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    The Ballantrae Hotel

    8 - 12 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP, Scotland
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Do not waste your time on this hotel. I paid £260 for two nights and shared the room with ants. They were everywhere and crawling around makeup, beds and food. The hotel didn't change the room and promised a refund which never got issued then...More

    1  Thank Holly R
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    First things first. If stairs are not your thing don't stay here. My wife and I are in good shape and had a room on the top floor. It's a hike! The room was quite nice but the sloping floor is, umm, a little disconcerting....More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Slamming doors, poor service, dull rooms with horrible colour choices. The bath had been glued back together and couldn't open the window due to it being painted shut. Only reason I'm not saying it was terrible is because the bed was pretty good and I...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Initial service was poor, unfortunately the receptionist didn't speak English very well. When we arrived in our room (on the top floor of the second building - be aware there is no lift) there were no towels in the room. Reception delivered these when I...More

    3  Thank Grace M
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    If the 4-night booking had not been non-refundable I would have walked out the next day. Convenient location; well furnished. But that does not justify the low level of standards. Housekeeping needs some improvement. Here some ideas: 1. Cleanliness. Bathroom floor was NOT cleaned in...More

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    Room Tips
    "Even though it states there is internet. NO, AGAIN NO, there is no internet!"
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    "There is no elevator...Ask for a room and floor depending on your fitness level...:)"
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    "The hotel doesn't have a lift, so advisable to specify if you need a low room due to mobility issues."
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    "it is better to stay in a hostel than in this so called "hotel". Run away from this place."
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