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The Balmoral Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

The meal in Number One was exquisite! The tasting menu is amazing and the staff very attentive and friendly. Made a lovely birthday treat extra special. Beautiful rooms and lish chocolate and strawberries waiting for my birthday!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel's location is superb - not only its address (No 1 Princess Street). Initially I was thinking about staying at The Caledonian. I still haven‘t been there but Balmoral‘s location is superior to The Caledonian‘s. The Hotel is next to the train station (was...More

Thank Alexander N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited for a Birthday celebration. The staff were very accommodating, six adults and a 10 month old, we kept them busy! The variety of sandwiches, savouries was excellent, also the sweet selection was superb. We were allowed to take the excess home in a posh...More

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Location excellent.. Room was fabulous and the bathroom area was spacious and beautifully designed . Food superb and waiters very attentive. We felt that all the staff we dealt with could not do enough for us.

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1  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In July I went with my parents to Edinburgh. The weather was perfect ! After we visited the Edinburgh castle we went to have afternoon tea at the balmoral hotel. I am a pastry chef and I can assure you that everything was delicious! It...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Internet
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Business Center with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
$272 - $1,149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#3 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#5 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$272 - $1,149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#3 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#5 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (1384)
Room & Suite (1026)
Dining (432)
Pool & Beach (48)
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
July 29, 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
June 15, 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
June 15, 2018|
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Response from benangie2017 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know I'm afraid.
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Room Tips
"I think that any room in this hotel would be great."
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"I asked for AC-not sure if all of the rooms have it."
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"Don't spend the night here"
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"Did not stay in the hotel"
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