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    The Principal Edinburgh

    19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB, Scotland
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I visited this restaurant last week and was delighted with the standard of the food and the friendly efficient service. The mussels my friend and I had were plentiful and delicious. The ambience and the decor is in keeping with good Spanish cooking.More

    Thank Margaret S
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Margaret S, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and publish this review. We are delighted you found the staff to be 'friendly and efficient' and it's great to know you enjoyed your experience in the Printing Press Bar & Kitchen....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Principal (The George of old days) is a most magnificent hotel in George Street, where style and elegance rivals only with the impeccable service. The rooms and suites are palatial, the breakfasts great quality, and there is a general feel to the place that...More

    Thank SergeSr
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 1 week ago

    Dear SergeSr Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and post this fabulous review of your recent experience with us here at Principal Edinburgh. I am delighted to know you liked the style of our refurbished suites and enjoyed your breakfast. I...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My room must have been by the bar- was very noisy. Others in the group said they could hear people outside most of the night. They didn't come to clean the room till 4pm (16:00) when I just got back to relax so I asked...More

    Thank 6381HappyTraveler
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 1 week ago

    Dear 6381HappyTraveler, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your recent stay with us here at Principal Edinburgh. We are truly sorry to learn that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion, and your room had not been what...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Unsure of where to go enquired at reception as to the facilities for lunch for my partner and I as we were visitors to the city. We were met and greeted by a very charming Christianna who offered a very comprehensive knowledge of what was...More

    Thank allyrothey
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 1 week ago

    Dear allyrothey, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you were well looked after by our team, particularly Kristianna and Karolina who I am sure will be thrilled to know of your...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My wife and I were renewing our vows, at a church in Edinburgh, and chose The Principal to hold our reception and as a place to stay, both before and after the event. The Junior Suite we occupied was superb. The bed was huge, as...More

    Thank John T
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Mr & Mrs Taylor, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your comments after the wonderful occasion of your vow renewal. We were delighted to have welcomed you and be a part of such a special occasion! Again, on behalf of myself...More

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    • US$196 - US$528 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #17 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Number of rooms
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    Emma K
    27 June 2017|
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    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh | Property representative |
    Good Afternoon Emma, Our website has some great pictures to help you find the perfect room for you. For you however I would suggest our Deluxe Rooms with a View. These spacious and comfortable rooms have an incredible... More
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    23 June 2017|
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    Response from DALE S | Reviewed this property |
    Many rooms do not have air on dx.
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    9 June 2017|
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    Response from Janet C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there is a lift....make sure you let them know.
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    "Had a deluxe room with a beautiful view"
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    "we stayed in tne forth wing- nice room with new bathroom and silent"
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