The town of Cuenca, Spain is a jaw-dropping sight. Dramatically perched on a limestone spur above the Jucar and Huecar rivers, with its famous Casas Colgadas or “hanging houses” clinging to towering, rocky slopes, Cuenca is one enticing medieval town in Spain. With its ancient mansions and beautiful cobblestone lanes, this mesmerizing medieval old town is an equally exciting, romantic, and energizing travel destination. Top tourist attractions are the exquisite Cuenca Cathedral, the arresting San Pablo Bridge, and the mind-blowing hanging houses. So, if you want to escape to a place filled with beauty, mystery and friendly locals, then book a stay in Cuenca at one of these top Airbnb vacation rentals.
At this place, you will feel right at home thanks to the gracious host. Located on a quiet tree-lined street along the Jucar River, this colorful room offers pretty accents, a comfy double bed, and stylish furnishings. This room also has TV, WiFi, a wardrobe, desk, and welcome chocolates. The bathroom is clean and well-stocked with lots of bath amenities, along with a soothing rainfall shower. At breakfast time enjoy juice, fresh milk, coffee/tea, bread, or muffins. But. the real winner is the homemade biscuits and homemade jam prepared by the host! The area has wonderful trails that lead you through splendid rock and green landscapes, and a view of the river. Trails also lead to the medieval old town center. Last, but not least, a supermarket, vegetable shops, bar, restaurants and a bakery are also nearby.
Bed&Breakfast in the enchanted cityCuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Top guest reviewsthe room was light and lively full of colorbeautiful fresh flowers all over the apartmentwe were greeted by a breakfast of muffins toast coffee teas and fruit every morningwe slept well and the breakfast was lovelywe also enjoyed being able to cook in eva's modern kitcheneverything is very clean and well maintainedthe room is clean and comfortableher bathroom is clean and feels like a hotelher flat was clean quiet and comfortablethe room was spotlessly clean and the bed was extremely comfortable
Host:eva was a wonderful hosteva was a perfect hostthay are very kind and make us feel at homeshe was very kind to let me use her washing machine to do the laundryeva is a very good hostRead more reviewsplus the location is wonderfullocated in a beautiful part of town and close to the local bus routeit was an ideal place to staylocation is great and its easy to walk into the centre if you are fairly fitfabulous location near incredible hikes shops and old-city
Found in the heart of old town, on the banks of the Huecar river, is this wonderful and recently refurbished 2 bedroom apartment. This lodging, in a century-old historic building, provides spectacular views and stylish comfort. It is obvious this place is decorated with love, care, and an artistic flair. Guests will be within walking distance of the old town, including the major tourist sites. Free parking is available on the street. The host is warm, responsive, and attentive. Best of all, delicious homemade cookies are even provided!
Cozy apartment in the ancient city of CuencaCuenca, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Top guest reviewsthe beds and couch were really comfortablecomfortable king-size bed with single large mattress (two equal bedrooms living room kitchenette)comfortable beds & fully equipped kitchennot mentioned is the great view from kitchen and family roomvery quiet and comfortable accommodation with good views from the kitchen and living roomeverything is clean and cosyvery clean and cozy apartmentvery clean and warmit was very clean and comfortablethe apartment was very clean and comfortable
Host:adrian went beyond the call of duty and was the perfect hostthe host was friendly and helpfuladrian is a most wonderful hostadrian was very helpful and lovelyadrian and his family were very welcoming and helpful hostsRead more reviewscute little apartment on an excellent locationexcellent location in the walled cityadrians place is wonderful close to everythingadrian's place was in good location in the old town close to main attractionsgreat location in the old city and quick walk to main walking trails and sights on the city
This sleek one bedroom apartment is in the old town district near several tourist spots, such as Plaza Mayor, Cuenca Cathedral, and a few museums. The apartment balcony offers splendid views of the neighborhood and sights of local festivities and processions that pass under the balcony. The living room features comfy furnishings and a nice ambiance. The bathroom is tidy and sports a natural stone decor and a hydro-massage shower. The kitchen is ultra-modern, nicely arranged, and replete with every up-to-date appliance, including a washing machine. The bedroom is cozy, with a cushy double bed and very polished bedding.
APTO DE DISEÑO EN CASCO ANTIGUO (CERCA ZONA TAPEO)Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Top guest reviewsbedroom separate from the main room and nice to have a proper balcony and french doorsit's very clean and quietthe apartment is very clean and designed with a lot of taste highlighting the historic elementsthe flat is very modern and cleanit is neat compact clean and very stylish
Host:vanessa was gracious lovely and very helpfulvanessa was super helpful giving recommendations for food and activities that weren't in our guide bookvanessa is a very friendly host that gives you a lot of tips and information about the cityRead more reviewsa really nice apartment in a perfect locationlocation is perfect for the old town and also handy for popping into downtown cuencathere's a really nice little bar just around the corner from the apartment toothe apartment was in a really fantastic location and very clean
With the opportunity to take in the beautiful sights of Cuenca’s landmarks and more, this house is not to be missed. A stay here allows you three stellar views of Cuenca. One sight lets you observe the activity on Palafox Street. This is one of the main streets in the old medieval town. Another spot overlooks the Jucar river. Lastly, there’s a view overlooking the mouths of both the Jucar and Huecar rivers! As for the house, it has a local Spanish flair and lots of natural light. Television, WiFi, stereo, CDS, and books are provided. Feel free to roam about the house, that includes an efficient kitchen and cozy living area. The bedroom’s style is simplistic and comfortable. There’s a wardrobe, cushy bed, and even a telescope to examine Cuenca’s beauty more closely!
Attic in the Old Town 1Cuenca, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Top guest reviewsgreat apartment with amazing viewsamazing view from our room and living roomliving room is very beautiful with good view to the riverthe apartment is a corner unit so the view spans the living space and is truly impressivevery nice living room with beautiful views of the river and surroundingthe whole place was very cleanthe flat is nice clean good equiped and the beds confortablesthe shower and the toilet weren't so clean but beside that it was greatthe room was great it was very cleanit was incredibly clean and comfortable - we had a great stay and hope to be back
Host:wonderful host and wonderful apartmentacacia is friendly helpful and makes you feel at homevery nice host gave us some tipsfriendly nice and accommodating hostsacacio was the perfect host and made us feel at home in his spaceRead more reviewsthe location is excellentthe location of this place is amazinga very good location in cuencai recommend this location to spend a nice trip in cuencaexcellent room in the best location in cuenca
This ground floor apartment is located in a historic neighborhood in Cuenca. Characterized by narrow streets and adorned with many artistic murals, this lodging offers a wonderful starting point to explore the city. Housed in a classic building, this apartment is spacious with whimsical decor. It is within strolling distance of the medieval old town plaza. Other features include free WiFi, TV, table games, washer, and free parking.
(Free parking + Wifi) Apartment for couples
Set in the prime area of old town, 5 minutes from the main square and between the two rivers, this adorable apartment boasts a very bohemian, artistic vibe with fanciful fixtures throughout, and high ceilings in the living room. The kitchen is basic but efficient. The bedroom offers a very comfortable rustic ambiance. The bathroom is pristine, with a nice burst of color from the boldly-tiled shower. Residing on a quiet street, guests are within walking distance of great restaurants and bars. The river, hiking trails, and tourist attractions are also close by.
El Pisito Encantado
Located alongside the Jucar River, this private room in a modest, yet cozy and affordable apartment is a great option for solo travelers or couples. The ultimate highlight is the large outdoor terrace that has a barbecue and offers incredible views of old town and the Jucar River! This apartment is spacious, with many windows for ample natural light. The bedroom has a comfortable double bed, wardrobe and a window facing the outside. The hosts are a couple with a well-mannered dog. The pair is dedicated to the arts, so expect to find interesting decor at this property.
Ideal accommodation for travelers
The house of colors lives up to its name since it is comprised of a patchwork of interior color schemes that are vibrant and fun. This one bedroom apartment is a truly unique. The bedroom offers a double bed and the living room sofa folds out. You’ll find relaxing comfort in the bathroom with the hydro-massage shower. No wireless internet is available, but the tourist office around the corner provides WiFi free of charge. The lovely neighborhood offers guests sights of and access to the Plaza Mayor (main square) and the hanging houses. Guests can also enjoy bars, restaurants, museums, specialty shops, and grocery stores in the immediate area. From the apartment balcony, witness the old town processions and celebrations during Holy Week, which is the week immediately before Easter.
La Casita de Colores(junto a Plaza Mayor)
Because this studio is located on the third floor with no elevator, and the walking distance to old town is uphill, this accommodation is probably best suited for the physically fit. The locale is ideal with plenty of nice restaurants, bakeries, and shops nearby. The lodging is simple, cozy, well-maintained, and clean. Lots of natural light pours in throughout the day from the living area’s large windows, and the beds are comfortable. There’s also an airy balcony with nice views. The host is warm and helpful, as well as thoughtful: leaving sweet treats and snacks upon arrival.
OTOÑO EN CUENCA.BUENAS VISTAS
This cute apartment. is situated behind Cuenca’s main Cathedral and nearby the hanging houses and many tasty and affordable restaurants. Because of the location, you can easily forgive the smallness of the apartment. However, if you’re wanting compact coziness and a place for a good night’s rest, this is the perfect spot. This lodging also provides a simple breakfast, iron, hairdryer, gel, and shampoo. Board games are available if you are a small family with young ones in tow.
Entre la Catedral y las Casas ColgadasCuenca, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Top guest reviewshowever it is comfortable for twowe had a great stay in nuria’s apartmentthe apartment itself was very clean and cute; with an authentic medieval ceiling but with all modern conveniences
Host:nuria was a great host and solved quickly all minor issuesi appreciated very much swift and smooth communication with our host nurianuria is a great host and the location is perfectit was easy to see that nuria is a caring host and prides herself on good serviceRead more reviewsgreat location just a few steps away from the cathedralthe location is great and close to everything centralgreat location to explore the old town toogreat place and fantastic location in the heart of the historic town just off the square behind the cathedralcharming property in a fantastic location
Dreamy Cuenca, Spain!
So much of the everyday sights of Cuenca evoke a fairy tale quality, from the hanging houses to the steep cobbled streets, to the medieval castle ruins. Don’t miss the chance to experience for yourself the otherworldly atmosphere, along with the unique character and amiable vibe of the locals of Cuenca. Make your reservation with one of these great Airbnb lodgings and lifetime memories!
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