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 9.1

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 8.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    19 Jan 2020
    I booked a room for one night but stayed longer. It’s a charming hostel in a great location close to points of interest and has fantastic staff. Tony and Danny were super helpful with tourism recommendations, and are very interesting cross-cultural people! Another highlight here is the terrace, which is amazing for socialising with other people staying at the hostel, has a well-stocked bar, a lovely kitchen, and a comfortable chilling area. Would definitely recommend staying here! Xx
    Spain, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    17 Jan 2020
    Amazing hostel and amazing owner! The hostel itself is so charming and right across the street from the market, and the rooftop is so peaceful. Big thanks to X for making this place feel like home, offering us tea on the rooftop when it's chilly in the morning or at night, and giving us so many recommendations. I'll definitely be back! Xx
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    13 Jan 2020
    Great experience here! Rooms were clean and comfortable. Great location with everything in walking distance. The owner, was extremely helpful and friendly. He helped us plan our days and gave us recommendations for our future travels. Family dinners at night, could check in super late, and a great rooftop with amazing views. Would definitely recommend staying here!
    USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 10.0


    12 Jan 2020
    Originally only booked 2 nights, ended up staying for 4 nights. If you're looking for a nice social hostel this is the right spot. Location is perfect right across the market and near many attractions from the city. The owner was very nice and helpfull in planning activities around Cuenca. The rooftop was a great common area with an amazing view and made it easy to meet other travelers. Highly recommend!
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    21 Dec 2019
    Definitely my favorite hostel I've stayed in in the 5 months I've been traveling in South America. If you are planning a trip to Cuenca, El Cafecito is a must!! Tony is just excellent. He is really helpful with things to do and places to visit in Cuenca, as well as the rest of Ecuador. Hostel is clean and there is a beautiful terrace area up top to relax. Rooms are comfortable and shower had great pressure. I spent Christmas here and Tony organised a hostel potluck lunch which was lots of fun.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    23 Jan 2020
    Great hostel! Beautiful location for sunset. Tony is very helpful when it comes to what to do. Recommend ✌
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    22 Jan 2020
    Great little hostel opposite one of the food markets - Tony is super helpful and the terrace has a beautiful view and is a great way to meet people. Tony gave us pointers for our own city tour, arranged a 5-course vegetarian dinner in the hostel and made trips to Cajas national park and Piedra Aqua spa easy with his advice. Would definitely recommend!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    30 Dec 2019
    Great location, good wifi on the rooftop terrace (also great views), very kind and accommodating staff. The manager Tony knows everything you need to know about traveling Cuenca or anywhere in Ecuador. Highly recommend for a night or for a week. Had a great stay. 😀
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    02 Jan 2020
    A very friendly environment. We had family style dinners that were well organised and T the owner is helpful and knowledgeable on the area surrounding, helping us to work out where to go next on our journey and helped us to organise it.
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 4.9


    09 Jan 2020
    Overall a deception. Close to buss station but about no restaurant around for dinner. The floors and stairs we’re old craking wood, woke us up each time somebody was passing by. The bed didn’t looked that clean, ok regarding confort. The bathroom looked dirty, mirror tilted to the sided, no paper toilet. The only up is the terasse, but it is not worth it if you ask me.
    Canada, Male, 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