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40 South Heimrich Street, Columbia River Gorge, Dufur, OR 97021
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Balch Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Dufur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Portland, Oregon
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Balch Hotel and it was wonderful. Samantha and her crew are great hosts and go out of their way to make sure your stay is everything you could want. Breakfasts are excellent--the homemade apple crisp made my heart flutter it was so good. The hotel has been lovingly restored and the rooms are... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The owner was wonderful, the staff was so helpful and friendly,nbreakfast was so good I wished I was back there this morning...mmmm. I am very discerning (aka picky) and I would recommend this hotel if you are ANYWHERE in the area...definitely worth it. Watch out for saloon across street-ate the steak special and was sick. The saloon staff seemed nice... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

The place was ok however it was the owners attitude that ruined it for me. The surrounding area is beautiful though but do yourself a favor & stay at a regular hotel or go on down to Bend that place was magnificent.

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Sherwood, Oregon
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was a last minute whim of an idea and we are so glad we stayed. Its great to learn about new places and new things like: cows moo all night long, who knew? Will definitely make plans to go again and stay longer. Very friendly staff, comfortable environment, beautiful grounds.

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Colchester, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My husband and I just stayed here for a few days on our (multistop) honeymoon, and it was amazing. It's such a unique hotel - everywhere you look there are things to see, beautiful and charming historic touches. We stayed in the third-floor room with the Mount Hood view and private bathroom with a Jacuzzi tube, and I would highly... More 

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We took the beautiful fall weekend as an opportunity to drive the 1.5 hours out of Portland to Dufur. What a sweet, quaint town with amazing views of Mt. Hood. The hotel was just perfect. Adore the sunny yet shady patio for a glass of wine or eating breakfast. The staff was very accommodating and did their best to make... More 

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Tacoma, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The hotel was delightful. my room was very comfortable. The bed was great and i slept like a baby. The gardens are gorgeous and the views spectacular. I spent early morning curled up on a chair in the lobby, reading. Very comfortable. The breakfasts were wonderful. they even made me my own gluten free muffin, and the chef Deborah Godfrey... More 

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Portland Oregon
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

While on Cycle Oregon 2014 this year, we were hosted by the owners of this fine restored hotel. What a great place to stay! Rooms were nice, breakfast was to die for and the staff couldn't have been more friendlier. Thank you for opening up your historic hotel to our group.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We have spent our last two September anniversaries at the Balch Hotel, this time bringing along dear friends. And we have come to this hotel at least three other times in recent years. We love the quiet, the simplicity in the style of rooms, the spacious and beautiful gardens and the unimaginably beautiful surroundings through the expanse of wheat fields,... More 

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Tualatin, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I gazed out the front bedroom window over wheatfields, a combine, & barns to the glistening top of Mt. Hood. It looked like a postcard. Simple & beautiful. This quaint, historic hotel caused me to think Matt Dillon (Gunsmoke) would step out into the hallway at any minute! It was the last stop for travelers on the Oregon trail before... More 

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Skirwin, Owner at Balch Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are always so happy when guests agree with us that the Dufur Valley is really something special. Thank you for staying! More 

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Address: 40 South Heimrich Street, Columbia River Gorge, Dufur, OR 97021
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Location: United States > Oregon > Dufur
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Balch Hotel Dufur

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