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Doha, Qatar
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My biggest complaint about this place is that I only got to stay for one night! You probably should plan to stay at least 3 or 4 to really relax and unwind. It is off the beaten path, but once you arrive and see the rooms and the bay it is worth the trip! The staff are wonderful, kind and... More 

Thank Jeff K
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75 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed Las Balsas and its setting on a remote corner of the lake but staying now at El Faro (and there are a couple of other properties next door), this section of the lake is more spectacular. We had a great view at Las Balsas but room was small, floors VERY creaky, and walls somewhat thin. Breakfast was excellent,... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Amazing stay at this hotel! Staff is very friendly and helpful, view overlooking a lake and snowy mountains is really nice. Place itself is cozy, resembling a cabin. Several places to spend time, other than the room itself: games/TV room, fireplace room, bar, etc. Not to mention the spa, with heated pool that links to an outdoor pool, external hot... More 

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70 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2016

The hotel is small and more like a home than a hotel. The view is stunning and lovely gardens with special corners to sit and read or simply enjoy the view. The rooms are okay, some are small but it is not a place to stay in your bedroom all day having all the nature and garden to use. The... More 

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Saint-Martin, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed April 19, 2016

What a great place for relaxation. The place and setting are amazing with being right on the lake, so peaceful. The rooms were more than enough for sleeping, when I hear people complaining about the size of the rooms. this is not Las Vegas, this is a boutique hotel with 15 rooms, you feel cosy and welcome there, this is... More 

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136 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2016

A most sublime smallish place (in terms of number of rooms) with nice spa, generous common area, superb restaurant with gourmet food, set on the shore of this spectacular lake. This is our second time here and it won't be our last.

1 Thank Christian K
portland, or
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18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2016

We stayed our last night in Argentina at Las Balsas. What a wonderful hotel. I wish we had spent all of our Villa La Angostura time here! The night before our arrival, I received an email asking for our arrival time. In the morning, I responded that I thought that we would get there around noon because my husband had... More 

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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 6, 2016

The owner is very friendly, and the hotel is beatifully located on the lake with a very nice indoor/outdoor Spa. However, our room was so tiny we could hardly unpack (slightly more then 20sqm), we could do much better for paying $700 for 2 nights. Also - location a bit hard to find, at the end of a long dirt-road,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2016

This hotel is beautifully positioned on a pristine lake. The facilities and restaurant are very good and the staff are excellent. The only issue, as may others have commented upon, is the size of the rooms, which are very small. If this isn't an issue for you, then I highly recommend!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2016

This place is a beautiful gem on the edge of lake in a very quiet area outside of Bariloche. Although the room we stayed in was tiny, we spent very little time in the room. The service was outstanding, the food was the best we had on our South America trip, and the hikes nearby were wonderful.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An ample residence on the shore of a peaceful lake that for 20 years has hosted distinguished guests in search of tranquility and relaxation. Inmersed in the natural vastness of the National Park Nahuel Huapi, Las Balsas Gourmet Hotel & Spa posses a unique natural landscape. Since 1995 has been a member of Relais & Chateaux, the prestigious collection of refined hotels and restaurants known for offering its guests and clients singular and unrepeatable experiences. Las Balsas Gourmet Hotel & Spa has three Suites and twelve Standard rooms, through which the essence of the Patagonia can be felt at every moment. Each one decorated differently but with a harmonious feel amongst each detail, inciting a unison between our guests and their natural surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Las Balsas

Address: Bahia Las Balsas S/N, Villa La Angostura 8407, Argentina
Location: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Neuquen > Villa La Angostura
Price Range: $281 - $762 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Las Balsas 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Las Balsas Hotel Villa La Angostura
Las Balsas Villa La Angostura
Las Balsas Argentina/Villa La Angostura, Patagonia
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Villa La Angostura
#3 Business Hotel in Villa La Angostura
#4 Spa Hotel in Villa La Angostura
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Villa La Angostura
#5 Luxury Hotel in Villa La Angostura
#9 Family Hotel in Villa La Angostura
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“They all seem good, some modern, some quaint”
  • Our comfy room, very modern
 of 5 bubbles 435jeffk, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The rooms with a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles 378kimberleyl, Apr 19, 2016 | Read review
“The Tower room is large and charming.”
 of 5 bubbles diane_calhoun, Mar 14, 2016 | Read review
“Don't chose the Amarillo room it's tiny!”
 of 5 bubbles 420yairw, Mar 6, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are equal”
 of 5 bubbles Tuahin, Jan 18, 2016 | Read review
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