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Ballantrae Albany Hotel

4.0 of 5 39 - 47 Albany Street, Edinburgh EH1 3QY, Scotland
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Upon arriving, I was greeted with a bit of a building site. I was a little worried at first as no one had mentioned anything before our stay. Although this was going I found it did not effect my stay. The rooms were lovely and a very good size and the bath room as well. The staff are extremely friendly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival their was builders and decorators coming in and out of the building, hotel was a mess. Ladders and tools all over the floor, wet paint every where, skuffs all over walls and plastic wrapping on all the floors. Their was also a lot of problems with the room, tv in bathroom was broken, iron leaked water all over... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival at the hotel there was a decorator sitting on the steps outside the door having a cigarette, I asked if we could use that door and he said that we could but be careful coz there's a painter up scaffolding behind the door. When we got to our room the window was open and the tatty frayed blinds... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights. Lots of building work and decorating going on which was a bit of a nuisance. We paid 110 a night for single rooms , the room was small and bathroom pokey. The sink tap appeared to be fitted backwards. The TV had a blue light on it when on standby which lit the room up like... More 

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26 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for just one very cold Edinburgh night and received a very warm welcome especially from concierge Jamie if I remember right 28.01.15. In the middle a refurbishment but did not affect quality of stay. Great room 205? overlooking street. Quality buffet breakfast.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only 1* because they don't have a 0* worst hotel I've ever had the displeasure of even visiting! Charged £100 a night for their shocking "honeymoon suite" upon arrival at the hotel there was clearly building work going on in, making the hotel dusty, noisey and generally a mess! Which we had not been previously warned about but thought ok,... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stayed for two nights at the Albany wanting somewhere nice and central for a weekend break. The quality of accommodation and service we received far exceeded expectations (we received a free upgrade) and the price we paid. The staff were friendly, the room spacious, well appointed and had all the nice little extras like a fridge and ironing station... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The Albany is in a beautiful building, on a lovely street, but I was a little disappointed with our stay there overall. It is very conveniently situated for the station and Edinburgh's centre. When we stayed in January it was undergoing some well-needed redecoration but we experienced no disruption to our stay as a result of this. The staff were... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We booked for this weekend using Agoda who were brilliant. Upon arrival, we discovered a noisy builders site and were slightly worried. The receptionist was very nice and checked us in albeit without an apology for the appearance of the hotel. We were then promptly taken to a room in the basement area. It felt very dungeon like. We opened... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Initially shown to a room on the top floor which was very nice but discovered that the shower was not working (recent/ongoing refurbishment teething problems I think). The receptionist came up to try and get it working with but couldn't so he moved me to another room on the ground floor with no fuss. This was equally and nice and... More 

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Address: 39 - 47 Albany Street, Edinburgh EH1 3QY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ballantrae Albany Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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Albany Hotel Edinburgh
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#57 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh

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