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El Balcon

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Tambo de Montero 222, Cusco 5184, Peru
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at El Balcon in Cusco and absolutely loved it. The view of the city from the second level rooms was amazing, as you can see from the photos. The rooms were great, beds we're comfortable (perfect after all the walking we did) and the staff was excellent. The hotel was surprisingly quiet and peaceful, and it was nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled with a small group and we began and ended our stay at El Balcon. We found the location convenient and the rooms clean and comfortable. But the top points are that this little hotel is rustically beautiful and the staff is incredibly helpful. The manager arranged a van and driver for our group of 6 so we could... More 

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Julia S, Gerente at El Balcon, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! It was our pleasure to host you and your family during you time in Cusco, and we are thrilled you enjoyed your experience in Peru. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very romantic evening as well as a wonderful experience. While it was a little hard to find (we don't speak spanish!) we had staff members help us through to get there on time. I would say that once again good taste was a key factor in our stay.

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West End, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family of 5 staying in 2 rooms at this authentic hotel for 4 nights. We loved everything about this hotel, from its incredibly helpful/pleasant/personable/English speaking staff to its tremendous location, made to order eggs at breakfast (gracias Juanita) to the memorable evenings when the property was illuminated by candlelight...my list goes on and on. I own a travel agency and... More 

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København, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When You come to this hotel You may be a bit sceptical judging from the surroundings, but once inside the gate, it turns out to be a little perl! A nice courtyard, fine rooms and extremely nice and helpfull staff! The hotel is situated just a few blocks from absolute city center.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here twice and I enjoyed both visits. The rooms were comfortable and clean, but cold--no heat. Fortunately the beds were layered with enough blankets to keep us warm during the cold nights. The showers were hot with a good flow. The breakfasts were fantastic with eggs to order, cafe con leche beginning with hot water and coffee essence... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location with nice rooms and awesome staff! The breakfast in the morning is great as well. The view speaks for itself. The location makes downtown Cusco easily accessible while still giving you a quiet place to sleep at night.

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Guimaraes, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At a short walk distance from the centre of Cusco, this hotel is a peaceful place, hidden from the streets. The staff is very nice. The rooms are comfortable. A good choice for a good price. Recommended!

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Santo Domingo Province, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With a wonderful location aside from the stairs in the streets, this hostel is near the action but in the middle of the action in CUSCO, the service was great they worked together with our tour guide and woke us up and made sure we followed our schedule every day during our visit to CUSCO-Machu picchu

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Thanks so much for your review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at El Balcon and hope you can return to Peru soon! More 

Yakima, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Beautiful view, clean rooms, friendly, helpful staff. Great bathrooms. Grounds are lovely with fragrant flowers. Good location near plaza and lots of shopping. Excellent WiFi connection. I recommend it.

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