Hostels in Cuenca, Ecuador

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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.

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?

A hostel in Cuenca costs on average $19 for a dorm. A hostel in Cuenca with private rooms costs on average $38. shows all 13 Hostels in Cuenca. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Mallki Hostel is the best hostel in Cuenca for families. compares prices for 13 hostels in Cuenca, Ecuador. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Cuenca such as
  • 13 hotels
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Alternative Hostels is the best rated hostel for partying in Cuenca.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Cuenca

Your Packing List for Cuenca

Pack smart, not hard

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

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:

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

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.
13 Total number of hostels
$19 Average dorm price
$38 Average private room price
$7 Cheapest hostel in Cuenca
Mochilier's Hostel is the cheapest
8 Party hostels in Cuenca
Alternative Hostels is the best rated
7.8 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Cuenca - from the Community

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