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The Balmoral Hotel

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Overview
1 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2EQ Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love this place! I know there are cheaper places all over town and it's not on the Royal Mile the Balmoral has such class and history it's worth popping in even for a drink if you don't want/can't afford a room. I will say...More

2  Thank catherinewZ2813EO
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed on a Thursday night on our way down to Peebles as a treat!! Excellent room excellent staff just perfect! Did not eat in the hotel but had a few drinks in the bar and the g&ts were spot on. Expensive but worth it as...More

3  Thank maryeA5785VY
Reviewed 6 days ago

The hotel is just beautiful, and it stood out even more for its amenities and amazing service. From the included breakfast spread, to cocktails & oysters at Prince and the afternoon tea at Palm Court, we enjoyed just about everything The Balmoral has to offer....More

2  Thank cpmlmm
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Balmoral for two nights for our anniversary, as this was a hotel that my husband has wanted to stay at since he was a child. This was a real splurge for us, and our expectations were sky high. We were not...More

3  Thank Ange0202
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a real treat for anyone visiting the city - a real "oasis"! The Palm court itself is a perfect setting in which to relax and the service is exceptional. A great range of teas to choose from and the sandwiches and cakes are...More

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About
Description
You will find The Balmoral at Edinburgh's most prestigious address, No. 1 Princes Street, where the Old Town stops and the New Town begins. Our hotel's majestic clock defines the city's skyline and since More the day we opened in 1902 it has run three minutes fast to ensure you will never miss your train. The Balmoral is a grand railway hotel where our porters can still be organised to whisk guests from the station hall to the reception desk, and our kilted doormen will guide you into the hotel. Experience Number One our Michelin-starred restaurant, indulge in afternoon tea at Palm Court or drinks in the signature whisky bar, Scotch. A comprehensive range of treatments will help you unwind in the award-wining Balmoral Spa. The 188 opulent suites and stylish rooms have magnificent views of the city or the hotel's internal courtyard. The hotel's ten banqueting suites all enjoy natural daylight and stunning views of Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street or the historic Old Town and can accommodate a wide range of events. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Internet
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
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Family
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Business
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
,
Business
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
188
Price range
US$238 - US$681 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh
,
Balmoral Edinburgh Hotel
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
,
Business
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
188
Price range
US$238 - US$681 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh
,
Balmoral Edinburgh Hotel
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
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Traveller (1,417)
Room & Suite (715)
Dining (227)
Pool & Beach (44)
Amenities (53)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Nearby
Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
...More
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Questions & Answers
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Lynn M
30 July 2018|
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Response from BalmoralEdinburgh | Property representative |
Dear Lynn M, We have valet parking available at the Balmoral for £35.00 per night. Kind regards, The Balmoral
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Leah M
16 June 2018|
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Response from JockF | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we don't really drink Vodka or Prosecco, but it averages out around £6.50. Cocktails are £16 Depending on what type. A pint of lager £6.50
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Room Tips
"City views are amazing at night"
Mrs-D-Mackay-1606
2 weeks ago
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"Good views higher floors"
361lt
9 Oct 2018
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"Uooer floors may be a bit better"
MIKEK990014
3 Oct 2018
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"Rates vary by the room. Choose your price category"
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3 Oct 2018
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