Mansion Alcazar

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Peaceful and refined boutique hotel in a restored colonial mansion, bedecked with period furnishings, chandeliers and tapestries.

The peaceful Mansion Alcazar Hotel is located just a few blocks from Cuenca's main square. The main building's architectural details have been retained and restored, and the period furnishings, chandeliers and tapestries help show them off to great effect.

There are 23 rooms and suites in total, split between three separate buildings. Those in the main building are individually furnished in a classic colonial style; those in the garden enjoy a peaceful setting, more contemporary touches, and a little extra space; while those at the rear of the property are ultra-modern, with added mod-cons, much more space and a very different design.

There is a bar and lounge set around a central fountain with a reading room and the garden to the rear, and a formal dining room where gourmet meals are served. Hotel facilities include a champagne lounge (high tea also served) and library. Clients praise the friendly staff who make for a sociable stay.

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What our clients say

  • “Hotel made the stay special - excellent facilities and service.”

    MP, London
  • A stunning hotel with beautiful interior and gardens where we were promised that we'd see hummingbirds but didn't. The bedroom was quite small but very well kept. The dining room…

    RW, London
  • Beautiful period house, a little overloaded maybe with antiques but lovely garden.

    MW, London
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Heloise Buxton Travel Expert Heloise started her Latin American journey as an exchange student in Santiago, Chile. With extended summer holidays this was the perfect opportunity to backpack through Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Brazil.


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