Hotel Baluarte

Francisco Canal 265 , Veracruz, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 91709, Mexico | Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Baluarte Veracruz

Reviewed by rona.puntawe

Good location, good value

Reviewed Jul 16, 2012
by (8 reviews) Melbourne , Australia Flag of Australia

Hotel Baluarte is just a few blocks away from the sea and the zocalo, both within few minutes walking distance. Gran Cafe de la Parroquia, an institution in Veracruz, is also nearby. The pool is quite small, but it's good enough to take a dip in to cool off from the scorching heat of Veracruz. Very neat and tidy hotel. The receptionists don't speak English and they really couldn't help much in suggestingw hat places to see -- but I realised, it's the same elsewhere even in 4/5-star hotels in the city.

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TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Baluarte Veracruz

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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