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Private room in house

Live & Learn B&B + Spanish (Rent by month only)

Therese User Profile

Live & Learn B&B + Spanish (Rent by month only)

5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 shared bath
5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 shared bath
Therese is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Enjoy Cuenca and have fun living in a cozy Colonial Style home in EL Centro Historical District. Surrounded with parks, museums and restaurants. Sightseeing, bikes and archaeological tours available.


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules

No pets
No parties or events


93 Reviews

Rafael User Profile
November 2018
Lovely place, especially in the early morning light. It has a warm touch in its unique way, it feels like visiting relatives. Cozy, calm and really close to everything, I highly recommend Therese’s place!
Therese User Profile
Response from Therese:
Thank you Rafael, Your review surprised me. For sure you have the fine style to write like your ancestors. You felt the natural spirit of this family-house. Besides the shinning starts at night I also love the morning light from my bed. Come to visit the city of your relatives again. Theresa
November 2018
Robert User Profile
August 2018
The only thing wrong with this place (Website hidden by Airbnb) not mine. The pictures don’t do it justice. If you’re looking for authentic Cuenca, this is your place. If you like vintage, colonial style, this is your place. Great location, very close to the main plaza! The hosts…
Kaylyn User Profile
July 2018
Staying at Terry’s house was a pleasure. I was traveling through Ecuador alone and they really made me feel like part of their family. Both Terry and her husband had helpful tips on what to do in the city and great places to eat. The house was clean and they will give you a lock …
Therese User Profile
Response from Therese:
Thank you Kaylyn for your review. You will always see beauty wherever you go because of your enthusiasm and nice personality. Believe me, Cuenca, the house and we are the same always, but it is your way of being that makes you (Email hidden by Airbnb) e back whenever you want.
July 2018
Denise User Profile
June 2018
Therese's place is wonderful. I stayed for two weeks and really enjoyed Therese and Mark's company and beautiful home. I also enjoyed getting to know their other guests and the beautiful city of Cuenca. Their home is centrally located and close to everything you need. Therese wa…
Spencer User Profile
March 2018
Therese's place is great, really felt like home. The location is perfect in old-town Cuenca. The yoga/exercise room was a great option. Therese was very easy to communicate with and was always super helpful when I had questions about her home or the city. And she's also a great S…
Therese User Profile
Response from Therese:
Mi casa es su casa. Regresa cuando quieras, siempre habrá un lugar para tí. No olvides practicar tu Español, sobre todo el Subjuntivo, ja ja.
March 2018
Greg User Profile
January 2018
I enjoyed staying with Therese and Mark. their place was terrific, they were great hosts and there was plenty of things nearby to do.
Keel User Profile
December 2017
A comfortable home chock full of cool mid-century modern furnishings in the heart of Cueneca. Therese and her husband were warm, welcoming and full of helpful information about events in and around town. She also offers Spanish lessons daily. Our bedrooms were up two flights of s…

Hosted by Therese

Cuenca, EcuadorJoined in August 2014
Therese User Profile
94 Reviews
Therese is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a Spanish teacher. My family has lived in Cuenca for many generations, and the house that we are sharing with our guests has been in my family for three generations. Ya tengo yo la casita Que tanto te prometí Llena de margaritas para tí, para tí
Languages: English, Español
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