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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tuck box”(121 reviews)
“printing press”(94 reviews)
“george street”(108 reviews)
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

The rooms are quite comfortable, the location is the best (everything is walk distance), the concierge service is world class (ask for Luca, the polish guy, he is lovely and efficient). The breakfast is good but not superb. They could improve a little bit here...More

Thank Andre L
Reviewed yesterday

We stayed at this hotel for one night. (Wish it could have been longer) Very spacious room, extremely comfortable bed. A non slip bath mat, which was very useful for the shower, both rainfall and handheld. A tuck box with crisps and chocolate in, a...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Congratulations you are only the second review I have written and given a perfect 5. We arrived late evening on an organised tour, check in was smooth and seamless, the room was large and well appointed, with nice little touches. The bed was very comfortable...More

Thank 19phil50
Reviewed yesterday

A group of fourteen friends recently held a Dinner Evening in the Forthview Suite. The views from the room and balcony over the City are wonderful. The room and the table setting were immaculately prepared the food was of a high quality and well presented....More

Thank Je809
Reviewed yesterday

We stayed here for a weekend city break. A beautiful hotel, very much in keeping with every other Principal hotel. Décor, furnishings, cleanliness and service is exceptional. We opted for a deluxe room with a view of the city and were situated on the 7th...More

Thank Kim N
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Certificate of Excellence
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
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$131 - US$657 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$131 - US$657 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (523)
Room & Suite (263)
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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EnglishChinaDoll
10 April 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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Alisha B
7 April 2018|
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Response from Colin H | Reviewed this property |
Definitely in the suites, I imagine in the other rooms as well. Why not give them a call?
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Room Tips
"Rooms at the back of the hotel are quieter."
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"Ask about location in advance"
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"Rooms on higher floors to the rear of the hotel have wonderful views over Firth of Forth"
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"We had a room on the sixth floor which had lovely views of the firth of forth"
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