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    The Balmoral Hotel

    1 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2EQ, Scotland
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    27/8/2017 28/8/2017
    Savings alert: 11% below average rate

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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good19%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Fitness centre
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 3,486 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Great service from the entrance of the hotel to all the contact points with the hotel staff Room was extremely comfortable and the bed and sheets were really amazing !!! Location is great as well as breakfast!! Will definitely come back !!

    Thank Stefan D
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We had afternoon tea to celebrate my birthday. A few problems. Tea is served without the tea in the pot. Mine was very weak so sent it back. The tea didn't retain its heat at all well so was cold by the second cup. Sandwiches...More

    Thank marypa
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Booked for a night during the Festival and was expecting the place to be hectic, it wasn't at all and all was rather calm inside. A great location to arrive via then train at Waverley, probably not great via car tho as the Council seem...More

    Thank FamilyH68
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Had a lovely experience at the Balmoral in Princes Street Edinburgh everything was lovely except the price ---£40 per person -- had a visitor from Australia and we thought it would be a good place to take him but got a shock at cost as...More

    Thank Peggymaw
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    the concierge, reception, and restaurant staff were ready to serve with love and smile even in crowded state. concierge help me to discover the city gems at the restaurant when I told one of the hosts that the Air condition was cold she respond directly...More

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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$ 260 - US$ 1,031 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • #5 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Princes Street and Gardens
    • Also Known As
    • Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh ,
    • Balmoral Edinburgh Hotel ,
    • The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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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
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    Response from Elizabeth E | Reviewed this property |
    Staff told me that the room is available for rental but not sure if the day you are asking for it will be available. Also make sure that you guys stop by the train station in London where they have the Harry Potter part... More
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    "Castle view rooms do have a fantastic vista"
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