Having arrived at 2.50pm I expected my room to be ready but it wasn't. After waiting 20/25mins I was given a different room as mine still wasn't ready. Going to the bar to meet my friends for a drink was a problem as we couldn't get a drink because the Bar was 6 deep with people waiting to be served. Only 2 Barmen on duty serving mainly cocktails.
Went to the Christmas Party in the George Suite (should have been the Kings Hall as that's what we booked) and this was a major disaster!! Squashed in a table which didn't have room for our plates. No waiter service... you had to up then down stairs if you wanted a drink. After complaining a waiter was sent in with drinks for us. On handing them out he managed to spill a drink all over me and just started to laugh.
The party didn't happen. We left and went to a restaurant as our whole night was wasted but after we returned we met some of the other guests who had stayed and they said the disco never happened and after 3 music quizzes the guest were complaining so they shut the hall down and put everyone in the Kings Hall (where we were supposed to be booked in). At 12.45am thet eventually gave us a 'dirty' table in the Kings Hall where we spent the last 15mins of the party. Breakfast in the morning was a disaster with a 30 min wait to get a table then 15min wait for breakfast. They ran out of sausages, eggs and potato scones. Told us these would be ready in 10 minutes.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The George Hotel has one of the most prestigious locations within Edinburgh. It's classic facade hides sumptuous, contempary interiors blending clean lines with period features.Elegant bedrooms are beautifully furnished for business and leisure guests alike and for those who choose to dine in, the stylish EH2 Tempus Bar and Restaurant offers local produce in a stylish and relaxed environment.Inspirational meeting rooms and exceptional banqueting facilities, including the magnificent King's Hall and beautiful Panorama Suite with fantastic views of across the city, make this the hotel of choice for corporate and wedding guests.The George is within easy reach of the best shopping the captial has to offer, along with tourist attractions, bars and restaurants all within a few minutes walk. Edinburgh Airport is only 7 miles away, and Edinburgh Waverley Station a mere 5 minutes walk. Parking is available at the nearby NCP at Greenside. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- George Hotel Edinburgh
- The George Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland