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    Balmoral Guesthouse

    32 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AL, Scotland
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    11 - 15 of 78 reviews

    Reviewed 8 September 2016

    We had a comfortable room, and enjoyed excellent breakfasts. This is a good location for visiting Edinburgh and Leith. Yvonne and Paul were perfect hosts and made us feel right at home. We were lucky with parking but this can be a hassle (throughout Edinburgh).

    Thank paulwhittaker
    Response from MarcPimbert, Owner at Balmoral GuesthouseResponded 9 September 2016

    A big thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and that Yvonne and Paul looked after you so well – they are very good hosts indeed. All good wishes, Marianne

    Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

    A house with character! Great breakfast. The room was very clean. The couple running the place over the summer were really friendly. The only minus: the bed was too short for me (I am 1.82 m), so I didn't sleep very wellMore

    Thank anaphor
    Response from MarcPimbert, Owner at Balmoral GuesthouseResponded 7 September 2016

    A kind thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay but are so sorry you didn't sleep very well because of the bed being too short. 1.82 is rather tall but you still need a good...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2016

    What I need to say: Thank you, Paul and Yvonne, thanks to you, we will remember our trip for a long time. It was very pleasant to stay here. Not only excelent breakfasts, clean and nice accomodation, but overall atmospehere and your care.More

    Thank Martin Z
    Response from MarcPimbert, Owner at Balmoral GuesthouseResponded 1 August 2016

    Dear Martin Z, we are delighted that you had a such a lovely stay at The Balmoral and that Yvonne and Paul looked after you so well – they really are excellent hosts! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience, thank...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2016

    Lovely, character filled home with spotless rooms, comfy beds, and a truly remarkably good breakfast. The hosts hit the right balance between being warm and welcoming without being intrusive. I will stay here again when visiting Edinburgh!More

    Thank Mykonos40
    Response from MarcPimbert, Owner at Balmoral GuesthouseResponded 1 August 2016

    Dear Mykonos40, a big thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are so pleased that your stay at The Balmoral was so enjoyable and that you found the breakfast remarkably good :) We also agree that Yvonne and Paul are perfect...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

    Paul and Yvonne were "inn sitting" while the owners took a vacation. My friend and I both commented that we have never had such wonderful and kind hosts. They made our trip. If you happen to be at an inn where they are working, you'll...More

    Thank ChaversJM
    Response from MarcPimbert, Owner at Balmoral GuesthouseResponded 12 July 2016

    Dear ChaversJM, thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at The Balmoral and are delighted you were so well looked after by Paul and Yvonne. They are exceptional people indeed and...More

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