El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca in Cuenca provides adults only accommodations with a terrace, a restaurant and a bar. The property is close to Old Cathedral, Cuenca New Cathedral and Abdon Calderón Park. Free WiFi and a tour desk are featured. At the hostel every room has a private bathroom with a shower. Popular points of interest near El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca include Pumapungo Museum, Tomebamba River and Museum of skeletons "Doctor Gabriel Moscoso". The nearest airport is Mariscal Lamar International Airport, 1.2 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Cuenca, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!


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Number of guests
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Mercado
    United States of America United States of America
    I loved the location. The rooftop area overlooking the plaza and view of Cajas was perfect. Rooms are nice sized and Tony was very helpful
  • Miran
    Malaysia Malaysia
    Very familiar atmosphere, perfect location! The owner Tony was very friendly and always open for good conversations, especially for travel tips and recommendations. Best stay in Cuenca for sure!
  • Marco
    Brazil Brazil
    The place is great. Great location as well, close to everything and also quiet at night. Tony is an excellent host, so helpful. The rooftop has a wonderful view, really good for chilling at the end of the day.

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • El Cafecito de la 9
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Amenities of El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs $5 per day.
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Smoke alarms
    • Safe
    • Adults only
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM


    Until 12:00 PM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children over 12 are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 12 and up are allowed)


    Pets are not allowed.

    Cash only

    This property only accepts cash payments.

    FAQs about El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca

    • Check-in at El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca has 1 restaurant:

      • El Cafecito de la 9

    • The prices at El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca is 1,650 feet from the center of Cuenca. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • El Cafecito Hostel Cuenca offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Themed dinners
      • Happy hour