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Hotel Balfer

Zelmar Michellini N0 1328, Montevideo, Uruguay
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

it doesn't smell of cigarettes and it's clean. Very handy spot to commence walking tour of old city or just to do your own thing. The bus stop for Tres Cruces is very handy. The rooms are spacious and do include a safe. The bathroom is small with nowhere to put anything. A continental breakfast is included in the tariff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I go to Uruguay twice a year, and I have been staying at the Balfer for at least ten years to the great dismay of my family, who would rather choose a fancy place in la Rambla. No thanks. This is a very comfortable place, clean, quiet if you know to ask for a room away from the street; very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

I stayed for two nights, Jan. 2nd and 3rd, 2013. Quiet, clean and welcoming. It's three stars but includes air conditioning, TV, hair dryer and a great breakfast buffet. Check out the picture. The buffett has freshly sqeezed orange juice, fresh fruit, yogurt, croissants, fresh rolls.....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

Very helpful staff (they booked two hotels for us), very good breakfast with great selection, walking distance to historic Montevideo, close to bus routes for travel to other barios, and only 3 kilometres from the main bus station.

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Address: Zelmar Michellini N0 1328, Montevideo, Uruguay
Location: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 23
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