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The Ballantrae Hotel

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Room & Suite (91)
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
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“the main hotel”(7 reviews)
“tram stop”(15 reviews)
“tea and coffee”(14 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Edinburgh for work midweek. Arrived and was promptly upgraded from a single room to one of their doubles. Found myself in a very spacious, very purple room with high ceilings, a lovely modern en-suite with enormous walk in shower and lovely view across to...More

2  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at corner of New Town. Walking distance to Old Town. Had a single room with external bathroom which was rather awkward having to get out of bedroom to walk to the bathroom down the hallway. Bathroom was somewhat as big as the bedroom (or...More

2  Thank FD W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived in the evening. This hotel has 4/5 car parking spaces at the back. I was lucky enough to get one, otherwise I've no idea what I would have done. It's very expensive as it's city centre Hotel too. Was down 3 flights of stairs...More

2  Thank Emmac25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is nice, don't get me wrong. But it clearly has aged without any refurbishment being carried out. Having said this, check-in was smooth and the room was clean and tidy. Rooms are very spacious, as is the bathroom. The main common areas in...More

Thank KS0197
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is a relatively inexpensive hotel located quite centrally in Edinburgh. It's maybe a ten minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley train station and is located right next to a tram stop. A lot of the big tour attractions in Edinburgh (the castle, the Royal Mile,...More

2  Thank Zyzzeon
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Price range
US$109 - US$309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
31
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Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Also Known As
Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh
The Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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Traveller (192)
Room & Suite (91)
Dining (3)
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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
...More
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Judith B
25 August 2017|
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Response from Filipa P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just as Craig C mentioned.
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lancashirelas1972
13 August 2017|
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Response from Filipa P | Reviewed this property |
I'm really sorry I haven't seen this earlier. Hope you enjoyed your stay !
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Room Tips
"Close to local transport"
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"Second-floor facing the road; bit noisier, but spacious and good view."
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"Ask for a room that is warm and recently renovated and on the first floor..... I'm nor sure there is one..."
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"The top floor maisonette room was spacious, but a bit of a trek up and downstairs"
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