The Balmoral

The Balmoral


1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

ExcellentBased on 1,886 reviews


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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

To Downtown0.3 mi
Nearest airportEdinburgh Turnhouse
Distance to airport7.1 mi


Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time12:00 PM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk 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
  • 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
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Carpeted
  • 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
  • Trash cans
  • 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
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 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

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Reviews for The Balmoral

WonderfulBased on 1,886 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Such friendly and helpful staff. (in 341 reviews)
  • "Amazing location, stunning hotel, spotless and amazing customer service." (in 201 reviews)
  • Comfy room and great ambience. (in 172 reviews)
Cons -
  • There was nothing we didn't like. (in 38 reviews)
  • Did not book for breakfast too expensive. (in 32 reviews)
  • Terrible internal view from the room (in 15 reviews)

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Where is The Balmoral

Most Popular Landmarks

Waterloo Place0.0 mi
Waverley Mall0.1 mi
Edinburgh Dungeon0.2 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.3 mi
Edinburgh Castle0.5 mi
Surgeon's Hall0.5 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

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