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Balmoral Guesthouse

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32 Pilrig St., Edinburgh EH6 5AL, Scotland
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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We had a great holiday in Edinburgh which was enhanced by our stay at The Balmoral Guesthouse. Nothing was too much trouble, bags stored before and after check in/out for us, great breakfast and help and advice on sightseeing and bus routes. Excellent hosts, thoroughly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Our stay here was great. Dorothy was amazing to us. The breakfast was great. Even with a large family next to us the room was very quiet. We stayed in room 8 with the bathroom across the hall. The room was nice and had a beautiful view. 15-20 minute easy walk to Waverley station.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My family and I went there for my youngest daughter's graduation. We only stayed one night - such a shame, as we'd have loved to have stayed longer. It's a delightful place. Lovely rooms, excellent breakfast and charming owners. I'm vegan and it was no problem. Definitely be back. Thank you so much for a memorable stay.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The guest house is convenient for the city centre. The room was comfortable, the breakfast substantial and tasty and the owners were friendly and helpful. I will be staying there again when I am in Edinburgh. Brian

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I've stayed at this Guesthouse many times and have never been disappointed. Extremely well kept. Excellent rooms. Clean. Super breakfasts and great hosts! What more do you need? Lots of stores & pubs/eateries close If you are a walker you are a 10-15 min walk to Princess Street and a 15-20 min to Leith harbour. If not, the bus stops... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The hotel / B&B is situated in a nice and quiet neigborhood, at walking distance (10 - 15 minutes) from Edinburgh city centre; the staff and the owner are very kind and helpful. Breakfast service is simple but cosy. Very clean and quiet place to stay. Wifi connection was not that good, but why bother? Ideal place to stay for... More 

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Ferrara, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I went to Edinburgh from the 8/15 october and I stayed at Balmoral Guesthouse, a very nice place for accomodation, friendly atmoshere, large and clean bedrooms amnd very goog breakfast; the position is very close to the center and many bus stops, should I return to Edinburgh I'll stay at balmoral B/B, of course

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stayed at the Balmoral for 7 days during the Festival this year and we have nothing but praise for the accommodation, the food and particularly for the owners. The owners, Marc and Marianne were away on business and it was left to their daughter Josee (with a little help from her brother) to look after us and what a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Our second trip to Scotland and we were lucky enough to be able to book our stay at the Balmoral Guesthouse where we stayed in 2009. The owners were away but we were really well looked after by Josee. The house was as comfortable as we remembered and we given a lovely quiet room at the back of the house... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Balmoral Guest House is a real masterpiece of mid 1800s Scottish craftsmanship.The house itself is something to admire both inside and outside as are all the houses on Pilrig Street. Marc and Marianne have done an excellent job in preserving the character of the house and yet provide all the needs of a modern traveler . The interior is charming... More 

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