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

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Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Business centre
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in New Town, this luxury hotel is steps away from Assembly Rooms and Scott Monument. Princes Street Gardens and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are also within 10 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 properties offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus 24-hour room service and digital TV. Other amenities available to guests include coffee/tea makers, hairdryers and safes.

The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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.

The Principal Edinburgh George Street is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1775 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • 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

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • In-room safe 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Burr & Co – This coffee shop 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.

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:

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
The name of this property was previously The George.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: GBP50 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: GBP15.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP30 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in fee: GBP10
  • Late check-out fee: GBP10
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP30.00 per night
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
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 George Hotel

We should mention

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. 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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