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Hotel Los Balcones

3.5 of 5 Presidente Borrero 12-08 y Gaspar Sangurima esquina, Cuenca, Ecuador
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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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Palm Beach, Fl
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The Los Balcones is a delightful Spanish style small Hotel renovated recently from an old Residence. Each room is carefully and comfortably furnished in period style with an outside balcony. The Staff, especially Jonathon and Carla, were warm, knowledgeable and caring. The location in the old City is terrific for all sightseeing and shopping endeavors. Several long-term Americans were also... More

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

Just arrived in Cuenca and need a place to stay one night until I move into my condo. Taxi from airport was three bucks. Front desk staff both spoke good enough English (better than my Spanish) and made check in easy. I'll be in Ecuador for 90 days so I have two large suitcases plus carry-on. Hotel has no elevators... More

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Elk Grove, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This was a "special" discounted offer. "Last Room." Payment up front. No refunds. The promo sounded enticing but it said 2 twins which made me skeptical. Took a chance anyways. Could not find the website on Google Chrome in order to have the hotel pick us up at the airport so we had to pay the $3 taxi fare. Otherwise... More

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Sydney, Australia
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74 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

The location is only a few blocks from the main plaza and the old colonial mansion setting really married in with the beautiful buildings of Cuenca. The rooms are quite large with great bathrooms-the showers are great. The restaurant serves up a great meal and the staff are just really helpful and pleasant. It really was a lovely introduction to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

We stayed at Los Balcones for a week and had a lovely room with a kitchen in this lovely and reasonably priced Hotel. Everything was clean. The King size bed was very comfortable. The staff was over the top. Paulo and Carla helped my non-Spanish speaking husband each day with all his adventures. We had a great breakfast each morning... More

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north carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We loved Hotel Los Balcones. The hotel is beautiful, the rooms are large (each with it's own balcony), and the location is perfect for exploring Cuenca. The staff are what really set this hotel apart--every person at Los Balcones is incredibly friendly, helpful, and genuinely interested in making sure your stay at the hotel is wonderful. Breakfast is on a... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We stayed at Los Balcones for 8 nights towards the end of December 2012 and we are glad that we did. Like many things in Cuenca, and for that matter in most of Ecuador, this operation is small-scale and it does not overwhelm you like big establishments usually do. Staying at this place was like visiting a relatively well-off relative!... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

These are the nicest people in the world. The hotel is beautiful. The rooms and bathrooms are large and have everything you need. Breakfast on the terrace is wonderful. Walking distance from everything - the park, the cathedrals, the river, many great restaurants. But if you don't feel like going out, the restaurant in the hotel is fantastic. The food... More

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Washington, DC
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

We stayed 4 nights and thought that Los Balcones was an important and very positive part of our experience. From the time we were picked up at the airport until we checked out, the staff were incredibly helpful and attentive. I was actually sick for a day or so and they checked (with my partner) on how I was feeling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

What a wonderful and comfortable time my friends and I had staying at Los Balcones this holiday season. The proprietor Henry and his excellent staff were always friendly, accomodating, and provided great recommendations for local restaurants and museums as well as day trips to nearby villages with local drivers. When I was feeling a little 'under the weather' one evening,... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Los Balcones 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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