More and more Cuencanos are offering short-term rentals, from rooms to entire houses, to foreigners at an average cost per night of 12 dollars. Offered through websites such as Airbnb, most of the rentals include Wi-Fi, a kitchen, washer and dryer, and even parking space. Most hosts do not allow smoking nor pets in their rental properties. Many hosts are open to different lengths of stays, from a single day to over a month. “The first day our renters arrived we felt they were somewhat fearful, and didn’t even leave their luggage, but after three days they even went out…
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