While many Edinburgh hotels claim to have Edinburgh's landmarks on their doorstep, few can say their doorstep is a landmark. Located on Princes Street, in Edinburgh's main shopping area and next to Waverley Station, The Balmoral is close to the leading luxury department stores and within striking distance of many of Edinburghs' attractions. Accommodation: All 168 rooms and 20 suites combine contemporary elegance with The Balmoral's strong sense of history and charm. Each bedroom has its own characteristics borrowed from their Scottish heritage, which offers a true refuge in which to relax or escape. Attention has been given to the in-room facilities and each room has two telephone lines; fax-modem lines and broadband internet connection, as well as an interactive national and satellite television, in-room refreshment facilities, air-conditioning, a spacious marble and ceramic bathroom with fluffy towels, robes and luxury amenities. Recreation and Relaxation; Enjoy all the facilities The Balmoral Spa has to offer -the Finnish sauna and Turkish steam room, 15-metre crystal-clear pool, air-conditioned fully equipped cardiovascular gymnasium and exercise room. Dining and Entertainment: For an outstanding culinary experience, Michelin-starred 'Number One' is recognised as one of Scotland's best restaurants, with Chef Jeff Bland providing outstanding cuisine. He places emphasis on creative dishes whilst promoting the best of Scotland by using only the finest and freshest Scottish ingredients. Hadrian's is The Balmoral's chic and stylish brasserie, which serves delicious cuisine in an informal ambience. Jeff Bland has created a cosmopolitan menu offering a mix of Scottish dishes and innovative European cuisine.