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Nice walk

Charlotte square is a nice walk close to Princess St with easy access the private garden is very... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Edmonton, Canada
A beautiful private Square

This is what makes Edinburgh so special. A beautiful garden flanked by gorgeous Georgian buildings... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Considered to be one of the finest Georgian squares in Britain, this plaza has maintained many of its elegant, old buildings on all four sides.
West end of George Street 40 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During the International Book Festival, run at the same time as the other festivals in August, Charlotte Square is the centre for those interested in books. It is an attractive square outside the Festival but during the Festival it is covered with marquee venues large...More

Thank SergeLourie
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Charlotte square is a nice walk close to Princess St with easy access the private garden is very nice as well as the Georigian architecture with the building in the area with lots of history, well worth the short walk from the main area of...More

1  Thank rknack2017
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This is what makes Edinburgh so special. A beautiful garden flanked by gorgeous Georgian buildings, including Bute House and The Georgian House (National Trust). The square is private, with locked gates, so access is not possible for the general public. It is delightful to visit...More

1  Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Part of Edinburgh's New Town a private garden is bounded by Georgian buildings which include the National Trust Georgian House ( a great place to visit) and Bute House official residence of the First Minister of Scotland. There is a ststue of Prince Albert, Queen...More

2  Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Stopped here after Breakfast and walked around. While we were there group was taking fly fishing lessons which was interesting to watch.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Our stay at Charlotte Square was absolutely amazing! The staff was very nice and everyone was so friendly! The breakfast was amazing and we loved our room! I highly recommend this hotel and I am certainly coming back again! It is also well located, you...More

Thank Chiara_270985
Reviewed 15 November 2017

A short walk from the end of Princes' Street. Comparable to the crescents and circuses at Bath. worth the effort especially if you link it to a visit to the Georgian House

Thank francophile47
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed as easy walk through the new town and shops to Charlotte Square. unfortunately ours gates were closed but from the road you can see the statue

Thank Dren W
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

At this time Charlottes square is all muddy and closed and nothing to brag about but the area around it has gorgeous Georgian homes with beautiful architecture where the rich and famous used to live. Alexander Graham Bell and Lord Lister lived in one of...More

Thank Olena S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The architecture here is amazing. In the georgian style. Here it's a bit more spread out and edinburgh gets a completely different feel. I loved walking around Charlotte Square while exploring the "new" town. So easy to walk around edinburgh.

Thank VTJedi
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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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