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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star Hotel
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All reviewstuck boxprinting pressgeorge streetbeautiful hotelsuperior roomfresh milkevery member of staffperfect locationlittle touchesfire alarmpublic areasbeautiful roomchecking outan upgradewonderful staybreakfast was excellentcomfy bed
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Reviewed today via mobile

I’ve stayed at this hotel previously in a junior suite and couldn’t have been happier. 10/10. Unfortunately my return visit was a lot to be desired. Room 54 is situated at the back of the hotel and trying to locate it from reception was very...More

Thank EveChalmers
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Principal Edinburgh George Street is in the perfect location for all things downtown Edinburgh. The staff are absolutely incredible, especially the Concierge who truly is all-knowing. Unfortunately, I did not get his name but he has a slight build and glasses with light brown...More

Thank justjo008
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The hotel was booked for 2 nights as part of a girlie weekend and Principal George Street exceed expectations at every turn possible. Upon arriving late to the hotel due to a missed flight we arrived slightly flustered, the reception team where helpful, rebooked our...More

Thank battles B
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded yesterday

Dear battles B, We have taken great pride in reading your review, thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us The Principal Edinburgh George Street, in particular the 'Canadian chap' in The Printing Press. Your opinion is very important to us...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Outstanding service from the start, with the concierge keen to attend to all our queries and needs. Spacious room with a taste full scottish modern style, facing the back street, was very quiet. We had a very pleasant few drinks and dinner at the adjoining...More

Thank FlorentJB
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded yesterday

Dear FlorentJB, Thank you for this wonderful review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us at The Principal Edinburgh George Street. I am also pleased that you enjoyed all aspects of the room, and that you were able to stop into The...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for one night just for a birthday getaway for her The trip was great and the hotel was a huge contributing factor We arrived early and were swiftly checked in with no issues , the staff took the time...More

Thank Zehn A
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded yesterday

Dear Zehn A, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review following your stay with us The Principal Edinburgh George Street for the birthday celebration ( and thank you also to your wife for choosing us! ). We are delighted...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
Things to do
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
$185 - $611 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#21 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$185 - $611 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#21 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (553)
Room & Suite (266)
Dining (52)
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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EnglishChinaDoll
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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"back street rooms are quiet"
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"not one that faces George street too noisy especially weekends"
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"stayed in a standard double and was exceptionally clean and ample size"
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"Rooms at the back of the hotel are quieter."
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