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The Balmoral Hotel

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  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea in the Palm Court today. There was a wide range of teas on offer and the sandwiches, scones and cakes were excellent. The staff were very professional and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. Altogether an excellent experience.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is Scotland at its finest. Excellent food, excellent whisky, in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Country walks minutes from the Hotel. Also minutes from the Hotel History in every close, the distinct sound of the bagpipes all...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Balmoral is a very special place! You can feel the Scottish touch on every detail there. The curtains, rugs have a pattern of Tartan. Beautiful art deco design, comfy beds, large rooms, good breakfast and excellent food in restaurant. The location is perfect, especially...More

1  Thank Aziz0209
Reviewed 6 days ago

Decide to book the hotel, as it is just next to the railway station. That was very good choice. The room was not so big, but very elegant and clean. The service was outstanding. Very tasty breakfast..

1  Thank stevenfigb
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I stayed here for 1 night. It is a very nice, old school hotel. It was a good place to stay after the long flight here. Close to the airport tram and no hassle. The hotel was very helpful in making arrangements...More

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Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Internet
Spa
Bar/Lounge
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
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Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Heated pool
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US$ 256 - US$ 943 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#3 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#5 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$ 256 - US$ 943 (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
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Luxury 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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Ellen R
14 February 2018|
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Response from BalmoralEdinburgh | Property representative |
Dear Ellen R Some of our rooms (mostly Deluxe rooms and Junior Suites) have a sofa bed, which is the option that we suggest for an adult. The supplement for the sofa bed is £35 per night. We very much hope we will have... More
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Katie M
13 February 2018|
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Response from Susan W | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they would accommodate that perhaps you could phone and check.I have always found the hotel most and staff most helpful.My partner is diabetic and would not be eating cake he often has no afternoon tea with me and... More
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tony b
15 December 2017|
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"Ask for a view of the castle"
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"Room towards the internal courtyard are quiet and you can sleep with an open window without being disturbed."
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"Upgrade to a suite if you can however all rooms are outstanding"
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"Request a city view"
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