Ballantrae Hotel

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Ballantrae Hotel

Ballantrae Hotel

3.0 star property

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
8-12 York Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3EP

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre5 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile10 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle15 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)18 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Ballantrae Hotel is located in New Town, a neighbourhood in Edinburgh, and is in the city centre and near a train station. Princes Street and George Street are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Edinburgh Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Easter Road Stadium or Meadowbank Stadium. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 5 min walk
  • Scott Monument - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 8 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Karen's Unicorn - 2 min walk
  • Stac Polly - 2 min walk
  • The Basement - 4 min walk
  • Treacle - 4 min walk
  • Hawksmoor - 4 min walk

About this property

Ballantrae Hotel

3-star Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street
A bar/lounge, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. All 31 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, desks and free toiletries.
Ballantrae Hotel offers 31 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily: GBP 7.5 per person
  • 1 bar

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Polish

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 1 2021 to March 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 7.5 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

Property is also known as

Ballantrae Edinburgh
Ballantrae Hotel
Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh
Hotel Ballantrae
The Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Ballantrae Hotel Hotel
Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh
Ballantrae Hotel Hotel Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.7

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 109 out of 488 reviews
5 - Excellent 22%
Rating 4 - Good. 210 out of 488 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 109 out of 488 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 42 out of 488 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 18 out of 488 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Not comfortable
Nice and clean room and good location. A lot of noise that you can hear all the movement from the room above, when they walk, take a shower etc... Overall not good for a long stay
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfect position for bus station and tram stops literally down the road. No lifts so lots of stairs. Bed,room and bathroom clean. Clean towels and supplies of mini soaps,shower gels and shampoos etc. Continental breakfast good.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
I have nothing good to say other than good location The room has not been cleaned, beds were made but smelt like they had been slept in. Bathroom was not cleaned, the shower had clearly just been used with splash marks on the inside and bathroom bin was full from the people the previous night
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Family Christmas hols
Perfect location on York Place for tram to and from airport. Room was very spacious, clean and comfortable and continental breakfast was great start to our day.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019