The Balmoral

The Balmoral


1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

ExcellentBased on 2,217 reviews


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Reviews for The Balmoral

ExcellentBased on 2,217 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness9.7
  • Comfort9.7
  • Facilities10.0
  • Location9.9
  • Services9.5
  • Staff9.7
  • Value for money8.6
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Mature couples 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travellers 

About The Balmoral

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station, The Balmoral Hotel provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Edinburgh. This relaxed hotel is set in the heart of the city...

Good to know

Distance to city centre

0.3 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

7.1 mi







Free Wi-Fi


Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact number

+44 131 556 2414

Amenities at The Balmoral

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Child-friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Family rooms
  • Beach towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Cribs available
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Ironing service
  • Minibar
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids meals
  • No smoking
  • Garage
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Valet parking
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Desk
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Steam room
  • Storage available
  • Private parking


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


  • Wedding services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Spa

Photos of The Balmoral

Where is The Balmoral

Most popular landmarks

Princes Street Gardens0.3 mi
Edinburgh Castle0.5 mi

Getting around

Edinburgh Waverley0.1 mi
Edinburgh Bus Station0.2 mi
Edinburgh York Place0.2 mi
Edinburgh Princes Street0.3 mi
Edinburgh Grassmarket Square0.5 mi
Edinburgh West End0.9 mi

FAQs when booking at The Balmoral

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

    The distance between the closest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse, and The Balmoral is 7.1 mi and the expected drive time is about 14min. Your drive time between the two can vary based on the time of day and traffic trends of the area.

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

    Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse, to your hotel is often the most cost-effective transportation solution.

  • Is The Balmoral considered pet-friendly?

    Yes. Most house pets, such as dogs, are welcomed guests at The Balmoral.

  • Is there a pool at The Balmoral?

    Yes. HotelsCombined users travelling to Edinburgh often look for hotels with a pool available. Most hotels have pool hours, so be sure to ask the front desk at The Balmoral for pool rules and guidelines.

  • What is the The Balmoral phone number?

    You can reach the front desk of The Balmoral at +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?

    12:00. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 15:00.

  • Is there a restaurant at The Balmoral?

    Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at The Balmoral, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom. They also have a bar service for drinks.

  • Does The Balmoral have a laundry service?

    If you need to have clothes washed during your stay, you can take advantage of the laundry facilities and service at The Balmoral.

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