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The Balmoral Hotel

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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The real star of our stay was Andy Fraser, the concierge. We visited for Hogmanay and needed a tux which Andy helped us rent and ensured was delivered to our room. He communicated with us several time via email prior to our trip and made...More

1  Thank Jeff H
Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, General Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Jeff H, Thank you for leaving such a glowing review, it means so much to our team when we receive comments such as yours and I've passed on your thanks to Andy who was glad to hear them. I hope you had a fun...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An annual family trip we make whenever we can after New Year is to this wonderful Hotel. We used to use the “kids stay free” deal when they were younger and we have many fond memories of this old but glamorous Hotel. From big Peter...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very disappointed in the standard of decor and lack of true ambience in what should be a hotel pouring with SCOTTISH culture and history. Menu and drinks were at best ok although the service was first class. Part of our visit was to...More

1  Thank SteveScholes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a few apprehensions about booking a room at the Balmoral, with so much choice in Edinburgh would it be worth the extra. The answer is an unequivocal yes. The hotel brims with luxury and the service we received was truly excellent. Being greated...More

3  Thank James A
Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, General Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear James A, Thank you for taking the time to write following your visit. I am delighted you choose the Balmoral and got to experience the discreet yet attentive service we have gained our reputation for. I hope you enjoyed exploring the city and hopefully...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything you could ask for, an experience of a life time. This Hotel lives up to everything, very kind people, rooms were just spotless. This hotel earns a 5 Star review for me and my family. Bus from the airport take you just around the...More

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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$229 - US$857 (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$229 - US$857 (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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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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tony b
14 December 2017|
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Response from ute_lisa | Reviewed this property |
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eviemichael
20 November 2017|
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Response from Curlybetty | Reviewed this property |
There are twin rooms available so I assume that the two beds can be put together but our bed was a double, very comfy!
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LincNix1971
17 October 2017|
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Response from BalmoralEdinburgh | Property representative |
Dear LincNix1971 Thank you for your question. The Balmoral Spa doesn't have a Jacuzzi. However, we do have a 15m pool, sauna, steam room and gym and leisure facilities. Kind Regards The Balmoral
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