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Old 11-29-2016, 10:11 PM
Location: Tucson/Nogales
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Originally Posted by StealthRabbit View Post
I like balconies and especially enjoy my flr 66 and flr 65 rooms in Singapore, facing the Merlion / harbour, and above the soccer (Futball) and cricket fields. Sunrise over the harbour is wonderful, Free laser show every night.

After enjoying that for 28 yrs, they have locked out the balconies due to some 'Asia crisis' jumpers (crashing through the mezzanine and into the shopping center below.)
Let this be a warning to those that see a photo of a Hotel with balconies that you would like to stay in, in some city you plant to travel to, as any number of these hotels have blocked the exits to the balconies, for safety reasons. There's an older hotel in Las Vegas that has done this, I have learned.

So it's best to ask, before reserving a room there, if you'll have access to the balcony.
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Old 12-19-2016, 04:10 PM
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Default Favorite Motel Balcony

This is a little late but I can name at least one motel whose balconies are their selling point.

I have been going to the Outer Banks of North Carolina all my life. If you love the beach and are a fan of classic old school Mom and Pop motels this is the place. The balconies look straight down onto the surf about 30 to 40 feet away and feature several rocking chairs per room to enjoy the sunrise, moonrise, dolphin watching, and the ocean breezes. Lots of folks sit out there and smoke away (as a cigarette smoke hater, I can tell you the ocean breezes deal with the second hand smoke rapidly and efficiently). Nonsmokers sit and rock while they enjoy iced tea and beer.

Cape Hatteras Motel has been family owned for many decades. The present structures are not the original buildings. Since they are next to the surfline, they have been obliterated by hurricanes several times. But the rooms are as close as you can get without sleeping on an air mattress in the surf. Given rising sea levels and increasingly destructive storms, its days are likely numbered. But, this is a good place to enjoy if you are a fisherman, or love the ocean, or enjoy peace and quiet (outside of tourist season June - September).


(I am in no way affiliated with the motel or any of the local businesses.)
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Old 12-20-2016, 08:11 AM
Location: Savannah GA/Lk Hopatcong NJ
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Love the Bourbon St hotels in New Orleans with balconies. Not so sure I'd trust them to stand on, as these hotels are very old, but nice to be able to open the french doors for some fresh air.
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