THE PRINCIPAL EDINBURGH GEORGE STREET

19 21 George St., Edinburgh EH22PB United Kingdom (GBR)
5.0 Star Downtown Hotel
55.95378 -3.1962
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Very Good
4.5/5

Based on 1750 guest reviews

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  • Avg. Group Discount of 17.9%!
  • 240 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 7 floors
  • Hotel has 15 suites
  • Check in: 15:00
  • Check out: 11:00
  • Group score of 10.0/10
  • 8 meeting rooms in property

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Check Rates Bb Rate WiFi Deluxe Double Bed Free WiFi Tea Coffee Workspace Smart TV
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Local Attractions

Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street Gardens, Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, Scottish Parliament Building, Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Zoo, Arthur's Seat, Calton Hill, Mary King's Close, Camera Obscura, Scottish National Gallery, St Giles' Cathedral, Scott Monument, Scottish National Potrait Gallery, Our Dynamic Earth, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, The Georgian House, Edinburgh, Museum of Childhood, John Knox House, Greyfriars Kirk, Queen's Gallery, Grassmarket, Dean Village and more.

Customer Reviews of The Principal Edinburgh George Street

4.5 out of 5. Based on 1750 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Boasting an enviable location in the Edinburgh city centre, the historic and chic Principal Edinburgh George Street, Formerly The George Hotel, is close to Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street Gardens, Royal Mile, and Holyrood Palace. It has modern looking and elegant rooms, conference and meeting rooms. This Grade II listed building with its distinctive facade was designed over two hundred years ago and has undergone a great refurbishment project transforming the majority of the bedrooms and public areas. The architecturally-designed interior has created a sense of restored grandeur with simple detailing and the use of rich materials. All of the room includes flat-screen TV, free WiFi, luxury toiletries, and an en suite bathroom. The Printing Press restaurant serves seasonal Scottish produce throughout the day and night. It is open 7 days a week offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a late-night bar until 01:00. Coffee, cakes, pastries, sandwiches and salads are available at Burr & Co, open 7 days a week. A full room service menu is also available.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 15:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2016
Floors: 7
Rooms: 240
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 240
Handicap Rooms: 5
Suites: 15
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 8
Meeting Space: 7007 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 270 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.5 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Total Taxes: 20.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP £40 per pet, per night (maximum of two). Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property directly.


  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Voicemail
  • Laundry valet service

Airport & Shuttle Information

Edinburgh International Airport is just 7 miles, or 25 minutes via taxi, from The Principal Edinburgh. A typical fare is under £20 (this may be higher on public holidays). There is regular tram service for £5.50 for a single trip, or £8.50 return, which takes about 40 minutes and stops at St Andrew Square. Guests can also take the Airlink Bus which is located on Waverley Bridge.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

We offer continental and full scottish breakfast buffet.

Parking Info

Street parking is free between 6:30pm - 8.30am every day, and is free all day on Sunday. Outside of these hours there is a maximum parking time of three hours for £3.60 per hour. We offer a preferential rate for guests at the Q Park Omni Centre car park (postcode: EH1 3AN). For further information on Q-Park OMNI then please click here, on arrival please drop luggage at the hotel and our Concierge will be happy to guide you. The cost is £10 per 24 hours. Bus/coach parking is not available.

Internet / WiFI

WIFI is complimentary in all bedrooms and public areas.

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