Balmore Guest House

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

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Balmore Guest House
Sat 9/25
Sun 9/26
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About Balmore Guest House

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    The comforts of home away from home
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
This friendly, family-run Victorian guest house offers modern en-suite rooms across 3 neighboring Victorian townhouses. Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street can both be reached within 20 minutes’ walk. Balmore Guest House provides a continental breakfast served directly to the guest rooms. Nearby Union Canal boasts beautiful walks and waterside restaurants for guests to enjoy.

Rooms available at Balmore Guest House

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Sun 9/26
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Amenities at Balmore Guest House

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Hairdryer
  • Express check-out
  • No smoking
  • Smoke alarms

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Services and conveniences

  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Express check-out

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Electric kettle
  • Tea/coffee maker


  • Family rooms
  • Storage available


  • Garden


  • Drying rack for clothing

Things to do

  • Shops (on site)

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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Great location, wonderful breakfast. Excellent value for money.

Cons:Just be cautious of arrival time as check-in timings are limited.

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34, Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9NQ

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Castle0.6 mi
  • Greyfriar's Bobby0.7 mi
  • Greyfriars Kirk0.7 mi
  • National Library Of Scotland0.8 mi
  • National Museum of Scotland0.8 mi
  • Princes Street Gardens0.8 mi
  • National Gallery of Scotland0.8 mi
  • St Giles' Cathedral0.8 mi
  • Real Mary King's Close0.9 mi
  • Scott Monument0.9 mi
  • Waverley Mall1 mi
  • The Royal Mile1 mi



Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Balmore Guest House

  • Balmore Guest House is located at 34, Gilmore Place in South, 0.8 miles from the center of Edinburgh. Edinburgh Castle is the closest landmark to Balmore Guest House.

  • Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Balmore Guest House.

  • Yes, Balmore Guest House offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, Balmore Guest House does not offer free parking.

  • No, Balmore Guest House does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Balmore Guest House is 6.4 miles from Edinburgh Turnhouse. Balmore Guest House is 36 miles from Dundee.

  • No, Balmore Guest House does not have a pool onsite.

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Distance to city center

0.8 mi

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