10 Hostels in Cuenca, Équateur

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Cuenca, Équateur. You can choose from 10 Cuenca hostels. In total, there are 34 cheap places to stay in Cuenca such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $5 for a dorm.

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Cuenca Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Cuenca, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Cuenca


(Mochilier's Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Cuenca


(Pepe's House is the best rated)

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Cuenca for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Cuenca for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Cuenca? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Cuenca alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Cuenca. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Cuenca (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Cuenca here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
San cristobal San cristobal (20 Km / 12 mi.)
Canoa Canoa (42 Km / 26 mi.)
Alausi Alausi (79 Km / 49 mi.)
Pallatanga Pallatanga (100 Km / 62 mi.)
Portete Portete (106 Km / 66 mi.)
Canelos Canelos (117 Km / 73 mi.)
Loja Loja (123 Km / 77 mi.)

FAQ about Cuenca Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Cuenca. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Cuenca. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Cuenca Hostels

A hostel in Cuenca costs on average $12 for a dorm. A hostel in Cuenca with private rooms costs on average $25.

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Pepe's House is the best rated hostel for partying in Cuenca.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Cuenca - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Cuenca

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Cuenca and Équateur.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for Cuenca