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    The Ballantrae Hotel

    8 - 12 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP, Scotland
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    • Excellent16%
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    “no lifts” (10 reviews)
    “cold meats” (6 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    This hotel is located close to public transport and within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle, The Elephant House Cafe and Armchair Books. My only gripe was been put at the top of the building (70 stairs from entrance to room)--other than that: I'd stay here...More

    Thank Josh G
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I really enjoyed my time here. The room was clean and spacious, with bars and restaurants within 5-10 mins walk. The staff were friendly and helpful. Before we checked in I requested additional requirements for the room which were met!

    Thank Mogacho
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had no issues finding this hotel just across the road and down from the portrait gallery (which is free and fab place to visit). Reception staff was friendly and efficient. Our room was two doors down from the main building, which is where you...More

    Thank Elaine K
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stopped here a couple of times The place is an older style building and listed as a three star hotel. All rooms we have stayed in have been clean and tidy. The last visit we were on the top floor and as this place has...More

    Thank mickeastlake
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Was great for a quick visit! Good location! Was a little noisy as we were on the main road but we didn’t mind as we were only there for one night! Staff were friendly enough! Spacious and Clean room! Great price for the city centre!

    Thank lachachacha
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    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • US$65 - US$347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 31
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    • Broughton & Calton
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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
    "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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    "There is no elevator...Ask for a room and floor depending on your fitness level...:)"
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