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Balbin Hotel

Balbinova 409/26, Prague 120 00, Czech Republic
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Ranked #376 of 662 Hotels in Prague
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Everything in this hotel was average, exactly what you would expect in this part of the world. The breakfast was predictable to the type of salami that was served. Only a couple of problems, 1 - the bed was horrendously uncomfortable, although I am quite picky with this. 2 - the humidity of the room was unbearable and with no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

A quiet location with lovely staff, basic hotel offering a basic but adequate breakfast, clean and tidy. On top 3 floors of a 6-7 storey building surrounded by bars and adult themed establishments. Close to Wencelas Square and A line underground.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The pension is on the top floor of an old appartment building and you have your own key to the main door, so it feels like... well, a pension from the old days, where you could actually live. I loved coming in the building with the old-fashioned tiles and imagining that I lived there. The place is pretty basic otherwise... More 

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Penang, Malaysia
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47 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Now I know you get what you pay for but Prague during New Years is sooo expensive so I had no choice! A great location with a short walk to the square and old city. Down sides were the really poor wifi that rarely worked and a filthy shower that had mould in all colors of the rainbow. We got... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Some of the good points are the staff were super happy and friendly. The hotel is was clean and fresh white linen and towels. Location is great and very close to everything. Rooms are a good size with plenty of storage and plug sockets. Downside: Not easy to find, there is no hotel sign outside, you need to follow the... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

We book this pension for our friends and they really enjoyed this small pension , it doesnt have so much facilities and is basically b&b. But that all you need in prague where you can find everything. Wifi was weak, however free wifi right across to sushi restaurant called cafe buddha, great sushi was perfect as well. Breakfast is average... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Location is good: near the Central Station, 10 minutes walk to Václavské náměstí or Wenceslas Square. Price is OK for such location Staff was friendly and helpful There were problems with wifi (very weak signal). A lot of noise from the corridor during the night (door slamming) Yes, there're the stairs from the street to the elevator and the second... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Nice little hotel about 5 mins walk from Wenceslas Square. Pity there is no reception and the hotel is on the 4th floor and breakfast on the 3rd. I was a bit disappointed with breakfast, I think some little cakes should be added. The room was fine with nice furniture which looked quite new. All in all it was ok... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

The only problem was I wasn't sure how to get in when I arrived and it was hard having to carry a heavy suitcase up the stairs.But i would stay here again.

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