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The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I stayed here on business. It is centrally located and has a lovely interior. The staff were attentive and the breakfasts were good. I had a room with a very limited view, but that was ok given the time I spent in the room. The...More

Thank Magicbloke
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

3rd stay in the Principal Charlotte square,this time a one night stay for a concert, the hotel has had a multi million pound renovation the rooms are great fantastic shower !! Lol nice touches like the tuck box with complimentary snacks from Scotland like tunnocks...More

Thank paisleyman46
Response from Gillian M, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded yesterday

Dear Paisleyman46, Thank you for your review following your recent stay at Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square. I am delighted that you chose to return to stay with us. I am delighted that the team were so friendly and welcoming - we truly believe that our...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful hotel , very relaxing and staff extremely helpful, lovely leisure centre was a great addition with pool and well equipped gym. Breakfast was lovely lots of choice and the staff friendly and helpful, would definitely stay here againMore

Thank Gillian Frances B
Response from Gillian M, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded yesterday

Dear Gillian, Many thanks for your 5* review of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square following your recent stay with us. I'm delighted to read that you enjoyed our Leisure facilities and everything was to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We chose this hotel originally because of its proximity to Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile both of which are within reasonably easy walking distance but the renovations undertaken made for an even more enjoyable stay. There are plenty of eclectically furnished rooms and bars...More

Thank 340george1951
Response from Gillian M, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded yesterday

Dear 340George1951, Many thanks for your 5* review of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square following your recent stay with us. I'm delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our recent renovations were to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Located across a quaint park (and situated in a part of the city where everything you’ll ever want to do in this stunning city is within walking distance) sits this quiet, but hip and happening hotel - a beautiful accommodation where you can enjoy large...More

Thank thaberkorn
Response from Gillian M, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded yesterday

Dear Thaberkorn, Many thanks for your 5* review of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square following your recent stay with us. I am so pleased to read that you had a great stay with us. BABA is one of the most exciting parts of our recent refurbishment...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$181 - US$543 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#18 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#21 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#49 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$181 - US$543 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#18 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#21 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#49 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking 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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charhiker
5 July 2018|
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Response from Llamma2 | Reviewed this property |
We took a cab. It was about 25£. There was no where to park by our hotel, and the city is easy to get around by bus nice you get to the hotel. So, we did not see the need to hire a car. The train/bus did not come close... More
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BassetloverUSA0686
17 May 2018|
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Response from heenangray | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does although it was not needed at the time of our visit
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