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“Nice pension, great location, cool price”
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Balbin Hotel
Ranked #368 of 649 Hotels in Prague
Prague, Czech Republic
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nice pension, great location, cool price”
Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

We book this pension for our friends and they really enjoyed this small pension , it doesnt have so much facilities and is basically b&b. But that all you need in prague where you can find everything. Wifi was weak, however free wifi right across to sushi restaurant called cafe buddha, great sushi was perfect as well. Breakfast is average dont expect any specialities is basic but ok. Room are clean and new furniture. Tram is two minutes away, downtown just five minutes walk. For the price i would recomennded

Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2013

Location is good: near the Central Station, 10 minutes walk to Václavské náměstí or Wenceslas Square.
Price is OK for such location
Staff was friendly and helpful
There were problems with wifi (very weak signal). A lot of noise from the corridor during the night (door slamming)
Yes, there're the stairs from the street to the elevator and the second one from the elevator to reception so with heavy bags it could be the problem.
The breakfast was very basic but the room was rather big

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
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Messina
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4 reviews
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

Nice little hotel about 5 mins walk from Wenceslas Square. Pity there is no reception and the hotel is on the 4th floor and breakfast on the 3rd. I was a bit disappointed with breakfast, I think some little cakes should be added. The room was fine with nice furniture which looked quite new. All in all it was ok for 4 nights. The staff was very polite and helpful.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Prague
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

The only problem was I wasn't sure how to get in when I arrived and it was hard having to carry a heavy suitcase up the stairs.But i would stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

Flexible English speaking staff. 24hr desk (most places in this price range do not offer this.) Good included breakfast. Fair euro:crown exchange rate. Elevator tiny and jumpy - better to walk the 4 flights but tough with luggage. Cheap minibar/refreshments. Great location.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Madrid, Spain
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25 reviews
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Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

It is a three star pension but it is great. We stayed in a triple bedroom. It is 5 to 10 minutes walk from city center. Very clean, wifi included, a good breakfast and 24 hours reception. Everyone lovely. If I return to Prague surely will try to stay here again.

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Property: Balbin Hotel
Address: Balbinova 409/26, Prague 120 00, Czech Republic
Location: Czech Republic > Bohemia > Prague > Vinohrady & Vrsovice , Praha 2
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #368 of 649 Hotels in Prague
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Balbin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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