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    The Balmoral Hotel

    1 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2EQ, Scotland
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          Overview
          • Excellent73%
          • Very good19%
          • Average5%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          Reviewed yesterday

          We had a lovely stay at the Balmoral Hotel. Staff very friendly and our room looked out onto the city and Edinburgh Castle. We were thoroughly spoiled right from the beginning of our stay to the end. While the hotel is very nice, it is...More

          Thank marg s
          Reviewed yesterday

          The hotel staff made us feel very welcome and special during our recent stay. We were given a room upgrade and some personalised treats. In addition, we had an excellent evening meal in Hadrians restaurant with the experience being further enhanced by the first rate...More

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          Reviewed yesterday

          Great visit with the Rocco Forte group in Edinburgh. The hotel was comfortable and modern, in a traditional sense. Great stay, highly recommend it. Only wish was that there was more time to appreciate it.

          Thank PaulKandfamily
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          Wonderful location in the main shopping street, with all the elegance of a by-gone age. Classic interior with great views and easy access to Edinburgh Castle, the architectural delights of exploring the Old and New town easily on foot, and options for getting away from...More

          1  Thank FlyMe_11
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          We enjoyed one night at The Balmoral en route to the Highlands. Reception was thorough and professional. The car valet service was excellent both on arrival and departure. The room was comfortable with sumptuous bathroom. Breakfast, included, was plentiful with a large choice for all...More

          1  Thank findingnumberone
          Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, General Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded yesterday

          Dear Finding Number One It was a pleasure to welcome you to The Balmoral and we're thrilled to read you had a nice time. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your kind feedback regarding your stay with us and we hope...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Restaurant
          • Spa
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Business Center with Internet Access
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
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          • Minibar
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          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Restaurant
          • Spa
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          • $283 - $1,035 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #1 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
          • #3 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
          • #5 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
          • #7 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
          • #10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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          • Number of rooms
          • 188
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          • Edinburgh >
          • Princes Street and Gardens
          • Also Known As
          • Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh ,
          • Balmoral Edinburgh Hotel ,
          • The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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          Princes Street and Gardens
          Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
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          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
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Marie H
          Are breakfast and parking included in the cost of your stay?
          May 13, 2017|
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          Response from Edmelgol | Reviewed this property |
          We didn't have breakfast as part of our stay.
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          Velotraveler
          What is the earliest time we could have breakfast on a Monday morning?
          May 10, 2017|
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          Response from Dave C | Reviewed this property |
          I believe it's 7.30 am.
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          "Classic suite with a view of the Castle"
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          "Great views of the castle from high floor/corner rooms"
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          "If budget allows, book at outward facing room."
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          "Not really, interesting views from all round."
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