The Balmoral Hotel

1 Princes St., Edinburgh EH22EQ United Kingdom (GBR)
5 Star Downtown Hotel
55.95311-3.1894418

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Local Attractions

Edinburgh Castle, National Museum of Scotland, Arthurs Seat, Princes Street Gradens, Edinburgh Zoo, Optical Illutions, St Giles Cathedral, National Portrait Gallery, Old Town, Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre,
4.5 out of 5. Based on 4627 guest reviews

Property Description

Rocco Forte Hotels' Balmoral is a luxury hotel in the true sense of the word. With its majestic clock tower, the hotel is a unique and contemporary luxury five-star property in the very heart of Edinburgh. While many Edinburgh hotels claim to have Edinburgh's landmarks on their doorstep, few can say their doorstep is a landmark. Located on Princes Street, in Edinburgh's main shopping area and next to Waverley Station, The Balmoral is close to the leading luxury department stores and within walking distance of many Edinburgh attractions.The Balmoral offers 188 opulent suites and stylish rooms, many with views towards Edinburgh Castle and the Old Town. The Balmoral's ten conference and banqueting suites, including the signature Sir Walter Scott Suite all enjoy natural daylight and can accommodate a wide range of events including: business conferences, intimate dinner parties, large receptions and weddings. The hotel and city also make for an ideal incentive destination with an abundance of history and culture readily available.When it comes to fine-dining, the choice of restaurants at The Balmoral matches the mood of the moment. With attentive but non-intrusive service, guests can choose from the hotel's Michelin-starred number one fine dining restaurant with outstanding cuisine provided by Chef Jeff Bland; Hadrian's for chic and informal dining; Palm Court for traditional afternoon tea or its very own Bollinger Bar. The newly refurbished and stylish Balmoral Bar is perfect for a relaxing cocktail or traditional whisky.For the ultimate in relaxation, the Balmoral Spa is an exclusive retreat in the heart of the city offering five treatment rooms, with ESPA treatments, a 15 metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gymnasium and exercise studio. The Balmoral is the perfect choice for a luxurious city spa break. The Balmoral was named as the top Scottish hotel in the Telegraph Travel Awards 2012 and as the Top UK Business Hotel outside of London at the Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Travel Awards 2012. Be it for a luxury romantic break or important business meeting; make The Balmoral your address in Edinburgh.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 6
Rooms: 188
Non Smoking Rooms: 188
Handicap Rooms: 3
Suites: 20
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 10
Meeting Space: 1073 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 450 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 12 PM - 01 AM
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
12 noon two days before arrival, after that, one nights charge.
Nightly Parking: £27
Total Taxes: 0.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
VAT: Value Added Tax: 20.00 VAT % Inclusive

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Solarium
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Valet Parking
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry valet service
  • Golf course on hotel grounds
  • Tennis court
  • Currency exchange
  • Child facilities
  • Swimming pool - outdoor

Airport & Shuttle Information

Edinburgh Airport, 7 miles

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

FAQs about The Balmoral Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 03:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does The Balmoral Hotel have?

There are 188 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at The Balmoral Hotel?

Yes, they have 10 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

Is there a gym at The Balmoral Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there room service at The Balmoral Hotel?

Yes. Room service is perfect. Most guests were happy with the room service.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Great shopping. Most guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Are there good dining options at The Balmoral Hotel?

Great dining experience. Most guests loved the dining experience.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Great wifi connection. Wifi quality could be improved. About half of guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Is there a bar?

Yes. Bar service is acceptable. Bar service was average, according to 67%.

Is there a pool at The Balmoral Hotel?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..

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