, we have settled into a more relaxing routine, just going out for groceries and a walk. Two days ago we visited the most prominent museum, the Banco museum, that contains a lot of fascinating archaeological exhibits about all the different indigenous tribes and the Spanish colonialists. The diversity of so many cultures in such a small country is amazing. Many of the indigenous tribes are struggling to maintain their traditions, but ...

My Last-Minute Weekend Getaway to Cuenca

A travel blog entry by lara.franko on Nov 17, 2013

1 comment, 9 photos

... finishing assignments! We arrived at our hostel at 2am and settled into the very basic accommodations which included a few rickety bunk beds and no window to the outside world.

Friday November 15th, 2013

On Friday morning I woke up refreshed and ready to explore Cuenca. For breakfast, we went to Café Austria, a great restaurant that served delicious coffee from Loja – ...

There's no such thing as a free toffee

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos on Oct 03, 2013

1 comment, 3 photos

... in Cuenca according to google - me trying to keep a brave face on not fooling anyone and Rich doing his utmost to keep spirits high which was actually very successful. We arrived and tried to explain in our not quite fluent spanish why we need to see the dentist as soon as possible. Things weren't quite clear I pulled out the bit of tooth from my bag and fortunately everything slid ...

Day 8 : Cuenca, Inca and a Church crawl

A travel blog entry by loulanewbound on Aug 04, 2013

13 photos

... now laid out in what looks like some sort of grave yard, exposing the hand carved holes and hollows that were able to create the walls solid structure. Male and female stones were interlocked and horseshoe hollows carved into opposing rocks to create locating points for door hinges. The standard of milling and carving changes the higher up the ruins you venture. The priest was always located at the top of the mountain to be closest to god and it was believed that the ...