Hotel Baluarte

Francisco Canal 265 , Veracruz, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 91709, Mexico | Hotel
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Day - 45 Veracruz Aquarium

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... you need to spend money, so we did. We got a couple of beers and I went out and tried the water. As usual it was sweltering hot in Veracruz, and as I got in the water I expected to cool off, but the water temp is about the same as the outside temp, it's like a nice warm bath. I swam around on and off between drinking beers while Bobbie sat in the sun and tanned. It was a really good afternoon, I was happy I got in the water before leaving because it was a good ...

No Guey!

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... place was jam packed...what followed was a performance from a fusion latin jazz band with a powerhouse female voice lead. We made friends with the waiter who made us a delicious mezcal martinis and forced us to stay a few hours longer than we anticipated. It was a great time!

Today, we left the Roma district to come to the southern part of the city, Coyoacan. This area just recently became incorporated into the greater DF region, entonces it is very ...

Veracruz : Staying with Hosts

A travel blog entry by rona.puntawe


... was only a few minutes drive away. His mother, Angeles, was already waiting for us with lunch ready. Another good sign! Muy amable los dos! I immediately felt comfortable and at home. They have a big almost colonial style like house. The external walls are all ceramic tiles. The floor were also all tiles with neat design. The furnishing was also like antique – it's like stepping back in the 1950s ...

Our holiday officially starts here

A travel blog entry by wendy.gardiner


... ensures us that it's quite safe to walk around the streets at least in the historic centre where we are based and she’s now calling us Ambasador’s for the city. (Not quite sure what this involves yet)

The City is located in Mexico’s central region in a valley 2250 meters above sea level with a magnificent backdrop of two vocanoes and is the oldest urban centre in the Western Hemisphere founded by ...


A travel blog entry by karynina

Today, we as teachers start off with more training and rules about things with school. This is important, but its in Spanish. So I have my huge dictionary with me and try to translate the powerpoints. Stephanie still helps me a lot, but less and less, she is very encouraging about this stuff because only 4 years before she was where I was at.

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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.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Baluarte Veracruz

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent