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The Ballantrae Hotel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our experience with this hotel during the 2 nights we stayed was phenomenal! The room was very large and spacious, ceilings are about 2-stories high and there were 2 floor-to-ceiling windows facing the street, letting in lots of light. We had a room booked for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here while we had a short break in Edinburgh, we found the room nice and spacious with a comfortable bed and good bathroom facilities. Perhaps the rooms can use a slight refurb, but nothing major. Otherwise I can't fault it....More

Thank Stuart K
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Firstly, this is an ideal hotel if you want to be near the main shopping area, Waverley Station and on the tram route. York Place is a street of Georgian houses some of which have been converted to hotel accommodation, this will mean large rooms,...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018

The hotel from the outside is a lovely old building and as we checked in we were told we were staying a few doors down from the hotel, this wasnt a problem for us and that we were on the first floor and they dont...More

1  Thank Leahelliemum
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Firstly I must state that the staff where good, the location for transport links excellent and our New Year trip was fantastic. We stayed 5 nights and where out of the hotel most of the time sightseeing so really it was only a place to...More

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United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
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Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh
The Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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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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Judith B
25 August 2017|
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Response from Filipa P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just as Craig C mentioned.
13 August 2017|
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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"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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"Can be a bit of noise from street, which is loud if you leave your window open."
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