Cuenca hostels are R298/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In December is often the cheapest month to book, and in November is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Cuenca. Our users recently found hostels for R99/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Cuenca for R234/night or less a good deal.
Staying in a Cuenca hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Cuenca tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.