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Get an overview of this hotel Luxury Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street Gardens

Popular highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business centre
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in New Town, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Princes Street Gardens and St. Giles' Cathedral. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Edinburgh Castle are also within 15 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 9 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 22 minutes.

Hotel features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area and 24-hour room service.

Room amenities

All 240 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus 24-hour room service and digital TV. Rainfall showerheads, coffee/tea makers and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

InterContinental Edinburgh The George

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A business centre is on-site at this 5-star property.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers a fitness centre, tour or ticket assistance and multilingual staff.

InterContinental Edinburgh The George is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business centre 
  • Porter 
  • Restaurant 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Year Built – 1775 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Ballroom 
  • Banquet hall 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 240 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Digital TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • In-room safe
  • Heating

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM and at the weekend between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

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

Printing Press – On-site restaurant.

24-hour room service is available.

Breakfast

Start your day with a full breakfast, available for a surcharge on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM. You can order a meal from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Guests aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.
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.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30.00 per night.

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30 per pet, per night.
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and sofa beds. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Debit cards

Number of children who can stay for free – 2

The name of this property was previously The George.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: GBP 50 per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 23.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 30 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.00 per night
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of GBP 0
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • George Hotel Edinburgh
  • George Hotel
  • George Edinburgh
  • Principal Edinburgh George Street Hotel
  • Principal George Street Hotel
  • Principal Edinburgh George Street
  • Principal George Street
  • The Principal Edinburgh George Street Scotland
  • InterContinental Edinburgh The George
  • InterContinental Edinburgh The George Hotel
  • InterContinental Edinburgh The George Edinburgh
  • InterContinental Edinburgh The George Hotel Edinburgh

We should mention

Up to 2 children aged 12 years old and younger stay for free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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