The Balmoral, A Rocco Forte Hotel

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Balmoral, A Rocco Forte Hotel

1 Princes Street,
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Setting: City,

Classic Luxury

Activities & Dining:
Spa, Gym, Fine Dining, Swimming

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The Balmoral, A Rocco Forte Hotel

The Balmoral, A Rocco Forte Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Scotland’s capital city on Edinburgh’s Princes Street next to the Waverley Station. The hotel is nearby a host of shops with leading luxury department stores and is within walking distance to many attractions. As the first of the Rocco Forte properties, Balmoral Hotel was built in 1902 and offers a unique blend of cosmopolitan and traditional Scottish hospitality.

Edinburgh International Airport is just 25 minutes by car from the hotel, and its convenient location makes Balmoral an ideal luxury hotel in Edinburgh for business or leisure, including the famous Edinburgh Festival and Hogmanay. There are also convenient transport links also from Glasgow or Prestwick Airports.

The Balmoral offers 188 opulent suites and stylish rooms, many with views towards Edinburgh Castle and the Old Town. The Balmoral’s ten conference and banqueting suites, including the signature Sir Walter Scott Suite all enjoy natural daylight and can accommodate a wide range of events including: business conferences, intimate dinner parties, large receptions and weddings. The hotel and city also make for an ideal incentive destination with an abundance of history and culture readily available.

When it comes to fine-dining, the choice of restaurants at The Balmoral matches the mood of the moment. With attentive but non-intrusive service, guests can choose from the hotel's Michelin-starred number one fine dining restaurant with outstanding cuisine provided by Chef Jeff Bland; Hadrian's for chic and informal dining; Palm Court for traditional afternoon tea or its very own Bollinger Bar. The newly refurbished and stylish Balmoral Bar is perfect for a relaxing cocktail or traditional whisky.

For the ultimate in relaxation, the Balmoral Spa is an exclusive retreat in the heart of the city. Voted 'Scotland's Top Urban Day Spa' in Condé Nast Traveller's 2008 Readers' Spa Awards, it offers five treatment rooms (with ESPA and Ytsara treatments) a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gymnasium and exercise studio. The Balmoral is the perfect choice for a luxurious city spa break.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center or Spa
  • Pool
  • Shops/Commercial Services

2022 Virtuoso Rate Includes:

• Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
• Daily Full Scottish breakfast for two guests per bedroom, served in restaurant
• $100 USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
• Complimentary Wi-Fi
• Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

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