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The Balmoral Hotel

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9.2
Excellent
1,244 reviews
+44 131 556 2414

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pool
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
Rooms & Rates
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User Highlights
9.2
Excellent
Location
"Excellent valet parking" "Superb location"
100% thought it was easy to get to the train station.
100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Pool
"Lovely pool" "Nice pool"
Service
"Superb staff" "Reception staff excellent"
95% found the staff to be very friendly.
93% thought the service was very professional.
Bar and Beverages
"The best martini" "Excellent service in the bar"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%.
Lovely bar service, according to 86%.
Food
"Excellent seven course meal" "Food was superb"
88% loved the menu selection.
90% loved the dining experience.
Wellness Area
"Leisure facilities excellent" "Excellent treatments"
top-notch fitness area, thought 100%.
57% thought the sauna was ok.
Amenities
"Excellent venue" "Lovely old building"
78% thought the building was wonderful.
63% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so.
Breakfast
"Great buffet breakfast" "Delicious breakfast"
81% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Room
"Beautifully appointed rooms" "Superb bathroom"
83% thought the view was good.
80% were happy with the bathroom.
WiFi
"Free wi-fi" "Fast broadband"
Value for money
"Expensive price" "For one night expensive"
81% said the breakfast was too expensive.

Good to know...

Professional service
Friendly service
Great menu
Great reception
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
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Handicap
No Smoking
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)
  • Breakfast Fee: GBP 25 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible
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