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Reviewed 15 June 2016

My family and I got like 4 rooms. The pros of staying at this hotel are: neighborhood. Only. Cons: VERY OLD building and elevator (takes forever to take it), rooms are very small and the walls are not even painted properly, musty and cigarettes smell. Breakfast was ok, wi-fi does not work at the rooms... well, I WOULD NOT recommend...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Good localization but poor service. The hotel is old. Breakfast is average. Wifi signal is very erratic and poor. The price is ok and due to its localization it is rather convenient for a business trip .

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2014

it doesn't smell of cigarettes and it's clean. Very handy spot to commence walking tour of old city or just to do your own thing. The bus stop for Tres Cruces is very handy. The rooms are spacious and do include a safe. The bathroom is small with nowhere to put anything. A continental breakfast is included in the tariff...

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1Thank Lyrebird6
Holliston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I go to Uruguay twice a year, and I have been staying at the Balfer for at least ten years to the great dismay of my family, who would rather choose a fancy place in la Rambla. No thanks. This is a very comfortable place, clean, quiet if you know to ask for a room away from the street; very...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 4 January 2013

I stayed for two nights, Jan. 2nd and 3rd, 2013. Quiet, clean and welcoming. It's three stars but includes air conditioning, TV, hair dryer and a great breakfast buffet. Check out the picture. The buffett has freshly sqeezed orange juice, fresh fruit, yogurt, croissants, fresh rolls.....

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1Thank spicewjl
Vancouver
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Very helpful staff (they booked two hotels for us), very good breakfast with great selection, walking distance to historic Montevideo, close to bus routes for travel to other barios, and only 3 kilometres from the main bus station.

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Additional Information about Hotel Balfer

Address: Zelmar Michelini 1328, Montevideo 11113, Uruguay
Region: Uruguay > Montevideo Department > Montevideo
Price Range: $60 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“I always ask for a room away from the street, and one that has a double bed plus a single one, which I use to spread my stuff on plus those rooms are a bit larger.”
 of 5 bubbles lechuzon, 28 May 2013 | Read review
“I had an inside court yard room again. It is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles spicewjl, 4 Jan 2013 | Read review
“We had a room that looked onto an interior court yard and didn't hear a peep from the street beyond.”
 of 5 bubbles spicewjl, 11 Mar 2012 | Read review
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