Overview

Balmore Guest House

34, Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9NQ, United Kingdom
+44 131 221 1331

฿ 1,285+

Overall guest ratings

7.2/10 Good
Based on 2,396 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.4
  • 7.9
  • 4.8
  • 4.5

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    About

    This friendly, family-run Victorian guest house offers free Wi-Fi and inclusive breakfast. Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street can both be reached within 20 minutes’ walk. Balmore Guest House provides a superb inclusive breakfast, served in the conservatory. Nearby Union Canal boasts beautiful walks and waterside restaurants for guests to enjoy. Bowmore, Balmore's neighbouring property, offers very modern en suite rooms. Both properties are of equal quality, with the same facilities, and guests may be accommodated in either.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Parking
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.0 Good
    Based on 2,344 reviews
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.6 "Near to public transport, according to 96%."
      7.9 "79% thought parking was inexpensive."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      7.8 "78% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.1 "Good breakfast."
      8.7 "87% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.5 "Internet is average."
      5.8 "58% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.8 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.9 "71% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.8 "For 62%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 4.5 "Not very comfortable."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were small."
      0.5 "95% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 70%."
    • 4.4 "Not very clean."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      2.7 "73% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 100%."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were small."
      0.5 "95% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.5 "75% had problems with the shower."
      0.5 "95% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.7 "73% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.5 "85% found problems with the furniture."
      3.7 "For 63%, the rooms looked old."
      3.5 "65% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      3.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 70%."
    • 4.0 "Disappointing food."
      1.6 "84% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      3.8 "62% did not enjoy the desserts."
      0.5 "For 95%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      2.9 "71% did not like the vegetable dishes."
      0.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 100%."
      1.3 "87% found the side dishes unedible."
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    Overall rating

    6.6 Good
    Based on 1,125 reviews
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
      8.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 88%."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.3 "83% thought parking was inexpensive."
      9.4 "Near to public transport, according to 94%."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.3 "Management was excellent, said 83%."
      7.3 "73% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.0 "Internet works."
      6.2 "62% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.6 "Vibe wasn't good."
      3.0 "70% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 4.1 "Disappointing food."
      0.3 "For 97%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      3.4 "66% did not like the vegetable dishes."
      0.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 100%."
      1.6 "84% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      3.7 "63% did not enjoy the desserts."
    • 3.9 "Not very clean."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were dirty."
      2.9 "71% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.7 "53% thought it was rather dirty."
      0.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 100%."
    • 3.5 "Rooms are not good."
      2.3 "77% complained about the bathroom."
      2.5 "75% said rooms were small."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were dirty."
      4.2 "58% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.5 "95% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.6 "74% had problems with the shower."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.9 "71% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.5 "85% found problems with the furniture."
      3.7 "For 63%, the rooms looked old."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      2.5 "75% said rooms were small."
      4.2 "58% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    7.0 Good
    Based on 632 reviews
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
      8.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 87%."
      8.9 "89% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      7.6 "76% thought parking was inexpensive."
      9.7 "Near to public transport, according to 97%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.5 "Internet is average."
      5.8 "58% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.9 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.8 "72% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 4.4 "Not very comfortable."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      0.3 "97% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.0 "Not very clean."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were dirty."
      2.2 "78% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.4 "56% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 4.0 "Rooms are not good."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      1.3 "87% complained about the bathroom."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were dirty."
      0.6 "94% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.3 "97% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.3 "77% had problems with the shower."
      3.5 "For 65%, the rooms looked old."
      3.2 "68% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      2.2 "78% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.4 "86% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.8 "Disappointing food."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 586 reviews
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      8.2 "Management was excellent, said 82%."
      7.8 "78% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      9.7 "Near to public transport, according to 97%."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
      8.9 "89% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.1 "Internet is average."
      5.6 "56% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.8 "Average comfort."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.7 "Average cleanliness."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.8 "58% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      3.1 "69% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 4.2 "Disappointing food."
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