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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 yesterday

Stayed there for a few days in July. The hotel is beautifully located. Service is as expected for a five-star hotel and the food both at breakfast and dinner at Number One was excellent. Had a lovely room overlooking the old town, comfortable and spacious...More

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed yesterday

After Expedia make a cock up of our reservation at another Edinburgh hotel (that's another story I wont repeat here) my daughter forced Expedia to book and pay for us to stay at the Balmoral. We had a junior suite and the room was very...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked this hotel months ago checked in on a Saturday swiped credit card While checking out on Sunday took card details again. Looked at bill. Bill settled. Got home checked Visa card and found I had been charged twice Phoned to complain. Person on reception...More

2  Thank Alan A
Reviewed 2 days ago

This hotel looks old from the outside, but the rooms inside have been updated. If you worry about an old hotel not having modern luxury, you don't have to worry here. They get it right by letting the exterior and lobby keep the old look...More

2  Thank Troy M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had to stay one night. The crew and oom were all astonishing. My name was charged on TV for welcoming me. The bathoom had wonderful pictures of Sean Connery and Ursula Andress. I felt like at home... no, that was even better than at...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
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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$266 - US$840 (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$266 - US$840 (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 (1,410)
Room & Suite (712)
Dining (225)
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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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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Leah M
16 June 2018|
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