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The Balmoral Hotel

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Reviewed 13 December 2015

Longtime reader, first time poster, but after the amazing weekend we just experienced at The Balmoral, I had to write a review. I travel a lot for work and have stayed in wonderful hotels around the world but The Balmoral may have been the perfect...More

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Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, General Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded 16 December 2015

Dear Guest It is always immensely gratifying to receive positive feedback from our guests and I would like to thank you for posting such a fantastic review following your recent stay. We are delighted to read that you had a flawless experience and that you...More

Reviewed 13 December 2015

From the moment we arrived, greeted by a large kilted and caped gentleman our stay was marked by the quality of service and personal attention you would expect of such a prestigious hotel. This was our second visit, six or so years apart however after...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2015

Well yet again The Balmoral more than came up to expectations. We stayed for three nights at the beginning of Dec to get into the Christmas spirit ....love Edinburgh at Christmas ..... This was our second year at the Balmoral and it did not disappoint...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2015

Stayed recently for our christmas shopping trip. Had a superb time, lovely Christmas atmosphere and staff were excellent. Palm Court was a beautiful setting for breakfast. Think we'll make it a yearly trip.More

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Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, General Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded 14 December 2015

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write such a generous review following your recent stay at The Balmoral. I am delighted to read that you had a superb time and that you were impressed with the festive atmosphere within the hotel, our...More

Reviewed 12 December 2015

Stayed for 1 night. room lovely, bed large and fantastically comfortable (and I care a lot about beds in hotels, we stayed in a suite at the Westbury in London and it was like a rock), bed an actual double and not a promised double...More

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Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Internet
Spa
Bar/Lounge
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
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Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
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Price range
US$236 - US$894 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#3 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#5 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#9 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$236 - US$894 (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
#9 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
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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
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