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Balmore House

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Overview
34 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was late booking in . So charged 10 pound a hour after 9pm . The rude receptionist came from house on opposite side of the road . Demanded 20 pounds there and then that went straight into his back pocket. Asked for receipts and was...More

Thank rachelpridmore
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were 3 of us booked in, costing total of £237.50. Only 2 sets of towels, cups, tea & coffee and toiletries provided, so we had to ask for a third set. Lock on door was broken, meaning we had to go out in the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, before our trip I tried many times to contact this Guest House by phone and email, they NEVER answered their phone?????? and only replied to an email after I complained to Bookings.com about the complete lack of communication, even then they did not answer...More

Thank Cathy J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I had read rhe reviews on TripAdvisor before booking this hotel. The room was tiny, you could not see out of the window (literally!), there was a leak from the ceiling when it rained, the appliances in the bathroom was not cleaned properly....More

Thank miaf300
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right, let’s start with the positives. The room is kept clean as is the bed linen and ensuite. That’s where it ends. The room was small, bed mattress was only about 3 inches deep making the bed really hard to sleep on. Tea and coffee...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$ 68 - US$ 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Balmore House Hotel Edinburgh
,
Balmore House Edinburgh, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$ 68 - US$ 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Balmore House Hotel Edinburgh
,
Balmore House Edinburgh, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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Traveller (270)
Room & Suite (111)
Dining (5)
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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
...More
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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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Sandra C
28 September 2014|
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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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Room Tips
"AVOID Room 14... dirty beds all stained and pillows filthy, curtain rail broken, lock not effective."
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"loft conversion room was nice size"
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"Ask which floor it's on and which half of the building"
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"Stay somewhere else."
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