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The George Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB, Scotland (New Town)
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  • Cleanliness
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110 reviews 110 reviews
63 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked 2 twin rooms in a very busy December, though we arrived early for check in (at 11am) were delighted that one of our rooms was ready and we could leave our bags and hang up some clothes. Fortunately our rooms were beside each other which was great for four friends travelling together. We have stayed here before and... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here on a business trip, and have stayed here on several occasions. The hotel is well established with professional and helpful staff. Rooms and bathrooms are clean and comfortable. My only grumble is that from my experience the water pressure can vary when showering depending in which room you stay. The Tempus Bar in the hotel serves good... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would highly recommend this hotel and I will definetly be staying here again. I recently went for a weekend break with my mum from December 6th-8th and we both agree the hotel was fantastic. Staff are all friendly, professional and very helpful. The hotel is very clean and the rooms have everything you need for your stay. Our room... More 

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TheGeorgeHotel, General Manager at The George Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leanne G, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, your positive comments are very much appreciated. I am delighted to hear that both yourself and your mum enjoyed your time with us and that you were well looked after. We do have a great location, especially over Christmas when we get to enjoy the lovely Christmas... More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a swift rail journey from Yorkshire we had a very warm welcome by the hotel staff. Our upgraded superior deluxe room on the fifth floor offered an interesting arial view over the city towards the coastline. A very modern and tasteful bedroom and adequate bathroom. One small criticism - we were unable to get the room radiator to warm... More 

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TheGeorgeHotel, General Manager at The George Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lyncrest_13, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were well looked after. I agree - Christmas time is a great time to visit Edinburgh! Your feedback is very much appreciated so thank you again and I do hope you will come and stay... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not the first time we've stayed here and certainly won't be the last. Centrally located for train station , shops bars and restaurants. Arrived lunchtime and able to check in around mid day and leave bags, excellent service at reception, concierge and in bar. Short walk to Princes Street and the Christmas market and back along the shops on George... More 

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TheGeorgeHotel, General Manager at The George Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alec W Thank you for writing us a review, your positive comments are very much appreciated. Our entire team work very hard to produce the best standards to represent our company so it is great to get such good feedback. I will personally pass on these comments to our team. Thank you again and I hope we will welcome... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed there for two nights December 9th-11th 2014 and I cannot fault it at all. With my partner and toddler and the staff were brilliant! The service was great and food was lovely. Two of the lights In our room didn't work but that wasn't really an issue. The hotel looked beautiful all decorated too and location was great. Considering... More 

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TheGeorgeHotel, General Manager at The George Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Becca2514, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were well looked after by our team. We really do aim for all of our guests to have an extra special experience while staying with us so its nice to hear that... More 

Carnforth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The George is nice old hotel, which has been improved over the years. The staff are professional and friendly. We did take advice and upgraded to deluxe room. That was clean and comfortable. Having read recent reviews regarding staff being rude, it is beyond me unless the reviewers deserved it. The restaurant is small for the hotel and I must... More 

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TheGeorgeHotel, Manager at The George Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephen H Thank you for your positive review of the hotel, we appreciate you taking the time to post your comments. I am delighted you found the room clean and comfortable, our guests regularly tell us how comfortable our beds are and how fantastic our housekeeping standards are. We look forward to welcoming you again soon Regards Graeme Barclay... More 

Alfreton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The George is still good - it is about 20 years since I was last there on business. But just needs touches to improve it and keep it up there. In all areas really - rooms, breakfast, service etc. For the price - these small points need addressing.

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TheGeorgeHotel, Manager at The George Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Waversuk Many thanks for your recent review and welcome back to the George after so many years. We always try to exceed our customers expectations and appreciate your comments which have been shared with the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon Regards Graeme Barclay General Manager More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight and we booked 3 rooms as we wanted a wee night out in Edinburgh 1) Location - best thing about hotel 2) very rude and ignorant staff at check in desk 3) tried to book a table at restaurant- told full- no advice about where else we could eat 4) bathroom in one of the rooms was absolutely... More 

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TheGeorgeHotel, Manager at The George Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Drotoscope Thank you for your recent review and I'm sorry to read some of your comments. We always aim to resolve any issues whilst the guest is still here to ensure a comfortable stay. Our reception team are here to welcome guests and I'm sorry if you found them not so. Our Tempus Restaurant is very popular, particularly at... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To echo a previous review, this was a very poor Christmas party night. We were directed into a very small conference room, and treated to a watery er orange coloured soup. No idea what is was. No flavour. A cold turkey dinner. My colleague's vegetarian pasta was cold also. We were all crammed in and very cramped. To top it... More 

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TheGeorgeHotel, Manager at The George Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Caliresoh Thank you for your review - I'm very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy our George Suite Christmas Party. We have had many positive comments from guests and have entertained over 3000 party goers at our events. Should any catering issues be brought to our attention on the night we will of course remove and replace any dish... More 

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Address: 19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The George Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 249
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Also Known As:
George Hotel Edinburgh
The George Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#45 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh

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