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    The Principal Edinburgh

    19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good23%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed yesterday

    This hotel should have 5 star. The public areas and our room were beautiful. The staff are friendly welcoming and helpful. The position is perfect-convenient to everything and surrounded by superb houses. Some great eating places nearby. Have been to its grand neighbour in Princes...More

    Thank johnmauricek
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Hard to find fault except that with two people sharing a room we found one armchair ???? but this is a common fault with hotels of whatever star rating, and we had up-graded to a superior room and hoped that we may both be able...More

    Thank SydPete
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    From the moment we walked in the door Anston the concierge made us feel welcome and special. The room was charming, quiet and perfect. Nice restaurant and really very warm staff. The location is convenient (you can walk from the train if you like). Fantastic...More

    Thank 174francism
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded yesterday

    Dear 174francism, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and post this fantastic review of your recent experience with us at Principal Edinburgh. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and I am so pleased to read your feedback...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    What can I say about this hotel! I use this hotel on a frequent basis and it never fails to impress me! The staff are fantastic, extremely welcoming and make you feel incredibly valued. The rooms are amazing, especially after the recent refurb, beds are...More

    1  Thank S_Ind756
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded yesterday

    Dear S_Ind756, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you were well looked after by our team, particularly Monika and Giuseppe who I am sure will be thrilled to know of your...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We do not recommend this hotel. Our room was sparse without a single drawer for clothes; no dresser; NO AIR CONDITIONING. Room was hot. Had to leave window open all night and drapes half open to let in air. We faced the street and the...More

    Thank DALE S
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    Details
    • Price range
    • US$195 - US$528 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #17 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 249
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    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • New Town
    • Also Known As
    • George Hotel Edinburgh ,
    • The Principal Edinburgh Scotland
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    New Town
    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
    until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
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    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
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    Emma K
    27 June 2017|
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    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh | Property representative |
    Good Afternoon Emma, Our website has some great pictures to help you find the perfect room for you. For you however I would suggest our Deluxe Rooms with a View. These spacious and comfortable rooms have an incredible... More
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    Mark M
    23 June 2017|
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    Response from DALE S | Reviewed this property |
    Many rooms do not have air on dx.
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    Pohlang
    9 June 2017|
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    Response from Janet C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there is a lift....make sure you let them know.
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    "Had a deluxe room with a beautiful view"
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    "Depends on what you want to look out onto or how much you want to spend."
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    "we stayed in tne forth wing- nice room with new bathroom and silent"
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