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The Balmoral Hotel

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

The true majestic nature of this hotel just blows you away. We so glad we here for two nights. Everything about it is sensational. The rooms excellent, the view amazing and the staff lovely. If in this part of the world put it top of...More

Thank Angel C
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We didn't mention that we were honeymooning when we booked the hotel. We mentioned it at the front desk while checking in. WELL, am I glad we did!! A few moments after we arrived at our room, homemade marshmallows topped with edible flowers from their...More

1  Thank k2xsara
Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded 11 May 2016

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your lovely review following your celebratory stay at The Balmoral. It was a pleasure for us to be involved and able to contribute towards such a special occasion as a Honeymoon celebration. We strive for guest satisfaction and...More

Reviewed 5 May 2016

The Balmoral is perfectly situated on Prince street. The Hotel oozes luxury - they have the best slippers & robes & just an overall feeling of luxury. We had a King Deluxe room which was a bit on the narrow side but quite long -...More

2  Thank WemyssBayKath
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I've had the pleasure of staying at this hotel a few times and can't say enough good things about this hotel, it completely lived up to expectations. The location is excellent and it situated next to the train station, it's also right on Princess Street...More

Thank LBF85
Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded 5 May 2016

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your lovely review and recommendation of The Balmoral. It was a pleasure to welcome you back to the hotel and we are delighted that your most recent stay lived up to your expectations. Your generous feedback regarding the...More

Reviewed 4 May 2016

The hotel itself is what you would expect, it's the staff that make it really special. They are friendly and helpful, especially the desk staff and the people manning the concierge desk. We had a meal at the Brasserie which was very good, the meal...More

1  Thank jgd27
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Internet
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$317 - US$1,024 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#3 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#5 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#8 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$317 - US$1,024 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#3 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#5 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#8 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Nearby
Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
...More
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Leah M
15 June 2018|
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Response from JockF | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we don't really drink Vodka or Prosecco, but it averages out around £6.50. Cocktails are £16 Depending on what type. A pint of lager £6.50
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John B
2 May 2018|
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Response from BalmoralEdinburgh | Property representative |
Dear John B Thank you for your enquiry. We are in the final few weeks of our exciting renovation project with an anticipated opening date of early June. Meanwhile we have a pop up brasserie in our lower gallery where... More
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