The Balmoral

The Balmoral


1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

ExcellentBased on 2,076 reviews


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Reviews for The Balmoral

ExcellentBased on 2,076 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness9.7
  • Comfort9.6
  • Facilities10.0
  • Location9.8
  • Services9.4
  • Staff9.6
  • Value for money8.5
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Mature couples 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travelers 

About The Balmoral

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station, The Balmoral Hotel provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Edinburgh. This relaxed hotel is set in the heart of the city...

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

0.3 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

7.1 mi



3:00 PM


12:00 PM


Free Wi-Fi


Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+44 131 556 2414

Amenities at The Balmoral

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Spa and wellness center
  • Kid-friendly
  • Increased accessibility
  • Family rooms
  • Beach towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Cribs available
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Ironing service
  • Minibar
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • No smoking
  • Garage
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • 24hr front desk
  • Steam room
  • Storage available
  • Private parking


  • Massage
  • Fitness center
  • Pay-per-view channels


  • Wedding services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Spa

Photos of The Balmoral

Where is The Balmoral

Most Popular Landmarks

Edinburgh Castle0.5 mi

Getting Around

Edinburgh Waverley0.1 mi
Edinburgh Bus Station0.2 mi
Edinburgh York Place0.2 mi
Edinburgh Princes Street0.3 mi
Edinburgh Grassmarket Square0.5 mi
Edinburgh West End0.9 mi

FAQs when booking at The Balmoral

  • How close is The Balmoral to the nearest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse?

    With no traffic, the 7.1 mi drive between The Balmoral and Edinburgh Turnhouse (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 14min. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Edinburgh Turnhouse to The Balmoral?

    One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Edinburgh Turnhouse to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

  • Is The Balmoral considered pet-friendly?

    The Balmoral welcomes most household pets.

  • Is there a pool at The Balmoral?

    Yes. Many people visiting Edinburgh look for a hotel with a pool. The Balmoral has a pool on site that hotel guests may use, but be advised that hotels typically have rules in regards to pool usage.

  • What is the The Balmoral phone number?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +44 131 556 2414 to talk to a The Balmoral front desk representative.

  • Does The Balmoral have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Balmoral has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center at The Balmoral?

    Yes, there is a gym available to The Balmoral guests. Gym hours may not be 24 hours so it is recommended you ask the front desk during check-in.

  • What is the check-out time at The Balmoral?

    The Balmoral has a normal check-in time of after 3:00 PM, and check-out time of before 12:00 PM.

  • Is there a restaurant at The Balmoral?

    There is a restaurant located in The Balmoral. Please contact them for kitchen hours. For drinks at the accommodation, there is a bar available.

  • Does The Balmoral have a laundry service?

    The Balmoral does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details.

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