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Hostal Turista del Mundo

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victoria
Reviewed 26 October 2013

I stayed at Turista del Mundo for six weeks this summer when I returned to Cuenca. I lived in Cuenca for a year previously and also spent time in this hostal then. The owners, Wilson and Esperanza are amazing, super friendly and helpful. They live across the street and are always ready to help you with anything you might need....

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Reviewed 23 October 2013

I was attacked inside my room at night in this hostel. They assaulted me, tried to steal my camera then broke it instead. The person was a long time resident and friends with the owner so although there were tons of witnesses and I went to the police the owner interfered and covered for the attacker. The owner promised to...

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Quito
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We stayed in the top floor in the corner with a view of the river. The room was typical of a $7 per night hotel in Ecuador. There were a few other guests, but noise wasn't a problem. The kitchen was adequate. The owner was super nice and accommodating. Highly recommend for a cheap stay.

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Good location Our room was large and airy with plenty of windows and clean. We went for the shared bathroom and had no problems at all. I can understand that it could be a bit noisy should the other customers begin to kick off but we had a very comfortable stay. Lots of room in the courtyard to change the...

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Reviewed 25 February 2013

I really wanted to like this place. Winston, the owner is such a nice man, but there's no noise control here. Unfortunately, I cut my stay short by one day because of a group of drunken partiers. They made all kinds of noise throughout the early morning hours and my attempts to get them to shut up just seemed to...

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 28 January 2013

I stayed here 2 times for a week. One week I had a nice room with private bathroom for $10 and another week a great room (big and good view) with shared bathroom for $7. The place is relatively quiet. Wifi excess all over the place, nice views, kitchen, very friendly and helpfull hostal owners. Best place for my budget...

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Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed 27 January 2013

A great little hostel. I lived here for two weeks while taking Spanish classes at Amauta (just a few blocks up the road). Good private room for $6/night, a decent kitchen (no stove, but clean), Wi-Fi (best on upper floors), and shared bathroom (some with a little mold on the shower curtains), and two excellent common rooms with an outstanding,...

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Reviewed 22 December 2012

We stayed at Hostal Turista del Mundo for a week in November 2012. Although the amenities are basic, the room was clean and the rate included towels and soap. (We paid about $20/night for a room with a double bed and private bathroom.) The two common areas on the top floor offer picturesque views overlooking Cuenca and the Tomebamba River....

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Sydney
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We had a great stay at Hostal Turista del Mundo. It is an excellent location, right in Calle Larga, where there are a number of good restaurants and bars. Wilson and his wife were possibly the happiest hostal owners we have ever met! Very cheerful at all hours of the day and night, and willing to help and provide info...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 22 October 2012

The Hostal is very central, rooms are basic but clean. Don't expect a comfy hostel: the common areas are unfortunately not very cozy: the kitchens and the common bathrooms are not clean. There are some basic cutlery and dishes in the kitchen, but you basically have to fight for a mug. The owners are basically absent (they live in the...

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Additional Information about Hostal Turista del Mundo

Address: Calle Larga 579 / Hermano Miguel, Cuenca, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
Price Range: ₹ 917 - ₹ 1,769 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“room overlooking the river........”
 of 5 bubbles cindyb914, 25 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't be on the third floor by the bathroom!”
 of 5 bubbles tylero971, 13 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the backside (especially on the top floor) have better views of the city and tend to be more quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles A2469UVericm, 25 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Don't go here if you want a warm shower and a place to relax in the evenings.”
 of 5 bubbles emilysL3022QQ, 3 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor facing the river have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles rockymountainkim, 22 Dec 2012 | Read review
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