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    Balmoral Guesthouse

    32 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AL, Scotland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 5 December 2016

    The B&B is basic and in need of some attention to detail and TLC. However not expensive compared to there B&B so close to city centre. so you take the rough with the smooth. Good Choice for breakfast but stay away from the bacon!! Staff...More

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    Response from MarcPimbert, Owner at Balmoral Guesthouse

    Many thanks for your taking the time to post your review. However, the thing is, from what you say I think you may be confusing us with another more central Edinburgh guest house with a similar sounding name to us – The Balmore? If not,...More

    Reviewed 5 November 2016

    Had a wonderful stay, very near city centre room was very comfortable. Hospitality was excellent fortunately or unfortunately I over slept because the bed was so comfortable so missed breakfast, but was told by the owner it is a good breakfast, and that he owes...More

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    Response from MarcPimbert, Owner at Balmoral Guesthouse

    Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back and serving you that breakfast :) All good wishes, Marc and Marianne

    Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here from Friday to the Monday. Lovely guest house, warm, welcoming and spotlessly clean. The whole feel of the house and the decor was amazing. The room we stayed in was just beautiful. The room came with a lovely selection of teas, coffee and...More

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    Response from MarcPimbert, Owner at Balmoral Guesthouse

    A huge, very warm thank you for your thoughtful and very thorough review. We are so pleased you had enjoyed your stay with us and in Edinburgh – and in it's always good to know our guests enjoyed their breakfast :) We look forward to...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2016

    I stayed at Balmoral for a couple of nights and enjoyed the location, the atmosphere, the décor and most of all; the owner who really made the visit a treat. Looking at the Monkey Puzzle tree in the garden every morning put me in the...More

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    A very big merçi beaucoup for your kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. All the best, Marc and Marianne PS We like the Monkey Puzzle tree too :)

    Reviewed 7 October 2016

    Beautiful comfortable B&B with attention to detail. Room was spacious and comfortable. Appreciated having table & chairs to sit at. Bus stop at end of street for access to city, but we walked it in about 20 mins. We had no trouble with street parking...More

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    A very big thank you for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back one day :)

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    • USD 90 - USD 142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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