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The Balmoral Hotel

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
1 Princes StreetEdinburghScotlandEH2 2EQUnited Kingdom, 0203 027 9779

Luxury hotel with spa, near Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre
  • Free WiFi
  • Excellent Pool
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Excellent Food
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Fantastic service
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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The Balmoral Hotel

Hotel Info: 0203 027 9803

from £181
  • z_Classic double for sole use
  • z_Executive double for sole use
  • Classic Double Room
  • Executive Double or Twin Room
  • Classic Double Room
  • x-classic
  • z_Classic Double Advance Purchase
  • Deluxe Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, View (Superior)
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
  • 0B
  • Classic Suite
  • Executive Double or Twin Room
  • Deluxe King Bedroom Single Occupancy
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, View (Superior)
  • Superior Deluxe King Single Occupancy
  • Deluxe Room
  • Classic Suite
  • Classic Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Double or Twin
  • Executive Double or Twin Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed (Deluxe)
  • Classic Double Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Executive Double or Twin Room
  • Deluxe Room (Castle View)
  • Classic Suite
  • Junior Suite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 188 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
The property’s restaurant is closed until the end of April. Meals will be served in the brasserie on the lower ground floor, and drinks at the bar situated in the gallery on the first floor. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Sauna
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • In-room safe (accommodates laptop)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The on-site spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.


Number One – This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. 1-star Michelin rating.

Hadrians – On-site restaurant.

Palm Court – This restaurant only serves light fare.

The Balmoral Bar – On-site bar.

Scotch – On-site bar.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

The Balmoral Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh
  • Balmoral Hotel
  • Balmoral Edinburgh
  • Balmoral
  • Balmoral Edinburgh Hotel
  • The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for an extra charge

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 25 per person (approximately)

WiFi is available in public areas for GBP 15.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Balmoral Hotel


  • In New Town
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre (6-minute walk)
  • Princes Street Gardens (6-minute walk)
  • St. Giles' Cathedral (9-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Castle (13-minute walk)
  • Greyfriars Kirk (13-minute walk)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (15-minute walk)
  • University of Edinburgh (16-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 24-min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 2-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 28-min walk
  • Slateford Station 11-min drive
  • On-site parking not available

The Balmoral Hotel

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