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5-star Edinburgh hotel in New Town

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Indoor pool
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in New Town, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Princes Street and George Street. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Royal Mile are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is only a 4-minute walk and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 24 minutes.

Hotel Features

3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a fitness center, and a sauna.

Room Amenities

All 187 rooms offer 24-hour room service, minibars, and Smart TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, hair dryers, and safes.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 29 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 35 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 50 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 50.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Gloves are available to guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 50.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 50 per pet, per stay

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Hotel Names

  • Balmoral Edinburgh
  • Balmoral Hotel
  • Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh
  • Hotel Balmoral
  • Balmoral Edinburgh Hotel
  • The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
  • The Balmoral Hotel Hotel
  • The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh
  • The Balmoral Hotel Hotel Edinburgh

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

In addition to a full-service spa, The Balmoral Hotel features an indoor pool and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

10 meeting rooms are available. This Edwardian hotel also offers a fitness center, spa services, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

The Balmoral Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Year Built - 1902
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Concierge services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 187
  • Garage
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Off-street parking

Room Amenities

The Balmoral Hotel offers 187 accommodations with minibars and safes. Smart televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Turndown service
  • Shower only
  • Satellite TV service
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • No housekeeping
  • Smart TV
  • Bed sheets available - no
  • Bed sheets not available

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

Number One - This fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. 1-star Michelin rating.

Brasserie Prince - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Palm Court - This restaurant serves light fare only. Open daily.

Bar Prince - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

SCOTCH - Onsite bar. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

The Balmoral Spa has 5 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center.

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