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The Balmoral Hotel

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed today via mobile

Spent one night at this hotel. Should have spent more. Excellent location, lovely decor, comfortable bed, good gym, excellent service, great breakfast..... I’m definitely coming back! Perhaps one of the things that most impressed me was the service. From the porters at the entrance, concierge...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful hotel in an excellent location. It has a very Scottish feel and is stunningly decorated. The location is perfect for all the sites and right next to Waverley Station. The cost per night was a bit high in my opinion.

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1  Thank NeiaGW
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I hadn’t been to Edinburgh since 1974 as 22 year old newlywed Americans in graduate school at Oxford (on a budget that barely included the absolute essentials—let alone a 5 Star Hotel!) What a fabulous return visit to this great city! The...More

1  Thank RHSII
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the newly refurbished cocktail bar yesterday, WOW, it is amazing. This has to be the most stylish place in Edinburgh. Well done. A new cocktail menu, the French martini is out of this world. Staff very professional and obviously very proud of their surroundings.

1  Thank sugnes16
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night, on arrival we were greeted by a wonderful guy who got our luggage, and parked our car, which with so many roadworks was a real bonus. The check in staff were amazing. We booked a classic...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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
Minibar
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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$315 - US$1,019 (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$315 - US$1,019 (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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