The Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh, one of Scotlands best kept secrets
If youre looking for an affordable, comfort conscious accommodation with elegant spacious rooms of varying sizes then look no further than the Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh. Built into a refurbished classical Georgian styled building and located right in the heart of the city guests will find themselves within short travelling distance of many of the areas top fine dining restaurants, trendy bars, high street shops and popular tourist attractions. In fact Edinburgh Castle is just a 15 minutes stroll from the hotels main entrance and for those looking to travel further afield the central Waverly railway station is literally 10 minutes away on foot.
As you enter the Ballantrae Hotel youll be surprised by just how much space is offered in the rooms; each of the 19 guest accommodations boast high ceilings and a cozy contemporary feel mixed with unique period era details that adds an original character to the overall atmosphere. Depending on your comfort needs, length of stay or how many people are accompanying you there is a wide selection of 3-star standard rooms and 4-star self-catering apartments. Regular guest rooms include the single with or without an en-suite bathroom, the double, triple, quad size and family room. The apartments can sleep between 2-6 people and come fully furnished with a kitchenette area; guests can also choose from 4 different styled layouts each named after a famous historical Scottish figure. No matter which room you settle for each has been carefully furnished with a selection of home comforts to ensure that all guests enjoy a comfortable stay. Expect to find your room complete with a complimentary tea/coffee tray, alarge color television, an internet connection, an IDD telephone service, an alarm clock, central heating, a radio, and an ironing board and a range of toiletries.
The Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh offers all guests a range of additional services available on request via the friendly 24-hour reception desk; these include parking space booking, conference room hire, a daily laundry service, a baby sitting service, help with ironing clothes, car hire and document copying/faxing. Visitors may also question the front-desk about travel recommendations, ticket booking and organizing trips to the nearby professional golf course for the day.
In terms of food and drink the Ballantrae Hotel offers a freshly cooked continental styled breakfast for an additional minimal cost; this can either be served to you in the comfort of your own room or taken downstairs in the on-site breakfast where youll share the company of the other guests. Alternatively the hotel is situated close to a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and fast food eateries that are sure to accommodate almost every palette.
With a wide variety of room and apartment sizes all offered at reasonably low prices the Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh is an ideal base to start your tour of this amazing Scottish city and beyond. Though there are a limited number of rooms and suites, Ballantrae provides its guests with above average quality rooms which offer more personal character than a standard box room with a bed.