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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB Scotland See on map
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Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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All reviewstuck boxprinting pressgeorge streetbeautiful hotelsuperior roomfresh milklittle touchespublic areasbeautiful roombirthday treatchecking outbed was very comfortablethe location is perfectbreakfast was excellentfantastic staytrain stationhaggis
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Reviewed today via mobile

Recently stayed at this hotel, the location is extremely close to the castle and attractions. Beautiful hotel we had an amazing view from our room. Attentive staff and a great breakfast provided, expensive but worth the stay if for a night or two for the...More

Thank Jaime E
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded today

Dear Jaime E, Many thanks for your recent stay with us and for your time to provide fellow travelers with feedback on your experience. I am delighted you enjoyed your time with us, particularly the amazing view from your room, the team's attention and the...More

Reviewed yesterday

Very Good Location. Easy to get around both old and new towns. But first off the staff is the key to this hotels success. EVERY ONE of the staff members were very polite, friendly and VERY helpful. The Restaurant and Breakfast room served well prepared...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed during the Fringe Festival. The hotel was super-busy but the staff were really nice, courteous and helpful. We opted for a deluxe room, which was quite spacious and nicely decorated. However, we had a view of some office blocks, the road outside was...More

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Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 2 days ago

Dear Sharm77 Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review with us and our fellow travelers. I am delighted to read that our staff met our expectations. Here at the hotel we aim to create and share memories with all our...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We didn't know much about Edinburgh, but were thrilled with the location of this hotel. This is a lovely hotel with friendly, helpful staff, especially the concierge staff. The room was small but well appointed. The tuck box in the room was welcome after a...More

Thank Cheryl H
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 2 days ago

Dear Cheryl H Thank you for taking the time time to share your feedback and publish this fantastic 5 star review. We have a passionate team of staff here at Principal Edinburgh so I am delighted to read your comments and look forward to sharing...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really well positioned hotel in the centre of Edinburgh. Beautiful reception and very helpful and friendly staff. Food was great, coffee in reception area no problem. Concierge was always happy to give direction and offered suggestions tooMore

Thank zcpp1660
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 2 days ago

Dear zcpp1660, Thank you very much for your recent stay with us and sharing your feedback. I am delighted to read that you had great experience here with us at The Principal Edinburgh George Street. We aim to create and share great memories with all...More

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Description
A modern classic, inspired by Scotland’s heritage The Principal Edinburgh on George Street has been welcoming hotel guests since 1881. At its heart are five listed Georgian townhouses, built in 1775 as ...More homes for Edinburgh’s most prosperous citizens. Winner of Scottish Hotel of the Year at the 2017 Scottish Hotel Awards, The Principal is an ideal base from which to explore the city or conduct business. The sensitive, multi-million pound restoration and refurbishment combines luxurious natural materials such as oak, marble and leather with a palette of colours inspired by the great 19th-century Scottish landscape painters. The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen was once home to acclaimed novelist Susan Ferrier (an equal of Jane Austen, according to Sir Walter Scott), whilst Burr & Co. is a lovely little coffeehouse with a devoted local following. The hotel features a newly equipped gym. Free, superfast Wi-Fi with a maximum bandwidth of 100Mb is available throughout the hotel. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
240
Price range
US$145 - US$525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The George Hotel
Also Known As
George Hotel Edinburgh
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
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Nearby
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
...More
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TreesrgreenDoncaster
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Response from mumeera | Reviewed this property |
‫U should to book room with breakfast ‬
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Gap840
4 July 2018|
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Response from PrincipalEdinburgh | Property representative |
Dear Gap840, Thank you for your question. When you check-in we take a pre-authorisation of £50 per night from a credit card and hold for extras you may spent while staying with us. Once you check-out we then cancel the... More
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Response from Beverley B | Reviewed this property |
Very close easily walked in 10 min
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"Parking is NOT on sight. A bit of a ways away but you get about half off on the price at a public parking lot"
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"Deluxe rooms are larger and worth the extra expense"
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"Superior rooms are worth the upgrade"
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"Avoid the low numbered rooms as they are on the in between floors"
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