11 Best Hostels in Cuenca

11 Best Hostels in Cuenca

Cuenca, a beautiful city nestled in the mountains of central Ecuador, is a UNESCO World Heritage site that attracts thousands of tourists every year. Known for its colonial architecture, breathtaking landscapes, and rich history, Cuenca is a must-visit destination in South America.

Here are the best hostels in Cuenca.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Cuenca

  1. Guillerminas - best for Solo Traveller
  2. El Cafecito Hostel - best for Older travelers (+50), Party Hostel, Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  3. Pepe's House - best for Party Hostel
  4. Mochilier's Hostel - best for Digital Nomads, Family-Friendly Hostel, Groups (10+ people), Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  5. Alternative Hostels - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller
  6. Selina Cuenca - best for Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller
  7. Mallki Hostel - best for Family-Friendly Hostel, Solo Traveller
  8. Ñañas Hostel
  9. Wild Incas Hostel - best for Solo Traveller
  10. Wild Monkey Hostel - best for Solo Traveller
  11. Hostal Yakumama - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller

How much are hostels in Cuenca?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Cuenca

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Cuenca

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Full List of best Hostels in Cuenca

On the map: Hostel Locations in Cuenca

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Cuenca. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

🏆 Overall Best Hostel:


🙋‍♀️ Female Solo-Traveler:

Selina Cuenca

🤹 Solo-Traveler:


👨‍👩‍👦 Family Hostel with Kids:

Mochilier's Hostel

🎉 Party Hostel:

El Cafecito Hostel

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Cuenca: Guillerminas

This is the overall best rated hostel in Cuenca. The overall rating is 9.4. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at Guillerminas starts from $11.59.

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#1 Best Hostel in Cuenca

FAQ about Cuenca Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Cuenca. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Cuenca costs $11 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Cuenca costs $38. (based on Hostelz.com price comparison)
The only website listing all 17 Hostels in Cuenca is Hostelz.com. We are a specialized hostel price comparison.
Mochilier's Hostel is the best hostel in Cuenca for families.
Selina Cuenca is the best rated hostel in Cuenca for female solo travellers.
Hostelz.com compares prices for 17 hostels in Cuenca, Ecuador. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Cuenca such as
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El Cafecito Hostel is the best hostel for partying in Cuenca.

It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

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