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The Ballantrae Hotel

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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“cold meats”(12 reviews)
“tram stop”(15 reviews)
“the main hotel”(7 reviews)
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 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
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Twin room in basement roomy and clean. We didn't have an iron or ironing board but a request to the Spanish chap on reception provided quick results. He was very helpful and friendly with all enquiries. Breakfast much more than expected for a continental option....More

Thank Hollybollydisney
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Room was spacious & clean, with original features, one of which was single glazed window. The traffic noise was unbearable! May not be as bad on higher floors.We were in room 112 on lower floor. By the time I realised traffic noise was going to...More

Thank hil68
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Hotel is situated in a good place and staff are friendly, WiFi worked well. The down side is: very basic and the windows are single so you hear every noise from people, traffic and trams outside, also walls are thin as you can hear other...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Our room was comfortable and clean, everything you needed for 2 nights stay. We were in the building two doors down which did not have an elevator. Reception staff were excellent; very friendly and helpful. We did not have the breakfast but it looked good,...More

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US$77 - US$369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$77 - US$369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
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Judith B
26 August 2017|
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Response from Filipa P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just as Craig C mentioned.
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lancashirelas1972
14 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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"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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"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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