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Located in Edinburgh, within 1.1 mi of University of Edinburgh and 1.4 mi of National Museum of Scotland, Bala House provides free WiFi throughout the property. Free parking is available nearby the hotel. The property is around 1.5 mi from Royal Mile, 1.5 mi from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and 1.6 mi from The Real Mary King's Close. The property is located 2 mi from EICC and less than 1.2 mi from Arthurs Seat.

Edinburgh Castle is 1.8 mi from the guest house, while Edinburgh Playhouse is 1.8 mi away. The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport, 14 mi from Bala House.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Bala House has been welcoming guests since Aug 1, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

FREE parking!


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4 reasons to choose Bala House

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area info *
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What's nearby
  • Queen's Hall
    0.5 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    0.8 miles
  • The Meadows
    0.8 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    0.9 miles
  • Holyrood Park
    0.9 miles
  • Edinburgh Festival Theatre
    0.9 miles
  • Edinburgh Law School
    1 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    1 miles
  • Edinburgh Sheriff Court
    1.1 miles
  • Our Dynamic Earth
    1.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar The Salisbury Arms
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    1.2 miles
  • Royal Mile
    1.3 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    1.3 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    1.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    1.6 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    2.6 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    3.2 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    3.8 miles
  • Dalhousie Castle
    6.2 miles
  • Forth Bridge
    10 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Duddingston Loch
    1.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    7.4 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    36.3 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    48.9 miles
How to get to Bala House from Edinburgh Airport
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Amenities of Bala House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
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House rules Bala House takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 10:30 PM


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Bala House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note, guests will incur a late check-in fee of GBP 20 after 23:00.

Please inform Bala House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Bala House

  • The prices at Bala House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Bala House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Bala House is 1.2 miles from the center of Edinburgh.

  • Bala House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Bala House by:

      • Car 30min

    • Room options at Bala House include:

      • Double
      • Family