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    The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

    38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ, Scotland
    011 44 844 854 2910
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This hotel has recently been refurbished and offers beautifully decorated spacious bedrooms. The atrium bar serves great late night snacks and has a great atmosphere. The decor in the atrium is very nice, with lots of nice seating. The breakfast menu was excellent, I can...More

    1  Thank Hazel042
    Response from Marcello V, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Hazel042, Thank you for visiting the hotel and for your very kind comments. We were delighted to learn how much you liked our new look and really appreciated your recognition of the team. We always endeavour to deliver a service that is both naturally...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Principal Charlotte Square provided us with a warm and friendly welcome, excellent service from all the staff, and a high quality room and furnishings in a magnificent building centrally located in Edinburgh. A truly memorable experience, and we will return.More

    1  Thank Jonathan G
    Response from Marcello V, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Jonathan G, Thank you for your fantastic review. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful stay and its great to know that we created such a memorable experience for you. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I have been taking my elderly Mum to this lovely hotel for short breaks for many years and we have stayed 3 times during the last 12 months. Mum has both mobility and dietary issues and great kindness is alwaysshown by concierges, restaurant staff and...More

    1  Thank Jim L
    Response from Marcello V, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Jim, Thank you for your very kind and personal review. It is always a pleasure to have you and your mum stay at the hotel. As someone who has been such a long term fan of the hotel, it means a lot for us...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I recently stayed here with a work friend on a business trip and I must admit I usually find it a tad daunting staying in such lovely hotels as we don't suit the general aesthetic :') However, I found the staff incredibly accommodating and the...More

    Thank Stevie P
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed for 2 nights in the hotel, I was a tiny bit cautious as I had read a few reviews that weren't so good but our experience really could not have been better. Our flight over was early, but they checked us in early...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
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    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • US$ 139 - US$ 462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #27 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #51 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #57 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Number of rooms
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