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Balmore House

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Budget
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
155Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
26Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
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 the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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Nice sized room, comfy bed, shower was quite poor however. Breakfast included in the room rate which was cheap enough anyway, and the breakfast was nice. Easy enough walk to the city centre and where we needed to be.
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Do not stay here. Disgusting. Sheets do not get changed, So much hair in the beds. But no staff is here to get new sheets... Shower is gross. If you arrive after 9pm suprise, price doubles. There is a number on the door to call to get inside but it is incorrect and most tourists
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Just returned home after 2 sleepless nights at Balmore B&B, We paid £145 & i can honestly say it's the WORST place i've EVER stopped. Where do i start; Box sized room with bed against wall & toilet door half opening onto it Mattress was worn out Bedding was worn out Hairs in &
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There were three of us in Edinburgh for one night. We wanted somewhere cheap but with our own private room and bathroom. When we arrived we were taken across the road and a few doors down, as they have a second location. Zero inconvenience as it was under 30 seconds away. The
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The place is located in a good area close to shops and around 15 minutes walk to the Royal Mile. The house is nice and really quite. The room I stayed at was big and the bed was super comfortable. Breakfast surprised me since it was really good and besides certain plates they
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Dirty bedroom chair
Broken curtain rail stuck together with tape
Stains to double mattress
Stains to pillow under pillowcase
Filthy stains on pillow under pillowcase
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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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Do you have hairdryers in the rooms?
they dont have basic cleaning skills, so dont expect a hair dryer!
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"Just don't stay here !!!"
"AVOID Room 14... dirty beds all stained and pillows filthy, curtain rail broken, lock not effective."
"loft conversion room was nice size"
"Ask which floor it's on and which half of the building"
"Stay somewhere else."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 45 - USD 187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
balmore house hotel edinburgh
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghWest End
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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