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    The Principal Edinburgh George Street

    19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB, Scotland
    011 44 844 854 2910
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    Reviewed 1 May 2016

    Stayed in between christmas and new year. It's true that at the time some of the corridors to the rooms were looking a little tatty, but I believe these have now been renovated. The staff at the hotel are superb. Booked a two night B&B...More

    Thank Paul A
    Response from TheGeorgeHotel, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 3 May 2016

    Dear Paul A, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your December visit. With such a fantastic atmosphere in the Edinburgh, Christmas and Hogmanay is a great time to visit the city and I am delighted to learn you enjoyed your...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2016

    Fast check in service met with pleasant and helpful staff. Superior room given on the 4th floor, hotel has recently been refurbished to a high standard, smell of paint in room and corridors. Wi-fi available free of charge, computer available in foyer to check email...More

    Thank a_langley0602
    Response from TheGeorgeHotel, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 3 May 2016

    Dear a_langley0602, Thank you for sharing your feedback following your recent stay with us. I am delighted to learn you enjoyed your time with us and thrilled that you found our team to be pleasant, friendly and helpful. I hope we will have the opportunity...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2016

    The George Hotel is well situated to explore Edinburgh. Bus shuttle from the airport stops next to the Hotel. On your way back to the airport you will need to walk to the central train station. The hotel itself has a beautiful Scottish style interior...More

    Thank einavi
    Response from TheGeorgeHotel, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 3 May 2016

    Dear einavi, Thank you for posting a review following your recent stay with us. Here at The George we have a passionate team of staff who strive to create a truly unique and memorable experience so I am thrilled you enjoyed your time with us....More

    Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

    Super clean, great staff, 5 minutes walk from the castle... The bar and the cafe is wonderfull, had great time there... Only thing it was a little weird is the way to get to the rooms, hotel has 3 elevators and you got lost easy...More

    Thank NewYorkSnake
    Response from TheGeorgeHotel, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 28 April 2016

    Dear NewYorkSnake, Thank you for sharing your comments following your recent stay with us and for awarding us with 5 stars. Our entire team here at The George strive to create a truly unique and memorable experience for each of our guests so I am...More

    Reviewed 27 April 2016

    Perfect location, very helpful staff and newly refurbished to a high standard. However the place did have a very strong smell of paint, and the room was really small considering the price of the stay. Don't think we would book again.More

    Thank wendyandlee
    Response from TheGeorgeHotel, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 28 April 2016

    Dear Wendy and Lee, Thank you for your review of The George Hotel following your recent stay with us. We are near completion of our refurbishment and an area of our staircase required to be painted. I can confirm that this has now been completed....More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Price range
    • US$136 - US$541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #20 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 249
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    New Town
    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
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    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
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    9 January 2018|
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    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh | Property representative |
    Good afternoon Wanderer2210, Certainly we can store your luggage as long as you need. You would just get a ticket by our concierge for your luggage and enjoy the city again then. If there is anything else we may assist... More
    29 December 2017|
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    Response from Kgnof1977 | Reviewed this property |
    Have a look at The Dome, a restaurant just across the road. It’s truly spectacular and I see some reviews show that they do serious Christmas decorations. The food is good, but it’s the surroundings that will blow you away... More
    7 November 2017|
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    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh | Property representative |
    Dear Wendy, We have superior double room with both kind of bathroom. Just contact our guest relations team and we will make sure to allocate the right one for you. Kind regards Chiara Candiano
    Room Tips
    "Second floor has good bedrooms"
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    "If you can have a room with view"
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    "We found the rooms at the back of the hotel facing the Firth of Forth, very quiet and great views"
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    "Take a room to suit your budget. They are all ok"
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