Situated a short walk from Edinburgh Bus Station, The Balmoral Hotel is a convenient base when visiting Edinburgh. It is close to Princes Street, eateries and shops.
The hotel treats guests to a variety of deluxe facilities, including an indoor pool and The Balmoral Spa. Wellness amenities include a Turkish steam bath and a sauna, and a relaxing massage session can be requested. It also offers superb options for business meetings and events.
After a day of exploring the nearby region, guests can relax in the comfort of their air conditioned rooms. They provide a mini bar, internet access and a marble bathroom.
The Balmoral Hotel provides a variety of places to dine, including The Number One and Balmoral. Room service is also available 24 hours a day.
Edinburgh Airport is under a 25-minute drive from the hotel. It is a short stroll from St Giles Cathedral.
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|Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00|
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This hotel is located in the heart of Edinburgh and provides top notch service for guests. Couples gave high ratings for the hotel and their money is well spent compared to other hotels especially since the hotel has excellent restaurants and it is close to many great places around town. In the fitness center, they also have a personal trainer to help guests.
For eating, guests have the option to choose from three restaurants in the hotel. All three meals, breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served at the restaurant. The Brasserie Prince serves French food cuisine with a lunch special Monday to Friday for 25 GBP (31.70 USD) and they also offer an informal dining experience. They additionally offer traditional French dishes like coq au vin which is chicken braised in red wine with tagliatelle pasta. The second restaurant - Number One - serves local cuisine so guests do not have to travel far to experience the local delicacies. This restaurant offers cured duck, followed by North Sea cod, finished off with wild strawberries for dessert. At the Palm Court, they offer afternoon tea and several selections of sandwiches are available. Some of teas include Earl Grey, Rare Breakfast Blend, and Emperor’s Golden Eyebrow.
Within 1 mi from the hotel, there are several restaurants. There is the Frenchy’s South Beach Café, Crabby’s Beachwalk Bar & Grill, and the Post Corner Pizza restaurant.
Many of the hotel features have a Scottish flavor, from the exquisite architectural design to the excellent food, not to mention the staff dressed in kilts. The rooms, which offer a view of Edinburgh Castle and the historic center, also include tasteful tartan touches. All children under the age of 16 years old can stay for free. Children who are two years and younger can stay free of charge on a children’s cot or crib. A night’s stay averages 118.29 GBP (150 USD) a room. Additionally, some of the rooms are connected with adjoining rooms and can be requested for larger parties. Two types of views from the rooms are available. One room allows a view of the garden and the other shows a view of the city. Several rooms have a view of Edinburgh castle and Old Town, the oldest part the city.
The tube (subway) is a 5m walk and allows for access to other parts of Edinburgh. Within less than 5m is the Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland.
The highly rated hotel offers several amenities for their guests. The onsite spa, The Balmoral Spa, has massage rooms, a sauna, a hammam, and also offers manicures and pedicures. Some of the massages offered are sports massages, hot stone massages, deep-tissue massage, and Swedish massages. The spa also provides a Turkish bath and steam room. Several other therapies are available including aromatherapy. (Prices checked 12/07/19).
The Balmoral is located at 1 Princes Street in Old Town, 0.4 km from the center of Edinburgh. Waverley Mall is the closest landmark to The Balmoral.
Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at The Balmoral.
Yes, The Balmoral offers free Wi-Fi.
No, The Balmoral does not offer free parking.
No, The Balmoral does not offer free airport shuttle service.
The Balmoral is 11.4 km from Edinburgh Turnhouse. The Balmoral is 56.4 km from Dundee.
Yes, The Balmoral is a pet-friendly hotel.
Yes, The Balmoral has a pool onsite.