The Balmoral

The Balmoral

5 stars 

1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

ExcellentBased on 1,811 reviews


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About The Balmoral

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of The Balmoral, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on 19 יולי 2024.
Situated within walking distance of Edinburgh Bus Station, The Balmoral offers an indoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a sauna. It is located a brief walk from John Knox House.

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Check-in time15:00
Check-out time12:00
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+44 131 556 2414

Amenities at The Balmoral

  • Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Pool
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa


  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Disabled access
  • Family rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Cribs available
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Ironing service
  • Minibar
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Slippers
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Air-conditioned
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Dustbins
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Steam room
  • Storage available


  • Massage
  • Fitness centre
  • Pay-per-view channels


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business centre
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Spa
  • Airport shuttle

Reviews for The Balmoral

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Balmoral, providing insights into their experiences. Travellers have left 1,811 reviews of The Balmoral to date. Review data was last updated on 19 יולי 2024.
WonderfulBased on 1,811 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Such friendly and helpful staff. (in 341 reviews)
  • Large room. (in 201 reviews)
  • Comfy room and great ambience. (in 172 reviews)
Cons -
  • There was nothing we didn't like. (in 38 reviews)
  • Did not book for breakfast too expensive. (in 32 reviews)
  • Terrible internal view from the room (in 15 reviews)

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Photos of The Balmoral

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Explore Old Town, Edinburgh

The Balmoral is located at 1 Princes Street in the Old Town neighbourhood of Edinburgh. Popular landmark data was lasted updated on 19 יולי 2024.

Most popular landmarks

Waverley Mall0.1 mi
Scott Monument0.2 mi
Real Mary King's Close0.2 mi
Museum of Childhood0.2 mi
National Gallery of Scotland0.3 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.3 mi
National Museum of Scotland0.4 mi
Greyfriars Kirk0.4 mi

FAQs when booking at The Balmoral

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding bookings, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Balmoral. FAQs were last updated on 19 יולי 2024.
  • Is pricing at The Balmoral comparable to 5 star hotels in Edinburgh?

    In Edinburgh, the average nightly rate for 5 stars hotels is £571. The expected nightly rate for The Balmoral is around £711; a price that is 61% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers The Balmoral to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 5 stars hotel in Edinburgh.

  • How close is The Balmoral to the nearest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport?

    There are 7.1 mi between the closest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport, and The Balmoral. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 0h 14m with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to The Balmoral?

    The Balmoral has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Edinburgh, hiring a car for around £27/day may be the best option. This will enable you to get to and from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost-effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

  • Is The Balmoral considered pet-friendly?

    Yes, dogs and most pets, in general, are allowed at The Balmoral.

  • Is there a pool at The Balmoral?

    Yes, The Balmoral has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • How close is The Balmoral from the Edinburgh city centre?

    The Balmoral is 0.2 mi away from the centre of Old Town, Edinburgh. Consider visiting Dalmeny House, a popular landmark that can be accessed from The Balmoral by various forms of transportation.

  • What is the The Balmoral phone number?

    For questions regarding your hotel or your stay, call +44 131 556 2414.

  • Does The Balmoral have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Balmoral has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness centre at The Balmoral?

    Yes. You should consider staying at The Balmoral if having access to a fitness centre on-site is important.

  • What is the check-out time at The Balmoral?

    The Balmoral check-out time is 12:00, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

  • How much does it cost to stay at The Balmoral, Edinburgh?

    On average, guests have been paying £711 per night to stay at The Balmoral. Some users have found rooms as low as £341 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see the price rates available for your stay.

  • Is there a restaurant at The Balmoral?

    Yes - The Balmoral does have a restaurant. A bar is also available on-site.

  • Does The Balmoral have a laundry service?

    The Balmoral does have a laundry service. Contact the property for details. There are irons (and ironing boards) at the property too.

  • How far is The Balmoral from National Museum of Scotland?

    The popular National Museum of Scotland is just over 0.4 mi from The Balmoral.

  • Is The Balmoral close to Our Dynamic Earth?

    Walking distance - there’s 0.6 mi between Our Dynamic Earth and The Balmoral.

  • Does The Balmoral offer accessible rooms?

    Yes, The Balmoral provides accessible rooms for guests requiring them. Make sure to check the deals available on HotelsCombined for the latest availability.

  • What is the cheapest month to stay at The Balmoral?

    For the best chance to save money on your The Balmoral reservation, consider staying in January, when prices are typically at their lowest (£91).

  • In what area of Edinburgh is The Balmoral located?

    The Balmoral is located within the Old Town area of Edinburgh. Utilise the map on this page to understand where The Balmoral is in relation to the rest of Edinburgh.

  • Are there any other Rocco Forte hotels in Edinburgh?

    In total, there is 1 location in Edinburgh. The most popular Rocco Forte property in Edinburgh is The Balmoral.

  • What is the cheapest day to check into The Balmoral?

    Consider checking into The Balmoral on Wednesday, when the nightly price is typically at its lowest (average nightly rate of £326).

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