THE PRINCIPAL EDINBURGH CHARLOTTE SQUARE

38 Charlotte Sq., Edinburgh EH24HQ United Kingdom (GBR)
5.0 Star Downtown Hotel
55.95161-3.20648
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4.5/5

Based on 383 guest reviews

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  • We have an outdoor pool
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • 199 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 5 floors in hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
  • Check out: 11:00
  • Group score of 6.0/10
  • 9 meeting rooms in property

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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 Charlotte Square

4.5 out of 5. Based on 383 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square formerly The Roxburghe Hotel is located in the centre of Edinburgh on the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Charlotte Square. Waverly and Haymarket train stations are a 15-minute walk away while Edinburgh Airport is 30 minutes away by bus or tram. The hotel is perfectly placed to explore the shops and restaurants of Princes Street and George Street with Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Zoo nearby. Designed by the award-winning Goddard Littlefair our rooms are some of the very best the city has to offer. The bedroom reference the golden age of travel in details such as wooden trunks and antique mirrors while providing for the needs of the modern traveller - including plenty of sockets USB charging points and well-appointed bathrooms. The creation of the new Principal Suite on the raised ground floor of The Wee House will provide VIP guests with the option of using their own front door. If you are visiting the city on business we are located at the centre of the financial and business districts. Business services are available and we can host meetings for up to 300 people. Wi-Fi is free to all guests staying at the hotel. Dine in BABA for Eastern Mediterranean inspired small plates from the team behind the award-winning Ox and Finch in Glasgow. The Arbour with its secret garden feel is perfect for casual dining afternoon tea and cocktails.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 15:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 5
Rooms: 199
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 199
Handicap Rooms: 9
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 9
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Ownership: Starwood Captial
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.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Voicemail

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 on Princes Street. 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. On-site parking is available at the hotel. All reservations must be made with our concierge; pre-booking is essential to guarantee a space. Charges are as follows: £19.50 for 24 hours Sunday to Thursday; £22 for 24 hours Friday and Saturday; day parking until 6:00 PM for £10, and short stays at £2.50 per hour. Bus/coach parking is not available.

Internet / WiFI

WIFI is complimentary in all bedrooms.

Previously known as:
The Roxburghe Hotel

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