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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

Luxury hotel with spa, near Princes Street
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Great room
Delicious food
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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The Balmoral Hotel

from £195
  • Classic Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Executive Room
  • Deluxe Room, View (Castle View)
  • Classic Suite
  • Junior Suite
  • Grand Suite
  • Suite, View (Castle View)
  • Suite (Balmoral)
  • Suite (Glamis)
  • Suite (Scone & Crombie)
  • Suite (J.K. Rowling)
  • Deluxe Room, View (Old Town View)
  • Executive Room, View (Old Town View)
  • Junior Suite, View (Castle View)

What’s around The Balmoral Hotel


  • In New Town
  • Princes Street (1-minute walk)
  • George Street (4-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre (6-minute walk)
  • Royal Mile (8-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Castle (14-minute walk)
  • University of Edinburgh (16-minute walk)
  • Murrayfield Stadium (43-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 30-min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 4-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 24-min walk
  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station 17-min drive
  • On-site parking not available

About The Balmoral Hotel

The Balmoral Hotel is in Edinburgh, Scotland. This hotel is situated amongst the shopping of Princes Street; Waverley Station is adjacent.

Hotel Features.
The Balmoral Hotel features a restaurant and a brasserie; each afternoon, the Palm Court hosts afternoon tea. Three bars offer whiskey, cocktails, and champagne. The full-service health spa includes an indoor pool and fitness center. The business center is open 24 hours. This landmark hotel includes a clock tower that has run three minutes fast since the hotel's opening in 1902. This property is smoke-free (fines apply for violations of this policy). Amenities also include complimentary WiFi and full high speed Internet (surcharge).

Guestrooms at The Balmoral Hotel feature marble and ceramic bathrooms, which provide bathrobes and luxury bath amenities. Guestrooms provide minibars, snack baskets, and safes and are individually decorated in a contemporary style with touches of Scottish heritage. free WiFi is available, and guestrooms include multi-line phones Optional amenities include wakeup calls and turndown service, and ironing facilities.

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

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 on weekends (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 centre
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • 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
  • 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 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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 50.0 per day

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 29 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 property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 301 reviews

The Balmoral Hotel
Absolutely brilliant the staff were amazing
Nicola Jane, gb2 night trip
The Balmoral Hotel
Finale to an amazing honeymoon
We really enjoyed the spa. It was great to finish our 3 weeks in Scotland with relaxing massages. Also Cameron and Chuck in Scotch bar are experts in their field. Sit with them a while and have a whisky or two. Number One restaurant is wonderful from beginning to end. The chefs tasting menu was superb.
A Traveller, gb3 night trip
The Balmoral Hotel
Great stay
Wonderful hotel, beautiful spacious and clean rooms. Also close to the train station for those traveling by train.
John, gb2 night trip
The Balmoral Hotel
Top hotel in Scotland!
The Receptions was friendly and professional. The room’s facilities was first class. The breakfast was okay. Overall it was a good experience to stay in the top hotel in Scotland.
phillip, gb1 night trip
The Balmoral Hotel
Lovely hotel
Traveled with my daughter. Our stay was wonderful.
Debra, gb2 night trip

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The Balmoral Hotel

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