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Independent (Sphc) Principal Edinburgh George St

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8.8
Excellent
5,257 reviews
+44 131 225 1251

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center
Restaurant
A stay at Principal Edinburgh George Street places you in the heart of Edinburgh, a 4-minute drive from Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and 5 minutes from Princes Street Gardens. This 5-star hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from St. Giles' Cathedral and 1 mi (1.6 km) from Greyfriars Kirk. Make yourself at home in one of the 240 guestrooms. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming provides entertainment. Bathrooms have rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.Amenities Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional features at this hotel include wedding services and a ballroom. Enjoy a meal at Burr & Co or snacks in the coffee shop/café. The hotel also offers 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available for a fee. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.
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19 - 21 George Street
Edinburgh, EH2 2PB
Rooms & Rates
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User Highlights
8.8
Excellent
Location
"Superb surroundings" "Excellent hotel location"
97% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
Service
"Impeccable dinner service" "Immaculate attention to detail"
96% found the staff to be very friendly.
69% said the reception staff was ok.
Room
"Fabulous marble bathroom" "Room exceeded expectations"
58% said rooms were small.
81% said the beds were comfortable.
WiFi
"Fast wi-fi" "Free WiFi"
67% said the wifi quality was bad.
100% thought it was a great value.
Breakfast
"The breakfast buffet delicious" "Fried eggs burnt"
55% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Value for money
"Complimentary drinks" "Overpriced hotel"
55% said the breakfast was too expensive.
87% were happy with the price.
Comfort
"Bedroom was tiny" "The noisiest hotel room"
58% said rooms were small.
81% said the beds were comfortable.
Wellness Area
"No fitness center" "No leisure facilities"
58% didn't like the fitness area.

Good to know...

Professional service
Friendly service
Could be quieter
Stylish hotel
Expert Reviews
Frommer's
A traditional yet modern hotel in the heart of New Town. The buildings that house this hotel on posh George Street were first erected in the 1780s...before becoming the exclusive George Hotel in 1950.
Time Out
A hotel of standing since Victoria was on the throne
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Casino
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Golf
Handicap
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Restaurant
Details
Check-In
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
240
Fees
Required
  • Deposit: GBP 50 per night
Add-ons
  • Early Check-in Fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: GBP 30.00 per night
  • Pet Fee: GBP 30 per pet, per night
  • Late Check-out Fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)
  • Breakfast Fee: GBP 15.95 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible