Ballantrae Hotel - Edinburgh

8 York Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3EP  show map
 3 stars
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Ballantrae Hotel - Edinburgh

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid on-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Heated swimming pool

Overview

Offering 31 modern rooms, Ballantrae Hotel features a casino, a night club and a heated pool. Since 1830 the hotel has been offering accommodation in a 6-story building with original architecture and furnishings.

It provides prime location within easy reach of Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Holyrood Abbey and Holyrood Park. The distance between Edinburgh city center and the property is 1 km.

Nearby points of interest include a theater and a castle.

The nearest bus stop is 250 meters away. The property is set 15 km from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

Ballantrae Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with coffee/tea makers, climate control, a balcony, TV and ironing facilities. Many rooms come with a stunning view over the city. They also have en suite bathrooms with a spa bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests can eat at Number One and The Pompadour by Galvin, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

This business hotel offers ironing service, 24-hour reception and housekeeping.

Relax

On-site spa options feature a Jacuzzi, a health club and a sauna.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   31.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Security
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Drugstore/Pharmacy
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Barber shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Boutiques
  • Fireplace
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Skiing
  • Golf course

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Heated swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Casino
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Ballantrae Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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Hotel Address:

8 York Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3EP

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.5 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    1300 ft
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    1400 ft
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    2100 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    2300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    31

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Rooms and availability

Ballantrae Hotel photos Room Single Room
Single Room
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Single ensuite. Cozy room for one, decorated to complement the warm classical theme of the hotel. Single bed.

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Single Room
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Single non ensuite. Cosy room for one, decorated to complement the warm classical theme of the hotel. Single bed. Private bathroom, next door to the room.

Ballantrae Hotel photos Room Double Room
Double Room
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Spacious and tastefully decorated room is configured with either Double or Twin bed. Private bathroom.

Ballantrae Hotel photos Room Triple Room
Triple Room
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Moderate size with plenty of space. Tastefully decorated room is configured with a Double and a Single bed. Private Bathroom.

Ballantrae Hotel photos Room Family Room
Family Room
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Large, spacious and tastefully decorated room is configured with a Double and two Single beds with the option of adding an extra bed upon request.

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Honey Moon Room
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Large, comfortable and tastefully decorated room is configured with a Double four poster bed. The room has private bathroom.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

8 York Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3EP

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.5 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    1300 ft
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    1400 ft
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    2100 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    2300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    31

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Ballantrae Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Scottish Gallery - 1000 ft
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 1000 ft
  • winter wonderland - 1400 ft
  • Edinburgh Printmakers - 1400 ft
  • Edinburgh Dungeons - 1700 ft
  • Doggerfisher Art Gallery - 1700 ft

Popular areas

  • Omni Centre Edinburgh - 1400 ft

Places of interest

  • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 400 ft
  • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral - 700 ft
  • Waterloo Place - 1000 ft
  • New Club - 1400 ft
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 1700 ft

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 700 ft
  • Omni Centre - 1400 ft

Shopping areas

  • Multrees Walk - 400 ft
  • Hanover Fine Arts - 1400 ft

Amusement

  • Nobles Amusements - 1400 ft

Museums

  • The Torrance Gallery - 1400 ft
  • Hanover Fine Arts - 1400 ft

Theaters

  • Walkabout Jongleurs - 1400 ft
  • Assembly Rooms - 1700 ft

Business areas

  • Multrees Walk - 400 ft

Local attractions

  • Inverleith Park - 1.0 mi
    Arboretum Pl, Edinburgh
  • Holyrood Abbey - 1.1 mi
    Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One - 1.3 mi
    75 Belford Road, Edinburgh
  • The Queen's Hall - 1.1 mi
    Clerk Street, Edinburgh
  • Summerhall - 1.2 mi
    1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Near the hotel

  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 300 ft
    1 Queen St., Edinburgh
  • Church of St John the Evangelist - 1200 ft
    Princes Street, Edinburgh
  • Mansfield Place Church - 1600 ft
    East London Street, Edinburgh
  • Scottish National Gallery - 2000 ft
    The Mound, Edinburgh
  • ScotlandsPeople Centre - 1100 ft
    3 West Register Street, Edinburgh
  • Waterloo Place - 1400 ft
    Eastern extension of Princes St., Edinburgh
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 1900 ft
    31 Market Street, Edinburgh

Restaurants nearby

  • Number One - 1300 ft

    Address: The Balmoral Hotel
    Phone: 01315576727

    81% likes this, based on 440 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish
    Price Range: USD 93 - USD 123

  • Bar Frizzante - 1800 ft

    Address: 95 Lothian Road
    Phone: 01312297788

    84% likes this, based on 227 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 103

  • Dubh Prais - 2400 ft

    Address: 123B High Street
    Phone: 0-131 557 5732

    85% likes this, based on 435 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

  • The Pompadour by Galvin - 1400 ft

    Address: Princes Street
    Phone: +44 131 222 8975

    71% likes this, based on 110 reviews
    Cuisine: French, British
    Price Range: USD 94 - USD 309

  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 2100 ft

    Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
    Phone: 01312252832

    75% likes this, based on 410 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 24

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    31

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Ballantrae Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ballantrae Hotel

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 642 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Good location at the city center, very atmospheric to feel the Victorian epoch of the Edinburgh.

    Some rooms are at the basement of the building. They have only one small window, although this reduces noise from the busy street.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Hotel was very well-placed for sightseeing and shopping. Room was beautiful withhigh ceilings and comfortable furniture. Staff were friendly and helpful.

    Room was very hot when we arrived. As windows did not open we had to turn off the radiator and go out for a walk till it cooled down!

  • Single
    9.2

    I lived in a single room on the 3rd floor. The view from the window was amazing. Hotell staff was polite and helped me with any problems I had. Room was warm enough and very cute. Good value for money.

    in the end of the trip I was quite tired to get to my room with no lift. The absence of lift I think is the only disadvatage.

  • Single
    6.6

    The room was spacious, bathroom was clean and spacious,

    No room service, the bar wasn't open, phone in my room was broken but the receptionist fixed this very quickly.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    The room was big, the staff was friendly.

    The hotel needs very serious refurbishment.

  • Single
    7.4

    It was quite good town hotel, maybe outside (entry) should be little bit more interesting (colours, flags, spots...). And our room (no.12) were very down sholud have some pictures and folwers - plastic (for dark room it could be more happy)...

    the same

  • Couple
    5.0

    The central location was good and the breakfast was good and the staff were friendly

    There was a casino across the road open until 6 in the morning,and the noise from outside it where people went out to smoke groups of 10 to 20 at a time made it impossible to get any sleep.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Very good location, also with bus stops outside the hotel to get further afield, friendly&helpful staff, good breakfast selection

    We were on the 5th floor, & there was no lift!

  • Couple
    5.0

    the location was very good and the scottish lad who was in charge of the breakfast was very helpful

    the car parking was very small and it could easily be full if you check in late, my wife had a broken leg and as such was on crutches / wheelchair and the hotel is "not disabled friendly". We were in the lowest floor that you entered from the car park and the room was very dated / tatty.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    First room allocated was horrible.Very tired decor and quite shabby in some areas

  • Family with children
    6.6

    We enjoyed the size of rooms plenty of space.

    Outside early hours of the morning we woke up to noise from front street, people shouting two nights running.You could possibly get tripple glazing to help minimise problem.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Convenient to city sights, parking facilities

    Romm carpets were dirty

  • Family with children
    9.6

    It's location and Staff. The staffs are very efficient & cooperative though less in number but doesn't matter. They manage with their skill and experience. I liked this hotel.

    In breakfast egg and cooked food item shall be added

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Big room with a sense of Edinburgh new town as it once was; fantastic location; reasonable breakfast

  • Single
    9.6

    The room is very confortable and clean. The shower is excelent and the location is good.

How to reach hotel

hotel Ballantrae Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

8 York Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3EP

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.5 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    1300 ft
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    1400 ft
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    2100 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    2300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghBallantrae Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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