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The Principal Edinburgh George Street, Edinburgh

5 starsThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
19-21 George StreetEdinburghScotlandEH2 2PBUnited Kingdom, 800-491-6126

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Princes Street Gardens
Loved by guests
  • Free WiFi
Superb4.5 / 5
Location
Great location
Service
Fantastic service
Comfort
More comfort would be nice
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The Principal Edinburgh George Street, Edinburgh

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

from $110
  • Guest Room Single
  • Junior Suite
  • Signature Suite
  • Principal Suite
  • Guest Room Double
  • Superior, One King Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room, City View
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Superior, Two Twin Beds

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 240 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets allowed *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
Working away
  • Business center
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1775
  • Elevator/lift
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Burr & Co - This coffee shop serves light fare only.

Printing Press - Onsite restaurant.

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.

The Principal Edinburgh George Street, Edinburgh’s small print

Also known as

  • George Edinburgh
  • Principal Edinburgh George Street Hotel
  • George Hotel Edinburgh
  • Principal George Street Hotel
  • Principal Edinburgh George Street
  • Principal George Street
  • The George Hotel

Policies

The name of this property was previously The George.

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.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: GBP 50 per night

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30.00 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 per pet, per night

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

What’s around The Principal Edinburgh George Street, Edinburgh

Landmarks

  • In New Town
  • Princes Street Gardens (4-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre (10-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Castle (11-minute walk)
  • St. Giles' Cathedral (11-minute walk)
  • Greyfriars Kirk (12-minute walk)
  • University of Edinburgh (19-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (20-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 23-min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 8-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 25-min walk
  • Slateford Station 11-min drive
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Onsite parking not available

The Principal Edinburgh George Street, Edinburgh

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