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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviewstuck boxprinting pressgeorge streetbeautiful hotelsuperior roomfresh milklittle touchespublic areasbeautiful roomchecking outwonderful staythe location is perfectbed was very comfortablebreakfast was excellenttrain stationhaggistea and coffee
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had decided to use the restaurant within the hotel, Overall the experience was good. My only gripe is the pricing, I understand its a hotel in the city center but £15 for a burger & some chips. The total bill came to £70, I...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great Hotel in the best location, close to everything you may like, shopping, sightseeing...Reception staff is efficient, friendly professional service, big rooms (nicely decorated for Christmas). Breakfast is delicious and there ia big variety of almost everything you would wish !!More

Thank George P
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 3 days ago

Dear George P, Thank you very much for your wonderful five star review. I am delighted to learn that your enjoyed your stay with us at The Principal Edinburgh George Street. December and New Year is a magical time in the city where all our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I only stayed one night but I found the hotel extremely beautiful. My room was big and comfortable, with a lovely classic design, and the service at the reception desk and during breakfast was excellent. Pretty good location as well. In my experience, no complains...More

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Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 6 days ago

Dear Turitapc, Thank you very much for your recent stay with us at The Principal Edinburgh George Street and for taking the time to share your review with us and fellow travelers. I am delighted to learn that throughout your stay you received excellent service...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed for three nights. The hotel is centrally-located. The public areas are quite nice. Great bar. Our room was large, well-maintained and nicely furnished. The breakfast was a little disappointing, but no more so than the buffet breakfasts at the hotels we stayed...More

Thank Traveler12306
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 1 week ago

Dear Traveler12306, Thank you very much for your recent stay with us and for your five star rating. Although I am pleased to learn you overall enjoyed your time at the Principal Edinburgh George Street, I am really sorry that the breakfast offering let you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very easy to access from the airport tram, and the lobby was absolutely beautiful. The clerk at the desk offered to upgrade us from a Superior Double to a King room, which was very nice of her. The view of an air conditioner in an...More

Thank Allyson S
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 1 week ago

Dear Allyson S, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from your recent stay here at the Principal Edinburgh George Street. We are thrilled that you were comfortable in your room and the room was matching your needs and standards.Thank you for...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$151 - US$575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#33 Centrally Located Hotel in Edinburgh
#6 Classic Hotel in Edinburgh
#54 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#36 Charming Hotel in Edinburgh
#13 Historic Hotel Hotel in Edinburgh
#30 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$151 - US$575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#33 Centrally Located Hotel in Edinburgh
#6 Classic Hotel in Edinburgh
#54 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#36 Charming Hotel in Edinburgh
#13 Historic Hotel Hotel in Edinburgh
#30 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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Gap840
4 July 2018|
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Response from PrincipalEdinburgh | Property representative |
Dear Gap840, Thank you for your question. When you check-in we take a pre-authorisation of £50 per night from a credit card and hold for extras you may spent while staying with us. Once you check-out we then cancel the... More
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Deepika1282
26 June 2018|
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Response from Beverley B | Reviewed this property |
Very close easily walked in 10 min
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AgentGreen11
29 April 2018|
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Response from peace04 | Reviewed this property |
There is not a pool on site. Sorry.
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Room Tips
"Front of hotel. Great to watch all the stuff happening on the main street."
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"Rooms that face the street will be noisier, although the windows are double-pained."
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"Make sure they dont give you the alleyway view."
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"The 120 rooms get smells from the kitchen"
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