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El Balcon

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

We decided to get a place close to the main plaza. Very friendly stuff Comfortable bed with clean sheets and baby alpaca cover Bathroom spotless with fresh white towels Balcony on the room # 1 had a very pretty view of Cusco 👍

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

El Balcon is a very nice hotel, tidy and comfortable rooms, great breakfast, offering laundry service and a stunning view on the city from the balcony. Just be aware that they add 10 percent to the price as some tax, a bit of a bummer, since I have never had this system in any other hotel in Peru.

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Karlstad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice beds and close to the center of the city. The breakfast is OK. The employees were very nice and helpful. Perfect accomodation if you are travelling around because you can store extra luggage.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are quite nice and well appointed. Room 2 even had a niche in the wall with a lit candle. Beds were comfortable and space heaters were in rooms. It appears this property was once someones hacienda about a century ago. Exposed beams added to the charm, along with the wooden floors and doors with chest height panels to open... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

El Balcon is a quaint hotel - very Peruvian in architecture and beautiful art in each room and surrounding areas. The rooms are clean, a very good breakfast included and helpful staff. We ate in the restaurant one night and the food was excellent.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here because their sister hotel, El Albergue in Ollytantambo helped make the arrangements after our trip to Machu Picchu. Stayed here twice, before and after tour into Amazon Rainforest. Helped arranged transport to airport as well as helpful guides for city.

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Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is quiet and the staff excellent, willing to help with everything. The rooms (I stayed in two) were clean and comfortable with a heater and plenty of blankets. The breakfast was very nice and the garden atmosphere was a plus. The hike up the hill to the hotel was a little rough for me.

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Monument, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we have a very good experience, rooms nice and confortable and the staff very heplfull. The breakfas was very good and the people in the kitchen very accomodating. The place is well maintain keeping with the colonial style o f the time.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start with the staff; amazing. Warm and friendly with great attention paid to detail and your happiness. The rooms are rustic in a very positive way. Think of the warmness of a family cabin. The beds are comfortable. Again, any thing that may be wrong is immediately handled by the amazing staff. The kitchen staff does a fantastic job... More 

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Flores, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great stay at El Blacon. Quiet place with incredibly friendly staff. Very good breakfast and wifi and hot showers. They are located just a few blocks off the main square in Cusco. It is a safe neighborhood.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located only three blocks from the Plaza de Armas in the city of Cusco, El Balcon has a commanding view of the entire city, cathedrals, churches, mountains and the Ausangate glacier. El Balcon is a renovated colonial Casona that dates back to the 1630s built atop the preceding Inca terraces. Inca stone work and colonial balustrades mesh harmoniously around terraced gardens creating an atmosphere that is beautiful, historic and authentically Peruvian. Some of our amenities and services include free airport transportation, complimentary hot breakfast and buffet, laundry, and free yoga classes. We are happy to help with any travel arrangements so that our guests can experience the best that Cusco and the Sacred Valley has to offer. At El Balcon we strive to provide our guests with the highest level of hospitality so that they have all they need to feel comfortable at our family establishment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Balcon

Address: Tambo de Montero 222, Cusco 00000, Peru
Location: Peru > Cusco Region > Cusco
Price Range: $57 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Balcon 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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