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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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Overview
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
Reviews (1,796)
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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 bed was very comfortable the location is perfect breakfast was excellent fantastic stay train station haggis
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Reviewed yesterday

The Principal Edinburgh, is nicely situated, not far from the train station sits along Rose Street and its great bars and restaurants. The Staff was most helpful and very friendly, the hotel was clean, rooms comfortable and everything worked. The hotel has 2 restaurants food...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed yesterday

George Street is a great location within Edinburgh, although I can easily see how if your room was on the front of the hotel, that the night clubs opposite could be pretty noisey. The hotel staff were all exceedingly friendly. The hotel is well decorated,...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a spot on trip to Edinburgh from start to finish and staying at this hotel played a massive part in it, the staff went well out of their way for us. It’s also linked to a great cocktail bar. When we go back to...More

Thank danjm1985
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded yesterday

Dear danjm1985, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am delighted that our staff 'went out their way' throughout your stay. We have a very passionate team here at the hotel and they will be delighted to receive...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights, the room was a touch on the small side but was beautifully set out. The bar staff and food were great, we would highly recommend this hotel and will certainly be coming back, next time with albeit with a upgraded...More

Thank David C
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded yesterday

Dear David C, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and publish this lovely review. II am delighted you had a pleasant stay with us and received a wonderful high standard of service from our bar staff and food. I look forward...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel is centrally located, near restaurants and stores. Great costumer service, they where always willing to help us with a smile!! The only not so great was the odd location of our room since it is an old building and the room was in...More

Thank Andrea G
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded yesterday

Dear Andrea G, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us and for choosing the Principal Edinburgh George Street hotel. We pride ourselves on our team at the hotel and I'm delighted to hear our staff 'always...More

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About
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
Hotel class
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$ 144 - US$ 442 (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
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
240
Price range
US$ 144 - US$ 442 (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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Traveller (606)
Room & Suite (296)
Dining (64)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
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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Chris B
12 October 2018|
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Response from PrincipalEdinburgh | Property representative |
Good Evening, We do not have parking specific to hotel. We do get a discount rate at Q car park which is £11 for every 24 hours. If you arrive to the hotel first we can take your luggage and also offer you directions to the... More
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TreesrgreenDoncaster
25 August 2018|
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Response from mumeera | Reviewed this property |
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Gap840
3 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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Room Tips
"At the rear, 'guest' rooms are a bit small."
annamI1393SM
yesterday
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"Make sure you stay at the back of the hotel due to rooms facing onto George street are opposite 2..."
Kimberley6666
3 days ago
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"number 202 was just perfect"
TErdengi
4 days ago
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"Facing George Street was nice"
garye776
6 days ago
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