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    The Ballantrae Hotel

    8 - 12 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP, Scotland
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 15 October 2015

    We arrived early for a two night stay staff very accommodating for our luggage that we left 10 minutes walking from train station did not use them breakfast but looks inviting we choose to eat on their run for breakfast no lift so be prepared...More

    Thank dougtrudy
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 23 October 2015

    Many thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you would like to return for another stay. Be sure to check out our website before you book to find the best possible rates and exclusive deals. Kind...More

    Reviewed 13 October 2015

    Its on the center of Edinburg no lifts and lots of stairs also the continental the breakfast not to my taste but good staff and quick check in and fast check in too but i recomend it for students on a budget

    Thank Wesa G
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 13 October 2015

    Thank you for your review. We always offer rates which exclude breakfast if you would prefer to book with a room only rate. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel again. Kind regards, The Ballantrae Hotel Team

    Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

    My partner and I stayed at the Ballantrae Hotel over the weekend and really enjoyed our stay. The location is great, very central. Also the hotel has its own car park, however it is very small and if you don't arrive early you aren't guaranteed...More

    Thank daisychainlaura
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 13 October 2015

    Many thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and would recommend the Ballantrae to your friends. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future - be sure to check out our exclusive offers and best possible rates...More

    Reviewed 29 September 2015

    While this hotel is in a very central location it lacks charm and amenities, feeling more like a hostel than a hotel. Our room was sparse, breakfast basic, reception cramped and uninviting. A huge disappointment given the price.More

    1  Thank Michele S
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 7 October 2015

    Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the hotel location, and we are sorry that you found the hotel charmless. As a recently renovated, listed Georgian Townhouse, we often get compliments on the hotels quirkiness and uniqueness, and we feel we...More

    Reviewed 27 September 2015

    First impression was nice , friendly staff , clean and centrally located . At £249 B&B was ridiculous , the room was lovely , no bottle of water in the room and no glass to drink tap water . The mattress was not comfortable ,...More

    2  Thank Paulbh0y
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 28 September 2015

    Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you found the hotel to be overpriced, but we find that our rates are competitive and in line with other hotels based in the heart of Edinburgh city centre. Kind regards, The Ballantrae Hotel Team

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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
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    • US$62 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 31
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    • Broughton & Calton
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    Broughton & Calton
    Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
    malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
    have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
    mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
    found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
    but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
    even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
    art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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    Judith B
    26 August 2017|
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    Response from Filipa P | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, just as Craig C mentioned.
    14 August 2017|
    Response from Filipa P | Reviewed this property |
    I'm really sorry I haven't seen this earlier. Hope you enjoyed your stay !
    Room Tips
    "The top floor maisonette room was spacious, but a bit of a trek up and downstairs"
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    "Can be a bit of noise from street, which is loud if you leave your window open."
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    "Avoid the upper floors - steep stairs - no lift in some sections"
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    "Even though it states there is internet. NO, AGAIN NO, there is no internet!"
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