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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Stayed here with friends at the weekend for a night out in Edinburgh. Rooms are OK, a bit dated so could do with a bit of a refurb. Beds very comfy everyone slept well. Bathroom very small...quite awkward to get dried in after having a shower. The staff were friendly and welcoming. Breakfast was terrible!!!! We ordered our breakfast the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Me and two friends stayed here over the May bank holiday weekend. Our flight arrived after 9pm so I called ahead of time to ensure someone would be available (as staff are only there till 9pm) when we arrived. There was a note on the door to phone Lucasz and he arrived seconds later to bring us our key and...

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Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great B &B only moan was being in room 27 the TV was so high up the wall u got neck ache ! But we were there to see the sites so didn't matter ! Service very good.. all friendly staff.. Breakfast was ample and everywhere was clean we will be back..

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Comfy beds but rooms too cramped for a double & single bed! Needs generally updating & a thorough cleaning! Owner very hospitable but breakfast were revolting! When returning my scrambled eggs because they were cold it was microwaved with the toast - clearly too much to hope for fresh edible eggs!

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a long weekend with my partner. Our first holiday away... On arrival the private parking advertised was full (3spaces) we asked where we could park close by to be told check the street! We were rudely told to fill in the guest book and was given a receipt for our room. We were told that breakfast was...

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2Thank samiee_g
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Stayed in a single room for three nights, both room and bathroom were clean, room was reasonably warm with kettle and teas, towels changed daily. Breakfast simple but good (waffles, cereals, coffee or tea, juice, toast etc). Staff was friendly and helpful (helped me to get a taxi to the bus station). The only thing I really didnt like was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Please find attached the pictures of the 2 rooms that we stayed one night. 1.The double room We arrived evening to the place and they gave us the keys. Just coming in the first room I felt very cold, the window didn't close properly, had a gap all around the window and you could hear the noise from the street....

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1Thank vicumare
Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Brilliant weekend stay in Edinburgh. A friendly welcome greeted us and we were shown to our room in the annex. Plenty of room for 4 adults, modern, clean room with ensuite. Hot showers all hours of the day and clean towels every morning.The hotel is situated within walking distance of the city and castle, and has a co-op round the...

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Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Although some of the staff were nice, the overall experience was not so great. The place is dated, loose taps, awkward bathroom, unreliable internet, chaotic breakfast. Night time somebody has been making noise in the loft.

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1Thank Kaccca K
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Nice bb really friendly and helpful staff breakfast was nice with plenty of toast,tea and coffee. The room was clean with clean towels every morning. Walking distance to the city perfect. Would recommend as a cheap clean b and b ideal location. Had a great weekend Edinburgh is a fantastic place to visit people are friendly and there is plenty...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Balmore House

Address: 34 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 6,270 - ₹ 16,096 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balmore House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Don't come here”
fstoneyCambridge, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 18 and 27 are two floors up. Room 25 is one floor up. Bowmore is just across the road from Balmore.”
ianb148, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are towards the back of the properties as the front faces a busy road”
JanCanning, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Could not comment,only stayed one night. No real complaints.”
664kevw, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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