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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible1%
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Breakfast Buffet
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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 today via mobile

Came up for work but stayed the weekend with my wife. The staff couldn’t be more helpful or friendly. Super location for the tram, SMWS, and shops and just a short walk to the Old Town. Very much appreciated the tuck box, especially the Tunnucks...More

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

Dear Mr Anton G, Thank you for sharing your feedback from your recent stay here at the Principal Edinburgh! Thank you for highlighting our central location which indeed offers the perfect base to explore the stunning city of Edinburgh. It's great to hear you liked...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Rooms really comfortable and staff very friendly. I spend 4 days here for business and would recommend it as a base while visiting Edinburgh. There is plenty of good restaurants within a short walk and also very central. I will put this on the list...More

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

Dear Mayo751, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and post this fantastic 5 star review.We are delighted that we exceed your expectations and you found the rooms "really comfortable". We have a passionate team of staff here at Principal Edinburgh so...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I spent six wonderful days at the The Principal. The room was reasonable in size, clean and comfortable. I was especially impressed with the friendliness, competence, and helpfulness of the multi-national staff. I would happily return there if revisiting Edinburgh.More

Thank Jerry H
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jerry H, Thank you for taking your time to write a review about our hotel. I am more than pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us at The Principal Edinburgh George Street. We are always striving to make sure our...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Outstanding hotel and service. i would highly recommend! Rooms were very comfortable and room service was outstanding as well. The location was in the heart of shops, restaurants and boutiques. The staff was very willing to help with excursions and sightseeing events.More

Thank goodpasterr
Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 2 days ago

Dear goodpasterr, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review at the Principal Edinburgh George Street. I would agree entirely with our rooms and our outstanding room service team. Our central location...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The Principal was great. When my wife and I checked in the gentlemen at the front gave us great ideas on where to go and what to see in Edinburgh. They suggested we start our visit with a sightseeing bus and it really gave us...More

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Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal Edinburgh George StreetResponded 4 days ago

Dear bogeylinton, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay with us here at Principal Edinburgh. We pride our staff on recommending the best day trips and local attractions. It was lovely to hear that their suggestions helped you...More

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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$174 - US$608 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#21 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$174 - US$608 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#21 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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AgentGreen11
29 April 2018|
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Response from peace04 | Reviewed this property |
There is not a pool on site. Sorry.
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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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"stayed in a standard double and was exceptionally clean and ample size"
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"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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