Located right at the heart of old city in Edinburgh, the Balmoral Hotel enjoys a prestigious position on Princes Street making the hotel an ideal base to explore the main attractions of this cultural city. The hotel is located right next to one of the main shopping areas on Princes Street and is not far away from some of the famous attractions within the city including Edinburgh and is also just a few steps from the nearby Waverly Station.
This luxurious 5-star hotel guarantees to impress right from the first sight, with its majestic clock tower that has helped the hotel to become considered as one of Edinburgh's famous landmarks. In the hotel guests are ensured an equally comfortable and relaxing stay with its impressive selection of 188 elegant rooms and suites, along with a choice of excellent facilities including a Michelin star restaurant and a cocktail lounge/bar. There are also some great ways to relax and unwind while at the hotel with its spa and fitness centre featuring a heated indoor pool, a Finish sauna, Turkish steam rooms as well as an air-conditioned fully equipped gym. The hotel is also an ideal choice if you are looking to host important events, whether it is meetings or special occasions with all the event catering and banquet facilities you would need provided by the professional and multilingual staff along several meeting/conference rooms including the truly elegant Sir Walter Scott Suite, which overlooks Edinburgh Castle and features original chandeliers, gold leaf details, and neutral décor. Additional services at this impressive hotel include a concierge desk, wireless internet available for additional charge, along with an airport shuttle service and a 24-hour front desk.
Distance from Airport:
10 miles - Edinburgh International Airport
The luxurious accommodation at the hotel consists of a total of 188 elegant and richly decorated guest rooms that include classic, double, superior and executive double/twin rooms along with a choice of 20 suites. All of the rooms and suites feature a host of modern amenities to help make your stay as comfortable as possible including: air conditioning - multi-line phone - minibar - satellite TV - wireless internet (surcharge) - in-room safe - desk - en suite bathroom - hair dryer - designer toiletries.
Location and Resort:
With a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the heart of the city combining the medieval Old Town, the Georgian New Town and award winning modern architecture, Edinburgh is a great place to visit for a city break. Explore Edinburgh at your leisure; you'll see views that make for perfect picture postcards, mysterious winding streets, elegant terraces and an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants.
Eating and Drinking:
The Michelin-starred restaurant at the hotel is the â€śNumber Oneâ€ť and is considered one of Scotland's best restaurants. It is open daily for dinner serving an innovative menu of traditional Scottish and French cuisine. A reservation is required.
*NOTE: This restaurant is closed till the 1st of April 2011 for kitchen refurbishment*
There is also the Hadrian's, an Art Deco-style brasserie featuring a cosmopolitan menu mixing Scottish and European cuisine, served in an informal setting. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations required.
The hotel also offers a selection of bars providing comfortable and cosy place to relax and serving a wide variety of drinks and snacks, including the chic and modern Balmoral Bar serving seasonal cocktails, vintage champagnes and malt whiskies. There is also the Drawing Room overlooking the Princes Street serving a tempting range of tea, coffee, pastries and sandwiches all day.
The hotel features 15-metre crystal-clear indoor pool that is part of the spa and fitness centre.
The Balmoral Hotel provides a truly memorable and luxurious place to stay in the centre of the magnificent city of Edinburgh, with its fantastic facilities and elegant accommodation that makes it an ideal choice for business and leisure visitors alike.
Individuals, couples, families and groups