Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

El Cafecito Flashpackers hostel with Rooftop location in the heart of Cuenca.

Rooftop with an amazing view of the city and the surrounding mountains.
Fresh food market (Mercado 9 Oct) across the street and a short walk to the main plaza of Ceunca.

Sunset Cocktails

5 course vegetarian family style group dinner, all freshly made without cans or microwave, available to hostel guest and other traveller

Reception 8;00 to 24:00
Check in 2 pm
Check out 12 noon

We only accept cash on arrival (sorry, no credit cards)
Minimum stay 1 night
we only accept persons 18yrs or older

Towel rental $2
Day rate $5
taxes included View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.3

  • Facilities 8.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    17 Sep 2020
    Lovely place to stay. The owner was very welcoming and friendly. Safe area and close to a fruit market and shops. I would highly recommend. Room was clean and the view at the top floor was beautiful and there was a hammock to relax on. amazing place to stay if your in Cuenca!:)
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    07 Mar 2020
    Great hostel! The staff is super helpful and knowledgable, the location is A++, and we really enjoyed our time here.
    Norway, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    16 Feb 2020
    Tony was incredible in helping me plan my trip around Ecuador! He has so many great recommendations and is always willing to help. The view from the rooftop is unbeatable
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    17 Feb 2020
    This was home from home with Tony, the perfect host. Tony is a mine of information and will give you good advice and guidance. This comes with a What's App message that icludes his city tour advice. The location is perfect on a large square, just 15 minutes walk from the bus terminal and 5 minutes from the Central Square. There is no breakfast available, but can be got within a minute from the hostel in the local market and in the Cafecito cafe across the square. Great roof top lounge and bar!
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    14 Feb 2020
    Great little hostel in Cuenca! Stayed for a few nights met some really great people and the owner helped me out with advice and tips for the rest of my trip!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    04 Feb 2020
    I had a lovely stay at El Cafecito Hostel. I am relatively new to solo travel, so it meant a lot to me that I felt right at home as soon as I arrived at this hostel. There were tons of seasoned travelers, almost all traveling solo. I made some new friends, got excellent tips from the owner and volunteers, and spent a lot of time mingling. I would highly recommend this hostel. Thank-you El Cafecito!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    31 Jan 2020
    The rooftop was incredible! I only stayed here for one night, but it was clean and comfortable. The bunk rooms didn't have locks so the only way to keep your things "secure was to give it to the staff to lock up in the office. They were kind enough to hold our bags for the day while we went exploring.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    20 Feb 2020
    Great host that knows alot about Ecuador and where to go in Cuenca. Even just the introduction to the hostal was filled with a wealth of knowledge and suggestions. The patio has a wonderful view with a hammock. The dorm room has bunk beds and no lockers so take your chances there. Also mattress was not comfortable. So its a bargain for knowledge but comfort and safety of belongings is not the priority of this hostal.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    11 Mar 2020
    It's a cool hostel with perfect location and good atmosphere. Tony is a good hostess and can help you a lot with the city information. But i've stayed 5 days at a dorm room and the room was never cleaned, also, the wifi just work at the rooftop bar, which as cozy place. Also, it's forbidden to take beer from outside, you have to but at the hostel and it's quite expensive, besides that, the hostel is good and worth it.
    Brazil, Male, 25-30
  • 6.3


    22 Feb 2020
    The room was not clean and the place was located in a dangerous neighborhood
    Ecuador, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Towels Not Included
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant