InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

19 21 George St., Edinburgh EH22PB United Kingdom (GBR)
5 Star Luxury Property
55.953777-3.196199
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Check Rates1 Bed Suite Situated in The Original Georgian Townhouse Our 1 Bedroom Suites Rest in
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Check Rates1 Bedroom Suite George Street View
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Check Rates1 Bedroom Suite George Street View Sumptuous and Generously Appointed The George Street
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Check Rates1 Double Bed These Rooms Are Ideal For A Relaxing Stay and Are Decorated in Contemporary
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Check Rates2 Single Bed Superior Spacious and Stylishly Presented A Twin Superior Offers Plenty Of
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Check RatesBreakfast 1 Bed Suite Situated in The Original Georgian Townhouse Our 1 Bedroom Suites Rest in
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Check RatesBreakfast 1 Bedroom Suite George Street View Sumptuous and Generously Appointed The George Street
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Check RatesBreakfast 1 Double Bed These Rooms Are Ideal For A Relaxing Stay and Are Decorated in Contemporary
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Check RatesBreakfast 2 Single Bed Superior Spacious and Stylishly Presented A Twin Superior Offers Plenty Of
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Check RatesBreakfast King Deluxe Expand Your Sleep and Work Capacity with A King Deluxe Room Decorated in Sooth
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Check RatesBreakfast King Forth View The Views Of The Edinburgh Skyline and The Firth Of Forth Are The Main
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Check RatesBreakfast King Superior These Elegant and Spacious Rooms Include Accessible Are Designed For Longer
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Check RatesBreakfast Standard Room You Deserve A Room As Unique As You Are While Bed Type Is Not Guaranteed
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Check RatesBreakfast Superior Room You Deserve A Room As Unique As You Are While Bed Type Is Not Guaranteed
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Check RatesBreakfast Urban 1 Double Ideal For A City Leisure Break or For Work and Decorated in Neutral Tones
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Check RatesKing Deluxe Expand Your Sleep and Work Capacity with A King Deluxe Room Decorated in Soothing
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Check RatesSingle Room
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Check RatesSingle Room with De Luxe
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Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
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Check RatesSuite 1 Bedroom Suite George Street View
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Check RatesSuperior King Room
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Check RatesSuperior Room You Deserve A Room As Unique As You Are While Bed Type Is Not Guaranteed
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Check RatesSuperior Twin Room
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Check RatesTree House 1 Bedroom View George Street View
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Check RatesTwin 2 Single Bed Superior
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Check RatesUrban 1 Double
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Check RatesUrban 1 Double Ideal For A City Leisure Break or For Work and Decorated in Neutral Tones
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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.
4.5 out of 5. Based on 2233 guest reviews

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 View Spaces
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


  • 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.

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.

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.

About Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts

  • 24-hour room service
  • Great Intercontinental apps for all mobile devices including iPhone and iPad which gives you insider access to their flavorful chef 's recipes, conceirge information, and GPS hotel directions
  • Luxury meeting and event space with catering services
  • Part of Green Engage programme offering sustainable and environmentally friendly options from guest rooms to meeting rooms
  • Resort hotels offer a Kid's Club called Planet Trekkers, which has a number of great activities for children 4-12 years of age
  • Numersous spa packages and individual treatments available at various resort locations

The Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel.

Feel free to use the InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Edinburgh event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Meters)
Size
(sqm.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Library 11 x 6 x 4 71--/----24343026--/--6070--
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Library

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
764.2 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
11 x 6 x 4 M.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Forthview 7 x 8 x 2 56--/----------18--/----40--
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    Forthview

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    602.8 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    7 x 8 x 2 M.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Rose Suite 5 x 3 x 2 19--/----------8--/--------
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      Rose Suite

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      204.5 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      5 x 3 x 2 M.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available
        Kings Hall 18 x 17 x 6 314--/----120706050--/--300400--
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        Kings Hall

        Room Type:
        General Meeting Room
        Total Size:
        3379.9 Sq. Mi
        Dimensions:
        18 x 17 x 6 M.
        Floor Level:
        Natural Light?:
        No
        Obstructions?
        No
        Built In Screens?
        No
        Built In Stage?
        No
        Built In A/V?
        No
        Amenities Available
          Princes Suite 9 x 5 x 2 45--/----24----20--/--45----
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          Princes Suite

          Room Type:
          General Meeting Room
          Total Size:
          484.4 Sq. Mi
          Dimensions:
          9 x 5 x 2 M.
          Floor Level:
          Natural Light?:
          No
          Obstructions?
          No
          Built In Screens?
          No
          Built In Stage?
          No
          Built In A/V?
          No
          Amenities Available
            Andrews 6 x 3 x 2 21--/----------14--/--------
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            Andrews

            Room Type:
            General Meeting Room
            Total Size:
            226.0 Sq. Mi
            Dimensions:
            6 x 3 x 2 M.
            Floor Level:
            Natural Light?:
            No
            Obstructions?
            No
            Built In Screens?
            No
            Built In Stage?
            No
            Built In A/V?
            No
            Amenities Available
              Hanover 14 x 8 x 2 112--/----50443834--/--100100--
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              Hanover

              Room Type:
              General Meeting Room
              Total Size:
              1205.6 Sq. Mi
              Dimensions:
              14 x 8 x 2 M.
              Floor Level:
              Natural Light?:
              No
              Obstructions?
              No
              Built In Screens?
              No
              Built In Stage?
              No
              Built In A/V?
              No
              Amenities Available

                FAQs about Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

                What time is check in?

                Check in time is 15:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

                What time is check out?

                Check out time is 11:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

                How many rooms does Intercontinental Edinburgh The George have?

                There are 240 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

                Is there any meeting space at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George?

                Yes, they have 8 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

                What kind of breakfast is at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George?

                We offer continental and full scottish breakfast buffet.

                What parking is available at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George?

                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. Not enough parking facilities, according to 76%. For 71%, parking prices were too high.

                How much does internet cost?

                WIFI is complimentary in all bedrooms and public areas.

                Can I get a AAA rate at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George?

                Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

                Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George?

                Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

                Is there room service at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George?

                Yes. Room service could have been improved. About half of guests complained about the room service. Expensive room service.

                Is there shopping nearby?

                Yes. Near to the city centre with good shopping options nearby. Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Great shopping. Most guests liked the proximity to shopping.

                Is there a WiFi internet?

                Yes. Wifi was virtually unavailable. Free Wifi. Wifi quality could be improved. Most guests said the wifi quality was bad.

                Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

                Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

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