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The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

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38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ Scotland See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely hotel, in a fantastic location. The rooms have been recent,y refurbished and are stylish and comfortable. Staff are generally friendly ( with a couple of stressed and slightly brusque exceptions). But service needs to be sorted out. It took me 3...More

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Response from G_Mylles, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded 4 days ago

Dear Russ, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback following your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed our beautiful rooms. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the less than adequate standards that you received in regards to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a lovely hotel with beautifully decorated rooms. The shower in my room was particularly good, spacious and with great water pressure. The spa facilities are good, nice steam room and pool. The only niggle I have was with the housekeeping, which wasn't as good...More

Thank nijawhi
Response from G_Mylles, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded 4 days ago

Dear Nijawhi, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback following your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed our beautiful rooms and the spa and leisure club were to your liking. I am disappointed to read your comments...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My fault, I didn't ask for room with a bath. Asked and was told none and to ask the next morning (it was only a 2 night stay!). Black mould at bottom of glass panel on shower. Need to put toilet seat down to flush...More

Thank whue63
Response from G_Mylles, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us. I am disappointed to read you did not enjoy your stay at the hotel. Please be assured, if we had known prior to your arrive that you proffered a room with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed one night but couldn't fault the facilities and staff. Spacious room (we got a bit of an upgrade too) I could nt afford to stay here for many nights but if you can I'm sure it would be worth it. Pool was very...More

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Response from G_Mylles, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded 1 week ago

Dear Paul, Thank you for your 5* review of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square following your stay with us. I am delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us and I am pleased the upgraded room was to your liking. We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner has surprised me with a long weekend away at the Principal for our engagement. I was elated. Beautiful hotel & a romantic setting. Reception were fantastic & sorted us out quickly and escorted us to our room. Room was beautifully decorated and ideal...More

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Response from G_Mylles, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded 1 week ago

Dear HayEdders, Thank you for your review of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square following your recent stay. First of all, please accept my sincerest apologies for the service you received during your stay within our food and drink outlets, maintenance issues which were not fixed promptly...More

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Description
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square (Formally The Roxburghe Hotel) is located in the centre of Edinburgh on the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Charlotte Square. Waverly and Haymarket train stations are a 15-minute More walk away while Edinburgh Airport is 30 minutes away by bus or tram. The hotel is perfectly placed to explore the shops and restaurants of Princes Street and George Street with Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Zoo nearby. Designed by the award-winning Goddard Littlefair our rooms are some of the very best the city has to offer. The bedroom reference the golden age of travel in details such as wooden trunks and antique mirrors while providing for the needs of the modern traveller - including plenty of sockets USB charging points and well-appointed bathrooms. The creation of the new Principal Suite on the raised ground floor of The Wee House will provide VIP guests with the option of using their own front door. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
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Family
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Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
199
Price range
US$ 143 - US$ 471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Roxburghe Hotel
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Roxburghe
,
Macdonald Roxburghe Edinburgh
,
Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
,
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
199
Price range
US$ 143 - US$ 471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Roxburghe Hotel
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Roxburghe
,
Macdonald Roxburghe Edinburgh
,
Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
,
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
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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
...More
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MOONF558
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Response from scottybond | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn’t use the pool or gym facilities But take your swim wear just in case
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Beth S
10 November 2018|
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Hello, Check out is 12 noon Thanks Adam
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"Ask for a room with a bath"
larkeegan
5 days ago
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"not the room we were in!"
whue63
1 week ago
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"Stay in the area called 'The Wee House' its much nicer"
816andy
1 week ago
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"The deals on offer on the website when you book directly add little extras to your stay"
hollyw242
2 Nov 2018
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