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Balch Hotel

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40 Heimrich St Columbia River Gorge, Dufur, OR 97021-3031 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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All reviews step back in time restored hotel private bath wheat fields restful retreat view of mt hood historical museum quiche rolling hills homemade granola grounds are immaculate helpful in every way central oregon king suite white river the columbia gorge gourmet breakfast
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very nice hotel, with beautiful garden and surroundings. Very good place for rest and enjoy yourself, as it is very comfortable and home-like. Very nice hotel staff and especially, the welcome cookies are very delicious.

Thank ptcdcdpr B
Response from BalchInnkeeper, Owner at Balch HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the wonderful review. Our staff loves helping folks feel at home.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Came for the scenic bikeway in Maupin. Then had a wonderful stay at this most awesome gem of a hotel. Mel the wearer of many hats including the one best suited for her, chef! she accomidated my Vegan diet without blinking an eye. The breakfast...More

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Response from BalchInnkeeper, Owner at Balch HotelResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you so much Cari. We'll let Mel know how much you appreciated her creations. It is great to see folks taking advantage of the Scenic Bike-way nearby. Looking forward to your return!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed staying in this historic hotel in wheat and desert country, with Mount Hood views. Quiet, antique furnishings, lots of art on the walls, tasteful, very friendly service, good breakfast, healthy dinner options. We met people from far points in the US and...More

Thank Adventurer566119
Response from BalchInnkeeper, Owner at Balch HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much! We are always excited to have guests who arrive by bicycle. So glad you are enjoying the area.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few nights here so we could explore the area and go hiking. The hotel staff were very helpful and even emailed me a customized hike based on my specifications. We had a lovely day hiking in the Mount Hood National Forests which...More

Thank christa a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night and greatly appreciated the calm of the hotel and surrounding area. Read my book in the shady garden. Watched the grass grow. Very good dinner in the restaurant. Had the beef tenderloin special for that night. Healthy breakfast buffet with fresh-prepared hot...More

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Response from BalchInnkeeper, Owner at Balch HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

It is wonderful to see that you were able to relax and experience all we have to offer in your quick escape. We appreciate your kind words.

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Description
Historic, boutique hotel among rolling wheat fields. Relax. Reconnect. Rejuvenate. We hope to surprise you with this gem in the country. The Balch Hotel is an excellent spot for outdoor weddings, reunions, More retreats, business meetings, bike trips, car clubs or a romantic getaway for two. Winter weddings, retreats, engagements and elopements are cozy and charming. Join us at a place that inspires personal re-connection and rejuvenation …. To help ensure a peaceful environment for our guests, we unfortunately do not allow small children or pets. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$ 79 - US$ 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Balch Hotel Dufur
Location
United States > Oregon > Dufur
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
US$ 79 - US$ 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Balch Hotel Dufur
Location
United States > Oregon > Dufur
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Traveller (214)
Room & Suite (114)
Dining (21)
Pool & Beach (2)
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Taunya D
27 July 2017|
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Response from BalchInnkeeper | Property representative |
Hello Taunya, We have a group that is holding all the rooms for the hotel for the night of September 16. They may be releasing some rooms; will know a month out (August 16.) Check back with us then.
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gingerpeach6
19 October 2016|
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Response from BalchInnkeeper | Property representative |
For the comfort of our non-pet owners, we do not allow pets. Sorry.
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boyntogs
7 September 2016|
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Response from BalchInnkeeper | Property representative |
Yes, we have good cell coverage for Verizon. Some of the smaller carriers do not reach out here. There is no data, however. We have free wifi throughout the building so when you get here you'll have all you need.
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Room Tips
"Ask for a Mount Hood view room."
Adventurer566119
1 week ago
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"We preferred room with private bath, but shared baths were clean, and ample."
quigley66
3 weeks ago
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"Top floor is warm in the summer, but is a bit quieter."
TravlinDave13
6 Sep 2018
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"Ask for a room with a view of Mt. Hood and/or a private bath."
mikewestby2017
21 Aug 2018
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