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    The Principal Edinburgh

    19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB, Scotland
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Came here for the Fawlty Towers dining experience and it was brilliant. Although this place was used as the venue for this UK tour, I am assuming that the food and service was to do with the actual hotel. The lunch was delicious and we...More

    Thank lochwoodfarm
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Mycket trevlig personal som välkomnade oss med leenden och våra två jaktlabradorer med pussar och kramar. Vattenskålar, bäddar och godispåsar för hundarna i rummet. Lyxigt rum med bekväma sängar. Utmärkt frukost. Vi kommer gärna tillbaka, med eller utan hundar. Very pleasant staff who welcomed us...More

    Thank Lars Gunnar L
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Lars Gunnar, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your stay with us. As you know the Principal Edinburgh is pet friendly and our "little friends" are part of the family, so we were delighted to also look after yours...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My mum and I stayed here for 2 nights to celebrate a special occasion. The staff were extremely friendly and helped organise prosecco and a birthday cake in our room. We were also very grateful to be given an upgrade upon arrival. The hotel is...More

    Thank Naomi D
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Naomi D, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent Birthday Celebrations with us here at Principal Edinburgh. It is such an honor when our guests choose to spend their special occasions with us and I really am thrilled...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Just a short walk from Edinburgh Waverly station this hotel is absolutely perfect for exploring this beautiful city. Staff were all friendly and very helpful offering help with directions and recommendations. Our room was was perfect with a view of the castle and also the...More

    Thank Foodie F
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Foodie F, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and publish this fantastic 5 star review. We have a passionate team of staff here at Principal Edinburgh so I am delighted to read your comments and look forward to sharing them...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This is my second stay at this hotel, although the first since it was re-branded as The Principal, and once again it didn't disappoint. The building is majestic, with an impressive facade, grand foyer, and contemporary furnishings that meld beautifully with the period surroundings. However,...More

    Thank Jon G
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Jon G, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and publish this fantastic 5 star review. We have a passionate team of staff here at Principal Edinburgh so I am delighted to read your comments and look forward to sharing them...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$184 - US$533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    • New Town
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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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    9 June 2017|
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    Response from OntarioTrekker | Reviewed this property |
    The lift to the first part of the hotel is small. Be aware that some rooms can only be accessed by a short staircase. Contact them ahead of time.
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    "Great location! Stunning 7th floor view for us! Sometimes heard bottles being recycled in back alley -- might..."
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