Ballantrae Albany Hotel

39 - 47 Albany Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3QY, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
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Edinburgh is the Best Place. Ever.

A travel blog entry by lindalochrie


... of Scotland. The Royal Mile and Grassmarket are about a two minute walk. The building was originally a Dental College; we found this out because the building still had it scripted in the stones above the doorway.

Edinburgh is so magical! The details in the buildings and streets are incredible. Even pulling our luggage 10 blocks down the cobblestone streets wasn't completely terrible. ...


A travel blog entry by digordon


Another sunny day and off to Scotland. We all met at Kings Cross station for our 11.00 o'clock train. Train on time and very very long. We very cleverly booked our baggage through and enjoyed the smooth and fast trip to Edinburgh, arriving around 3.15. Hotel quite close to the station so after dumping luggage in our rooms we set off to explore the Royal Mile. We are staying about half way along so walked to the Holyrood Palace and New Parliament house end. Gwen was ...


A travel blog entry by deirjohn


... more quickly just now. The UK is just not used to sustained higher temperatures and days on end of sunshine, so harder for them to cope with this weather. We had a couple of sprinkles of rain again today but nothing significant. We met Colin and Susan just along the road from our hotel for a very nice Italian dinner. They are a very nice couple and well suited. Hopefully one day they'll come out to NZ one day and we can repay their ...

Welcome tae scootlund

A travel blog entry by mr_mozam


... explore them further if I ever get to come back to England. On to Scotland! The trip from Lakeside to Edinburgh was long and uneventful. Mostly up the M6 Motorway. The last 40 miles were through via a tourist route through some small hamlets and villages as well as through some rolling hills. The **** didn't like going up the hills but it did well down hill and on the corners. It is happy sitting on 60-65 MPH which is a problem on the Motorways and "A" roads where the ...

Day Trip from Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by devey6


... years. (Note -- the longest the Deveys have stayed in one house is 6 years... we need lessons from the Percy family). The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland still live there but not much in the summer. The place was amazing but since the family still lives there we couldn't get pictures inside.

The drive along the coast was beautiful. Lots of sheep, scenery and rolling hills.

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This 4 star hotel, located in the New Town area of Edinburgh, is near Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop & Gallery, and Bellevue Gallery.
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