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Ballantrae Albany Hotel

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39-47 Albany Street, Edinburgh EH1 3QY Scotland See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewshoneymoon suitecontinental breakfastquiet streethuge bathroomhigh ceilingsmini fridgeyork placestaff at receptiondouble roomstayed for one nightgeorge streetcity centrewithin easy walking distancetea and coffeevisiting edinburghroyal milesinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked 1 night to get some rest of delivering eldest back to EDI. Well located on a lovely street the hotel oozes charm etc. Check in less than a minute and a most polite receptionist to show us to our room. A decent size room...More

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Response from Management360, Manager at Ballantrae Albany HotelResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and found the hotel excellent value. Next time, before you book, be sure to check out the best rates and exclusive offers on our websites and our Facebook page.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent value for money. Supersize room with plenty of space and storage. Easy access to and from central. Walking distance to most popular places. Perfect for couples. They don’t have a lift but for a short time stay it’s just fine.More

2  Thank EFdezC
Response from Management360, Manager at Ballantrae Albany HotelResponded 8 November 2017

Many thanks for your 5 Star review. We are glad that everything was perfect for you, and hope that you will be back in the near future. Next time, before you book, check out the best rates and exclusive deals on our website - guests...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed at Ballantrae Hotel for a weekend - the hotel standard is OK, but its location is excellent - this part of New Town offers amazing restaurants, cozy pubs and is in walkable distance to most major sights.More

1  Thank MissBundgaard
Response from Management360, Manager at Ballantrae Albany HotelResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and found the location perfect. If you would like to stay again, make sure to check out the best possible rates on our website, and the exclusive promotions on our website. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked 4 rooms for 3 nights at the Ballantrae Albany Hotel at massively inflated prices which we expected as it was during the Edinburgh Festival to which I had invited 3 elderly friends from France and Norway. The conditions of the hotel were nothing...More

2  Thank mslainey700
Response from Management360, Manager at Ballantrae Albany HotelResponded 1 week ago

We are very disappointed to receive this review, as we allocated your rooms close together as requested on check in, and fixed the minor issues you mentioned with your room immediately after you arrived. One of the mornings you and your group arrived much later...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an okay hotel for a short 3 night business stay. I didn't expect much due to the reviews, but it was fine. Old fashioned and a bit rough around the edges. Scuffs on walls and doors, carpets not as clean as they could...More

Thank Dom O
Response from Management360, Manager at Ballantrae Albany HotelResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay. We are glad that you enjoyed the hotel - next time, if you would prefer a room on a higher floor, please request this at your time of booking and we will do our best...More

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Welcome to the The Ballantrae Albany Hotel a wonderful Grade A listed Georgian town house building and one of Edinburgh's best boutique hotel's. The Hotel is located in the heart of the lively city of Edinburgh, ...More just a short walk from the best attractions of the city. The hotel has a total of 42 en-suite rooms all fitted with modern amenities to meet your needs including Satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$87 - US$293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ballantrae Albany Edinburgh
Hotel Ballantrae Albany
Albany Hotel Edinburgh
Ballantrae Albany Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > 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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13 October 2017|
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Response from hil68 | Reviewed this property |
Just breakfast, but lots of restaurants a short walk away.
14 March 2017|
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Response from Management360 | Property representative |
Hi There. We are a 10-12 minute walk from Waverley (or about £5 in a taxi)
3 October 2016|
Response from jade m |
lots of parking out on the street. couple of pounds for a few hours.however it's free after late afternoon until the morning.
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"To choose a good room - choose a different hotel altogether!"
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"Top floor to have no one above you!"
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"No lifts, so if you struggle with stairs look elswhere"
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"Don't pick the 4th floor, and basically just don't go there."
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