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The Balmoral Hotel

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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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I cannot say enough good about The Balmoral Hotel. Located just north of the Royal Mile, it boasts romantic views of Edinburgh Castle and Old Town, and the Balmoral clock tower is visible from nearly any point in the city, making it easy to navigate...More

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We had the recent pleasure of staying at the wonderful Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland. It's a historic, grand hotel located perfectly near The Royal Mile part of town. It's a lovely hotel in every sense with a particularly wonderful staff -- the level of...More

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We have stayed several times in the Balmoral and always enjoy the way they look after you: from the reception staff, to the concierges to the wait staff. I need a walk-in shower because I am somewhat disabled and sometimes we have to stay somewhere...More

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1  Thank annepeter
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is perhaps the finest hotel we have stayed-in for quite some time. What makes it so special is the staff...especially the front desk and the Concierge staff...outstanding...attentive to every need and more than willing to go the "extra mile" to accommodate your needs and...More

1  Thank Bob L
Reviewed 3 days ago

As this was our 2nd visit we asked for a room with a view. As usual not an issue and we received a room over looking the bridges. Again the staff were amazing, could not do any more for us, as we arrived early, not...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
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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$353 - US$1,003 (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$353 - US$1,003 (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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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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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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Deborah P
13 April 2018|
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Response from Nick L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, their concierge is extremely friendly and helpful ... not sure about the lounge but I am pretty sure they do have. They do have a lounge at the reception, and always busy.. I do recommend for a drink there:)
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Deborah P
7 April 2018|
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Response from quin-i-bog | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no executive lounge but there is a full concierge service. There are several lounge areas but none of them are "club" style lounges with complimentary food and drink.
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