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Adelsdorf, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We are a family of three adults, and selected Balmore House for our Edinburgh Easter discovery tour mainly because of good location, ok price, big room, breakfast included and good ratings on TripAdvisor. We got all of the above. Only negative point (this is reason for 4 vs 5 points) is the logistics around breakfast. The time where breakfast is...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back from here. You get what you pay for. Our room was clean and had the basics of what you needed, it was quiet and the bed was comfortable. Staff were friendly and made you feel welcome. Only let down was breakfast wasn't the best. You have to remember it's a three star so it won't be the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and basic. Our room was a little small but was okay for the one night we stayed. Few on site parking spaces if you are quick. Friendly staff. Good location within walking distance of the centre.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Offered 3 different rooms in 3 different building's first two rooms bedding was soiled, pillows stained and body hairs in bed, wardrobe and bathrooms. Rooms really need a good clean. We accepted room 42. At no.36 Gilmore st as we had run out of time, we were booked for a show. Breakfast next morning you had to leave that building...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for my hen party and it was brilliant. If I am visiting Edinburgh again in the future I would definitely return. Rooms were clean, well decorated and the beds were extremely comfortable. It is in a great central location and on the whole staff we're very pleasant and accommodating. The cooked breakfast was also lovely. My only...

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cornwall UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very disappointed with the accomodation, having booked 2 rooms here! we could only think of 3 good positives, 1 ok positive! : 3 positives, we had hot water when having daily showers, the building inside and our room were very warm, and excellent location. 1 ok positive: reasonably clean. On arrival it took a while for someone to...

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St. Annes-on-Sea, England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OK so if you are lucky you might get to stay in Balmore house that looks fine on Internet & in the flesh. However when you arrive there you may get put in a nice room there get told there made a terrible mistake & March you down the road to their other property which is awful. Alongside the horror...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Location is excellent, and the rooms a very clean and pleasant. We were put in a different annex house across the road but it was a very short walk from the main house. The waffles for breakfast actually turned out to b croissants, but apart from that I couldn't fault it!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

really nice place , good price , amazing nice staff really cudnt finde better place !!!! thank you to all staff hor making my day so nice there , its 10 min walk to city center so u dont need to take taxi or bus just walk and enjoy amazing town

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Cambridge
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To be honest, I didn't like anything about this place. I wanted to leave as soon as I arrived and saw the place. I wish I had read the reviews on here as my experience matches so many experiences other people have had. - The house that I stayed in wasn't actually the house as advertised! I arrived at night...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $129 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Balmore House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Choose a different guest house.”
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  • Damp causing paper to peel away from walls
661morag, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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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