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Room type

Executive Double or Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Classic Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Classic Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, View (Superior)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelLuxury hotel and spa on Edinburgh's famed Princes Street

Heart of Edinburgh

Located in the heart of Edinburgh, this luxury hotel is on Princes Street in the main shopping area and adjacent to Waverley Station. The hotel overlooks Edinburgh Castle and is close to the historic Old Town.

Fine dining

The elegant Balmoral Hotel features a fine-dining restaurant, casual brasserie, and three bars. The full-service spa offers a variety of treatments along with a pool, Finnish sauna, Turkish steam room, and gym.

City or courtyard views

Individually decorated guestrooms at the Balmoral Hotel have contemporary style and feature marble and ceramic bathrooms, minibars, and high-speed Internet access. Some offer views of Edinburgh Castle.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Balmoral Hotel's clock tower is an Edinburgh landmark and has run three minutes fast since the hotel opened in 1902. Guests can enjoy gourmet cusine at the hotel's award-winning restaurant and casual meals at the brasserie. Afternoon tea is served daily in the Palm Court and a variety of cocktails, Champagne, and whiskies are served at the three bars.

The luxury hotel's 10 conference and banquet rooms can accommodate a variety of events including business conferences, weddings, and receptions. One of these is the Sir Walter Scott Suite, which overlooks Edinburgh Castle and features original chandeliers, gold leaf details, and neutral decor. The hotel also has a 24-hour business center, full-service spa with an indoor pool and gym. This property is smoke-free (fines apply for violations of this policy).

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Total number of rooms - 188 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wired internet access (15.00 GBP per 24 hours surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 15.00 GBP per 24-hour period )

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Turndown service 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
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Where to Eat

number one - Michelin-starred restaurant for 10 years featuring an innovative menu of Scottish and French cuisine. Open daily for dinner. Reservations required.

Hadrian's - Art Deco-style brasserie featuring a cosmopolitan menu mixing Scottish and European cuisine, served in an informal setting. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations required.

Palm Court - Known for offering guests a sample of the finer things in life, from an extensive range of vintage Champagne to traditional afternoon tea, Palm Court is a romantic and timeless venue in which to enjoy an afternoon with friends or an evening with loved ones.

Scotch - The Balmoral’s new signature whiskey bar, offering the largest collection of Scottish whiskeys available to the general public in Edinburgh.

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Spa Services

The full-service Balmoral Spa has five treatment rooms, a 15-metre pool, Finnish dry sauna, Turkish steam room, gym, fitness studio, and relaxation suite. Services include facials, body wraps, massages, manicures, and pedicures.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Sports massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 35.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 25 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): GBP 15.00 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: GBP 15.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 27.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 35.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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