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Edinburgh House Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   90-92 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AY, Scotland (Formerly Balfour House)
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Ranked #320 of 439 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel last night and have to say it left me very confused, on approach it looks like a typical Edinburgh town house , but when you step through the front door it looks tiered and run down, the welcome you receive is very friendly ,professional, and personal,given room directions I discovered a bit of a maze to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this as a present for my mothers 70th Birthday. I'm aware the price wasn't over expensive and therefore didn't hold out hope for a palace. However...never expected to end up staying in such an unsafe and unfit for human use hotel! On arrival the staff just about managed to speak English but not only this, they weren't very friendly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good for a budget hotel, highly recommended. Room One seemed clean enough and tea/coffee making facilities clean and well presented. Bed was very comfortable and clean. Bathroom was modern and very nicely clean indeed. The only thing that stopped this from getting 5 star value for money was the cold water tap in the shower didnt work at all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Realy good rooms,i work all around the country n stop at all kinds of hotels bnbs and this one is a 9/10,one of the good ones.its not far to go for food n pubs,theres also pleanty of parking around the place

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York, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My advice? Don't stay here if you wish for a good nights sleep. We were rudely awoken at 6:50am to the sound of a hammer banging outside in the hall. The room was small, but we could deal with that for one night - but what was not the best was the door, it rattled and only had one loose... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights on a work trip, our room was huge and had everything you could possibly need, large clean bathroom, comfy double bed and bed settee, 2 televisions. It was especially good as the room was semi divided into 2, ideal when travelling with colleagues. One receptionist especially was amazingly helpful and went above and beyond the call of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I stayed here February 2014 for two nights, after reading the reviews I was terrified by what I might find. The reception when we checked in was unwelcoming and dirty, cobwebs and dead spiders on show, the carpets looked like they had not seen a hoover in years. The paint was falling off the doors. We booked a double room... More

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Stevenage, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

When a few friends and I suddenly came into 5 tickets for the Scotland v England game in Edinburgh, I was charged with finding somewhere to stay. The remit from the lads (who'd paid £130 for train tickets) was i) In Edinburgh itself ii) good value (ie cheap) and iii) clean. When I started looking on TA, I soon realised... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We stayed here for two nights, one being New Years Eve at an outrageous price. Didn't receive any extra value for almost double the standard rate. Location was good and bus stop nearby. Couldn't check in until 3pm and not a moment before. No elevator, so had to carry suitcases up two flights of stairs. Room was tiny with mould... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Apart from the price we paid for New Year's Eve, this b&b is okay and met our needs for the one night we stayed which was a bed and a bathroom. Location is good, about a mile walk to the city centre and parking is available on a well lit street outside. There is a bus stop over the road... More

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Also Known As:
Edinburgh House Hotel Scotland
Address: 90-92 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AY, Scotland (Formerly Balfour House)
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Free Breakfast
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Ranked #320 of 439 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Edinburgh House Hotel 3*
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