We decided to stay at the Balmoral as a treat as we were dining at No.1 Restaurant on the Sunday Evening and it was my wifes Birthday.
Our room was very spacious and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay,however there were 3 things that for me let us down.
When we arrived our room was not ready(fine we were early) and we were told our daughters room would be next to ours.
When we returned to collect our keys my daughter was on the 6th floor and we were on the 4th
Breakfast was brash and for me over crowded,the second day we had breakfast in the bar.
I did enjoy my stay at the Balmoral ,however ,it was at best very good but not great and at those prices I except Great
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- You will find The Balmoral at Edinburgh's most prestigious address, No. 1 Princes Street, where the Old Town stops and the New Town begins. Our hotel's majestic clock defines the city's skyline and since the day we opened in 1902 it has run three minutes fast to ensure you will never miss your train. The Balmoral is a grand railway hotel where our porters can still be organised to whisk guests from the station hall to the reception desk, and our kilted doormen will guide you into the hotel. Experience Number One our Michelin-starred restaurant, indulge in afternoon tea at Palm Court or drinks in the signature whisky bar, Scotch. A comprehensive range of treatments will help you unwind in the award-wining Balmoral Spa. The 188 opulent suites and stylish rooms have magnificent views of the city or the hotel's internal courtyard. The hotel's ten banqueting suites all enjoy natural daylight and stunning views of Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street or the historic Old Town and can accommodate a wide range of events. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh
- Balmoral Edinburgh Hotel
- The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland