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The Balmoral Hotel

1,655 reviews
+44 131 556 2414

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Fitness Center
Child Care

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
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User Highlights
"Fantastic environment" "Stunning scenery"
100% thought it was easy to get to the train station.
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
Bar and Beverages
"Delicious cocktails" "Fantastic whiskey bar"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%.
"Fabulous recommendations for dinner" "Service exceeded my expectations"
96% found the staff to be very friendly.
90% thought the service was very professional.
Wellness Area
"Gorgeous spa" "Fantastic massage"
top-notch fitness area, thought 100%.
"Excellent vegan menu" "Wonderful Afternoon Tea"
91% loved the menu selection.
Yummy desserts, said 90%.
"Free wi-fi" "High Speed Internet"
71% said the wifi quality was great.
"Fab atmosphere" "Lovely old building"
90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
78% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Swimming pool great" "Lovely pool"
"Beautifully decorated rooms" "Superb bathroom"
83% said the beds were comfortable.
Only 61% said rooms were big enough.
"Great buffet breakfast" "Breakfast buffet phenomenal"
77% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"The place scruffy" "Dirty carpets"
Only 66% said rooms were clean enough.
56% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average.
Value for money
"Executive room not worth" "Charged me twice for my stay"
77% said the breakfast was too expensive.

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Friendly service
Professional service
Friendly atmosphere
Nice building
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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.
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
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Spa or Sauna
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Internet Fee: GBP 15.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Breakfast Fee: GBP 25 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible