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The Balmoral Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
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Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Having lived in Edinburgh for 5 years and never stayed in the Balmoral, time was right to correct this. I don't think there are enough words to describe how good the hotel is. Beds and rooms were immaculate, the staff were exceedingly helpful at all...More

Thank GavinR1
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We booked afternoon tea to celebrate our daughter's birthday and it was just lovely. The tea itself was very filling (could have done with sandwiches but it was lovely!) We started with champagne (a little pricey) but we wanted to use special birthday glasses and...More

Thank Louloubrs
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Made to feel very welcome and felt totally at home. The smiles and greetings made us both feel that we were valued guests and this made us feel very comfortable comfortable. directions to places of interest excellent!More

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Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, General Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded 16 December 2015

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback following your stay at The Balmoral. We are so pleased to learn that you felt very welcome and comfortable during your visit. It is always extremely gratifying to receive such positive comments...More

Reviewed 14 December 2015

I would like to thank all staff at The Balmoral for a perfect weekend stay! From the moment we arrived to when we left, all of the staff were so welcoming and the whole stay was just incredible. Would highly recommend!!

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Reviewed 13 December 2015

Longtime reader, first time poster, but after the amazing weekend we just experienced at The Balmoral, I had to write a review. I travel a lot for work and have stayed in wonderful hotels around the world but The Balmoral may have been the perfect...More

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Response from BalmoralEdinburgh, General Manager at The Balmoral HotelResponded 16 December 2015

Dear Guest It is always immensely gratifying to receive positive feedback from our guests and I would like to thank you for posting such a fantastic review following your recent stay. We are delighted to read that you had a flawless experience and that you...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free Internet
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$266 - US$1,000 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#3 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#5 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#8 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$266 - US$1,000 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#3 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#5 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#8 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Romantic 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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Deborah P
13 April 2018|
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Response from Nick L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, their concierge is extremely friendly and helpful ... not sure about the lounge but I am pretty sure they do have. They do have a lounge at the reception, and always busy.. I do recommend for a drink there:)
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Deborah P
7 April 2018|
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Response from keswickian | Reviewed this property |
No idea what a concierge lounge is. You can leave your luggage there temporarily, ask advice, get bookings for places. There is a small lobby. Sorry, best I can do
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Ellen R
13 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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"Request a room overlooking the castle, but make sure that it is one of the larger ones."
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"Get the room with the Edinburgh Castle view. you will not be disappointed."
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"ask for a king beds they are amazing. If you have kids you can have 2 singles pushed together and ask for..."
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"Castle view rooms are wonderful!"
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