Ballantrae Albany Hotel

Address: 39 - 47 Albany Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3QY, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
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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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    Edinburgh Castle, City and Scottish show

    A travel blog entry by brookemalcolm on Aug 03, 2015

    2 comments, 42 photos

    ... for lunch. Yummo! There was a guy playing bagpipes just down a bit from us, so that was lovely. We walked back to our hotel, after almost getting lost ha ha. But we found it! Mal had a headache, so he took a tablet & had a lie down while I did some hand washing and went downstairs for a few drinks & a read of my book. 3 Pimms later and 20% of my book read, Mal finally turned up! We had another couple ...

    The Castle, Ghosts and Christmas Spirit

    A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on Dec 16, 2014

    37 photos

    ... ourselves in an evening tour with Mercat Tours, a walk through some of the city streets with tales of ghosts before a visit to the Blair Street Vaults.

    We walked around the Christmas market and fair in Princes Street Gardens. It was a lot bigger than we first thought, there was a huge ferris wheel, carousels, craft and food stalls and amusement rides for kids.

    We dropped off our bags at hotel before heading back out for some dinner. Dusit, a Thai restaurant, ...

    The Layered City

    A travel blog entry by asph0de1 on Sep 27, 2014

    2 comments, 1 photo

    ... but is somewhat confined to his kingdom of Mongolia. All of the places are actually Calvino's descriptions of Venice, showing the multiple layers that make up a city, but the book is set out as though Marco Polo is travelling to magical lands far away, and beautifully foreign. There is one place I've been to that seemed like it was right out of Invisible Cities. Brunei, and it's capital Bandar Seri Begawan, is a really special city - spotlessly clean, a ...

    Edinburgh, some of the final days

    A travel blog entry by jasonandjamie on Jun 30, 2014

    99 photos

    ... things but ended up just being a good excuse. We started winding up to our big announcement - Desk Union have joined forces with the RBS (the biggest bank in Scotland) and are opening our very own coworking space!!! Dad became famous on the website as he was in the only baby photo I had of myself, which was required for the website. Sadiah, the new gal had a birthday and Alfie took a turn for the worse and somehow hurt his paw. He was not ...

    Where Do I Begin...

    A travel blog entry by mauveme on Jun 15, 2014

    9 comments, 5 photos

    ... tail. This one was carrying a very long stick in its beak and was jumping from ledge to ledge to the top of the roof of a house where the chimneys were. I thought they must be building a nest up there. But no. Once it got to the top - near the chimney pipes, it flew down, across the street to the park where there was a very large tree. Ah! The stick must have been quite cumbersome so it needed some elevation to get to the tree, and the chimney was higher than the tree.
    Once it ...