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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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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

El Balcon is a truly lovely place to spend your time in Cusco. The rooms open onto a balcony with sublime views of Cusco, including the towers of the cathedral on the Plaza Mayor. The location is very central to the sites you'll most want to see. The breakfasts are hearty, with eggs cooked to order. The staff is helpful,... More 

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

Thanks so much for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed your time in Cusco. More 

Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cusco is a great city and El Balcon is perfectly located to explore all it has to offer. All the staff at El Balcon is always happy and willing to help with anything--What to explore in the city, recommend a restaurant where you can get great food inexpensively, plan day trips, how and where to obtain train tickets or book... More 

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

We appreciate your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to host you at El Balcon, and we hope to see you again! More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I see why they call it 'El Balcon' - our balcony had a fantastic view of Cusco. The staff was friendly, and the hotel and garden were quiet and relaxing - especially compared with the city surrounding it. Our room was small but beautifully decorated - love the exposed ceiling beams and the woodwork.

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

Thanks for your review! It was great having you here at El Balcon, and we are happy you enjoyed the tranquil atmosphere at El Balcon. More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is charming. The rooms are comfortable and the courtyard garden colorful and peaceful. The staff are helpful and friendly. They assisted me in signing up for several tours. I would definitely recommend this hotel to other travelers visiting Cusco, Peru. Breakfast buffet includes fruit, granola, juice and coffee and they will fresh make eggs and toast for you.

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We greatly appreciate your kind review. Thanks for staying at El Balcon during your time in Cusco, and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amidst the narrow streets and cobbled calles of Cusco, we were lucky to find a hidden gem of a hotel, El Balcon. The rooms were rustic, yet perfectly appointed with modern fixtures and a very comfortable bed set & linens. We could not have slept better! A large shower, with easily controlled water temperature, was also part & parcel to... More 

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

Many thanks for your fantastic review. It was our pleasure to host you during your time in Cusco, and we wish you all the best for your future travels! More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time at El Balcon! The room was charming, with exposed beams and a beautiful balcony. The hotel itself was thoughtfully decorated and the entire space felt calm, cozy, and private. I would certainly recommend El Balcon to travelers looking for a lovely, well-run home base in Cuzco.

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Thank you so much for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere of El Balcon, and we hope to see you again! More 

Rincon, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great vibe at El Balcon. Hotel is charming, staff is friendly and extremely helpful on several fronts – procuring taxis, helping with a flight issue; one of them went out in the late evening to procure medication at the pharmacy for a sick family member. The location is great – a quick walk to the square, banks, restaurants. Our room... More 

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

Hi Jeana, Thanks so much for your lovely review! It was a pleasure meeting you and your family during your time in Cusco, and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at El Balcon. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at el Balcon...the terraced, flower-filled courtyard, old timber trim and little archeological showcases are nice touches, but the real treasure here is the super-friendly staff...manager Julia was able to help us with every aspect of our adventures in the Cusco area, from booking trains and hiring drivers, to recommending fantastic restaurants...Julia's help was key to... More 

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

Hi Mark, Many thanks for your kind review! It was wonderful getting to know you and Deb during your time at El Balcon, and I am so happy you enjoyed your visit to Peru. We hope to see you back in Cusco! Best Wishes, Julia More 

Oakland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The great service began over the phone. Julia was so helpful in getting my reservation, and then on my arrival arranged a quick list of sights to see. She also made sure I had reliable transportation to the airport (at 3:30am!) The location is about a five minute walk from the center of town. The place is a great value.... More 

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

Hi David, Thanks so much for your excellent review. It was a pleasure to meet you at El Balcon, and we were thrilled to host you during your time in Cusco. Hope to see you again! Best Wishes, El Balcon More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Balcon is close enough to the main square to make everything accessible, but far enough away for some piece and quiet. The garden is charming, the staff is incredibly helpful and fun, and the rooms have amazing views of the city of Cusco.

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Hi Vicki, Thanks for your kind words (and lovely pictures) of El Balcon. It was wonderful to get to know you and your family during your time in Cusco, and we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. It would be our pleasure to host you again on your next visit. Best Wishes, El Balcon More 

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