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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Overall a nice hostel. It has hot showers and a good kitchen (Inc. Toasted sandwich maker). There is a lounge with sofas, TV and loads of dvds if you want them. I stayed in the dorm room, most the time it was empty. The beds...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our stay at Posada del Rio was actually fine until we had to check out. We were scrambling to get ready for a backpacking trip that day and got a little lost in the city, so we returned to the hostel about 1/2 hour after...More

Thank Morgan M
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Great location right in the old part of town. Close to restaurants and only a $2 taxi from the airport and bus terminal. Double bed mattresses could be a bit more comfortable. Adequate kitchen, lovely people running the hostel. Wifi only in kitchen and lounge...More

Thank NigelJulie1932
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Ok. First up the positives: Beds are comfy, the shared kitchen is handy and the location is great just off Calle Larga However, it's a very old building so the floorboards creak and so it can be a bit noisy inside. I also felt the...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Posada del Rio feels like home away from home. It's just a private house from a very friendly family, there are dormitories (8 USD) or private rooms (10 USD) with shared bathrooms. You can use the kitchen, nice homy livingroom, always someone to talk with,...More

Thank Swen W
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Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
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"Get a third floor room if you plan to be upstairs on the patio a lot so that you make less trips up and down..."
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"Never take the room next to the toilet."
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"Top floor."
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"Since this hostal is near to the main drag, it can be a bit loud at night. With ear plugs, the dorm room on..."
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