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“More than a place to stay - I can't gush enough!"”
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From the courtyard, loft studio 'Guanaco' is on the right of the balcony
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From the courtyard, loft studio 'Guanaco' is on the right of the balcony
The living area and kitchen below, the bedroom loft above Beyond the kitchen is the living area with recessed lighting
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10 reviews
From the courtyard, loft studio 'Guanaco' is on the right of the balcony
The living area and kitchen below, the bedroom loft above
Beyond the kitchen is the living area with recessed lighting
Bathrooms are tiled, new and elegant.
A view from the kitchen towards the courtyard
The bedroom loft has a queen bed, end tables, lamps and an ample closet.
Kitchens are fully equipped.
The cobblestone courtyard is marked by a Spanish motif
Pumamaqui courtyard and garden
The courtyard garden attracts hummingbirds.
An entrance to the art gallery, Pumamaqui Galerías
Niches in Pumamaqui Galerías
Stairs to the upper level of Pumamaqui Galerías
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Cuenca, Azuay Province

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JudyLGold...
Santa Fe, Argentina
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“More than a place to stay - I can't gush enough!"”
Reviewed July 25, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Staying at Stuart White's accommodations was more than a clean, highly functioning and comfortable stay. It was a living experience par excellence. We stayed in two of the four high quality units, each with all the conveniences and a well-equipped kitchen. The location is ideal for walking to the center of town - Plaza del Calderon - and down to the river, the walking paths, Parque de la Madre, mercados and beyond. My husband is an artist -landscapes and townscapes - and found Cuenca ideal. We stayed for 7 weeks and felt each time we turned the key to the beautifully cared for courtyard that we were home. Each time new visitors came to stay we felt the family had expanded - whether we conversed or not. We like our privacy and yet, found ourselves enjoying the exchanges with fellow travelers. The undercurrent to the whole experience was Stu (and his family) who is one of the most genuine, generous and fascinating individuals we have ever had the pleasure to encounter. When my husband and I were reviewing the highlights of our 4 and a half month time in Ecuador, then Peru, he said, and I concurred, hands down - the top of the list was Stuart White. Stay here and you will have the opportunity to be enlightened in many ways.

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Liked best: Owner, location, fellow travelers, the unit itself
Liked least: little noisy on weekends, as the location is currently in the heart of nightlife. But, then again, it's South America where activity is a buzz
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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mikeandj0...
Boulder, Colorado
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“We enjoyed every aspect of this lodging.”
Reviewed May 27, 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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We stayed for 30 days in three different apartments due to our late reservation. We enjoyed every unit as well as the beautiful green courtyard. The location in the historic district was perfect for us. All the appointments were very clean, functional, and high quality. What enhanced our stay was the kindness and cordiality of Stuart White the owner/manager. He made certain that everyone was welcomed, introduced to other visitors, and well informed of their surroundings. Being a scientist he has a great amount of knowledge to share from his 35 years of environmental and habitat experience in the Azuay Province. We hope to return soon.

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