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Baldwin, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a multi-story, older property in downtown Puno, around the corner from the Palacio de Justicia. It is on a crowded commercial street, but is convenient to most of Puno's attractions. Rooms on the third floor and above, even those fronting on Jr. Cajamarca, are reasonably quiet. The rooms are spacious, well-tended, immaculately clean, and offer ample closet space... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little comfortable hotel with vast rooms. We unfortunately heard the noise of the of the tourists, in the hotel and from the street. But I believe it's the same in all the village. The staff is very helpful, and the hotel will keep your luggagewhile you visit the Macch Picchu, for instance. We should go back there with pleasure.

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Thank AlinetteFrance
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know about other rooms but 205 is really bad. Went to the front desk and asked about another room, she just shook her head. Tried to explain the problem hoping they'd at least come have a look at the sewer and I just got a blank stare. Again I don't know about other rooms but the staff didn't... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here as part of GAdventures trip and was one of the best we stayed in. Very clean, large room and, importantly a great shower with hot water which was much needed! Also the wifi worked well, better in the lobby. The breakfast on the first day was a bit of a mess as there were multiple groups staying there... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

There is nothing that stands out for me about this hotel, good or bad, other than its a good location. I did find the staff very helpful if we needed anything. It does have an elevator for the higher floors. If possible, request that you face the street. The rooms are much brighter. The first room we had on the... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

This was a comfortable hotel one block from the Plaza D'Amas. The staff were very welcoming and we were given a cup of coca tea on arrival. The room was modest but had everything needed including a very comfortable bed and pillows. We were in one of the front rooms on the street which was noisy during the day but... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Good location near the centre of Puno but otherwise very average hotel. Nice bathroom & plenty of hot water. Nice comfortable bedroom. Breakfast fine eggs & fruit but nothing really special. Wii Fii intermittent as most places in this part of Peru.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

This place is old but it is good enough. - Old decor but that doesn't bother us that much. Thus the furniture is bulky and take up much space. Too bad for those with big luggages. - No fridge. - Walls are thin so you could hear your neighbours/other guests. - Free WiFi in the room but it was slow.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This "hotel" is the worst we ever stayed in! The room exuded a stale odour, probably from an ages old carpet. The Wi-Fi was intermittent, so was the warm water at night. There were no towel bars in the bathroom for the wet/used towels. The safety deposit box in the room was defective - the two staff members attempting to... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

So the location is the best thing to say about this hotel. The staff are good, the rooms large and clean. The breakfast one of the better ones we had in Peru. Yes as a tour hotel ok, but ensure you get a good rate if staying here independently. That's it I'm afraid except to say ask for their promo... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are your best and safer choice. With our welcoming attention and efficient service you will feel at home.The Balsa Hotel offers to all its guests the comfort of its modern facilities and equipment, thus like its experience in Hotels.Our only intention is to satisfy desires and necessities with our guests, guaranteeing their unforgettable holidays and making the most of your . Luxury rooms and bathrooms Buffet Breakfast included for all guests All carpeted rooms Box spring beds Super king beds Private bathroom with tub and shower Hot water 24 hours Heating in all rooms Hair Dryer in all rooms Safe box in all rooms Telephone in all rooms WI-FI in all Hotel TV per cable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Balsa

Address: Jiron Cajamarca 555, Puno 01, Peru
Location: Peru > Puno Region > Puno
Price Range: $37 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Balsa 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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