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Ballantrae Hotel

8-12 York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EP, United Kingdom
+44 131 478 4748

€64+

Overall guest ratings

7.7/10 Good
based on 2,691 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.5
  • 6.7
  • 4.7

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  • Spacious rooms

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    About

    Just a short leisurely stroll from the main areas of Princes Street and George Street, the Ballantrae Hotel, Edinburgh makes a superb base for discovering one of Europe's most cosmopolitan capital cities. This reasonably priced Edinburgh accommodation is the perfect choice for a business stopover, romantic city break or touring holiday in Scotland. For guests arriving by car, there is a private car parking facility, providing convenience and peace of mind. Don't hesitate to ask your friendly hosts about things to see and do in the vicinity. This elegant historic city hotel also makes the ideal business meeting venue, with conference facilities and a charming residents' bar in which to relax afterwards. If you are looking for affordable 3-star hotel in central Edinburgh, then look no further. Quality, comfort and convenience await you here, along with genuine hospitality.

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    AMENITIES

    • Parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Car hire
    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Storage available
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 2,691 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.2 "82% thought the service was very professional."
      7.5 "Management was excellent, said 75%."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.6 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 56%."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "For only 60%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
      5.2 "For only 52%, the tv was ok."
      5.5 "55% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.0 "50% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.7 "Bad amenities."
      4.7 "53% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.4 "56% complained about the elevator."
      1.9 "For 81%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      0.4 "96% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 4.2 "Bar is not good."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.5 "85% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 1,614 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.2 "92% thought parking was inexpensive."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.4 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 54%."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.4 "Beds were acceptable for 54%."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the tv was ok."
      5.3 "53% thought the minibar was ok."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.1 "51% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 5.1 "Average amenities."
      6.3 "63% said the architecture was not spectacular."
    • 4.2 "Bar is not good."
    • 1.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.7 "83% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 484 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      8.7 "87% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% said the reception staff was great."
      8.3 "83% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.3 "High comfort."
      8.9 "89% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.3 "83% liked the big bathroom."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.1 "For only 61%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.0 "Beds were acceptable for 60%."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.1 "51% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.4 "Bad amenities."
      4.4 "56% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.3 "57% complained about the elevator."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.5 "85% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 592 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
      8.1 "81% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.8 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 58%."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "For only 60%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.5 "Beds were acceptable for 55%."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      3.5 "65% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.1 "Bar is not good."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.5 "85% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
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