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Balch Hotel

#1 of 1 Hotels in Dufur
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40 South Heimrich Street, Columbia River Gorge, Dufur, OR 97021
Balch Hotel
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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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Gresham, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This bed and breakfast is adorable and quaint, the rooms are not fancy but comfortable. Beautiful antiques,furniture and woodwork.They have a warm friendly staff and the owners are so personable and just great! The breakfast was delicious, and the warm cookies offered on our arrival was a nice touch. We will definitely be back :)

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Hansville, Washington
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the 1908 Balch Hotel two nights and found the price for the comfortable room with a great view of Mt. Hood and delicious breakfast reasonably priced. The staff is warm and friendly. It's fun to spend time looking at the book selection the owners have. We would recommend staying here to anyone. It beats staying in The... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we stayed at the Balch Hotel and we enjoyed both times very much! The hotel is immaculate, down to every detail, and as comfortable as staying in a home. Dufur is such a cute quiet little country town, we even went to a church service at the local church (Dufur is so small everyone walks... More 

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Portland, OR
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

If you need to get away from the noisy city rat race, the peaceful, quiet atmosphere Samantha and Jeff have created at the Balch Hotel is truly wonderful. Beds are cozy and comfortable. And the food is delicious - especially the special Valentines Dinner.

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Portland, Oregon
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17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

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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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

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
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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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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
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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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