Hotel Carvallo is a historic home, built in the late 19th century and recently transformed into a boutique hotel. Its will serve as a charming home base for your exploration of historic Cuenca.
- 3:00 p.m. check in
- 12:00 p.m. check out
- Free Breakfast
- Restaurant in Hotel
- Wireless Internet
You can quickly walk from the hotel to several of the area’s top attractions, strolling past a wide variety of cafés and restaurants along the way. A few blocks south of the hotel, you’ll come to the tree-lined Parque Calderón. On one side, you’ll see the Old Cathedral, a 16th century church that serves as a religious art museum. On the other side of the park, you’ll see the New Cathedral (also known as La Catedral de la Inmaculada). Stop by to see stunning façade and stained glass windows. Go a short distance west of the hotel to the Plaza de San Francisco, a grassy spot usually full of vendors selling trinkets and weavings. Walking south, you’ll come to the banks of the Río Tomebamba, an idyllic spot where you can see the city’s most attractive colonial architecture.
Hotel Caravallo is built in a square, with rooms framing a large central foyer. The lobby and the large hall provide plenty of open space for guests to socialize. In the courtyard, the high ceiling gives a strong impression of old world elegance. If you’d like a little quiet time, retire to the hotel’s reading room.
Carpeting in the rooms make the accommodations feel snug, and air conditioning keeps the hotel the right temperature. Furniture and amenities reflect the historic feel of the rest of the house. Rooms at Hotel Caravallo have private bathrooms, equipped with bathtubs and hair dryers.
You’ll be able to access the hotel’s Wi-Fi from the communal spaces and the guest rooms. Your room will also have a cable TV, and a telephone that can make international calls. All the rooms are kept immaculate with daily house keeping. Keep your clothes fresh with the hotel’s laundry service. The hotel can also provide basic first aid.
An ample breakfast buffet is included in your stay. You can have your eggs and omelets cooked to order. If you’re in a hurry, you can request a boxed lunch. There’s also a 24-hour café, and 24-hour room service.