The Balmoral Hotel
1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh - Scotland, EH2 2EQ, United Kingdom
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1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh - Scotland, EH2 2EQ, United Kingdom
Located on Princes Street, The Balmoral has a Michelin-starred restaurant, a pool and a gym. Waverley Station and Edinburgh's main shopping area are within 5 minutes' walk. First opened in 1902, The Balmoral now offers rooms with a spacious marble bathroom and an interactive TV. Many rooms have views towards Edinburgh Castle and the Old Town. Number One Restaurant provides a fine dining menu, while Brasserie Prince offers an informal dining atmosphere. Palm Court features afternoon tea and the Bar Prince serves innovative cocktails in a relaxed setting, while the SCOTCH offers over 500 varieties of Scottish Whisky. With a sauna and a Turkish steam room, The Balmoral Spa features 5 treatment rooms and an exercise studio. With its own splendid clock tower, The Balmoral offers 5-star accommodation in the heart of Edinburgh. The city’s airport is a 25-minute drive from the building.

Hotel Services and Facilities

Free WiFi Free parking Free breakfast Pet friendly

Hotel facilities

  • Free Internet Available
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Internet In Public Areas
  • Fitness Center or Spa
  • Accessible
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Valet Parking
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Terrace
  • Tour Desk
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Concierge Service
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • 24hr room service
  • Elevator
  • Hair dryer
  • Massage
  • Family room
  • Spa
  • bathrobes
  • desk
  • complimentary bottled water
  • private pool
  • Heating
  • Luggage storage
  • television LCD/plasma screen
  • mini bar
  • satellite/cable TV
  • pool (kids)
  • fitness center
  • car park
  • telephone
  • toiletries
  • Concierge services
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor pool
  • Massage services
  • Wi-Fi In Public Areas
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • English
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Parking Available
  • Pool/beach towels
  • car park nearby
  • car park charges applied
  • first aid kit
  • Free Internet
  • Guests can opt-out of daily cleaning service
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • First aid kit available
  • Cashless payment available
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Swimming pool [indoor]
  • LAN Internet in room [charges apply]
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Car park [charges apply]
  • Food delivery
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stayed in January, 2021
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
Probably one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in! From the friendly welcome, the parking of my car, the checkin and the room service! All were perfect! A big thank you to the staff!
Nothing all perfect!
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 9 out of 10
Wonderful
Beautiful hotel with very friendly and accommodating staff.
Nothing
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
A lovely birthday celebration with free upgrade and handwritten birthday card from the manager.
It was all fine
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
Everything Room excellent Clean Brilliant location Great staff
Nothing
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
Staff were so helpful, room upgrade which was superb.. Allowed us to store our luggage until we were travelling home which was very kind of them.. Perfect stay
Nothing at all, everything was great
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
We both enjoyed our stay
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 8 out of 10
Very Good
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 9 out of 10
Wonderful
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
The staff were friendly and attentive. The hotel was gorgeous. It was peaceful.
The pillows were too soft and I couldn’t get comfortable. The air conditioning was quite loud.
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
Very good with plenty choice. Special requests were no problem. Pancakes were not on the menu but were produced
Nothing
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 8 out of 10
Very Good
We loved the hotel but the pillows were terrible! So bad in fact that it would put us off staying again. Otherwise the hotel was perfect!
The pillows!!!
stayed in December, 2020
Guest Score 7 out of 10
Good
stayed in November, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
Beautiful room, amazing bathroom and facilities. Friendly staff, one of the best hotels we've ever stayed in. Perfect!
stayed in November, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
stayed in November, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
stayed in November, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
Exceptional
The location - we had a castle view room which was great! The breakfast was delightful! The staff were very helpful, even give covid19!
stayed in November, 2020
Guest Score 9 out of 10
Wonderful
stayed in November, 2020
Guest Score 7 out of 10
Good
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    • Edinburgh International Airport - 7.08 mi
    • RAF Leuchars - 31.52 mi
    • Perth - 34.31 mi
    • Dundee Airport - 35.07 mi

    Transport

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      • Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station - 444 f

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      • City Art Centre - 680 f
      • Fruitmarket Gallery - 869 f
      • Collective Gallery - 955 f
      • Stills Gallery - 957 f
      • Police Information Centre - 0.22 mi
      • Mounted Gallery - 0.22 mi
      • Museum of Childhood - 0.23 mi
      • National Portrait Gallery - 0.23 mi
      • DOM - 0.23 mi
      • John Knox House Museum - 0.24 mi
      • Royal Scottish Academy - 0.28 mi
      • National Gallery of Scotland - 0.30 mi
      • Writers Museum - 0.30 mi
      • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 0.30 mi
      • People's Story - 0.34 mi
      • Kingfisher Gallery - 0.36 mi
      • Peoples Story Museum - 0.37 mi

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      Historical Buildings Show all on map »
      • General Register House - 72 f
      • St. Giles Cathedral - 0.25 mi
      • Lady Stairs House - 0.29 mi
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      • Princes Street Gardens - 125 f
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      • Brass Rubbing Centre - 0.21 mi
      • Greyfriars Bobby Memorial - 0.22 mi
      • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 0.25 mi
      • Sherlock Holmes Statue - 0.26 mi
      • National Monument - 0.32 mi
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      • Scottish Gems - 0.23 mi
      • Netherbow - 0.24 mi
      • Rent A Bike - 0.27 mi
      • Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre - 0.29 mi
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      • Edinburgh Playhouse - 0.31 mi
      • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 0.34 mi
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      • Princes Mall - 0.34 mi
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      • Waterloo Place - 447 f
      • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 679 f
      • Edinburgh Dungeon - 798 f
      • Multrees Walk - 820 f
      • Edinburgh Experience - 0.24 mi
      • Loch Ness Discovery Centre - 0.25 mi
      • Omni Centre - 0.26 mi
      • Edinburgh Christmas Market - 0.26 mi
      • Canongate Ballet - 0.26 mi
      • Gladstone's Land - 0.29 mi
      • The New Street Exhibition Space - 0.30 mi
      • Mercat Tours - 0.31 mi
      • Royal Mile - 0.31 mi
      • Gilded Balloon Box Office - 0.33 mi
      • Dance Base - 0.37 mi

The Balmoral Hotel

1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh - Scotland, EH2 2EQ, United Kingdom