We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Las Balsas

Certificate of Excellence
Bahia Las Balsas, Villa La Angostura 8407, Argentina
Hotel amenities
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 10 more sites!
Las Balsas
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Las Balsas
Add Your Review

117 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    92
    21
    2
    1
    1
See reviews for
22
71
2
6
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (14)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (117)
  • Mar-May only
    (28)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (16)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (35)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (38)
All months
Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely surprised by the place and the top quality of the hotel. The staff was helpful and friendly. The room was another surprised: stayed at El Muelle suite and it just couldn't be any bigger and with a better view. Everything we asked for. Just one minor improvement recommendation for the hotel: the food at the restaurant was good but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at Las Balsas was over the top wonderful in all aspects - rooms, service, views, amenities ... and, especially, the food. This hotel well deserves its Relais & Châteaux status. Attention to detail is assured by the friendly and professional staff - from Nacho at the front desk and Juan Pablo at reservations to the kitchen and room... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bretagne
Top Contributor
241 reviews 241 reviews
70 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding menu with very tasty dishes. I loved the trout carpaccio with strawberries, unusual and fresh, my husband had the tempura style prawn on a bed of a delicious pear/cucumber/ avocado concoction. The confit of lamb was to die for! and the chocolate tastings sinful. All told a wonderful expereince looking out onto the lake. The service was very good... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Santiago, Chile
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally, after all my sour reviews I can say: Excellent! I'm quite picky in hotels, but Las Balsas is really the one to compliment. Fantastic place on the lake shore, peaceful, pleasant homy atmosphere, cosy rooms, helpful staff, delicious dishes at the restaurant (a tip for ladies - give up your diet, you should try everything. it's really worth it!).... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

A most luxurious and magnificent hotel, right on the water, with a lovely sand beach and the Andes Mountains in the distance. What could be better? Well, the staff is perfect, the food delicious, the building warm and charming. The rooms are a bit small but beautifully appointed and the spa is great. An absolutely delightful spot in a majestic... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We picked our car up from Bariloche Airport at 10pm which was unfortunate as our flight had been delayed which meant driving the 60 miles in darkness. As it was our first experience of driving in Argentina, on unlit roads and not really knowing where we were going we found it pretty hard to find the lodge. We called them... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
114 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is the perfect relaxation spot on this planet. Close to the "end of the world" an oasis of tranquility and hospitality. A perfect experience making one feel at home from the beginning to the end. I cannot find words to describe the location at the shores of the lake. Simply breathtaking. The tastefully furbished estate and the excellent personalized... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

To be truthful, my experience in this hotel exceeded my expectations. The service is amazing, which is hard to find in Argentina. We caught a fish on a boat ride they organized for us, 15 hours before departure, and the kitchen was happy to cook it, it was delicious. As far as the food goes, it is delicious. The only... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Las Balsas while on our honeymoon and could not have been happier. We were welcomed into the hotel and told to make ourselves at home, and that's truly what this place did. World class service paired with some of the best food we had on our trip, extremely well-appointed rooms, free wifi and spectacular... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Louisville, KY
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
60 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Gorgeous, small property in northern Patagonia. We flew into Bariloches from Buenos Aires and drove for about 45-60 minutes to the hotel. The town of Villa La Angostura is small but has a few shops and restaurants. Las Balsas is secluded and quiet. The rooms are small and comfortable. Front desk, spa and food first class. The hotel is situated... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

134 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (106)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (38)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (12)
Viewed
View from room (12)
Viewed
Family/play areas (5)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (18)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (28)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Family/play areas (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question