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Casa San Rafael

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Casa San Rafael is an amazing place to stay. The rooms are so well decorated, wide and spacious with perfect views out of the city. The breakfast is delicious with big portions. The staff is nice an friendly. In Casa Rafael you will feel like home !

Thank Johanna P
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel building is an old house with wooden floors and a beautiful courtyard. The rooms were clean but not very big, we first were in the top rooms without any windows but changed then to another one (I suggest you room 203). The girl from the reception was very kind and also helped us to make reservations for restaurants....

Thank Gregor K
Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful boutique hotel in historic district Wonderful staff who bent over backwards to make our stay enjoyable! Comfortable room with a small balcony Great sitting area on the 2nd floor with a fireplace Healthy breakfast included in room price

Thank Jill N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa San Rafel is really a place to feel like home, the Hostel is centraly located with great views out the city. The rooms are spacious and clean. The breakfast is very tasty prepared with local ingredients. Perfect choice!

Thank Alicia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to visit Cuenca because everbody told us many things about . We booked a local flight and spent 3 days there. Casa San Rafael hosted us for 2 nights. The Hostel is centrally located, the rooms are very clean with nice views of the city. We had a great time at this Hostel!

Thank Charlote W
Surf City, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stayed at Casa San Rafael for nearly one week during a recent exploration of Ecuador. Although our first night's room was just outside the lobby/breakfast area due to availability, the front desk attendant had told us upon check in that we would be able to move on our second day to a better room. The breakfast each morning was...

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

In our short visit to Ecuador, we decided at the end of our trip to go to see Cuenca in 2 days, so we decided to arrange a flight and a place to stay. We decided to stay in Casa San Rafael. The rooms are clean with great views of the city. The owner was so friedly that was the...

Thank Nicole M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a good B&B. It's conveniently located in the historical centre of Cuenca. Price are reasonable and the staff is generally friendly. Decent wi-fi connection On the other side our room was a bit dark and the breakfast could be better with more choice. Overall is not bad, but could be better

Thank Gubias
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We decided to stay at this Hostel because the great reviews. The Hostel is central located with great views of the city. The rooms are wide and spacious, hot water, wifi works perfectly. The people at the Hostal are nice, they always tried to make us fell like home. Higly recommend !

Thank Hilary N
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed here for three nights on a recent visit to Cuenca. Overall, we were satisfied, but there were some quirks that you should be aware of. First the good. The hotel's location is excellent, right in the heart of the historic center, within easy walking distance of lots of attractions, restaurants, and markets. The hotel is located in a...

Thank DMinnich

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa San Rafael is the brainchild of a Cuencan family, that invites you to share the special warmth manifested in every corner of a charming heritage house of Cuenca, staffed by the extended family of the owners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa San Rafael

Address: Bolivar 5-05 y Mariano Cueva, Cuenca 593, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: $67 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Casa San Rafael 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Cuenca
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cuenca
#2 Best Value Hotel in Cuenca
#3 Business Hotel in Cuenca
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“Great place to stay if you want to walk and take in the historic district!”
 of 5 bubbles JillN194, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a window!”
 of 5 bubbles Santiago1586, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“any room on the second or third floor is nice. There is no elevator, so that is something to consider.”
 of 5 bubbles HollyM152, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Had rooms on both sides and both were excellent. Modern facilities in a historic building.”
 of 5 bubbles hewlpac, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“One or two rooms face the interior courtyard, and do nor have exterior windows. They are not bad at all, but make sure they make you aware.”
 of 5 bubbles marcorE2027CS, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
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