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Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board

Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
997 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Spa
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
Hand sanitiser provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationEdinburgh Dungeon5 min walk
Popular LocationSt. Giles' Cathedral6 min walk
Popular LocationRoyal Mile6 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)42 min drive

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  • Classic Room

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 205 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Deluxe Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, View (Castle View)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Classic Suite

    Room amenities

    • 592 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 409 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Grand Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, View (Castle View)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite (Balmoral)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite (Glamis)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite (Scone & Crombie)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite (J.K. Rowling)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, View (Old Town View)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Room, View (Old Town View)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Junior Suite, View (Castle View)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Room, View

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood, The Balmoral Hotel is in the city centre and near a train station. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Edinburgh Castle are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and Royal Mile. Don't miss out on a visit to Edinburgh Zoo.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 5 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 42 min drive

Restaurants

  • Number One — 1 min walk
  • Hadrians — 1 min walk
  • Martone - 1 min walk
  • The Voodoo Rooms - 1 min walk
  • The Newsroom - 1 min walk

About this property

The Balmoral Hotel

Luxury Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street
3 restaurants, a full-service spa and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a fitness centre and a sauna. All 188 rooms feature modern comforts such as Smart TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars and coffee/tea makers.
The Balmoral Hotel offers 188 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Smart televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, designer toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. A nightly turndown service is provided and amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.
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.

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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (GBP 15.00 per 24-hour period)

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking: GBP 35 per night
  • Garage

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee weekends 7 AM–11 AM: GBP 29 per person
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 10 meeting rooms
  • Computer station

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Satellite channels
  • Smart TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM and 11 PM

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 50.0 per day.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 29 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: GBP 15.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 35 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 50.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings

We should mention

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

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Balmoral Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Balmoral Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Balmoral Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Balmoral Hotel?
As of 10 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Balmoral Hotel on 6 Sep 2020 start from £201, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Balmoral Hotel?
Valet parking is available for GBP 35 per night.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 11 PM.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is The Balmoral Hotel located?
Located in New Town, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Princes Street and George Street. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Royal Mile are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is only a 4-minute walk and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 24 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Balmoral Hotel

4.7
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
794
4 - Good
149
3 - Okay
39
2 - Mediocre
12
1 - Poor
3
4.8
Cleanliness
4.8
Service and Staff
4.7
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Liked old style 1st class service. Only stayed 2 nights. Would have liked longer.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Very expensive breakfast, £29 a bit steep even for all the voice available.

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020