The Balmoral Hotel

1 Princes St., Edinburgh EH22EQ United Kingdom (GBR)
5 Star Luxury Property
55.953213-3.189738
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4.5/5

Based on 4627 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Gym is available on property
  • 188 rooms in property
  • 6 floors in hotel
  • 20 suites in hotel
  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Group friendly rating of 8.4/10
  • 10 conference rooms in property

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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes Castle View Suite Panoramic View King Bed Avg 55sqm 592sqf Living Room
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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes Classic Suite King Bed 55sqm 592sqf Avg City View Bright and Light Bedr
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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes Deluxe Castle View Room with Panoramic View King Bed 28sqm 300sqf Avg R
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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes Deluxe Old Town View Room Panoramic View King Bed 28sqm 300sqf Avg Rece
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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes Executive Old Town View Room Panoramic View King Bed 25sqm 269sqf Avg R
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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes Executive View Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 25sqm 269sqf Avg City
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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes Glamis Suite King Bed 85sqm 915sqf View Of Princes St Spacious and Brig
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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes Grand Suite King Bed View Of Arthurs Seat or Carlton Hill 60sqm 646sqf
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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes J K Rowling Suite King Bed View Of Calton Hill 55sqm 592 Sqf Avg Spacio
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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes Junior Castle View Suite Stunning Panoramic View 38sqm 409sqf Avg Open
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Check RatesBalmoral Free Spirit Escapes Scone and Crombie Suite King Bed 95sqm 1023sqf Views Of The Old Town Ic
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Check RatesBalmoral Seasonal Save 20pct Classic Room Queen Bed 19qm 205sqf Avg City or Courtyard View Contempor
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Check RatesBalmoral Seasonal Save 20pct Deluxe Castle View Room with Panoramic View King Bed 28sqm 300sqf Avg R
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Check RatesBalmoral Seasonal Save 20pct Deluxe Old Town View Room Panoramic View King Bed 28sqm 300sqf Avg Rece
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Check RatesBalmoral Seasonal Save 20pct Deluxe Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 32sqm 344sqf Spacious Seating
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Check RatesBalmoral Seasonal Save 20pct Executive Old Town View Room Panoramic View King Bed 25sqm 269sqf Avg R
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Check RatesBalmoral Seasonal Save 20pct Executive Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 25sqm 269sqf Avg City or C
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Check RatesBalmoral Seasonal Save 20pct Executive View Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 25sqm 269sqf Avg City
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Check RatesBalmoral Seasonal Save 20pct Glamis Suite King Bed 85sqm 915sqf View Of Princes St Spacious and Brig
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Check RatesBalmoral Seasonal Save 20pct Junior Castle View Suite Stunning Panoramic View 38sqm 409sqf Avg Open
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Check RatesBalmoral Suite 2 Bedrooms 66sqm710sqf View Of Arthurs Seat Spacious Living Room with Fireplace
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Check RatesBowes Lyon Suite King Bed View Of Calton Hill 67sqm 721 Sqf Avg Spacious Lounge
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Check RatesCastle View Suite Panoramic View King Bed Avg 55sqm 592sqf Living Room Recently Refurbished
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Check RatesClassic Room Max Occupants 2 Adults No Extra Bed Allowed
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Check RatesClassic Room Queen Bed 19qm 205sqf Avg City or Courtyard View Contemporary Decor
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Check RatesClassic Room with Double Bed
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Check RatesClassic Suite King Bed 55sqm 592sqf Avg City View Bright and Light Bedroom and Living Room
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Check RatesClassic Suite Max Occupants 2 Adults and 2 Children Up To 16yrs On Rollaway Beds
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Check RatesDeluxe Castle View Bedroom Max Occupants 2 Adults and 2 Children Up To 16yrs On Rollaway
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Check RatesDeluxe Castle View Room with Panoramic View King Bed 28sqm 300sqf Avg Recently Refurbished
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Check RatesDeluxe Old Town View Bedroom Max Occupants 2 Adults and 2 Children Up To 16yrs On Rollaway
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Check RatesDeluxe Old Town View Room Panoramic View King Bed 28sqm 300sqf Avg Recently Refurbished
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Check RatesDeluxe Room (Castle View) 1 King Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 32sqm 344sqf Spacious Seating Area with Sofa
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Check RatesDeluxe Room Max Occupants 2 Adults and 2 Children Up To 16yrs Children Accommodated On
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Check RatesExecutive Old Town View Bedroom Max Occupants 2 Adults
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Check RatesExecutive Old Town View Room Panoramic View King Bed 25sqm 269sqf Avg Recently Refurbished
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Check RatesExecutive Room 1 Queen Bed
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Check RatesExecutive Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 25sqm 269sqf Avg City or Courtyard View
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Check RatesExecutive Room Max Occupants 2 Adults and 1 Child Up To 16 Yrs Child Accommodated On
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Check RatesExecutive Room with Single Bed
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Check RatesExecutive View Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 25sqm 269sqf Avg City View
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Check RatesFamily Break with 2 Rooms Deluxe Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 32sqm 344sqf Spacious Seating Ar
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Check RatesFamily Break with 2 Rooms Executive View Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 25sqm 269sqf Avg City Vi
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Check RatesGlamis Suite King Bed 85sqm 915sqf View Of Princes St Spacious and Bright Living Room
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Check RatesGrand Suite King Bed View Of Arthurs Seat or Carlton Hill 60sqm 646sqf Avg Spacious Lounge
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Check RatesGrand Suite Max Occupants 2 Adults and 2 Children Up To 16yrs On Rollaway Beds
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Check RatesJ K Rowling Suite King Bed View Of Calton Hill 55sqm 592 Sqf Avg Spacious Lounge
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Check RatesJunior Castle View Suite Stunning Panoramic View 38sqm 409sqf Avg Open Plan Spacious Lounge
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Check RatesJunior Suite 1 King Bed
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Check RatesJunior Suite King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 38sqm 409sqf Avg Open Plan with Spacious Lounge
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Check RatesJunior Suite Max 2 Adults and 1 Child Up To 16yrs Child Accommodated On A Rollaway Bed
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Check RatesJunior Suite with Castle View Max Occupants 2 Adults and 1 Child Up To 16yrs On A Rollaway
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Check RatesScone and Crombie Suite King Bed 95sqm 1023sqf Views Of The Old Town Iconic and Opulent Style
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Check RatesSingle Room Classic
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Check RatesSole Classic Room with Double Bed
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Check RatesSuite Benefits Balmoral Suite 2 Bedrooms 66sqm710sqf View Of Arthurs Seat Spacious Living Room with
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Check RatesSuite Benefits Bowes Lyon Suite King Bed View Of Calton Hill 67sqm 721 Sqf Avg Spacious Lounge
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Check RatesSuite Benefits Castle View Suite Panoramic View King Bed Avg 55sqm 592sqf Living Room Recently Refur
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Check RatesSuite Benefits Classic Suite King Bed 55sqm 592sqf Avg City View Bright and Light Bedroom and Living
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Check RatesSuite Benefits Grand Suite King Bed View Of Arthurs Seat or Carlton Hill 60sqm 646sqf Avg Spacious L
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Check RatesSuite Benefits J K Rowling Suite King Bed View Of Calton Hill 55sqm 592 Sqf Avg Spacious Lounge
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Check RatesSuite Benefits Scone and Crombie Suite King Bed 95sqm 1023sqf Views Of The Old Town Iconic and Opule
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Check RatesSuperior Double Room
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Balmoral Suite 2 Bedrooms 66sqm710sqf View Of Arthurs Seat Spacious Living Roo
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Bowes Lyon Suite King Bed View Of Calton Hill 67sqm 721 Sqf Avg Spacious Loung
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Castle View Suite Panoramic View King Bed Avg 55sqm 592sqf Living Room Recentl
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Classic Room Queen Bed 19qm 205sqf Avg City or Courtyard View Contemporary Dec
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Classic Suite King Bed 55sqm 592sqf Avg City View Bright and Light Bedroom and
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Deluxe Castle View Room with Panoramic View King Bed 28sqm 300sqf Avg Recently
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Executive Old Town View Room Panoramic View King Bed 25sqm 269sqf Avg Recently
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Executive Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 25sqm 269sqf Avg City or Courtyar
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Executive View Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 25sqm 269sqf Avg City View
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Glamis Suite King Bed 85sqm 915sqf View Of Princes St Spacious and Bright Livi
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Grand Suite King Bed View Of Arthurs Seat or Carlton Hill 60sqm 646sqf Avg Spa
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits J K Rowling Suite King Bed View Of Calton Hill 55sqm 592 Sqf Avg Spacious Loun
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Junior Castle View Suite Stunning Panoramic View 38sqm 409sqf Avg Open Plan Sp
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Junior Suite King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 38sqm 409sqf Avg Open Plan with Spa
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Check RatesTravel Without Limits Scone and Crombie Suite King Bed 95sqm 1023sqf Views Of The Old Town Iconic an
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Check Rateswith Breakfast Classic Room Queen Bed 19qm 205sqf Avg City or Courtyard View Contemporary Decor
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Check Rateswith Breakfast Deluxe Castle View Room with Panoramic View King Bed 28sqm 300sqf Avg Recently Refurb
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Check Rateswith Breakfast Deluxe Old Town View Room Panoramic View King Bed 28sqm 300sqf Avg Recently Refurbish
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Check Rateswith Breakfast Deluxe Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 32sqm 344sqf Spacious Seating Area with Sof
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Check Rateswith Breakfast Executive Old Town View Room Panoramic View King Bed 25sqm 269sqf Avg Recently Refurb
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Check Rateswith Breakfast Executive Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 25sqm 269sqf Avg City or Courtyard View
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Check Rateswith Breakfast Executive View Room King Bed Which Can Be Twinned 25sqm 269sqf Avg City View
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Check Rateswith Breakfast Junior Castle View Suite Stunning Panoramic View 38sqm 409sqf Avg Open Plan Spacious
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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


  • 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.

Pet Friendly?

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

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.

Can I get a AAA rate at The Balmoral Hotel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at The Balmoral Hotel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

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..

Testimonials:

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