The Balmoral

The Balmoral


1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

ExcellentBased on 2,251 reviews


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Reviews for The Balmoral

ExcellentBased on 2,251 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness9.7
  • Comfort9.6
  • Facilities10.0
  • Location9.9
  • Services9.4
  • 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

0.4 km

Location rating


Nearest airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

11.4 km







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
  • Desk
  • 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

Edinburgh Castle0.8 km

Getting around

Edinburgh Waverley0.2 km
Edinburgh Bus Station0.3 km
Edinburgh York Place0.4 km
Edinburgh Princes Street0.5 km
Edinburgh Grassmarket Square0.8 km
Edinburgh West End1.5 km

FAQs when booking at The Balmoral

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

    At 11.4 km away, Edinburgh Turnhouse is the closest airport to The Balmoral. The average expected drive time from The Balmoral to Edinburgh Turnhouse is 14min. It’s a good idea to research traffic trends between your hotel and the airport.

  • 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, 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.

  • What is the The Balmoral phone number?

    For assistance regarding your reservation at The Balmoral please 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, there is a fitness centre open to guests staying at The Balmoral.

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

    12:00 is the check-out time at The Balmoral. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

  • Is there a restaurant at The Balmoral?

    Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at The Balmoral, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom. There is also a bar and lounge area in the hotel.

  • Does The Balmoral have a laundry service?

    There’s a laundry service at The Balmoral that can be used by guests.

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