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3.7 / 5Good
487 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping


What's nearby

Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre5 min walk
Popular LocationEdinburgh Dungeon8 min walk
RestaurantBluerapa1 min walk
RestaurantFortitude Coffee Merchants1 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)31 min drive

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  • Double Room

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Single Room, 1 Single Bed (External Private Bathroom)

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  • Quadruple Room

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Ensuite

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  • Triple Room

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  • Twin Room

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  • Superior Double Room

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  • Honeymoon Suite, 1 Double Bed (4 Poster Bed)

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About this area


Located in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood, Ballantrae Hotel 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 natural beauty can explore Princes Street Gardens and Calton Hill. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Our guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • George Street - 3 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 5 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 8 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 9 min walk
  • Calton Hill - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 31 min drive


  • Bluerapa - 1 min walk
  • Fortitude Coffee Merchants - 1 min walk
  • The Square - 2 min walk
  • Zest - 2 min walk
  • HolyCow - 2 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 coffee/tea makers, TVs with digital channels, and hairdryers. Desks and free toiletries are also available to guests.
Ballantrae Hotel offers 31 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Digital televisions are provided. Bathrooms include baths or showers and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Property amenities


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

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


No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken



Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Bathtub or shower
Free toiletries


Digital channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker


Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 2 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.


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

American Express

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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Ballantrae Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Ballantrae Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Ballantrae Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Ballantrae Hotel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Ballantrae Hotel located?
Located in New Town, this hotel is steps away from St. Andrew Square and Princes Street. George Street and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are also within 5 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 9 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 27 minutes.

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • 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


  • 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

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • 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

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Overall very nice . Staff could be more welcoming .

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019