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Hotel Calle Angosta
8.8 Excellent

0.6 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

ExcellentBased on 296 reviews
8.8

Hotel Calle Angosta is located in Cuenca and provides free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to visit local attractions.

Hotel Carvallo
9.2 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

ExcellentBased on 94 reviews
9.2

Hotel Carvallo provides a comfortable setting when in Cuenca. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free wireless internet during their stay.

Hotel Vieja Mansion
8.7 Excellent

0.0 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

ExcellentBased on 13 reviews
8.7

Hotel Vieja Mansion is situated in Cuenca and features complimentary Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

Hostal Casa Del Barranco
8.8 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

ExcellentBased on 69 reviews
8.8

Hostal Casa del Barranco is situated in the city's well known tourism and shopping district. It is located a brief walk from Judicial Function Azuay.

Pepe's House Bed And Breakfast

0.3 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Pepe's House Bed & Breakfast offers a comfortable setting while in Cuenca. It also provides a 24-hour reception, laundry facilities and luggage storage.

Casa de Las Rosas
8.6 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

ExcellentBased on 257 reviews
8.6

Casa de las Rosas provides a comfortable setting while in Cuenca. It is conveniently located for those wanting to sightsee in the area.

Posada del Rey
9.2 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

ExcellentBased on 114 reviews
9.2

This comfortable guest house in Cuenca offers free Wi-Fi, as well as a swimming pool and a 24-hour reception. It is ideally located for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

Hotel Inés María
9.1 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

ExcellentBased on 72 reviews
9.1

Located amongst well-known tourist hot spots, boutiques and eateries, Hotel Ines Maria is ideal for those wishing to discover Cuenca and its surroundings. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access throughout the property.

Hotel Boutique Castilla De Leon
8.0 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

ExcellentBased on 298 reviews
8.0

This Cuenca hotel was constructed in the 1960s and was recently refurbished to ensure every comfort to its guests. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

Gran Hotel
8.6 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

ExcellentBased on 264 reviews
8.6

Gran Hotel Cuenca is situated in Cuenca and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers free Wi-Fi, a designated smoking area and a 24-hour reception.

Tips for booking a Cuenca hotel

Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:January
Average price in Cuenca:$53/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$6/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$16 - $77
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$32 - $53
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Cuenca hotels

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Mansión Alcázar Boutique Hotel
10.0 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Mansion Alcazar is situated in the city's famous tourism and shopping area. It is located a 10-minute drive from Mariscal Lamar International Airport and an airport transfer is available.

2
Oro Verde Cuenca
9.2 Excellent

2.0 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Boasting an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a sauna, Hotel Oro Verde Cuenca is located in Cuenca and provides comfortable accommodation. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

3
Hotel Nass Casa Coronel
7.7 Good

0.3 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Located amongst a variety of well-known tourist hot spots, shops and eateries, Hotel NASS Casa Coronel is ideal for guests wishing to explore Cuenca and its surroundings. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour business centre and a sauna.

4
Hotel Boutique Santa Lucia
9.0 Excellent

0.2 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Located amongst a range of tourist attractions, boutiques and restaurants, Hotel Boutique Santa Lucia is ideal for those wanting to explore Cuenca and its surroundings. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, as well as rooms with private terraces.

5
Hotel Vieja Mansion
8.7 Excellent

0.0 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Hotel Vieja Mansion is situated in Cuenca and features complimentary Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

6
Hotel Casa San Rafael
9.0 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Hotel Casa San Rafael provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Cuenca. It also offers valet parking, a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi.

7
Hotel Victoria
9.3 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Hotel Victoria Cuenca is located in Cuenca and is close to the area's well-known attractions. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

8
Hotel Cuenca
8.4 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

This comfortable hotel in Cuenca offers free wireless internet, as well as massage services and a 24-hour reception. It is ideally located for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Cheapest hotels in Cuenca, Azuay

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Anicha Hostel
8.7 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Anicha Hostel is located in Cuenca and is close to Judicial Function Azuay.

$7
Avg. per night
Hostal Yakumama
8.3 Excellent

0.0 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Hostal Yakumama is located in Cuenca and offers free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

$7
Avg. per night
Check Inn B&B - Hostel
8.1 Excellent

0.3 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

This comfortable bed & breakfast in Cuenca offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a sun deck and a swimming pool. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

$8
Avg. per night
Hotel Norte
8.1 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Hotel Norte Cuenca provides a comfortable setting when in Cuenca. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access.

$8
Avg. per night
Alternative Hostel
8.7 Excellent

0.7 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

AlterNative Hostels is situated in Cuenca and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also provides luggage storage.

$10
Avg. per night
Hostel Bella Vista
9.2 Excellent

0.9 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Guesthouse Bella Vista Cuenca is located in Cuenca and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides luggage storage, a dry cleaning service and a games room.

$13
Avg. per night
Hostal Latina
8.8 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Hostal Latina Cuenca is located in Cuenca and offers free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

$13
Avg. per night
Pepe's House Bed And Breakfast

0.3 mi from city centre, Cuenca Show on map

Pepe's House Bed & Breakfast offers a comfortable setting while in Cuenca. It also provides a 24-hour reception, laundry facilities and luggage storage.

$15
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Cuenca

2 stars and under

$7 - $50

#1 Most popular

$8
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

Hostel Bella Vista
9.2 Excellent
$13
Avg. per night

Best value

Hostal Yakumama
8.3 Excellent
$7
Avg. per night
3 stars

$8 - $139

$15
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

$28
Avg. per night

Best value

Hotel Norte
8.1 Excellent
$8
Avg. per night
4 stars +

$33 - $164

#1 Most popular

Oro Verde Cuenca
9.2 Excellent
$74
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

El Dorado Hotel
9.3 Excellent
$91
Avg. per night

Best value

$33
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Cuenca

About Cuenca

Igniting a spark of Europe into the heart of Ecuador, Cuenca is a city known for its colonial architecture and similarities to traditional Spanish style with a UNESCO World Heritage Site in its centre. Home to 400,000 people, it is the capital of its Azuay Province and a popular tourist destination, drawing visitors to its old buildings, historic streets and cultural landmarks. Although it is the third largest city in Ecuador, Cuenca adopts a laid-back attitude and European atmosphere with inhabitants enjoying a beautiful climate and idyllic lifestyle, surrounded by spectacular urban scenery.

The city’s UNESCO World Heritage Site officially called the Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca, is the main attraction, containing both the Old and New Cathedral, a marbled masterpiece of Romanesque and Gothic style. There are numerous museums commemorating the vibrant history of the city including the Monastery of La Conception, containing old religious art, the Museum of the Aboriginal Cultures and the Museum of the Central Bank. Another World Heritage Site is the Ingapirca Ruins, ancient remnants of the Inca Empire just outside the city and there are also various lookouts, such as the Turi viewpoint in the south-east, that offer wonderful perspectives over Cuenca. Visitors can embrace the riverside walkway in the city centre by exploring the Barranco, a promenade along the River Tomebamba full of restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs providing both a lively daytime atmosphere and buzzing nightlife scene.

The main bus station of Cuenca is called Terminal Terrestre, reachable within a 20-minute walk from the city centre, which has long distance connections to other cities in Ecuador. The city also has an airport nearby, Mariscal Lamar Airport, and visitors can travel by car into Cuenca via the Pan-American Highway. Within the centre, visitors can easily walk to the sights, and local buses travel to the outer areas of the city.

Archaeologists discovered evidence of the original inhabitants of Cuenca dating back to the 9th century BC in the Cave of Chopsi, who likely used the fertile soil for agriculture and also made early style ceramics. The settlement was eventually taken by the Inca Empire and constructed a grand city, which was left in ruins by the time of Spanish colonisation. During the colonial era, the city grew rapidly and became independent in 1820 as one of the three capital provinces along with Quito and Guayaquil.

Cuenca travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Cuenca?

    One of the most popular hotels in Cuenca is Oro Verde Cuenca, which has been reviewed by 502 users and currently has a rating of 9.2/10. Other top-rated locations include Hotel El Conquistador and El Dorado Hotel, which have received 7.7/10 and 9.3/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near El Cajas National Park?

    Hosteria Dos Chorreras is a good hotel close to El Cajas National Park - it has scored 8.9 over 252 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Cuenca near Parque Calderon?

    For a good hotel near to Parque Calderon, consider Hotel El Conquistador - it is rated 7.7/10 from 505 HotelsCombined reviews.