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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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  • Terrible1%
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All reviewstuck boxprinting pressgeorge streetbeautiful hotelsuperior roomfresh milkevery member of stafflittle touchesperfect locationpublic areaschecking outbeautiful rooman upgradewonderful staybreakfast was excellentcomfy bedtrain station
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Reviewed today via mobile

Loved our stay here! Great location, Lots of close places to walk to! All the staff were very helpful to explaining where to go and eat. I would highly recommend this to anyone planning on visiting Edinburgh.

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Reviewed today

Not my first time at the Principal in George street, but the first time after change of ownership. I have said before he rooms are small and they still are. The bed is very comfortable, but it was difficult to move around the room. For...More

Thank Ariel16
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded today

Dear Ariel16, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the Principal Edinburgh. We have many different types of rooms and many of our rooms have their own character and charm so we do find that many of our guests have...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have stayed here many times and having gone through a major refurb it is now beautiful, the rooms and public areas are amazing so tastefully done and still remains a great location with great food and conference facilitiesMore

Thank Beverley B
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded today

Dear Beverley B, Thank you for taking the time to review your return visit with us here at Principal Edinburgh. We are delighted that you enjoyed our latest decoration! The recent refurbishment aimed to create a relaxing but with a classic and sophisticated way. As...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Very lovely , cool hotel. Well located. reasonable. Great restaurants in the hotel. spend the extra 5 pounds for the breakfast. Authentic quality furniture, Premier whiskey bar and tasting. Excellent gymMore

Thank rogermussenden
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded today

Dear rogermussenden, Thank you for taking the time to post this wonderful five star review! We are centrally located next to big city attractions and just some minutes away from famous restaurants,cocktail bars and local pubs. One of the best restaurants of the area is...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a lovely hotel. The location is great, the quality of the decor and furnishings is top-notch and the staff are friendly and helpful. I stayed here twice within a few months. The first time was in a room on a higher floor with...More

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Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 2 days ago

Dear vectorclock, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. I am delighted that you found the hotel and it's facilities were fit for your needs. After our recent refurbishment we changed our image and decoration to a more effortless classic and...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Center with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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$193 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#19 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#56 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$193 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#19 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#56 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Nearby
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
...More
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AgentGreen11
April 29, 2018|
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Response from peace04 | Reviewed this property |
There is not a pool on site. Sorry.
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April 9, 2018|
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Response from Colin H | Reviewed this property |
Definitely, it is right in the city centre and a short walk from a tram stop.
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"Ask for a room that does not overlook the kitchens."
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"Top floor at the back have views of the Forth"
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"back street rooms are quiet"
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"not one that faces George street too noisy especially weekends"
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