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    The Ballantrae Hotel

    8 - 12 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP, Scotland
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    Reviewed 11 August 2015

    Location was fabulous. Breakfast ok. Service ok. Room good. Bathroom lovely. Not great value for money although we did choose the very busy season. Housekeeping not great. Stayed 4 nights and sheets not changed at all. Finally got fresh towels after 3 nights. The chap...More

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    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 17 August 2015

    Thank you for your review. Like all hotels in Edinburgh, rates are at peak during the Edinburgh festival. Be sure to check out our website for some great deals during the winter months. We hope to welcome you back to the Ballantrae in the near...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

    So the only thing I want from a hotel is a good night sleep. The room we are in is beautiful but seriously, the doors for the other rooms and the 2 external door slam shut so any guest or house keeping going in or...More

    Thank M0ggy82
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 10 August 2015

    We are sorry that you experienced some disturbance during your stay with us. We have rooms located at the rear of the hotel which are away from the main street and entrance - if you would like to stay with us again, please request this...More

    Reviewed 26 July 2015

    The rooms were clean and well maintained and the staff were very polite , friendly . The hotel itself is at a central location which makes it very convenient to go around the city.Yes one does have to pull one's luggage up the stairs, but...More

    Thank PrasanjitKumar
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 28 July 2015

    Many thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and would definitely be recommending the Ballantrae. We hope to see you back at the hotel again - be sure to book through our website to take advantage of our...More

    Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

    This hotel is the epitome of OK. It is basic. Clean. And the location is perfect to get all over Edinburgh on foot. But is it worth £189/night. Absolutely not! Maybe £100 to £120. Mainly for location. We walked to the Edinburgh castle and the...More

    1  Thank lyuba n
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 21 July 2015

    Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. The price of our rooms vary depending on time of the year, events such as the Open Golf etc. If you are to stay with us again, be sure to check out our website where...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

    My boyfriend and I stayed here a couple weeks ago for a few nights. The location was perfect, just a short walk away from the town. The room itself was lovely and the bathroom with the massive bath was amazing however the shower didn't seem...More

    1  Thank Charlotte B
    Response from Management360, Manager at The Ballantrae HotelResponded 17 July 2015

    Thank you for your review. The issue with your mattress was addressed when you mentioned this on check out. We are glad that apart from this, that your stay was perfect, and we hope to see you back again. Kind regards, The Ballantrae Hotel Team

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    • Free Internet
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    • US$90 - US$350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
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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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    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
    "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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    "The hotel doesn't have a lift, so advisable to specify if you need a low room due to mobility issues."
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