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Hotel J. Balmes Vic

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Calle Francesc Pla El Vigata 6, 08500, Vic Spain
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#5 of 6 hotels in Vic
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This hotel offers smart and simple bedrooms with attractive, wooden features and modern facilities. It lies in a modern area of Vic, just outside the historic heart of this ancient Catalan city. Keep up to date and email friends using the free, Wi-Fi internet connection available throughout the Hotel J. Balmes. After a busy day of activities and exploring the sights, enjoy a drink in the Balmes's bar. The cafe offers a buffet breakfast. The rooms are simple and smart with parquet floors and floor-length windows offering plenty of natural light. From the Balmes's ideal location you can easily walk to the sights of Vic. Take the pleasant stroll through cobbled streets to the huge main square and enjoy a coffee in one of the authentic cafes. Admire views of the Neoclassical Cathedral and enjoy a walk along the river.
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Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Baggage storage
Paid public parking nearby
Street parking
Wifi
Breakfast buffet
Taxi service
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
Desk
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Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
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Safe
Telephone
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Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
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pieter v wrote a review Jun 2019
Ghent, Belgium95 contributions68 helpful votes
This hotel is situated opposite of the hospital in Vic. Don't make a mistake. You might think that you are IN the hospital if you are in the hotel, but you are wrong. The rooms, the smell, the decoration, it all reminds you of the hospital. Don't take the elevator! if you step in, it moves about 30 cm down and you may fall down in it. Take the stairs, but be aware that some steps are broken. The rooms are poor. very poor. My toilet was in my room and so was my bathroom. When I was taking a shower, or went to the toilet, all patients of th ehospital could see me sitting. There are no amenities. If you take a shower, the room is flooded. No minibar, no water. nothing. really nothing. Walls are made of cardboard so you hear everything in all rooms around. you want to sleep? forget it!!! Breakfast is poor. When I checked out, the lady didn't even thanked me. She is, just like everybody, waiting until this hotel will close so the rooms can be a part of the hospital. Stay away!
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: none. all rooms are terrible
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Response from Balmes Vic, Director General at Hotel J. Balmes Vic
Responded 23 Oct 2020
Buenos días Sr. Peter, Primer de todo, como representante de relaciones públicas del hotel, agradecer su opinión sobre su estancia en nuestro hotel. Le respondemos un puntos para más información relevante sobre nuestro hotel: . Que el hotel esté delante del hospital no es ningún inconveniente totalmente lo contrario. Nuestro hotel es un hotel de negocios y está situado en una zona muy tranquila. . Las habitaciones no hacen olor de hospital, es el primer comentario de este tipo en 20 años. . La habitaciones tienen amenties y además son de la marca "Ritual". . Las habitaciones no tienen mini-bar, pero hay recepción 24 horas y si necesitaba alguna cosa, sólo tenía que bajar a recepción y pedirlo. .El hotel está en reformas. Es un hotel familiar e independiente. El 85% de las habitaciones están totalmente reformadas y el ascensor en un período de 6 meses, será renovado. .El desayuno tipo bufé es totalmente completo y mucho mejor que hoteles de 4 estrellas. Le recordamos que nuestro hotel es de 3 estrellas. Sobre su comentario que el personal espera que cierre el hotel está fuera de lugar. Nuestro personal está trabajando cada día para dar un buen servicio a nuestros clientes. Nuestro hotel, es un hotel de negocios de 3 estrellas ofreciendo los servicios de esta categoría. Incluso damos servicios extras. Un saludo cordial, Equipo Hotel Balmes Vic.
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TheRana wrote a review Dec 2017
Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain11 contributions6 helpful votes
We stayed for one night, allowing us some extra time to explore Vic. Not knowing much about the area, I was a bit disappointed about the location, given it was a bit outside of the city center. The only thing I could mention to be improved is the temperature of the room. I found it to be very hot and dry at night - it was a pretty cold December night! Other than that, we found it to be clean and comfortable. Breakfast was a good deal (no other places to eat breakfast within close proximity to the hotel). The staff was welcoming and warm. Overall good value.
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Date of stay: December 2017
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from EquipoBalmesVic, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel J. Balmes Vic
Responded 2 Jan 2018
Dear TheRana, Thank you for you feedback following your recent stay. First of all, our hotel is situated only 10 minutes walking to the ciity center, we don't consider that is far away from it. I'm sorry to hear about the temparature of the room but the region of Osona is a very cold and freezing area and the central heating is automatically programmated so as to not to be cold but we will have your comment in consideration. I would like to reiterate once again our appreciation for your time in sharing the feedback with us and to sincerely apologise for any inconvenience that we might have caused for any shortcoming in our services. I look forward to welcoming you back to the J.Balmes Vic Hotel in the near future. Kind regards, J.Balmes Vic Team.
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Ed S wrote a review Jun 2017
Studley, Virginia118 contributions22 helpful votes
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We were traveling between Andorra and Roses, on the coast and looking for a nice stopping point along the way. Vic (pronounced "Beek" according to the hotel desk), was perfect. The hotel is directly across from the hospital and easy to find. It is a short walk to the town square and the day we were there the square was packed with families, everyone enjoying themselves. There is plenty to see and do and a number of excellent restaurants within easy walking distance. The hotel itself is not remarkable architecturally but the rooms are fine, clean, and a great value. Others may have mentioned the "farm" aromas that go with the territory. You get used to it quickly and it adds to the charm of the place. The hotel staff could not have been nicer or more helpful. They recommended La Tagliatella for dinner and it was excellent as well.
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: We had rooms overlooking the Hospital and they were fine and quiet
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Response from BalmesVic, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel J. Balmes Vic
Responded 16 Jun 2017
Estimado Edward S, Gracias por tomarse el tiempo para escribir de su reciente estancia en nuestro hotel. Nos alegra saber que hemos sido capaces de cumplir con sus expectativas y nos dio la oportunidad de servirle. Su opinión es muy importante para nosotros y le agradecemos por ayudarnos a mejorar los servicios que ofrecemos. Esperamos verle en otra ocasión. Cordialmente, Equipo Hotel J.Balmes Vic
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alberta1925 wrote a review Apr 2017
Milan, Italy66 contributions18 helpful votes
Good quality for price. Nothing particularly interesting to see around. The room is simple but clean and practical. In my room I had big problems to connect with the wi-fi. The line comes and goes every 30 seconds and cannot be used. I don't know if it was due to the room position or it was just a bad day but I suggest to the hôtel administration to improve it. In any case, if internet is not needed, price is reasonable for the general quality and service received
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from BalmesVic, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel J. Balmes Vic
Responded 22 Apr 2017
En primer lugar agradecerle el tiempo dedicado en hacer pública su impresión acerca de su estancia en el Hotel Balmes Vic. Sentimos lo ocurrido referente el problema puntual de la connexion Wifi, pero todo lo contrario, la connexion a internet suele ser excelente; entendemos que debía ser un problema puntual. Informarle también, que la ciudad de Vic y sus alrededores tiene un patrimonio histórico y natural digno de visitar y disfrutar de ello. En caso que vuelva en otra ocasión, estaremos encantados de informarle de todos los recursos turísticos que ofrece la ciudad y alrededores. Especialmente destacable, es el apartado en que hace referencia al trato recibido por el personal del Hotel, ya que es básico en nuestro negocio. Esperando poder atenderles de nuevo, en la próxima ocasión que visiten nuestra Ciudad, reciban un cordial saludo. Equipo Hotel Balmes Vic.
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Mike W wrote a review Jul 2015
Perpignan, France24 contributions12 helpful votes
If you are traveling by car, the Hotel J Balmes is easy to find, clearly signposted and adjacent to the hospital. The location is excellent - 10 minute walk to the historical centre of Vic. The rooms are fine and the service friendly and helpful. A double room with breakfast (and including one dog) cost 80 euros.
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Date of stay: July 2015
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USD 66 - USD 78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel J. Balmes Vic
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel J. Balmes Vic?
Nearby attractions include Museo Episcopal de Vic (0.9 km), Placa Major (0.8 km), and Templo Romano de Vic (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel J. Balmes Vic?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel J. Balmes Vic?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel J. Balmes Vic?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel J. Balmes Vic?
Yes, free public parking nearby, paid public parking nearby, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel J. Balmes Vic?
Conveniently located restaurants include XinVic Gastrobar, Boira, and La Flama.
Is Hotel J. Balmes Vic located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Vic.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel J. Balmes Vic?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel J. Balmes Vic?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Catalan.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel J. Balmes Vic?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Muralla de Pere III (0.9 km).
Is Hotel J. Balmes Vic accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.