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Balmore House

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
853Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
258Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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There were three of us in Edinburgh for one night. We wanted somewhere cheap but with our own private room and bathroom. When we arrived we were taken across the road and a few doors down, as they have a second location. Zero inconvenience as it was under 30 seconds away. The roo
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The place is located in a good area close to shops and around 15 minutes walk to the Royal Mile. The house is nice and really quite. The room I stayed at was big and the bed was super comfortable. Breakfast surprised me since it was really good and besides certain plates they off
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10 of us stayed here as a family trip we were put across road in 2 seperate blocks which was not mentioned on website ... myself and cousin had room 27 in attic... no heating which we were informed about when checking in and toilet didnt flush...disgusting ! Other rooms toilets d
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Was ok we booked a double room but we got single room with double bed ...was cleanish and breakfast was ok could have done with being hotter would I stay here again no .... but all the bad reviews are abit harsh
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Stayed here for one night as we were going to the theatre, room was ok for the price we paid , 2 double beds , room was a bit hot , decor a bit tired also! Could do with a freshen up.. breakfast was ok’ish! Feel if a place can’t accommodate the amount of people staying especially
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Dirty bedroom chair
Broken curtain rail stuck together with tape
Stains to double mattress
Stains to pillow under pillowcase
Filthy stains on pillow under pillowcase
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well you didn't stay at our hotel so how u can speak about our service , we are low cost B&B in city centre , so if you expect 5* hotel next time go to sheraton
Low cost? 175 pound a night.a clean comfy beds with a clean shower and curtains that close would be a start. oh and basic customer service would help
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When is the latest guests can come back to the guest house if they have checked in earlier in the day?
Do you have hairdryers in the rooms?
they dont have basic cleaning skills, so dont expect a hair dryer!
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ciao, posso chiederti che tipo di quartiere è? mi interessa sapere se è abbastanza tranquillo come posto.
Hola! A que hora sirven el desayuno? Necesitaré salir pronto del hotel. En el baño hay secador? Gracias.
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"AVOID Room 14... dirty beds all stained and pillows filthy, curtain rail broken, lock not effective."
"loft conversion room was nice size"
"Ask which floor it's on and which half of the building"
"Stay somewhere else."
"Try and get room in main building."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 48 - US$ 192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
balmore house hotel edinburgh
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghWest End
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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