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    The Balmoral Hotel

    1 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2EQ, Scotland
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    Reviewed August 3, 2015

    Had a lovely time staff were very friendly and made me feel special we had a nice relaxing time and wished we could have stayed longer. Had a lovely view over looking the castle the bridges and Arthur seat lovely comfortable bed and bathroom.

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    Thank Eileen L
    Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

    Stayed here for a weekend trip to Edinburgh. Truly a luxurious hotel. Apart for the warm hospitality, it is literally 10 steps from the main train station and in the centre of the city so ideal for on foot short excursions of the city. I...More

    1  Thank Amit R
    Reviewed August 2, 2015

    The good part is the building itself is quite beautiful. But it pretty much ends there. We had a so-so room that definitely did not feel like it was an 5-star room, and that paled in comparison to other Rocco Forte properties. The bathroom was...More

    2  Thank Todd B
    Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, Front Office Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded August 5, 2015

    Dear Guest Thank you for your review following your recent stay at The Balmoral. I am pleased to read that you were impressed with the exterior of the hotel and our fully equipped gym. However, I am very sorry to read that your overall experience...More

    Reviewed August 2, 2015

    I didn't stay overnight in the hotel but attended a function back in May. I'm vegan (sorry) and was so grateful for the variety of taste and sensation offered to me via the three courses- it was a far cry from a few green leaves...More

    1  Thank Skye C
    Reviewed August 2, 2015

    Spent one night at the Balmoral and wished we had more time, The room was extremely comfortable and beautifully decorated. Laege with hig celinings send a nice bathroom. Ate both breakfast and dinner there she the food was very, very good. Did not eat in...More

    1  Thank Nancy C
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • $238 - $833 (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
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #11 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 188
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    • Princes Street and Gardens
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    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
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    eviemichael
    October 14, 2017|
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    Response from francescadP6385VK | Reviewed this property |
    We headed to the old town for lunch but Hadrians is attached and I was tempted by room service as the menu was reasonable. If the weather is nice you can't beat a stroll to the old town and I recommend the outsider. I would... More
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    I don't think there's a strict dress code but it's fairly formal so I would dress smart or you may feel out of place. Enjoy
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