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    The Principal Edinburgh

    19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB, Scotland
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    • Excellent65%
    • Very good23%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Fantastic hotel right in the middle of new town. We would rate it as 5 star.... free snacks in room, very comfy beds and pillows! The bar is fantastic! And the best showers (waterfall and optional normal shower!)! Very close to prince st gardens and...More

    Thank Shannon R
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    As a 25 year flight attendant, I have stayed in the best and the worst. The Principal is definitely up there with the best! Clean- quiet- great beds and pillows- fantastic location - good bar and food. Wi-fi- free and signal is strong. The staff...More

    Thank Skygal124
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Very nice luxury hotel in excellent location in the New Town by St. Andrew's Square. Staff is extremely courteous and goes out of their way to please. Rooms are super modern, clean, and look brand new or recently renovated. Only complaint is that the bathroom...More

    Thank BergenBoy201
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This hotel should have 5 star. The public areas and our room were beautiful. The staff are friendly welcoming and helpful. The position is perfect-convenient to everything and surrounded by superb houses. Some great eating places nearby. Have been to its grand neighbour in Princes...More

    Thank johnmauricek
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Hard to find fault except that with two people sharing a room we found one armchair ???? but this is a common fault with hotels of whatever star rating, and we had up-graded to a superior room and hoped that we may both be able...More

    Thank SydPete
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    About
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • $195 - $528 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #17 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 249
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    • The Principal Edinburgh Scotland
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    New Town
    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
    until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
    play. This is the city’s central business district
    with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
    of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
    clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
    helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
    Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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    Emma K
    June 27, 2017|
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    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh | Property representative |
    Good Afternoon Emma, Our website has some great pictures to help you find the perfect room for you. For you however I would suggest our Deluxe Rooms with a View. These spacious and comfortable rooms have an incredible... More
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    June 23, 2017|
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    Response from DALE S | Reviewed this property |
    Many rooms do not have air on dx.
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    June 8, 2017|
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    Response from Janet C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there is a lift....make sure you let them know.
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    "Depends on what you want to look out onto or how much you want to spend."
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