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Balcon de la Plaza

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  • Balcon de la Plaza
  • Balcon de la Plaza
  • Balcon de la Plaza
  • Balcon de la Plaza
  • Balcon de la Plaza
  • Balcon de la Plaza
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Friendly hotel Balcon de la Plaza occupies a restored Spanish colonial residence in central Salta.

There are many converted, refurbished mansions in the colonial heart of Salta and Balcón de la Plaza is one of the most charming, offering a genuine personalised experience. It also has the advantage of being just half a block from the city's pleasing main square, its baroque cathedral, shops, banks and restaurants. The staff are consistently highly rated for their welcome and helpfulness (in our view, Salta is justifiably renowned for its friendly population).

The hotel décor maintains the atmosphere of the building's history, with tiled and wooden floors, cast iron furniture, a small fountain and antique knick-knacks. Some of the handful of guest rooms have beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors. The hotel offers Wifi, parking and a laundry. A breakfast buffet is served but there is no restaurant (although there are plenty of options nearby).  

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What our clients say

  • The whole trip was memorable!  The excursion to Estancia Cristina was amazing, trekking Laguna Torre and Laguna de los Tres were awesome too.  And nothing beats being able to see…

    LB, London
  • Highlight?: Too many but Iguazu stands out!

    JB, Mansfield
  • Trekking on the Perito Moreno Glacier, seeing Condors in the Andes, crossing the Andes by boat and bus, the whole visit to Ushuaia. This was probably the most varied and…

    PN, Guildford
  • Perito Moreno was great again but I think the highlight was probably hiking in El Chalten area which was beautiful.

    PC, London
  • Impossible to choose a highlight - the variety made it great. the Falls were a highlight, plus Palermo Viejo in BA    

    KW, London
  • The mountain trip in Mendoza was spectacular. We loved Buenos Aires too.

    PW, Tonbridge
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Our Expert's Opinion

A charming colonial-style property, located a short walk away from the main square, ideal to explore on foot the beautiful cobble streets of Salta. I recommend visiting the MAAM Museum and eat Empanadas Salteñas in one of the great eateries in town.

Lina
Lina Fuller Travel Expert Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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