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  • Room Type:Entire Apartment
  • Bedrooms:0
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Max Guests:2
  • Min Stay:6
  • Pets Allowed:No
  • satellite tv
  • paper towels provided
  • soap/shampoo provided
  • garden
  • washing machine
  • balcony
  • high definition tv
  • high speed internet
  • refrigerator
  • housekeeping optional
  • clothes dryer
  • towels provided
  • patio
  • wireless internet
  • toaster
  • gas stove
  • microwave
  • freezer
  • linens provided
  • outdoor dining area
    FROM: $39 $273 $1170

    Studio with bedroom loft, historic Cuenca



    We have reconstructed a traditional rural adobe home in downtown Cuenca. Four large studio apartments surround a garden and interior cobblestone courtyard. This listing describes ‘Llama’, located on the second floor corridor, to the left at the head of the stairs in the lead FlipKey/Trip Adviser photo. Its twin, called 'Guanaco', is next door to the right. Pumamaqui Accommodations offers serenity and security, with the city just outside your door.
    Three features make Pumamaqui Accommodations extraordinary: A beautifully reconstituted adobe building with all new amenities; a quiet central courtyard that feels like an oasis in the bustle of the city; and proximity to all that the two Cuencas--historic and modern--have to offer.
    Rentals include broadband WiFi, cable TV, iron and ironing board, washer and dryer, garden with hummingbirds, private courtyard, with all utilities included.
    The owners are Stuart White, an ex-academic from the United States and alpaca rancher in Ecuador for 30 years, and his wife Patricia Espadero, a veterinarian and a Cuencana. We are eager for guests to have a memorable experience, and we will be available to help with suggestions about outings, local restaurants and cultural events.


      This listing has received an average rating of 5 from 2014

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