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Balmoral Hotel

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9.2
Excellent
2,453 reviews
+44 131 556 2414

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Pool
Fitness Center

Exclusive Five-Star Stay at The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh

What Does a Balmoral Room Include?

This exquisite five-star hotel is home to 188 guest rooms and suites that feature contemporary furnishings, ceramic and marble bathrooms, and ornate dark wood furniture. Room facilities include WiFi, minibars, laptop safes, flat screen TVs with premium channels, telephones, hair dryers, and work desks. Some of the larger suites come with stunning views of Edinburgh Castle.

What Amenities are Available?

Guests are spoilt for choice with the huge selection of amenities including a Finnish pool, full service spa, Turkish steam room, fitness center, and a 24-hour business center. Dining options include Michelin-starred cuisine at the Number One Restaurant, Scottish fare served in the more casual Hadrian's Brassiere, or elevenses and a selection of teas and infusions offered in Palm Court.

How Much Does a Stay at The Balmoral Hotel Cost?

Rooms start at $649 a night for a classic double room with one queen bed.

What's There to Do Nearby?

You really can't beat the hotel's location on the prime shopping hotspot of Princes Street in the heart of the Old City. Top tourist attractions such as the City Chambers, the Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, the City Art Center, and Waterloo Place are all a pleasant stroll from the hotel.

What's the Bottom Line?

As one of the most expensive hotels in Dublin, guests can expect impeccable service, fine dining, and sophisticated interiors. If budget is not an issue, then the glamorous and iconic Balmoral Hotel is a fine choice for any Scottish getaway.

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1 Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH2 2EQ
Rooms & Rates
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User Highlights
9.2
Excellent
Location
"Fantastic environment" "Sumptuous surroundings"
100% thought it was easy to get to the train station.
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
Service
"Faultless attention to detail" "Fabulous recommendations for dinner"
97% found the staff to be very friendly.
94% thought the service was very professional.
Bar and Beverages
"Wine pairings enhanced" "Delicious cocktails"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 91%.
Room
"Gorgeous hotel room" "Beautifully decorated rooms"
84% said the beds were comfortable.
73% thought rooms were spacious.
Wellness Area
"Excellent spa facilities" "Decent gym"
80% loved the sauna.
top-notch fitness area, thought 100%.
Pool
"Swimming pool great" "Lovely pool"
Food
"Afternoon tea was fabulous" "Excellent vegan menu"
81% loved the menu selection.
Yummy desserts, said 88%.
WiFi
"High speed internet" "High speed wifi"
55% said the wifi quality was bad.
Breakfast
"Excellent breakfast buffet" "The best breakfast"
88% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Value for money
"Car park expensive" "Pricey establishment"
88% said the breakfast was too expensive.
The price was ok for 63%.

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Professional service
Great menu
Friendly atmosphere
Friendly service
Expert Reviews
Insight Guides
Edinburgh's classic five-star hotel located at the east end of Princes Street in a large and imposing building. Excellent service, sublime restaurants and a luxurious atmosphere.
Frommer's
Almost directly above Waverley railway station, The Balmoral's soaring clock tower is a city landmark, famously set a few minutes fast for the benefit of those on the way to the train.
The Telegraph
This neo-Renaissance building with its massive clock tower has been an Edinburgh landmark for more than a century. With elegant bedrooms and over-the-top marble bathrooms, a spa, gym and...
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Handicap
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Pool
Restaurant
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
188
Fees
Add-ons
  • Internet Fee: GBP 15.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: GBP 50.0 per day
  • Breakfast Fee: GBP 29 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible