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2 Double Beds Superior
258 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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1 Bed Suite
Room with view
538 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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1 Double Bed
161 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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2 Beds Superior
193 square feet
2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Urban Double
118 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Junior Suite
Room with view
322 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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King Deluxe
258 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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King Superior
193 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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1 Bedroom George St View
Room with view
645 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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King Forth View
Room with view
258 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Business centre
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in New Town, this luxury hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, Princes Street Gardens and St. Giles' Cathedral. Greyfriars Kirk and Edinburgh Castle are also within 6 mi (10 km).

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.

Languages Spoken

  • Turkish

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Principal Edinburgh George Street

19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PB

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.

Principal Edinburgh George Street 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
  • Built in 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Turkish
  • French
  • German
  • Czech
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Polish

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

Principal Edinburgh George Street offers 240 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include a rainfall showerhead, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

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

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Burr & Co – This restaurant only serves light fare.

Printing Press – On-site restaurant.

24-hour room service is available.

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 ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

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 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.

The name of this property was previously The George.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and sofa beds.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

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 15.95 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 Names

  • 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
  • The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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.

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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