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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

Luxury hotel with spa, near Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Delicious food
Great room
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

from A$341
  • Classic Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Executive Room
  • Deluxe Room, View (Castle View)
  • Classic Suite
  • Junior Suite
  • Grand Suite
  • Suite (Castle View)
  • Suite (Balmoral)
  • Suite (Glamis)
  • Suite (Scone & Crombie)

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


  • In New Town
  • Princes Street Gardens - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 6 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 9 min walk
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 13 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 14 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 15 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 30 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 24 min walk
  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station - 17 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

About The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Balmoral Hotel is in Edinburgh, Scotland. This hotel is situated amongst the shopping of Princes Street; Waverley Station is adjacent.

Hotel Features.
The Balmoral Hotel features a restaurant and a brasserie; each afternoon, the Palm Court hosts afternoon tea. Three bars offer whiskey, cocktails, and champagne. The full-service health spa includes an indoor pool and fitness center. The business center is open 24 hours. This landmark hotel includes a clock tower that has run three minutes fast since the hotel's opening in 1902. This property is smoke-free (fines apply for violations of this policy). Amenities also include complimentary WiFi and full high speed Internet (surcharge).

Guestrooms at The Balmoral Hotel feature marble and ceramic bathrooms, which provide bathrobes and luxury bath amenities. Guestrooms provide minibars, snack baskets, and safes and are individually decorated in a contemporary style with touches of Scottish heritage. free WiFi is available, and guestrooms include multi-line phones Optional amenities include wakeup calls and turndown service, and ironing facilities.

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

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 on weekends (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 centre
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • 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 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 Hotel Edinburgh
  • Balmoral Hotel
  • Balmoral 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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 50.0 per day

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 29 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 property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 291 reviews

The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Beautiful hotel where staff will spoil you.
Lovely stay, attentive staff and received an upgrade.
Nerida, au1 night trip
The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Lovely Edinburgh Stay
We loved everything about the Balmoral - staff was incredibly helpful; the space was lovely - rooms clean and nicely-sized. And location to all attractions was perfect. We'll definitely be back.
Jennifer, us2 night trip
The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Stayed in the hotel previously and was just too run down and depressing. Moved to another hotel in Edinburgh since I make 3 trips a year to Edinburgh and they had construction and various other issues during my stay. A friend, very loyal to THE BALMORAL convinced me to give the place another try with her and I must say that everything is redone, service is beyond impeccable (James the Concierge is priceless) and I will be returning to THE BALMORAL in future.
A Traveller, us1 night trip
The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Beautiful hotel, large room, extremely friendly & helpful staff
Betsy, us3 night trip
The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Hotel was lovely. Staff was incredibly helpful. Food was delish. Will be back again!
Jennifer, us1 night trip

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The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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