The George Hotel is a Grade II-listed building located on George Street in the central shopping area of Edinburgh, Scotland. George Street runs parallel to Princes Street, the city's main shopping area, close to department stores like Harvey Nichols. The National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery are 547 yards (500 meters) from the hotel, while Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile are within a mile. Edinburgh Waverley train station is half a mile from the hotel, and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 8 miles away.
The George Hotel was designed by famous Edinburgh architect, Robert Adam, more than 200 years ago. Its Georgian facade leads into a lobby featuring white columns, brown leather chairs, classical music and fresh flowers. The multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can answer queries and put valuables in the hotel safe.
The Tempus bar and restaurant serves modern Scottish dishes like Buccleuch beef and Loch Fyne oysters. It features pre-Raphaelite-style paintings, wooden floors, and soft lighting. The adjoining bar offers cocktails and champagne.
The hotel has 8 meeting rooms for up to 200 people and a business center. Audiovisual equipment and event catering can be arranged. Wired high-speed Internet access is provided for a fee. Offsite parking is available for guests at a discounted rate. The roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) is also available with 24-hour advance notice.
The George Hotel's 249 guestrooms have dark wood furniture, armchairs and writing desks. All offer high-speed Internet connections (surcharge), satellite television with pay-per-view movies and tea/coffee making facilities. White-tiled bathrooms feature bath and shower combinations, and complimentary toiletries.