The Balmoral Hotel

Address: 1 Princes St, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2EQ, United Kingdom | 5 star hotel
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This 5 star hotel, located in the New Town area of Edinburgh, is near Castle Rock, Balmoral Spa, Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre, and MacTours City Tour.
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          • Swimming pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge
          • Fitness/Health center


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Wheelchair accessibility


          • Suites


          • Room service

          TripAdvisor Reviews The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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          Exciting Edinburgh

          A travel blog entry by roamingrunner on Jul 19, 2014

          6 photos

          ... but out in the streets). Today, however, the Royal Mile dazzles. A couple of my favorite highlights include St. Giles Cathedral, where John Knox preached, Deacon Brodie's tavern (the real-life inspiration for Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde), and the Scottish Parliament Building, where in 60 days' time the country will decide whether to remain part of the UK or become and independent nation. On the way back to the shuttle bus, ...

          Soaking in the Ambiance (and Rain) of Scotland

          A travel blog entry by jaclyn.brian on Dec 21, 2013

          6 comments, 62 photos

          ... 8220;It’ll start raining before we get there.” Sure enough, the heavens opened up just as we approached the castle’s exterior. It didn’t take long for this tour to become another battle with the elements, as the rain pelted us from all directions and I came to accept the fact that my feet would never be dry so long as we remained in the city. And yet, despite this, the castle was beautiful, and the experience was fantastic. If there's a ...


          A travel blog entry by karenneely on Aug 04, 2013

          Went up to Eldradour Distillery up in the tussocks today what a lovely small brewery. Got to taste a creamy liquour and a 10 and 12year old. Then jo and i went quite lightheaded and giggly. Plus we got to keep a nice glass each and taken around brewery. so quaint. Rossi got a nice t shirt.
          Back home for home cooking, clean out motorhome and repack. yeah still under weight in bag.
          off to singapore ...

          Auld Reekie Beckons

          A travel blog entry by trinafindlay on Jun 10, 2013

          2 comments, 10 photos

          ... something to accompany our award-winning haggis (cider and beer!).

          We were blown away by how tasty the haggis was; way too big sadly, but just delicious. The cider and beer went down very well, too, as did our celebratory dram, as we toasted our joint success in navigating the backroads of Leith, despite the lack of road signs and directions! I had had something of a shock when I realised at one point that we were on the same road where my Grandma's nursing ...

          The McKenzie Poltergeist

          A travel blog entry by infinitytheatre on Aug 16, 2012

          1 comment

          ... is home to over 1/2 a million dead bodies. Many of whom were plague victims at this point it became a dark and rainy night, plunging us deeper into fear and trepidation. We walked deeper into the cemetery and visited a restricted area, Cullen pulled out a key and opened this one portion where 10,000 soldiers after a rebellion against the crown where left to die by the provost McKenzie. McKenzie was known as a butcher of men, a vicious man in real life and ...

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