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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB, United Kingdom
+44 131 225 1251

$137+

The Principal Edinburgh George Street
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Overall guest ratings

9.0/10 Excellent
Based on 4931 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.2
  • 8.8
  • 5.4
  • 4.3

Good to know

  • Stylish hotel
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Friendly service

Nearby

  • 212 yd Scott Monument
  • 253 yd National Gallery of Scotland
  • 301 yd Princes Street Gardens
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About

Location. The Principal Edinburgh George Street is a Grade II-listed building located on George Street in the central shopping area of Edinburgh, Scotland. George Street runs parallel to Princes Street, the city's main shopping area, close to department stores like Harvey Nichols. The National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery are 547 yards (500 meters) from the hotel, while Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile are within a mile. Edinburgh Waverley train station is half a mile from the hotel, and Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 8 miles away.

Hotel Features. The Principal Edinburgh George Street was designed by famous Edinburgh architect, Robert Adam, more than 200 years ago. Its Georgian facade leads into a lobby featuring white columns, brown leather chairs, classical music and fresh flowers. The multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can answer queries and put valuables in the hotel safe.

At the hotel, Printing Press Bar & Kitchen serves seasonal, Scottish produce throughout the day and night. For late night cravings, room service is available 24/7.

The hotel has 9 meeting rooms for up to 200 people and a business center. Audiovisual equipment and event catering can be arranged. Free WiFi is available. Offsite parking is available for guests at a discounted rate.

Guestrooms. The Principal Edinburgh George Street's 240 guestrooms have dark wood furniture, armchairs and writing desks. All offer free WiFi, digital television with premium channels, and tea/coffee making facilities. White-tiled bathrooms feature bath and shower combinations, and complimentary toiletries. Rooms with sofa beds must be requested (limited availability).

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Amenities

  • Parking
  • Fitness center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Disability-Friendly
  • Business center
  • Concierge service
  • Cribs available
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Express check out
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Coffee shop
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Safe
  • Free Internet
  • Pets not allowed
  • Storage available
  • Wedding services
  • Car rental
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Towels
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Overall Rating

9.0 Excellent
Based on 4,931 reviews

Location
9.2

Service
8.8

Breakfast
6.7

Room
6.1

Value for money
5.7

Comfort
5.4

WiFi
4.3

Overall Rating

8.9 Excellent
Based on 3,648 reviews

Location
9.2

Service
8.7

Breakfast
6.7

Room
5.8

Value for money
5.5

Comfort
5.0

WiFi
4.0

Overall Rating

8.9 Excellent
Based on 591 reviews

Location
9.1

Service
8.5

Breakfast
6.5

Value for money
5.2

Room
5.2

Comfort
4.9

Overall Rating

8.6 Excellent
Based on 591 reviews

Location
9.2

Service
8.5

Vibe
8.4

Breakfast
6.5

Food
6.3

Value for money
5.4

Room
5.4

Comfort
5.0

WiFi
4.6

Overall Rating

9.0 Excellent
Based on 98 reviews

Location
9.4

Service
9.0

Vibe
8.8

Amenities
7.1

Room
6.2

Value for money
5.6

Comfort
5.4

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