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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“george street”(108 reviews)
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All reviewstuck boxprinting pressgeorge streetbeautiful hotelsuperior roomfresh milkevery member of staffperfect locationlittle touchesfire alarmpublic areasbeautiful roomchecking outan upgradewonderful staybreakfast was excellentcomfy bed
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved the location. Close to many of the "must see" things in Edinburgh. Excellent service and the rooms were spacious and well kept. The staff certainly was service oriented, polite and courteous. The breakfast was excellent.More

Thank Barb L
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded today

Dear Barb L, Thank you for awarding us with this great 5-star review after your recent stay with us and for choosing the Principal Edinburgh George Street. I'm delighted to read that you had such an enjoyable visit and experienced ‘excellent service’ throughout your stay....More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed here in April to explore Edinburgh. The hotel is in a great position, just 5 minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley train station. Staff are all very friendly and helpful. The room (109) was very spacious and spotlessly clean. The room had a tuck box...More

Thank davewhitt
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded today

Dear davewhitt, Thank you for posting this fantastic review of your recent stay with us and for choosing The Principal Edinburgh George Street. We endeavour to provide each of our guests with a special and unique experience, so I’m glad to hear you found our...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Myself, husband and 18 year old daughter stayed in a family room for 4 nights to celebrate my husband’s 50th birthday. We were greeted very warmly by both concierge gents, who were extremely helpful throughout our stay. We were early arriving and got a phone...More

Thank MrsHotspur
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded today

Dear MrsHotspur, Thank you for your review of the Principal Edinburgh George Street and for choosing to stay with us for your husband’s 50th birthday celebrations. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. I am also pleased to read that our concierge...More

Reviewed yesterday

Stayed here for a few nights in April 2018. Upgraded to a suite due to the small cost and so glad we did. The room was beautiful with easily one of the best ceilings and decor i've seen in a hotel. It's the small details...More

Thank Mark D
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded today

Dear Mark D, Thank you for awarding us with this great review after your recent stay with us and for choosing the Principal Edinburgh George Street. I was delighted to read your comments on our ‘beautiful’ rooms and your appreciation for the ceiling decor. I...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

I was here for over a week in April and a stay of that long can be difficult in a hotel. At check in, however, the staff told me they had selected a specific room for me given I was with them for quite a...More

Thank Janine O
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded yesterday

Dear Janine O, Thank you for taking the time to leave a very detailed review of your recent stay with us. It’s lovely to read your positive views but also great to see our guests leaving such valuable feedback for future visitors. As you mentioned,...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$143 - US$659 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$143 - US$659 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#22 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Nearby
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
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
...More
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EnglishChinaDoll
9 April 2018|
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Response from Colin H | Reviewed this property |
Definitely, it is right in the city centre and a short walk from a tram stop.
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Alisha B
6 April 2018|
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Response from Colin H | Reviewed this property |
Definitely in the suites, I imagine in the other rooms as well. Why not give them a call?
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Room Tips
"Rooms at the back of the hotel are quieter."
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"Ask about location in advance"
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"Rooms on higher floors to the rear of the hotel have wonderful views over Firth of Forth"
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"We had a room on the sixth floor which had lovely views of the firth of forth"
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