Hotel Victoria

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Friendly, family-owned hotel set on a hillside overlooking the river. The building is a restored Republican era mansion with authentic Ecuadorian features.

The friendly, family-owned Hotel Vitoria is set on a hillside, a stroll away from the main square of Cuenca and overlooking the river. The building is a restored Republican era mansion with authentic Ecuadorian features.

Rooms are simply but stylishly decorated, with polished wood predominating, and many have wonderful views. Some even have a private terrace from which to enjoy them.

There is bar and very well regarded restaurant. The staff enjoy a reputation for friendliness and helpfulness. 

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What our clients say

  • Beautiful building, spacious accommodation, good (though limited choice) breakfasts. Great location.

    JG, Sevenoaks
  • "Very good service at reception and in the restaurant."

    SB, Craven Arms
  • "Excellent hotel with very good service in an ideal position."

    HA, Downham Market
  • "Nice restaurant, friendly staff spoilt a little by noise from lift that ran by the room"

    DB, London
  • "Good position, overlooking river, and with a garden at the back. Location good for city walk."

    JL, Winchester
  • Lovely room. Helpful staff, but lighting was appalling in room. Take a torch!

    EG, Dorking
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Our expert's view

Jamie Swan
Jamie Swan - Product & Marketing

Jamie backpacked across Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil before joining us; he has a degree in politics and is also a keen sportsman..

I love the quirkiness of this hotel, you can feel the history of the building with alcoves, balconies and overhangs everywhere. The location is second to none, overlooking the river to one side (the restaurant offers great views) and the bustling colonial streets to the front, it makes exploring this beautiful city very easy.


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