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Hotel Los Balcones

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Presidente Borrero 12-08 y Gaspar Sangurima esquina, Cuenca, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Close enough to the center to walk there, and yet not be assaulted by too many diesel belching buses! The staff are nice and helpful and will call and book your next hotel for you too (remember to thank them with a tip) The breakfast is simple but tasty and you can ask for wholewheat bread. However once again the... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: This boutique hotel has the feel and look of a Wes Andersson film set. The room we stayed in had beautiful colonial furniture, a big and comfy bed and a balcony (obviously) with a view on the blue domes of the Cathedral of St Francisco. But the best feature of the room (besides it's beauty) was the 'massage' shower.... More

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Missoula, Montana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will first say that the hotel staff for the most part is excellent especially Belen and Gerano. On the down side, the hotel provides free wifi but I must say it is awful with slow connection speeds and frequent interruptions in connecting. We have informed hotel staff many times as have other guests, but management has not fixed the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This place is just gorgeous. Staff were very helpful -- an error was made in booking and we were given an extra single room for free to remedy the problem. Food at the restaurant was very good. Rooms were beautifully decorated. Good location for walking to sightseeing spots. Note: there is no elevator in this hotel, so if climbing stairs... More

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Spending two weeks in a hotel really lets you a feel for it and the feeling I have for Los Balcones is very positive. For me, the staff is what makes a hotel and the staff here is really good - attentive, caring, very friendly and they all speak English well, which is a big plus for me. I arrived... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Located in the middle of the old city, Los Balcones is a great, affordable option. And the friendly, accommodating staff could not have been more helpful, including arranging dinners and day tours, and even serving as guide for one of said tours.

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Guildhall, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I spent 10 days at the Hotel Los Balcones in April 2014. What a marvelous hotel! Beautiful building at a great location – 10 minutes walk to the New Cathedral of Cuenca, about 2 minutes walk from a great market where you can buy anything from fresh produce to meat to handicrafts to furniture. The staff at the hotel were... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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103 reviews 103 reviews
24 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

When you walk in you are totally surprised and in awe of the courtyard at this hotel. The staff are amazing and speak English flawlessly. The room was so nice...we had the front corner room that overlooked the intersection...the breakfast was nice and the food excellent. It was in close range of the City square and a number of very... More

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Newport, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I booked this hotel based on a few reviews on TripAdvisor, and then csancelled it when I thought I wouldn't be able to get to Cuenca that day. I did, in fact, make it and showed up about 10 PM hoping for the best. The reservation had been cancelled (at no cost, as advertised), but they did have a room.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We have just stayed for 4 nights and wish we had booked to stay longer in Cuenca and at this hotel. All of the staff were just lovely, extremely friendly, helpful and hardworking. We also met the delightful owners and it is a really nice family run hotel. The room we had was beautifully decorated and spacious. I would definitely... More

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Address: Presidente Borrero 12-08 y Gaspar Sangurima esquina, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Location: Ecuador > Azuay Province > Cuenca
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Los Balcones 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
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#3 Business Hotel in Cuenca #3 Romantic Hotel in Cuenca #4 Family Hotel in Cuenca
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Los Balcones Hotel is located in the center of Cuenca, to 10 minutes of Mariscal Lamar Airport.Our rooms are designed with fine details, each different and equipped with the requerments os a first-class hotel in a unique colonial setting.The Hotel Offer you the services of California Kitchen restuarnt wich have breakfast and american dishes. ... more   less 
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