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. This luxury five star hotel located in the very heart of Edinburgh has merged classic Scottish culture with a new school flare in its opulent suites and stylish rooms, many with views towards Edinburgh Castle and the Old Town. The hotel’s majestic clock defines the city’s skyline and since opening in 1902 it has run three minutes fast to ensure you will never miss your train. The Balmoral is a grand railway hotel with history and culture infused into its many features, such features include a Finnish sauna and Turkish steam room, 15-metre crystal-clear pool, air-conditioned fully equipped cardiovascular gymnasium and exercise room. The Rocco Forte Collection's Balmoral is a luxury hotel in the true sense of the word.
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The Balmoral's Classic Bedroom is perfectly appointed whether you are visiting for business or leisure. With many courtyard views, the room offers elegant surroundings with contemporary design features whilst maintaining an element of Scottish charm. The Classic Room features a queen bed, individually-controlled air-conditioning, and a wide range of in-room amenities. The spacious bathroom of the Classic Room is finished in marble and ceramic and offers luxurious Ren toiletries and signature Balmoral fluffy bathrobes to complete your stay.
Each of the Executive Rooms is decorated to reflect traditional Scottish style; these elegant rooms can be interconnected, making them suitable for families. Each of the Executive Rooms features a wide range of comforts including television with interactive entertainment, complimentary daily newspaper and daily bottle of water, 24-hour in-room dining, in-room safe, in room bar, hairdryer, air-conditioning and turndown service. The spacious bathroom features Murdoch bathroom amenities and is finished in marble and ceramic and offers signature Balmoral fluffy bathrobes to complete your stay.
Each of the Deluxe Rooms is comfortable and contemporary, and are large enough to feature a sitting area and choice of King of two single beds. This room is generously spacious and offers views of the city or internal courtyard. Each Deluxe Room features a wide range of comforts including television with interactive entertainment, complimentary daily newspaper and daily bottle of water, 24-hour in-room dining, in-room safe, in room bar, hairdryer, air-conditioning and turndown service. The elegant bathroom features Murdoch bathroom amenities and is finished in marble and ceramic and offers signature Balmoral fluffy bathrobes to complete your stay.
Number One has established a reputation for world class cuisine, retaining its Michelin star for the tenth consecutive year in 2012. Executive Chef Jeff Bland and his team provide outstanding creative dishes using only the finest and freshest Scottish produce. The spacious and comfortable surroundings have stunning features including golden-velvet banquettes and rich-red lacquered walls shipped from Hong Kong creating a sophisticated ambience, and the knowledgeable staffs ensures a truly memorable dining experience. A full a la carte menu is offered alongside the chef's six-course tasting menu. Number One is open daily for dinner.
Hadrian's is the Balmoral's chic and stylish Brasserie which serves delicious cuisine in an informal ambience. As one of the finest Edinburgh restaurants, ‘Number One’ presents an innovative blend of Scottish and French flavours. A team of renowned chefs have created a cosmopolitan menu offering a mix of Scottish dishes and innovative international cuisine, using only the best of seasonal and regional products. The cuisine has a strong international influence with a classic Scottish twist. Hadrian's is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Palm Court is an Edinburgh institution located directly inside The Balmoral Hotel that’s as glittering as its glass dome and Venetian chandelier. The perfect place to sample award-winning Afternoon Tea and a wide selection of loose leaf teas, coffee and pastries. Sip vintage champagne and try to spot the Calton Hill follies hidden on the wallpaper. A harpist provides the perfect accompaniment, all to be enjoyed under the canopy of our exotic palm trees.
Vibrant and exciting, the Balmoral Bar boasts an inviting, chic atmosphere with natural fabrics such as velvet and leather provide a welcoming ambience. On the menu, expertly blended cocktails shaken and stirred to perfection and a wide selection of wines, beers and spirits from around the world. The Balmoral Bar brings the elegance and style you’d expect from one of the most cosmopolitan bars in Edinburgh, and the service you’d expect at the city’s most prestigious address.
Over 400 malts, blends and vintages from the highlands, lowlands, islands and all over the country, the Balmoral’s Scotch is the only place to discover them. The hotels’ signature whisky bar pays homage to Scotland’s national drink and is home to one of Edinburgh’s largest collections. Take a seat on one of the tweed sofas and let the Whisky Ambassadors help you choose from over 400 varieties, each one accompanied by a specially selected snack. Pair with wild boar salami, dark Swiss chocolate or smoked almonds.
The Balmoral Spa is the ultimate urban spa experience. A retreat in the heart of the city, The Balmoral Spa offers a sanctuary of personal comfort and total escapism, with the highest levels of personalised service and treatments. Enjoy the Finnish sauna and Turkish steam room, 15-metre crystal-clear pool, air-conditioned fully equipped cardiovascular gymnasium and exercise room.