A Casa Naranja
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsA Casa Naranja Cuenca
No English but next door happy to translate, basic but large rooms, we had an early trip but the proprietor was happy to provide a 6am breakfast. Clean and central location. Good value for the price.
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... horsepower from the engine.
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... It's an ideal place, fully furnished, comfortable, clean and modern, very comparable to Canadian standards.
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