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Spacious and Modern with Stunning Views Of The City And Mountains from Each Room

Bedrooms 2
Space 111 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Weekly/ Monthly Rental Of A Beautiful, New Apartment, Sleeps 2 to 4 Guests

Located on the hill in the north side of El Centro, across from historical landmark Cristo Rei park and church, this executive apartment offers breathtaking view of the city and the Andes mountain range from the large windows in every room. See the magnificent views change from dawn to dusk, and in the evening, thousands of warms lights glimmer from below and in the distance. The 2 bedroom 1 office 2 bath apartment is fully furnished with beautiful, top quality furniture. The large kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and fully stocked with nice dinnerware and stemware. Rental includes utilities, cable, internet.

Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018

About Joe

I love Cuenca, its welcoming people and culture. Like so many people who have chosen to make this place their permanent home, I am sure I have made the right decision in buying this apartment.

Joe purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Joe chose Cuenca

The view from the building is absolutely stunning. Our realtor said: "There are some apartments in Cuenca with nice views, but to get an entire view of the city and all the mountains surrounding it, this is it!"

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is on the north side of El Centro, about 15 minute walk uphill from the Cathedral, or 10 minute walk downhill, or about $1.50 to $2.00 taxi ride. Being on the north side and on the hill, one can escape the downtown congestion, the exhaust from the buses, and the noise (honking) from the cars.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Cuenca

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 111 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • No parties. No smoking. No pets.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Bathroom 1 is in the hallway
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Bathroom 2 is connected to Bedroom 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , European queen, which is about 4 inches wider than US queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , European king, which is about 4 inches wider than US king
    Bedroom 3 - Bedroom 3 has been converted into an office with great view
  • Large windows with views of the city and mountains
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming


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Spacious and Modern with Stunning Views Of The City And Mountains from Each Room
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Excellent condo, good value, safe neighbourhood and location.

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautifully maintained and outfitted condo. It was clean, tastefully decorated, excellent cleaning supplies and equipment (or could hire someone to do so). Kitchen had an excellent assortment of dishes, cutlery, glasses, knives, pots & pans, etc. Located within relatively easy walking distance to the central square. Cabs were cheap and readily available if needed. The condo owner was responsive and helpful. He provided an excellent guidebook of resources, tips on things to see and do, nice restaurants, how to get around. Property Managers were superb - helpful, responsive and friendly. Could not ask for a nicer place to stay while in Cuenca.

  • Review Submitted: 03/02/2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful city and a perfect apartment

  • 5 of 5

We would come back and stay here again . Perfect location spectacular views !

  • Review Submitted: 09/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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At home In Cuenca

  • 5 of 5

We chose this appartement In Cuenca to feel at home in familiar surroundings for a week and to rest after a month of traveling in Peru.

Joe's apartment delivered beautifully. The apartment has a clean new feel with beautiful tile under foot and supersized windows overlooking the town, the kitchen is large and has everything you need to cook. Washing machine, dryer and dishwasher were so welcome! The bedrooms are light and airy and the beds very comfortable. Bathrooms are new and well equipped. Communication with the owner is really easy and Joe sends timely emails with all kinds of welcome information about the apartment, the town, the restaurants, things to do,etc...

The on site managers, Ron and Danica were also very helpful. We walked to everything in Manta. The center of the city is 10mn or less down the street and 15mn coming back because it is hilly. A taxi from the airport is $3. We went hiking to beautiful Cajas National Park with a guide from Terra Diversa. Don't miss it! We found many little restaurants for lunch in town that were very good and where people were friendly even with us not speaking Spanish.

All in all, this apartment provided us with a great base to explore Cuenca in North American comfort!

  • Review Submitted: 17/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous view , great location, gracious managers/hosts

  • 5 of 5

Apartment had everything we needed. Fully stocked kitchen, 2 bedrooms and study, lovely view of El Central old town from living room. Even a tv with sound bar, cable tv and a bunch of dvds for the days we cooked at home and had movie night. Had a grand time here.

  • Review Submitted: 26/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is a modern, stylish apartment in an impeccably-kept building just 10 minutes walk down to the historic centre (and a quick taxi ride back up). The kitchen is fully equipped. The view of the city from the living room windows is stunning. The property is managed by a friendly and very helpful Canadian couple living next door. There is a convenience store at street level and taxis can be easily hailed out front. In terms of amenities and convenience, it would be hard to imagine a better option in Cuenca.

  • Review Submitted: 28/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Modern fully equiped property walking distance to the historic center with a great view.

  • 4 of 5

The property is on the second floor of a new modern secure building located accross from an old church. As the property is on a hill it overlooks the historic center and has a great view of the domed cathedral and most of the city. On arrival we were greeted at the door by the propery managers, Danica and Ron, who are also your next door neighbours. They were kind enough to go with us to the historic center and show us where the mercado (market) was so we could get a few groceries. The apartment is quite spacious with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, fully equiped kitchen, living and dining room, and washer and dryer. It is about a 10-15 minute walk to The center of the historic district with many shops, restaurants, tiendas, churches and the flower market. We used this property as a base to explore other areas outside Cuenca such as Cajas National Park, Craft Making villages, Devil's Nose Train and the Inca ruins at Ingapirca. There are many restaurants within walking distance serving everything you might want. We came to love the many bakeries around serving up fresh baked breads, buns and great pastries.The owner was gracious enough to allow us an early check-in and a late check-out due to our flight times, thank you Joe! Joe also sent in advance of our arrival a package of information to help prepare us for our time in Cuenca including recommendations on tour providers. Communications and payments were easy. We would definately recommend this property to others.

  • Review Submitted: 07/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Mariscal Lamar Airport
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
El Dorado
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Cuenca

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
February to September
1 Feb 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$19 per night, per additional guest
October to February
1 Oct 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$19 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$19 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$191.14
Cleaning AU$63.71

Two weeks minimum stay during the holidays (Christmas and New Year).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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