We checked in on Saturday 30th March for a one night stay. We travelled by car which on hindside we should have taken the train as the station isnt far from the hotel and cuts out having to find a parking space. We parked a street away.
On arrival reception was busy as there was a wedding taking place which was lovely as the hotel had a lovely buzz about it. Check in staff were friendly, efficient and very professional and we were checked in in no time at all.
The room which was a standard room was very modern and spotless and although the bathroom was small and only had a shower this was perfect for us as we only ever have showers at home.
After dropping off teh bags we headed to the Tempus bar for a couple of cocktails which eas busy and lively but a niec place to while the time away.
We did not eat in the restaurant as had Dinner reservations at the Living Room which was lovely with great service and after a pub crawl of George Street headed back to the hotel.
We opted for breakfast in the room in the morning after hanging the request on the door on our return from the pubs. This is at a cost of £10 for tray delivery but in our eyes well worth it to enjoy a leisurely breakfast in peace. It arrived on time and was piping hot and delicious.
After arriving home I discovered I had left my electric toothbrush in the bathroom and after a call to the hotel to confirm it was there they arranged for this to be sent on to me. I received this in a matter of days.
I would not hesitate in staying here again as overall all of the staff were professional and friendly especially as the hotel itself had been full the evening we stayed nothing was too much trouble.
- 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