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    The Principal Edinburgh

    19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB, Scotland
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    Reviewed today via mobile

    Classy hotel in the Edinburgh new town. 10 mins walk from Edinburgh Waverley train station ands lots of pubs and restaurants close by. Very friendly and helpful staff, quality rooms and close connection to large hotel cafe and bars.

    Thank Peter H
    Reviewed yesterday

    Wonderful, wonderful hotel! Amazing location and spectacular service. Lucas, Paul, George, and Thomas were all fantastic and helped make my trip as awesome as it was. The hotel is beautiful, and everyone goes above and beyond! My room was lovely, and I felt spoiled every...More

    Thank Courtney M
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded today

    Dear Courtney M, 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 yesterday

    I was staying in room 90 very recently. The stay was very pleasant including using the main restaurant at dinner time. I was pleased with the service and food. The room was excellent, clean and comfortable. Bathroom was also very clean. My only complaint, which...More

    Thank CARMEL_CValletta
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded today

    Dear Carmel_CValletta, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. I understand that our Guest Relations Team have been in touch with you to further investigate your experience. I very much hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back, and...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We just checked out this morning from a wonderful two-night stay at the Principal Edinburgh George Street! My husband and I are traveling around Scotland on our honeymoon, and everyone we encountered at your hotel from the time of booking has made our stay with...More

    1  Thank Elizabeth H
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Elizabeth H, 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 4 days ago

    Just checked into to our 'superior' twin at this alledgedly 5* hotel - no air conditioning ( though the website says the hotel has it, its only certain rooms apparently...) and its HOT in Edinburgh today! We've been offered a fan... Furnishings are scuffed, there...More

    Thank johannahball
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 3 days ago

    Dear johannahball, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am however disappointed to read your feedback and learn that unfortunately we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. Your experience is certainly not reflective of the high standards that we...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
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    • US$179 - US$519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #16 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #58 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 249
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    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of 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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    Pohlang
    8 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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    "Try to avoid being placed by a back-alley in case you are woken-up by rubbish being collected."
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    "We had a suite, and it was a very nice room!"
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