Edinburgh House Hotel

ex. Balfour House

90-92 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH6 5AY  show map
 3 stars
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Edinburgh House Hotel

Paid Wi-Fi

GBP 3 per day

Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

The deluxe Edinburgh House Hotel is set in Newington district next to pubs, restaurants and nightclubs. Featuring Victorian architecture, Edinburgh House Hotel was renovated in 2008.

The property is set 25 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Castle . The venue is located within 20 minutes' walk from Edinburgh center.

Nearby points of interest include a theater, a palace and a gallery.

Guests will find Foot of Leith Walk bus stop next to Edinburgh House Hotel. The hotel is set 20 minutes' drive from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The property has individual rooms featuring climate control, central heating, wireless internet, TV and coffee/tea makers. The guestrooms look out on the garden. They also comprise private bathrooms appointed with a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

There is a breakfast area for guests to enjoy their meal. Italian and Vegetarian specialties are served at Origano, which is 400 meters away.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of GBP 5 per person per night. 

Services

Edinburgh House Hotel offers a business center and a conference room along with 24-hour front desk, housekeeping and ironing service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at GBP 3 per day.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby for free.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Lobby

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • Individual heating
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 3 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

90-92 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH6 5AY

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1.2 mi
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    7.0 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    2000 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1.2 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    24

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Rooms and availability

Budget Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Double room - Budget

Edinburgh House Hotel photos Room
Basic Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

Standard|DOUBLE BASIC WITH EXTERNAL PRIVATE BATHROOM

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Basic Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • General:Safe
Room Description:

Standard|Double Basic

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Standard Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Standard|Double for Single Occupancy (Without Breakfast)

Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • General:Safe
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Suite|Triple Room - En-Suite - Free On Street Parking

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Bathroom:Bathroom
Room Description:

Suite|Double Room - En Suite - Free On Street Parking

Standard Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • General:Safe
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

QUADRUPLE STANDARD. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

Standard Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Attic Attic Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Twin Room (Attic)

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Family Room
  • Room size:

    140 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:LCD TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Features include an LCD TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

Private Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Double With Private Bathroom Outside Of Room - Free Onstreet Parking

Economy Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Economy Room

Economy Shared Bathroom Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom

Edinburgh House Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Doggerfisher Art Gallery2700 ft
  • Edinburgh Printmakers3000 ft
  • Wasps Artists Studios4000 ft

Popular areas

  • Omni Centre3700 ft
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh3700 ft
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions4300 ft

Places of interest

  • Lothian Border Fire Brigade Club1000 ft
  • Elm Row Bus Stop2700 ft
  • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral3300 ft
  • The Scotch Malt Whiskey Society3300 ft
  • Walkabout Inn3700 ft
  • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House4000 ft
  • Edinburgh Dungeons4300 ft
  • Nelson's Monument4300 ft

Amusement

  • Johnny's Amusements1400 ft
  • Mecca Bingo2000 ft

Museums

  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh4300 ft

Parks

  • Victoria Park3700 ft
  • Calton Hill4000 ft

Theaters

  • Walkabout Jongleurs3300 ft
  • Edinburgh Playhouse3300 ft
  • Northern Light Stage & Technical Services Ltd4300 ft

Local attractions

  • Holyrood Abbey5000 ft
    Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Ocean Terminal5100 ft
    Ocean Drive, Edinburgh
  • Royal Botanic Garden1.1 mi
    The Garden, Edinburgh
  • ScotlandsPeople Centre5100 ft
    3 West Register Street, Edinburgh
  • Church of St John the Evangelist1.0 mi
    Princes Street, Edinburgh

Near the hotel

  • Leith2600 ft
    Edinburgh EH6Scotland
  • New Town2900 ft
    EdinburghScotland
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery4700 ft
    1 Queen St., Edinburgh
  • Mansfield Place Church2900 ft
    East London Street, Edinburgh
  • Calton Hill4200 ft
    off Regent Road, Edinburgh
  • Waterloo Place4900 ft
    Eastern extension of Princes St., Edinburgh
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    24

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Edinburgh House Hotel Reviews

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

Average guest rating

6.4out of 10
Good
Based on 363 reviews

Guest reviews

  • 0.2

    0 pro's.

    Extremely small, wasteful room. Room was hardly big enough for two people, the bed was ridiculously uncomfy and sounded like it had been used for 20+ years. What you called a wardrobe.. didn't even close. Our 'en suite' wasn't even stretched to our bedroom and was half way down the hall. Our room key also opened the front door.. so slight worry as to who could open our room otherwise. Staff spoke very little English, and for some reason a male receptionist was trying our bathroom door and various other doors after 10pm at night. Place was an absolute dive, dirty, uncomfy, and an absolute maze. Have genuinely never seen such a bad 'hotel' in all my life. Absolutely not worth the £53 pound I paid, you're lucky if that room was worth a tenner. Place needs shut down, re vamped and an absolute make over. 110% would NEVER stay here again.

  • 0.2

    Comfortable bed & clean towels.

    The hotel looked ok from the outside. Booked in ok. Found our room on the first floor. Room 19. It was small, dark & absolutely freezing cold & that was with the radiator on. The wind was blowing in through the shut window. The blind at the window was dirty & trying to pull the curtain shut was difficult. The ensuite was colder than the bedroom, no radiator. The shower went cold after a few minutes. The T.V. remote had no back on it & we had to get out of bed to change channels. The room was full of cobwebs on the ceiling & the light bulb on the ceiling kept flashing after it was switched off. The stained glass on the landing was broken & the wind was howling through. I would not recommended this hotel to anyone. It needs to be gutted & redone. We will be going back to Edinburgh, BUT WE WILL "NOT" BE STAYING AT THIS HOTEL.

  • 0.4

    Relatively close to airport.

    More of a substandard-hostel. Small rooms. No proper facilities. No elevator to carry your luggage. And most of all no hot water in the shower. A very big no no!

  • 2.0

    Excellent, low-cost accommodation for the traveler on a budget. Microwave and self-catering facilities are very useful and a great money-saver. Every budget hotel should have these. Travelodge et al take note! Rooms are clean and well maintained. En-suite shower room looked as if it had been installed recently.

    None.

  • Couple
    4.2

    Nothing.

    We did not get what was advertised on the hotel's website. The photographs showed nice and bigger rooms, where as we were given a small dingy room with absolutely no space to move. It would probably have been ok for a single bed, but with a double bed in the room, there was hardly any space to move around. The bathroom was the same, with a width of 4 tiles, we had to be careful not to bump into things. While washing my face on the basin I could not bend because there was no space. For the price it was a complete disappointment.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    I think Carperts needed through cleaning otherwise, it was a nice place to stay. Easy access to city and to trains.

    Carpets, no elevators.

  • Group of friends
    3.2

    Location

    Really Old Room,spiders walking on the bed, I do not think the they clean the rrom properly, it is nothing like three star hotel at all. The worst experice ever.....

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    hotel location was a long way from the sights but there is a bus pick up just across the street. breakfast is convenient and was a fair assortment of items. beds were comfortable. the nice young lady at the desk was helpful and let me print boarding passes without charging and called for a cab to arrive the next morning for our outing.

    the bathroom was added to the room and is incredibly small. we ordered a cab and no-one told us it had arrived even though we asked them to so we could get some breakfast. the tv was disconnected on arrival and we weren't informed and had no info to tell us how to connect everything so that took time. no-one was at desk to help us but we figured it out. curtains didn't block out daylight very well considering sunrise was at something like 3am.

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    staff was very kind and we liked our room

    there was a room beside us and the visitors were quite loud

  • Single
    2.8

    This 'hotel' has an atmosphere of pervasive neglect. It felt as though no-one lived there. It was like a haunted house, shadowy and dusty, with nothing welcoming whatsoever in it. I wanted to about turn and go home but it was late at night when I arrived. The tiny bedroom I was allocated had a bed in it with a dirty stained duvet cover, and a horrible home made mdf cupboard type thing that was supposed to be a wardrobe. Disgusting - never never again!

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The refurbished room, the garden to relax in and the unusual continental breakfast basement area and free on street and nearby parking

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Breakfast

    Not knowing that the skylight could be opened for fresh air.

  • Couple
    2.4

    Leaving!

    The room was a loft convertion that you couldnt swing a cat in, The door lock hardly worked due to the amount of times it had been prized open. There was what looked like human or dog hair on the floor. The sockets where coming of the wall. The coat hanger came of the wall when I hang up my jacket. I paid £92 For 1 night, which was a rip off.......

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    Ok so there are so many mixed reviews for this hotel...but I stayed there for two nights, 20th - 22nd June, and really liked it. Our twin room was modren, furnished lovely and clean. The building is old so the refurbishment is good but lacking attention to detail. Adequately nice. Breakfast included fruit, cereal, tea, coffee and toast...no hot food but it was all that you needed. It was in a good location. No more than 15 mins from the city on the 11 bus route (next stop after Pilrig) and another 15 mins to the Britannia. The staff for very helpful and very much left us to ourselves. We enjoyed our stay and would stay again.

    It is an old building that has probably had corners cut when refurbishing....but honestly is fine and perfectly comfotable to stay in.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    It is very close to the city center, very nice resturants nearby and best of all it is very clean.

    Very small room

How to reach hotel

hotel Edinburgh House Hotel Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

90-92 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH6 5AY

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1.2 mi
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    7.0 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    2000 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1.2 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    24

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghEdinburgh House Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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