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The Balmoral Hotel

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the palm court”(129 reviews)
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Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my husband and stayed here for two nights the staff were friendly and helpful the rooms were very comfortable and the location was great. If you book directly they give you a complimentary cocktail which was very nice.More

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2  Thank MAMooreIreland
Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, General Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear MAMooreIreland, Thank you for joining us at the Balmoral and taking the time to write a kind review of your stay. I am glad you enjoyed a comfortable two nights in the heart of Edinburgh. I hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing is too much trouble at The Balmoral . Perfectly positioned on the High Street at the main railway station it took only minutes to reach the hotel from my train . The welcome was warm and friendly and I was assisted to my room...More

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Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, General Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Notafusspot, Your review made for a delightful read and one I have shared with the rest of the team who join me in thanking you for taking the time to write. I am glad to hear your stay was made seamless from start to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am recently engaged and my partner took me to this hotel! My entire stay was out of this world we were upgraded but my Stay was made by Steve short I’ll be back purely to see him true gentleman ❤️❤️❤️

1  Thank Kimberley W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful stay at the Balmoral. The rooms were wonderful and comfortable, and the staff was also great. The breakfast and afternoon tea were both fantastic experiences as well. When I am next back in Edinburgh I will definitely stay there again.

1  Thank wwrrkd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my stay at this hotel. The staff were exceptional; they helped us with everything from directions to suggestions for where to eat and where to spend our time. The room was very comfortable and when we ran into an issue it was handled...More

2  Thank MarinaSef
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Awards & Recognition
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
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$194 - US$939 (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
#10 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$194 - US$939 (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
#10 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (1262)
Room & Suite (699)
Dining (236)
Pool & Beach (43)
Amenities (53)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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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Ellen R
14 February 2018|
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Response from BalmoralEdinburgh | Property representative |
Dear Ellen R Some of our rooms (mostly Deluxe rooms and Junior Suites) have a sofa bed, which is the option that we suggest for an adult. The supplement for the sofa bed is £35 per night. We very much hope we will have... More
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Katie M
13 February 2018|
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Response from Susan W | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they would accommodate that perhaps you could phone and check.I have always found the hotel most and staff most helpful.My partner is diabetic and would not be eating cake he often has no afternoon tea with me and... More
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tony b
15 December 2017|
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Response from ute_lisa | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I d‘ont know it.
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"Ask for a view of the castle"
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"Room towards the internal courtyard are quiet and you can sleep with an open window without being disturbed."
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"Upgrade to a suite if you can however all rooms are outstanding"
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"Request a city view"
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