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The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

Kids are just as important at The Balmoral Hotel.Kids are just as important at The Balmoral Hotel.
Pool at The Balmoral Hotel.Pool at The Balmoral Hotel.
View of The Balmoral Hotel.View of The Balmoral Hotel.
Afternoon tea The Balmoral Hotel.Afternoon tea The Balmoral Hotel.
Bedroom at The Balmoral Hotel.Bedroom at The Balmoral Hotel.
Cosy lounge bar at The Balmoral Hotel.Cosy lounge bar at The Balmoral Hotel.

A 5-star city hotel with luxurious, charming rooms complete with fluffy bath towels, large soft bathrobes and a huge comfy bed is exactly what you will get at the The Balmoral Hotel.

In the heart of Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, you may feel like you have gone back in time. Beautiful traditional décor with amazing views of the city, The Balmoral offers exceptional service and the attentive staff will ensure you have an brilliant city family holiday or break. Especially when you combine all this with the sprawling family rooms and an abundance of services laid on for children, including cookie and milk turndown service, discount on kids meals, complimentary baby food, games and movies and spa treatments for teens.

Read our review on a family break in Edinburgh, with an overnight stay at The Balmoral.

What to Expect:
  • Gym
  • Five star
  • WiFi
  • Babysitting
  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Connecting rooms
  • Cots
  • Family rooms
  • Great for babies
  • Great for kids 4-12
  • Great for teens
  • Great for toddlers
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa
  • Outdoor play area


Babysitting services are available (24 hours; extra cost).


188 suites and rooms. Interconnecting rooms available.
Executive double room sleeps 2 adults and 1 child in double bed and small extra bed.
Deluxe king room sleeps 2 adults and 2 children in double bed and extra beds.
Superior deluxe king room as deluxe king room but larger in size.
Junior suite sleeps 2 adults and 2 children in double bed and 2 single beds in open plan bedroom and with a living area.


For babies:
Complimentary baby meals.
Baby crockery, high chars, bibs, bottle warmers and sterilisers available.
Cots and bed linen.
Night lamps, motion mobiles and play mats available.
Baby bath products available.

For children aged 4-12 years:
Kids check-in cards, newspapers and colouring books.
Teddy turndown service with milk and cookies.
City activity factsheets.
50% off kids' meals.
Kids' breakfast corner.
Books, movies and games.

For teens:
As per the children's services plus spa treatments.

Spa, indoor pool, gym and sauna.

5 restaurants (kids' menu options).

2 bars.


External car park available (extra cost).

WiFi (free).

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The Balmoral Hotel is located next to Waverly Railway Station and a short walk from the Royal Mile in Edinburgh city centre.

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