I stayed one night in the hotel. It is close to Old City and the Square of Independence in very safe area, but other interesting place in Montevideo are also accessible by foot from the place. There are many passed passing the principal avenue nearby. The staff is very kind, I …
My family and I got like 4 rooms.
The pros of staying at this hotel are: neighborhood. Only.
Cons: VERY OLD building and elevator (takes forever to take it), rooms are very small and the walls are not even painted properly, musty and cigarettes smell. Breakfast was ok, wi-fi do…
Good localization but poor service. The hotel is old. Breakfast is average. Wifi signal is very erratic and poor. The price is ok and due to its localization it is rather convenient for a business trip .
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.
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 s…
"I always ask for a room away from the street, and one that has a double bed plus a single one, which I use to spread my stuff on plus those rooms are a bit larger."
"I had an inside court yard room again. It is very quiet."
"We had a room that looked onto an interior court yard and didn't hear a peep from the street beyond."