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El Balcon Hostal Turistico

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brooklyn, ny, usa
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22 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

The hostal "El Balcon" has an excellent access to the north beaches of Cayo Las Brujas and Cayo Santa Maria. It's only a few miles from Caibarien, and only 45 kilometer from Cayo Las Brujas and its beaches "la Salina" and "Las Brujas" as well as a few more miles from Cayo Santa Maria, where a lot of hotels and... More 

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STGO
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2015

A beautiful house and friendlily service a 10 minute walk from plaz de armas in Arequipa. Although we had a problem with parking this was quickly solved by the staff. A very affordable hotel considering it's architectural beauty, carved wooden panels and elegant alabaster pillars make it a pleasure to stay at.

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Gierle, Belgium
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2012

It's a (very slighly steep) 15 mn walk or a 4 soles taxi (2012) away from the loud plaza de Armas. I had room 104, internal windows= silent room, Charming architecture: lovely carved wood, mahogany flooring. Easy satin lounge chairs, many beautiful picture books of all Peruvian regions to consult. Bathroom serves soapies and things, not usual for this price... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2012

Previous recent reviews say it all. Gorgeous old mansion, short walk to city center, helpful and pleasant staff, nice comfortable rooms, great breakfast. Good value for the money. No surprises or unplesentness. The hotel is a little bit off the beaten path so don't be surprised if the taxi driver from the airport seems to be wandering around leafy residential... More 

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Belgium
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

This hotel is located in a former mansion, and is a short walk away from Arequipa's city centre and the Plaza de Armas. The staff is exceptionally friendly and very helpful. Room and bathroom were decent and the breakfast is prepared to personal preference. There's a computer upstairs that's free to use and lots of books and maps present. When... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2011

Day or late night it was a fast walk to La plaza de Armas and back. El Balcon is full of wonderful people readdy to make your stay a wonderful one. Continental breakfast included,but if you would like anything different just ask. When In Peru we walk as much as possible so that we will be ready for our Machupicchu... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2009

I was in Peru for a month. I stayed in Arequipa for 5 days and stayed at this small lovely former mansion now converted to a boutique hotel. The staff were excellent in everything they did. From the chef, the doorman to the 2 brilliant receptionists (Flor & Liliana) who made my stay (including recovery from an incident in town)... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2008

This hotel is located in a beautiful mansion not too far from the Plaza De Armas. I'd say it's within walking distance, but the staff advises that you don't walk through the local neighborhood for safety reasons. That's not a problem because taxi's are cheap and plentiful. The problem is that the hotel is located on the corner of a... More 

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Cincinnati
1 review
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Reviewed 6 February 2008

"El Balcon" Hotel , Garcia Calderon 202, Vallecito, Arequipa Date: Feb 5th, 2008 Just returned from a week in Arequipa. My stay at El Balcon was a truly pleasurable experience. At $43/night it is an amazing bargain. This small hotel is located about a 10 minute walk from the Plaza de Armas. Catching a taxi in front is extremely easy... More 

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Additional Information about El Balcon Hostal Turistico

Address: Garcia Calderon 202 | Vallecito Arequipa, Arequipa 52700, Peru
Region: Peru > Arequipa Region > Arequipa
Price Range: $61 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Balcon Hostal Turistico 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“This is a "casa particular" the Cuban name for bed and breakfast. Call the owners in advance to make sure you have a reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles josefgonz, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
“room 104 is very calm !”
 of 5 bubbles NicoleOyegorda, 18 Nov 2012 | Read review
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