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Balmore Guest House

34, Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9NQ, United Kingdom
+44 131 221 1331

€35+

Fri 9/12 Check in
Sat 10/12 Check out

Overall guest ratings

6.9/10 Good
based on 2,359 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.5
  • 7.8
  • 4.4
  • 4.3

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    About

    This friendly, family-run Victorian guest house offers free Wi-Fi and inclusive breakfast. Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street can both be reached within 20 minutes’ walk. Balmore Guest House provides a superb inclusive breakfast, served in the conservatory. Nearby Union Canal boasts beautiful walks and waterside restaurants for guests to enjoy. Bowmore, Balmore's neighbouring property, offers very modern en suite rooms. Both properties are of equal quality, with the same facilities, and guests may be accommodated in either.

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    AMENITIES

    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Parking
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    6.9 Good
    based on 2,359 reviews
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
    • 7.6 "Internet works."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.5 "Average value."
    • 4.4 "Vibe wasn't good."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.8 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.8 "Disappointing food."
    • 3.3 "Not very clean."
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    Overall rating

    6.4 Good
    based on 1,203 reviews
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      9.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 90%."
      9.7 "97% thought parking was inexpensive."
      8.5 "85% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.5 "Near to public transport, according to 95%."
    • 7.9 "Internet works."
      7.5 "75% said the wifi quality was great."
    • 7.6 "Good service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "Management was excellent, said 77%."
      9.5 "95% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 6.1 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
    • 4.0 "Disappointing food."
      0.8 "For 92%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      0.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 100%."
      0.6 "94% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      3.7 "63% did not enjoy the desserts."
    • 3.9 "Bad amenities."
      3.6 "64% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.0 "100% complained about the elevator."
    • 3.8 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.3 "Not very comfortable."
      2.5 "75% said rooms were small."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.0 "Awful rooms."
      1.7 "83% complained about the bathroom."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were dirty."
      2.5 "75% said rooms were small."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.0 "90% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.0 "80% had problems with the shower."
      2.7 "For 73%, the rooms looked old."
      1.3 "87% found problems with the furniture."
      3.4 "66% thought the tv was sub-standard."
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    Overall rating

    6.9 Good
    based on 613 reviews
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      9.1 "City centre within easy reach, said 91%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.4 "84% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.7 "Near to public transport, according to 97%."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.6 "Internet works."
      7.1 "71% said the wifi quality was great."
    • 6.5 "Average value."
    • 6.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.4 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 4.1 "Not very comfortable."
      3.4 "66% said rooms were small."
      4.8 "52% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.9 "Rooms are not good."
      1.5 "85% complained about the bathroom."
      3.4 "66% said rooms were small."
      4.8 "52% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.3 "77% had problems with the shower."
      1.3 "87% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.6 "84% found problems with the furniture."
      2.8 "For 72%, the rooms looked old."
    • 3.9 "Disappointing food."
    • 3.2 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      1.3 "87% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.8 "62% thought it was rather dirty."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 542 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      8.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 87%."
      9.7 "Near to public transport, according to 97%."
      8.1 "81% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.6 "Internet works."
      7.3 "73% said the wifi quality was great."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
      8.3 "83% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      6.7 "For only 67%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
    • 4.7 "Not very clean."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
      1.8 "82% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.8 "52% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 4.6 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.8 "72% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.8 "Bad amenities."
      3.6 "64% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.1 "89% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 3.6 "Disappointing food."
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