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    The Principal Edinburgh George Street

    19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB, Scotland
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    What a great hotel this is! Lovely location, great staff and efficient check in and check out. Room was nice, good temperature and nice fittings. The Christmas decorations were really well done, which made the hotel look very pretty indeed. We were made to feel...More

    Thank Floyd M
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Floyd M, Many thanks for your recent stay at The Principal Edinburgh George Street and for your amazing feedback. I am delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay from start to finish, the comfort of you room and the attentiveness of my...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Nice hotel and friendly staff. Rooms were a good size, comfortable and had some nice added extras. The layout is a bit confusing as it’s a couple of old houses combined to make larger hotel, but we soon found our way back to reception.More

    Thank Mike H
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Mike H, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and post this review. We are delighted that you overall enjoyed your time with us here at Principal Edinburgh and found that the 'room is good size and comfortable'. Thank you again...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I have to agree with the previous reviewer that breakfast was a let down at this fabulous hotel. The breakfast service was very disorganised. It took a long time once we were seated to have our tea and coffee order taken and on one occasion...More

    Thank Daisy628
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Daisy628, Thank you for sharing your comments and publishing your response following your recent stay with us. I am delighted to learn that throughout your experience you found the customer service within the hotel outstanding. I am however sorry to learn about your experience...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I checked in with 2 travel cases and a baby, I was given my room card with no offer of anyone to help me to the room whilst my husband was parking the car. I had to ask for someone to give me a hand...More

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    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Pattycakes46, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your recent stay with us. We are truly sorry to learn that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. We would very much appreciate having the opportunity to discuss your...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My only regret is we didn’t stay longer. Fabulous location, loved the Christmas tree in the room. We paid extra for an upgrade to a suite and it was well worth it. Abspolutely lovely staff on reception and concierge. Breakfast was excellent. If I have...More

    Thank CarlyHeps
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 1 week ago

    Dear CarlyHeps, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and post this fantastic 5 star review. Thank you for also highlighting our central location which indeed offers the perfect base to explore the stunning city of Edinburgh. We hope to have the...More

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    • US$ 139 - US$ 493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #19 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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    WendyCumbria
    6 November 2017|
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    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh | Property representative |
    Dear Wendy, We have superior double room with both kind of bathroom. Just contact our guest relations team and we will make sure to allocate the right one for you. Kind regards Chiara Candiano
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    5 November 2017|
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    Response from Beautygeek79 | Reviewed this property |
    We didn't get complimentary breakfast with our direct room bookong, but various tariff on websites allow it as an added extra. We stayed for two nights and didn't have the breakfast, there's lots of purse friendlier places... More
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    Hi Yes, there are brand new hi-tech elevators to all floors.
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    "Ask for a high floor, we were on the 4th floor at the back of the hotel and experienced virtually no noise."
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    "Superior room at the rear overlooking Thistle street for a nice quiet sleep."
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