The Balmoral Hotel

The Balmoral Hotel overview

Located at 1 Princes Street, this legendary hotel is a major landmark for those entering the city with its majestic building and clock tower. The prime location offers the best possible access to both New Town and Old Town alike, whilst being just minutes walk from the main train station.

Being a 5-star hotel, the facilities are second to none, with its own spa, sauna, Turkish steam room, swimming pool, gym and when it comes to dining it’s impressive too with 3 restaurants including a Michelin star and 2 bars in the hotel.

The hotel is a Scottish celebration with views up to the Castle, across the Old Town, and across the city and Princes Street Gardens.

The Balmoral Hotel Hotel Guide

The Balmoral Hotel Location

Minutes walk from the station, at the start of Princes Street and opposite the North Bridge which crosses over to the Old Town. You will be in Edinburgh’s most flexible location for visiting its attractions.

From the airports, it’s a 25 minute taxi ride, or you can rent a car and park at the hotel’s onsite car park for your perfect convenience.

What’s nearby The Balmoral Hotel

The hotel has its own high power range of facilities meaning you can spend plenty of time in the hotel itself without even leaving. Check out the full service spa, book a massage, enjoy the sauna and Turkish steam room, then go for a swim in the indoor luxury pool. You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dinner, with 3 onsite restaurants to choose from including the Michelin Star Number One, Palm Court serving award winning afternoon tea, or Brasserie Prince from the finest Scottish produce.

Take a walk over North Bridge into the Old Town and embark on one or more of the many historic tours of the Oldest part of the city into Medieval Edinburgh. Head up to the Castle built on an extinct volcano believed to be 350 million year old.

The Balmoral Hotel facilities

The hotel: the 5-star magnificent hotel boasts some of the best facilities in Scotland with a spa, indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, 3 restaurants, 2 bars, 24-hour front desk, Concierge services, private parking and 24 hour room service.

The rooms: the hotel has 187 guest rooms over 7 floors all with minibar, turndown service, designer toiletries and satellite TV channels.

Business: 10 meeting rooms, conference facilities.

The Balmoral Hotel Location

Minutes walk from the station, at the start of Princes Street and opposite the North Bridge which crosses over to the Old Town. You will be in Edinburgh’s most flexible location for visiting its attractions.

From the airports, it’s a 25 minute taxi ride, or you can rent a car and park at the hotel’s onsite car park for your perfect convenience.

What’s nearby The Balmoral Hotel

The hotel has its own high power range of facilities meaning you can spend plenty of time in the hotel itself without even leaving. Check out the full service spa, book a massage, enjoy the sauna and Turkish steam room, then go for a swim in the indoor luxury pool. You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dinner, with 3 onsite restaurants to choose from including the Michelin Star Number One, Palm Court serving award winning afternoon tea, or Brasserie Prince from the finest Scottish produce.

Take a walk over North Bridge into the Old Town and embark on one or more of the many historic tours of the Oldest part of the city into Medieval Edinburgh. Head up to the Castle built on an extinct volcano believed to be 350 million year old.

The Balmoral Hotel facilities

The hotel: the 5-star magnificent hotel boasts some of the best facilities in Scotland with a spa, indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, 3 restaurants, 2 bars, 24-hour front desk, Concierge services, private parking and 24 hour room service.

The rooms: the hotel has 187 guest rooms over 7 floors all with minibar, turndown service, designer toiletries and satellite TV channels.

Business: 10 meeting rooms, conference facilities.

The Balmoral Hotel FAQs

1 Princes Street, overlooking the main train station.

The easiest way is to take a taxi, or rent a car, it’s around 8 miles and has parking onsite.

1 Princes Street, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH2 2EQ, United Kingdom.

Reviews are superb to outstanding with most review sites and booking sites giving above 9.4 out of 10.

There is no onsite parking, but a handy NCP car park is just 10 minutes walk.

Check-in from 3pm to midnight, express check-in is available.

Very close, 2 minutes walk.

Spa, sauna, treatments, indoor pool, 3 restaurants, 2 bars, gym, meeting rooms, conference facilities, 24 hour reception.