"VILLA NOVA HAS BEEN LIKE HOME!The staff is always pleasant; friendly, and so helpfull. The location is wonderfull, with the sound of the river, great views and easy access to all activities. Showers are hot, rooms are very clean and someone is always on duty to make sure premises are secure. We highy recommend VILLA NOVA!!!! " --Laura Harper and Sandra Venn (U.S.A- sept 19, 2012)
"WHAT AN UNEXPECTED PLEASURE! Villa Nova with spectacular views of the river and probably the best hotel staff encountered in my 23 years of travel" --Susan Rico (Agoust 16, 2012)
"THANK YOU FOR YOUR HOSPITALITY! This hotel is so sweet & quaint. Thanks for the great hot water pressure in the shower! Your staff is kind & helpful. Love having Wi-Fi." -- Teresa from Tennessee (May 9, 2012)
"THE STAFF WAS AWESOME AND COULDN´T DO ENOUGH FOR ME! ...Thank you all for a wonderful stay. -- Darlyn Einarsson, USA (March 28, 2o12)
"GREAT PLACE! -- We loved the location & the Staff. We were grateful for all the help we received. Thank you," -- Sarah & Tom Jensen, Maine, USA (March 2, 2012)
"A truly WONDERFUL CITY & A GREAT HOTEL, perfectly situated above the fast flowing Rio Tomebamba with no traffic noise. The Staff have all been 'SO' very helpful¨" -- Gordon the Gringo, USA (March 1, 2012)
"I LOVE STAYING HERE in my great room with only the sounds of the river. :)" -- Linda, California, USA (December 3, 2011)
"Thank you for the GREAT TIME we spent here! Hope to see you again soon!" -- Zoltan & Angelica, USA (November 13, 2011)
"THE MOST HELPFUL AND LIKEABLE STAFF I HAVE EVER MET. MUCHAS GRACIAS!" -- Unsigned (September 22, 2011)
"LOVELY HOTEL! We really had a good stay with a clean room and good service. We recommend this place to anyone who visits Cuenca.¨ -- Picke & Morlano, The Netherlands (August 9, 2011)
"GREAT VISIT! Top notch service! We will surely be back. Go Sox!" -- Derek & Clara Estes, Chicago, Illinois ¡UN GRUPO BUENISIMO!
"As a world traveler for the last 10 years I can say the staff at Villa Nova Inn are the best! WE LOVE THE HOTEL AND STAFF! FIVE STAR TREATMENT ALL THE WAY!" -- Tyson, USA (May 19, 2011)
"WE HAD SUCH A GOOD TIME! OMG!!! These guys are so, so amazing. We really appreciate everything." -- Otheno, Japan (May 19, 2011)
"GREAT STAFF! They are so nice and friendly and helped us find our lost luggage. GREAT ROOMS! THANK YOU SO MUCH!" -- J.S., Australia
"VERY FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL STAFF! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND VILLA NOVA INN!" -- R.C., United Kingdom
"THANK YOU FOR A MEMORABLE STAY IN CUENCA. The Staff is very warm, friendly & accomodating." -- H & M, New York, NY, USA
"WHAT A WONDERFUL PLACE! THE SERVICE IS AMAZING, THE LOCATION IS PERFECT. Best shower so far in Ecuador. We will definitely recommend Villa Nova to everyone heading to Cuenca....Thank you very much for a wonderful stay." -- T., A, & B., Vancouver, Canada (December 2010)
"THE ROOMS WERE FANTASTIC. THE STAFF IS WONDERFUL. I will definitely recommend this hotel to all my friends. Thank you for all your help and your friendly attitude." -- GA & P, Texas (December 23, 2010)
"THANK YOU FOR A GREAT WEEK AT THE HOTEL. We thought the room was perfect & so was the location!" -- The Schren Family, Philadelphis, PA, USA
"STAY AT THE VILLA NOVA! We spent a week at the Villa Nova in September 2010. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. The location can't be beat. We extended our stay twice....We loved the whole experience." 5 Stars for Value! Location! Cleanliness! Service! Sleep Quality! 4 Stars for Rooms! - Springfield, MO (September 27, 2010)
"GREAT RIVER VIEW! Great location and a very helpful staff that speak English in a country where very few people can speak or understand any English. You have free wi-fi, cable TV and plenty of hot water where that alone can be a luxury. Cross the river and walk through a beautiful park to a Super Maxi supermarket and a multi-screen first run movie theatre." 5 Stars for Service! Sleep Quality! 4 Stars for Rooms! Location! Cleanliness! - Bismarck, ND (July 7, 2010)
"EXCELLENT PLACE TO STAY! This is a great place for a great price. Rooms and bathrooms are big and very clean. We had a river view and it was very peaceful and quaint. The staff are very friendly and very helpful. The place includes free breakfast at a restaurant next door that serves excellent coffee and rolls. We will definitely stay here again when we go back to Cuenca. Thanks!" 5 Stars for Value! Rooms! Cleanliness! Service! 4 Stars for Location! Sleep Quality! - Austin, TX (July 4, 2010)
"IDEAL PLACE IN CUENCA! Stayed for 6 nights...clean & comfortable...convenient location...really great staff....All in all a tremendous value for the price. We plan to stay there again on our next visit to Cuenca." 5 Stars Value! Location! Cleanliness! Service! 4 Stars for Rooms! Sleep Quality! - York, PA (October 20, 2010)
AND NOW A FEW WORDS FROM THE STAFF:
Tired of noisy hotels and high prices?....
Are you looking for peace and quiet at a low, affordable price, and the convenience of being mere steps away from the best restaurants, bars, galleries and happenings in Ecuador's cultural and artistic center?....
Welcome to Cuenca´sVilla Nova Inn. Nestled along the banks of the Tomebamba River and the scenic Barranco at the foot of historic “Old Town” Cuenca, VNI offers 11 tastefully-appointed rooms with private baths and showers with endless instant hot water and new premium cable connected TVs.
Enjoy your complimentary breakfast – prepared with only the finest fresh ingredients - right on the terrace or delivered to your room. Sit on the terrace, overlooking the rushing river, while waiting for your experienced local guide to lead you on one of our many exciting tours – perhaps a walking exploration of the colonial charms of Cuenca, or a visit to the Inca ruins of Ingapirca, or bird-watching in one of our many local or surrounding National parks.
Villa Nova Inn also offers discounted lunches and dinners at the Sakura Restaurant, famed for its steaks, fish, chicken, sushi, and other Japanese delicacies artfully prepared just a few steps down river from our front door. We are a highly trained, multi-lingual professional staff who currently speak English, Spanish, & Dutch. We ensure you a comfortable restful stay while you experience the wonders of the Ecuadorian Andes and the old world charm of this World Cultural Heritage City.