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Hostal Alternative

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  • Excellent65%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twin room at top of building. Clean and comfortable beds. Spotless bathroom facilities with excellent hot shower. Lovely light communal areas. Helpful staff. Only reason it’s not five stars is the breakfast which was included in our room rate.Exactly the same five mornings running -...More

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Response from Xavier A, Gerente at Hostal AlternativeResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the contribution, we will consider it. Regards. Xavier Alvarez

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I can confirm that the hot showers are one of the best we had in Latin America. The kitchen is well-equipes as well and the staff speaks a word or two English and is friendly. Our double-room was a tad small though. And the breakfast...More

1  Thank Marco N
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Not great but okay that the way I feel about the hostel. The hostel is very clean and feels pretty new but on some points they have the opportunity to make the experience better. The water was not consistent so sometimes it was warm /...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

As I m travelling with my motorcycle I always have the problem with parking in a secure place at night. I arrived very late and the host attended me beautifully showing me all the facilities and allowing me to park at their secure garage next...More

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The Hostel is incredibly clean, nice rooms and bathrooms. Good kitchen and common areas. Staff is nice and helpful. We really enjoyed our stay. Don't have more to say but apparently I had to say a few more words..

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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"The best rooms are not on the ground floor, because the ground floor rooms does not have windows, so..."
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"The upstairs rooms are the best"
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"The bathroom upstairs is the best one!"
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"clean and comfortable, easy access to touristic places in Cuenca, pleasant experience for fair price"
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