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Casa de Los Balcones

Calle San Francisco 3, 38300 La Orotava, Tenerife, Spain
+34 607 33 13 65
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Calle San Francisco 3, 38300 La Orotava, Tenerife, Spain
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"audio guide"
in 8 reviews
"old building"
in 3 reviews
"traditional architecture"
in 3 reviews
"first floor"
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"wooden balconies"
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"de los"
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"local history"
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"small museum"
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"canary islands"
in 4 reviews
"tenerife island"
in 2 reviews
"inner courtyard"
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"old style"
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"for sale"
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"interesting place"
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"across the road"
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"house"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

if you want to know the interior of the old canary house here you have the opportunity. Authentically

Thank Kristina B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An attractive house both inside and out, the first floor of the interior and courtyard are now a museum showing how life was like when the house was being used domestically (i'm guessing as it was in the first part of the 20th century). The...More

Thank Merrowmum
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CasaBalcones, Marketing Manager at Casa de Los Balcones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Merrowmum, Thanks so much for your visit and having taken some minutes to write our review. It's a honour to know that our visitors have fun inside and enjoy during the visit. We hope you come back. You are always welcomed. Yours faithfully, The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is designed as a typical mansion house museum. We had handsets to listen to descriptions which is essential. The place isn't well organised and the numbers are not all there! No one told us that there is a second buolding across the road...More

Thank Nicola K
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CasaBalcones, Marketing Manager at Casa de Los Balcones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nicola, First of all thanks for visiting us and sharing your opinion. Despite the inconveniences, we hope you enjoyed during the visit. We take into account your opinion, which is very important to us. That's good to improve, and take it for granted that...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Great old Canarian property . Eat and drink surrounded but so much history. Also excellent view to PDLC. Great place for Tourists and locals alikeMore

Thank sharon e
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CasaBalcones, Marketing manager at Casa de Los Balcones, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear sharon e, We thank you very much for coming to visit us, as well as the time dedicated to commenting on your pleasant experience with all Tripadvisor users. We are happy to read that we have exceeded your expectations and have evaluated us in...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

The house Of Balconies or Casa De Los Balcones, was first built in 1632. This delightful but distinctive building has three stories featuring five ornately carved balconies. The building was was originally two separate houses built by a wealthy local family but converted to that...More

Thank Lee A
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CasaBalcones, Marketing Manager at Casa de Los Balcones, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Dear Lee A., First of all, thank you for visiting us and sharing your opinion in Tripadvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the visit of our set of historical houses and you appreciate everything that we offer to all our visitors. It's a honour...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Visiting this house is a good way to get an overview of local history and architecture. By the entrance there is an industrial amount of souvenirs, but if you buy a ticket you can visit the back and the first flour which are more interesting....More

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CasaBalcones, Marketing Manager at Casa de Los Balcones, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Dear GlobetrottingSwede, Thank you very much for coming to visit us, as well as the time dedicated to commenting on your pleasant experience with all Tripadvisor users. We are pleased to know that you liked our house, its history and its quiet. Regarding the loudspeakers,...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is designed, it seems, for tourists to be able to imbibe a cursory understanding of local history during a 15-minute walk-in visit. OK - that's what museums aimed at tourists are about. But while offering only a narrow view of local history -...More

Thank TShillam
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CasaBalcones, marketing manager at Casa de Los Balcones, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Dear TShillam, Thank you for taking the time to review our House-Museum "La Casa de los Balcones"of which we are very proud. I was so pleased to hear that you appreciate the canarian culture. On the other hand we are sorry for the inconvenience of...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The information about Orotavo, and especially the Corpus Christi festival when carpets of sand paintings decorate the square and streets, is good in this shop. You can go into the balcony courtyard to use the bathroom--which gives a nice view of the house garden. The...More

Thank cookpias
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CasaBalcones, marketing manager at Casa de Los Balcones, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Dear cookpias, First of all, thank you for coming to visit us and sharing your opinion. We are pleased to know that you liked our set of historical houses. If you want to know more about us and join our community, follow us on Social...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Fun, little museum with a surprisingly extensive audio recording that offers history on the Canary Islands. The museum itself is teeny tiny but if you listen to 1-8 on the audio guide, you’ll learn a lot about the area. The tour itself is four euros...More

Thank Katherine C
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CasaBalcones, marketing manager at Casa de Los Balcones, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Dear Katherine, Thank you so much for your review, so happy to read you truly enjoyed La Casa de los Balcones, and yes... Instead of being a tiny museum, it is charming. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit while listening to the audio...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

While on a tour around La Orotava we went to see this historic property. Built in the 17th century the main big attraction is the beautifull wooden balconies. These are made from the Canary pine tree and have never been treated, what a great long...More

Thank roy v
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CasaBalcones, marketing manager at Casa de Los Balcones, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank you very much for these amazing comments, kind regards, La Casa de los Balcones team

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