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The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
1 Princes StreetEdinburghScotlandEH2 2EQUnited Kingdom, (02) 8228 1927

Luxury hotel with spa, near Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre
  • Free WiFi
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Fantastic service
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

from A$332
  • z_Classic double for sole use
  • z_Executive double for sole use
  • Classic Double Room
  • Executive Double or Twin Room
  • Classic Double Room
  • x-classic
  • z_Classic Double Advance Purchase
  • Deluxe Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, View (Superior)
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
  • 0B
  • Classic Suite
  • Executive Double or Twin Room
  • Deluxe King Bedroom Single Occupancy
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, View (Superior)
  • Superior Deluxe King Single Occupancy
  • Deluxe Room
  • Classic Suite
  • Classic Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Double or Twin
  • Executive Double or Twin Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed (Deluxe)
  • Classic Double Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Executive Double or Twin Room
  • Deluxe Room (Castle View)
  • Classic Suite
  • Junior Suite

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
The property’s restaurant is closed until the end of April. Meals will be served in the brasserie on the lower ground floor, and drinks at the bar situated in the gallery on the first floor. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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 daily (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 center
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/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 full-service Balmoral Spa has five treatment rooms, a 15-metre pool, Finnish dry sauna, Turkish steam room, gym, fitness studio, and relaxation suite. Services include facials, body wraps, massages, manicures, and pedicures.


Number One - This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 1-star Michelin rating.

Hadrians - Onsite restaurant.

Palm Court - This restaurant serves light fare only.

The Balmoral Bar - Onsite bar.

Scotch - Onsite bar.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom’s small print

Also known as

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


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.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 25 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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


  • In New Town
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 6 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 13 min walk
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 13 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 15 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 24 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 2 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 28 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 11 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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