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    Balmore House

    34 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    dirty dusty disgusting is all i can say room not meant for double bed couldnt swing a cat extensions all over cupboard made into en suite couldnt sit and close door pillows were rank smelled musty in hallway at night i could see the light...More

    Thank carolne63
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We stayed here for 3 nights in the first week of December. Booked back in October and hadn’t bothered to check reviews or anything. Booked to stay here as it was cheap and close enough to the town for us to walk. A few days...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    A small 15 walk from city centre, rooms clean, our bathroom had toilet and shower but very small. Breakfast was good and for the price it was okay. It is simply a base to stay and if you okay with basics then this is ideal.

    Thank Gary W
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Balmore house has a good location, It is about 20 minutes walk to the Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile and the Old Town attractions. We stayed in room 26 on the second floor in the building opposite side of the road from the main building,The room...More

    Thank Sylwia B
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Stayed over the road in room 26. Other reviewers have supplied photos, but I can confirm the mouldy shower, dingy lights except for the one over the mirror which didn't work, shower tray which didn't drain, shower hard to turn off, trailing sockets and cables...More

    Thank DayTippler
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    8 June 2017|
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    Response from Pauline J | Reviewed this property |
    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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    Response from Pauline J | Reviewed this property |
    they dont have basic cleaning skills, so dont expect a hair dryer!
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