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    The Ballantrae Hotel

    8 - 12 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP, Scotland
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    • Excellent16%
    • Very good34%
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    “cold meats” (12 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    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 28 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

    Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

    We were only there for 2 nights but were greeted by nice and polite staff. The room was a nice size and very clean and even though the hotel is right near a main nightlife area there was no noise. The only reason this is...More

    Thank Angec75
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 28 September 2015

    Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope that you return again soon. Make sure to check out the great, exclusive deals and best rates on our website before you make your reservation. Kind regards,...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

    This hotel is in a great location. 15 minute walk from the Royal Mile and 10 minute walk from Rose Street. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and the breakfast has a great selection. The stair climb to the top...More

    Thank HorseLover15
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 28 September 2015

    Many thanks for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the hotel and our breakfast. If you were to stay with us again, make sure to check out our website for the best possible rates and exclusive offers. We hope to see...More

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    • US$64 - US$353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Judith B
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    Response from Filipa P | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, just as Craig C mentioned.
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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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