This 200-year-old hacienda is located about 500 mt from Ingapirca, Ecuador’s most important archaeological site. The hacienda has been carefully restored. Here you can sleep in one of the 23 rooms or suites, all with private bathroom and fireplace. Be sure to take a look in the game room or stroll through the beautiful gardens. In the restaurant you can enjoy a delicious gourmet kitchen, after which you can enjoy a drink in the bar.
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This small boutique hotel is located in a renovated 18th century mansion where the famous Cuencan visual artist Gaspar de Sangurima used to live. The hotel has only eleven rooms, most of which have their own balcony. The rooms have a private bathroom with hot water and a heating system that sometimes comes in handy during Cuenca’s chilly nights. There is a small restaurant but you can also eat out easily, given the central location of the hotel.
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Posada del Angel is located right in the colonial center of Cuenca. The building was built in colonial style and was built about 120 years ago by order of a local priest. The building has since been thoroughly restored. Today the hotel is run by a local family and has 22 rooms. There is a small restaurant, but you can also go into town for the many cozy restaurants in the city.
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This hotel is located in the center of Cuenca, within walking distance of all tourist attractions. The building is built in colonial style and was built in the first years of the 19th century. It has since been thoroughly restored and has received several architectural awards. The hotel has fifteen rooms and three inner gardens. In the restaurant, national and international cuisine is served. After dinner you can enjoy a traditional cocktail in the bar.
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Hotel Carvallo is well located in the heart of Cuenca. The hotel is built in a colonial house, where both the interior and the exterior facades have been carefully renovated. Here you imagine yourself back in the past. Spread over three floors, the 30 rooms are very spacious and luxurious and overlook the various patios of the hotel. In addition, the hotel also has two beautiful suites.
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If you like a slightly quieter location, this hotel is highly recommended. Hotel Victoria is located between the lively center of Cuenca and the serene tranquility of Barranco, on the banks of the Tomebamba River. The hotel was housed in a beautiful historic house and has 22 rooms. Most of these have a view of the river. The suites have a private terrace. Do you want to have a delicious dinner? Then you can visit the restaurant of the hotel, “El Jardin”. After dinner you can enjoy a drink in the bar.
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Santa Lucia is located in the center of Cuenca and belongs to the famous Veintimilla family. This is considered a concept for the hotel industry in Cuenca. The house housing the hotel was built in 1859 by the province’s first governor, Manuel Vega. The building has since been thoroughly restored, preserving the colonial style, with the addition of modern luxury and comfort. The hotel has beautiful rooms and suites. You can choose from three restaurants here. There is a choice of gourmet cuisine, national and international cuisine and oriental cuisine. After dinner you can enjoy a delicious cocktail in the bar.
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Mansion Alcazar is located near the famous Parque Calderon and within walking distance of the main museums and churches of the city. This picturesque hotel is built in colonial style: upon arrival you get the feeling that you have stepped back in the past. The hotel has 19 rooms, including standard rooms, king-size suites and a junior suite. All rooms are furnished in colonial style and have a flat screen, digital telephone, safe, etc. You will find fresh flowers everywhere as part of the interior. There is a fine restaurant with national and international cuisine and a nice bar. Do you want to relax for a while? Then be sure to visit the wellness where you can opt for a soothing massage.
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Hotel Cruz del Vado is located on the banks of the Tomebamaba River, near the historic center of Cuenca. The hotel is set in a restored mansion that retains its original pink marble facades. This small luxury hotel has twenty-six modern rooms, all sound-insulated and with a private bathroom with a bath. You can dine in the restaurant and afterwards drink a coffee or cocktail in the roof top bar that offers a view over the whole city.
For more information see hotelcruzdelvado.com