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Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

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38 Charlotte SquareEdinburghScotlandEH2 4HQUnited Kingdom

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Princes Street Gardens
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Superb9.0
Location
Great location
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Service
Fantastic service
Room
Great room
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Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

from $118
  • 1 Bed Standard
  • 2 Bed Standard
  • 1 Bed Superior Room
  • City Single
  • King Deluxe
  • 1 Bed Suite
  • Superior King
  • Townhouse Suite
  • 2 Beds Superior Room
  • 1 Bed Superior Townhouse
  • Junior Suite Townhouse

What’s around Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Landmarks

  • In New Town
  • Princes Street Gardens - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) - 12 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 17 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 18 min walk
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 18 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 19 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 29 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 24 min drive
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 14 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 17 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 9 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Location.
This central Edinburgh hotel overlooks the gardens of Charlotte Square and is close to Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle.

Hotel Features.
Guests have access to fitness facilities. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This hotel has been awarded Brand Hotel of the Year | Edinburgh & The Lothians - Regional Winner 2018 and Style Hotel of the Year | Edinburgh & The Lothians - Regional Winner 2018.

Guestrooms.
The 199 air-conditioned guestrooms feature private bathrooms, Smart TVs, coffee/tea makers, complimentary bottled water, hair dryers, and telephones with voice mail. Access to WiFi is free. Rollaway beds and cribs are available on request.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 199 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 16

Travelling with others

Children

  • Up to 2 children (1 year old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Steam room
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms 9
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

The Spa at The Principal - Onside Spa open daily.

Dining

BABA - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh’s small print

Also known as

  • Crowne Plaza Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe Edinburgh Crowne Plaza
  • Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe Hotel
  • Roxburghe Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe
  • Hotel Macdonald Roxburghe
  • The Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh Scotland
  • Macdonald Roxburghe Edinburgh
  • Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Hotel
  • Principal Charlotte Square Hotel
  • Crowne Plaza Edinburgh Roxburghe
  • Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
  • Principal Charlotte Square
  • The Roxburghe Hotel
  • Crowne Plaza Edinburgh The Roxburghe
  • Crowne Plaza Roxburghe
  • Crowne Plaza Roxburghe Edinburgh
  • Crowne Plaza Roxburghe Hotel
  • Crowne Plaza Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Crowne Plaza
  • Roxburghe Crowne Plaza
  • Roxburghe Crowne Plaza Edinburgh

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 20.00

The spa is accessible for GBP 10 per person, per day

Self parking costs GBP 25.00 per night

Valet parking costs GBP 25.00 per night

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30.0 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15.95 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30.00 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 280 reviews

Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
Exceptional10.0
Great stay. We will be back!
Very nice hotel. The staff was extremely helpful and our room was comfortable. We enjoyed our visit.
jeanne, us4 night trip
Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
Good6.0
Good, not Great!
Rooms are great, clean and stylish while bar and food (especially breakfast) areas are basic and uninviting. Also offer and service around breakfast and bar is unimpressive. Far from 5* level.
Bjorn, us3 night trip
Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
Exceptional10.0
Perfect Edinburgh location + awesome restaurant
Lovely hotel with wonderful staff. Nice bathroom and very comfortable room. On a lively street near everything you want and need. Do not miss their restaurant Baba, the food and service rock!
James, us1 night trip
Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
Fair4.0
A problem with room was not addressed.
Pat, us2 night trip
Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
Exceptional10.0
Staff was warm, friendly and so very helpful Great location and super comfortable rooms.
Nadine, us3 night trip

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Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

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