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El Balcon del Abra

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bainbridge Island
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Balcon del Abra is simply fantastic! It was the last stop on our Central and South American tour and what a wonderful way to spend our last few days. The house is absolutely beautiful. Ursula and Diego are the ultimate hosts - we felt cared for and quite comfortable during our stay. The delicious food is lovingly prepared by...

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Diego I, Director General at El Balcon del Abra, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to recieve you in our house. Your joy is our commitment!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an estancia (ranch/farm) in Mariscala, Uruguay. This place is lovely, has great rooms, great food, great host family, great horses and an interesting swimming pond. Lovely and artful touches are throughout the property. The rooms are large with excellent bathrooms and views. Remember to get the full board as there is not much in Mariscala in the way...

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Diego I, Director General at El Balcon del Abra, responded to this review

Thank you Susan, hope you´ve enjoyed a lot!

Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for just one night and were given a warm welcome by the owners. The only thing that spoilt it was them asking for cash up front even for a deposit for the evening meal we were going to have! The setting is beautiful and it is very relaxing to lounge in the gardens and dip in the fresh...

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Diego I, Director General at El Balcon del Abra, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for your comments! As we do not work with credit cards we need to ask for a deposit in advance to book the rooms and many of our guests don´t carry cash with them so we always advice about this because the closest bank is 30 km away. Depending if your stay is in full board...

ventnor, nj
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We were the only guests during our recent stay and felt like we were at our own fantastic home. The property is beautiful, the rooms clean and comfortable. There is no AC but it wasnt really a problem as there was a nice breeze. Horseback riding was fantastic-my husband was able to run on the horses which is often a...

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Diego I, Propietario at El Balcon del Abra, responded to this review

Thanks for your words. We love to see happy people in our house!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 21 January 2015

The house and garden, featuring a naturally filtered pool filled with spring water are lovely and very well maintained. The surrounding combination of mountainous and flat landscape is more dramatic than in other parts of Uruguay and allows for some interesting riding on the posada's excellent quarter horses. The rooms are very nicely decorated and comfortable and with Italian style...

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Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

My family and I will keep on taking and remembering our staying in Rincon Del Abra as one of our best vacation times ever. Ursula is Ann awesome host, she will make you feel like you haven't left home and her staff is just the kindest and most incredible. The pets are as sweet and the food... The food was...

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Atlantida, Uruguay
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Attention to details and personal assistance make this one of the best estancia stays in Uruguay, and we have been to a few. With great planning and execution, Ursula and her well-trained staff offer a very comfortable and relaxed way to enjoy the beautiful countryside, either on horseback or hiking the hillsides. The guestrooms are large and well appointed and...

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London, England
Reviewed 6 January 2013

From the second we arrived to the moment we left, our stay with Ursula was unforgettable. Having stayed all over the World in many weird and wonderful places, none created so many lovely memories in such a short space of time. Our room was beautiful and, to make it extra special as we were on our honeymoon, Ursula had set...

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Mvdeo
Reviewed 27 July 2011

The hospitality that Ursula offers is something very hard to find in uruguay. It can be traduced in charm, friendship, every moment she is there to attend your needs. Great accomodation with luxury and spacious bedrooms, with its own fireplace. The countryside is beautiful and you can hike or do horseriding around the area. Perfect place to go with your...

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Hamburg & Uruguay
Reviewed 1 December 2010

a really cultivated, high level small posada, better food, more tastefully furnished then anything we had so far in Uruguay (that includes the 5 Star Conrad where we stayed following night). The european owner lady invests a lot of attention into landscaping, decoration, and every conceivable detail. Not cheap by b&b standards, but justified, we enjoyed the stay.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A perfect place for rest or the practice of outdoor sports, attended by it owners. Traditional or gourmet food using vegetables and fruits of our own production. Confortable rooms, refined style. Ecological biotop swimming pool, no chemicals. Activities: Horseback riding Mountain biking Birdwatching Trekking Golf driving range and lessons Canoeing Fishing Free fly and hang glider lessons Ultralight aircrafts runways Relaxing massages Tours to caves and hills arround Off road tours, 4x4 or motorcycles ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Balcon del Abra

Address: Camino a Cerros Blancos S/N | Hiway 8 Km 185, Mariscala 30001, Uruguay (Formerly El Balcon del Abra)
Region: Uruguay > Lavalleja Department > Mariscala
Price Range: RM682 - RM1,157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All of the rooms - both in the main house and the separate guest house - were beautiful.”
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