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Ballantrae West End Hotel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Very comfortable hotel. Was able to leave my overnight bag at the hotel until check in time. Central to my needs in Edinburgh. Room was clean and was a good size. Staff were very helpful too. Will most definitely use again.

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Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

I have never come across such run down hotel. It was extremely dirty and filthy. It was too late to find anything else to stay otherwise I would move to another hotel. I have never written a complain before,maybe because it was never so bad, it made me very angry. I was scared to touch anything. I went to a...

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Much better than going to a Travelodge. Large rooms. Nice staff. Breakfast could have done with some hot food, but it had cold meats, cheeses, cereals and bread etc. Positioned in a residential area, so quiet, but just 5 mins from the main road into Edinburgh. Walk or bus or tram.

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

The communal area were lovely! Very clean and modern. The bedrooms we had were large with everything in them you needed but were tired and run down. For example there was stains all over the sofa in one room and cracked/looses floor tiles in the bathroom of another! They could have both done with a lick of paint! There is...

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Trufant, Michigan
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Very historic. They were doing painting and updating - inconvenient. Seven flights of stairs to reach our room - no lift. The room was on the top floor; it had a wonderful view. However, it wasn't worth the climb. We needed to take a rest half way up. The staff was very helpful, even carried our luggage upstairs. Loved the...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2014

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2014

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Reviewed 26 December 2014

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 7 December 2014

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2014

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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“Do not go here all rooms I saw were the same the only positive is the distance to Edinburgh city centre”
 of 5 bubbles mountainmagic326, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Somewhere Else”
 of 5 bubbles Yogmart, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Wifi was only one side of room so if this is vital maybe check when booking”
  • Original sash windows, just not maintained, so sad
  • Fix the towel rail? Mastic toilet - nice
  • Just don't look too close
  • broken light and beading, again so sad
  • Overgrown garden
 of 5 bubbles 434christiea, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The bach view is pretty.”
 of 5 bubbles LeoCOUTURE, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles 107GregC, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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