About this listing
This apartment is located on one of the busiest and safest streets in the heart of the historic center of Cuenca. Just 1 1/2 blocks from the famous center park and new cathedral. Walk to everything - great restaurants, museums, and markets.
The perfect location for exploring Cuenca's Historic Center. The apartment has a Magic Jack Plus installed for unlimited toll free calling to and from North America during your stay. Beautiful ceramic tile floors; custom built furniture; Gold Package Direct TV delivers many English channels and international news and sports (IE:CNN ESPN, BBC); extensive DVD library, fabulous ORGINAL works of art by internationally renowned Peruvian artists. Located just 1 1/2 blocks from Parque Calderon and the famous cathedral, and 1/2 block from Simon Bolivar language school. You will sleep like a baby here - the apartment is on the main floor and the back side of the building away from the roaring traffic, horns, alarms, and loud music from all the shops. A glass wall in the bedroom overlooks the little private patio with a mural custom designed/painted by the famous Ecudorian artist Ernesto Galaraza. The apartment is on the ground floor which means there are no widows to the street but the entire ceiling in kitchen, eating bar, and terrace are glass providing lots of natural light and ventilation. You will enjoy a top quality Teka glass cook top and electric oven; a full size stacking washer/dryer; a full size fridge with separate freezer; stainless steel cooking pots; toaster; coffee pot; microwave; nice dishes; glasses and utensils; 100% cotton linens and towels (imported from the US); hair dryer; and ironing board/iron. A 32' Sony Bravia TV and DVD player. Make video calls with friends and family via the Wireless Internet. A 30 gallon US style hot water tank, assures you will always have a hot shower. Beautiful cotton bathrobes are provided. There is a space heater for those chilly Cuenca mornings and evenings. Top quality decor and custom built furniture includes an excellent quality Queen size pillow top mattress in the bedroom. A sofa sleeper in the living room will accommodate another adult or two children. Apartment is not suitable for children under the age of 12...sorry. Weekly housekeeping services are provided for stays of more than 8 days. Basic supplies are provided to get you started such as laundry detergent, toilet paper, napkins, shampoo, soap, coffee filters and enough coffee for your first couple of mornings. Free pickup and transportation to the apartment from the Airport, Bus Station or Shuttle Office is provided on arrival date. Please note that there is one flight of stairs to access the apartment. A cell phone is available for use during your stay...just purchase minutes. Longer stays mean greater discounts - ask for rates. Minimum stay is 7 nights
Interaction with Guests
During your stay you may contact me via phone or email with any questions or if you need anything. I carry a smart phone with me at all times so can respond quickly.
The apartment is located in the heart of the city center where you can walk to almost anything. If you want to explore other areas of the city, taxi's and buses are inexpensive.
You are within walking distance to the main bus terminal if you would like to visit other cities. I also provide information for reasonably priced English speaking drivers that will take you wherever you would like to go.
Lock the front door upon entering and exiting after hours.
Absolutely no smoking in the apartment, patio or lobby of the building.
Turn off all lights AND HEATER when not in the apartment.
If cell phone or keys are lost an additional $50.00 fee will be charged at checkout.
Garbage should be left by the stairwell or with the doorman in the lobby. He will ensure it's stored until scheduled pickup times and dates.
Pets are not allowed.