|A Casa Naranja||Mariscal Lamar 10 38 & Padre Aguirre||HOSTEL||-|
|Casa del Barranco||Calle Larga 841 y Luis Cordero||Guesthouse||84|
|Casa Ordoez||Mariscal Lamar 859||HOTEL||-|
|Hostal Macondo||Tarqui 11-64 y Mariscal Lamar PO Box 597||Hostel||85|
|Hotel La Casona||Miguel Cordero 2124||Hotel||86|
|Hotel Tomebamba||Bolívar 11-19 General Torres||Hotel||-|
|Posada del Angel||Bolivar 14-11 y Estevez de Toral Cuenca-Ecuador||Hostel||-|
|Posada del Rio||Hermano Miguel 4-18||Guesthouse||81|
|Hosteria Primaveri||Azuay Cuenca Santa Isabel Valle de Yunguilla||Hostel||-|
|Villa Nova Inn||Paseo 3 de Noviembre 24-06 y Escalinatas||Guesthouse||88|
|Hostal Turista del Mundo||Calle Larga 579/ Hermano Miguel||GUESTHOUSE||84|
|Hostal Villa del Rosario||Honorato Vasquez 5-25 y Mariano Cueva||GUESTHOUSE||87|
|Alternative Hostels||Av. Huayna Capac y Casique Duma Esq.||HOSTEL||89|
|Hostal Hogar Cuencano||Hermano Miguel 4 36 and Calle Larga||HOSTEL||90|
|Casa Lloret||Carlos V 3-12 e Isabel la Catalica||HOTEL||-|
|Bauhouse Hostel & Bar||Benigno Malo 10-31 Gran Colombia||HOSTEL||-|
|Hostal el Monasterio||Padre Aguirre 7-24, 6th floor in front of Plaza San Francisco||GUESTHOUSE||-|
|Hostal Nomada||Espejo y Maldonado||GUESTHOUSE||-|
|Hostal Haro||Huayna Capac 3-76 y Sangurima||GUESTHOUSE||-|
|hostal yakumama||Luis Cordero 5-66 y Honorato Vasquez||HOSTEL||-|
|La Cigale||Honorato Vasquez 7-80||HOSTEL||-|
See also International Telephone Calls
The centre of most towns, cities and villages have telephone 'shops', advertised in the street as 'cabinas'. Go in, ask for a free phone booth and call. There is usually a digital display giving the cost (per second) of your call, whether local, national or international. Some mobile phone SIM cards of various networks have problems working in Ecuador - you can purchase a local network SIM (for an unlocked phone) for a few dollars in local mobile phone shops.
Correos del Ecuador is the national postal service of Ecuador. It's fairly reliable to send postcards and letters to other countries, though count on at least 5 days up to weeks for it to arrive. In general, postal services to North America are much faster than to other western countries. Prices start at around $1 (up to 20 grams), but rise steeply after that. You can get stamps at post offices or small shops/kiosks. Post offices generally are open from 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday and 8:00am to noon on Saturdays, although there are slight variations throughout the country. If you are going to send heavier post or post which has more value, it might be better to contact private courier companies like DHL, TNT, UPS or FedEx, which are generally about the same price and much faster!
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