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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews tuck box printing press george street beautiful hotel superior room fresh milk little touches public areas beautiful room birthday treat checking out would highly recommend this hotel bed was very comfortable the location is perfect breakfast was excellent fantastic stay the heart of the city
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love this hotel. Stayed twice and couldn’t find a fault on either visit. Room lovely, staff lovely, food lovely. I would definitely recommend and I fully intend to be back. My only slight problem was that my room wasn’t ready on arrival despite being later...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

This is a perfect small and elegant hotel for every need, unless you are looking for a serious palace and don't mind spending very large sums of money. Our room was quiet, yet right in the center of Edinburgh, clean and well equipped. There was...More

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Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 7 October 2018

Dear Lynn G, Thank you very much for your recent stay with us and for your five star review. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed the city and your time at The Principal Edinburgh George Street. Indeed we are most proud of the...More

Reviewed yesterday

Stayed here for one night whilst taking part in the remembrance concert at Signet Library. Nice festive decoration outside, and wonderful understated inside. My standard room was just large enough for myself, and interior/decor etc overall super clean. Walk-in shower room great, tuck box just...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel ... We had a superior room on 7th floor views of the castle and forth . The room was lovely although next to lift which we could here but still slept soundly .. The service is amazing ... We had to leave after...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I dropped into this hotel for two nights before my business trip kicked off and I had a great time. The staff is friendly, the location is great, and the room was cozy. I would definitely stay here again.

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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 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
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Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
240
Price range
US$138 - US$450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The George Hotel
Also Known As
George Hotel Edinburgh
,
The Principal Edinburgh George Street Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
240
Price range
US$138 - US$450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The George Hotel
Also Known As
George Hotel Edinburgh
,
The Principal Edinburgh George Street Scotland
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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larklane
4 November 2018|
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Response from PrincipalEdinburgh | Property representative |
Good Evening, I recommend that you travel to Edinburgh Waverley Station. We are about a 4 minute walk away but there are also taxis available just outside the station. We look forward to having you stay with us soon.
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Linda G
3 November 2018|
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Response from Kimberley6666 | Reviewed this property |
Hi No it doesn't you have to park about 15 minutes walk away in a multi story car park. It does have parking outside but its on a meter and always full anyway . We were advised to park in the multi story.
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"If you want views or larger rooms definitely ask for superior rooms."
leushira
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"Ask to be away from Rose Street it can be very noisy sometimes"
shelaghSMiddlesex
5 days ago
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"go elsewhere"
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"Choose different hotel"
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