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    The Principal Edinburgh

    19-21 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PB, Scotland
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We really loved this hotel and we had a brilliant time in Edinburgh. What a beautiful city! We had a fantastic spacious room but they're a little inconsistent with sizes as our friends booked the same sized room for the same price and theirs was...More

    Thank FantyLincoln
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 6 days ago

    Dear FantyLincoln, 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 Joseph who I am sure will be thrilled to know of your comments. We...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had high hopes for this hotel as it was recommended by family who stay there a lot. There is parking in the street outside of hotel but is £ 3.60 per hour so the hotel suggest that you park in a multi storey car...More

    Thank Sharon F
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Sharon F, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments following your recent stay with us here at Principal Edinburgh. We are truly sorry to learn that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. Unfortunately I cannot find your reservation...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We loved every minute of our time at The Principal. We spent 5 nights at the hotel to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary in Edinburgh -- and while we were surrounded by wedding parties, Fringe and festival set-ups, and even had to evacuate during a...More

    Thank WilliamsRVA
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 1 week ago

    Dear WilliamsRVA, Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely 5 star review of your Anniversary stay with us here at Principal Edinburgh. It is always such a pleasure for us when our guests choose to share their special occasions with us, and...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    A truly special hotel. Excellent location on George Street . We traveled up for a bit of business and a few days at the Fringe , we were not disappointed . The most helpful friendly and professional staff team I think I have ever met...More

    Thank Tracy G
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Tracy G, Thank you for taking the time to review your return visit with us here at Principal Edinburgh. It's great to hear you liked the new addition of our tuck boxes - the perfect pick me up after a day exploring the city!...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here as part of a post cruise package and with only one hiccup dealing with the in house restaurant, it was a lovely stay. The hotel is located in the new Georgian section of the city which is a well-balanced mix of old...More

    Thank OntarioTrekker
    Response from PrincipalEdinburgh, General Manager at The Principal EdinburghResponded 1 week ago

    Dear OntarioTrekker, 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 Graham who I am sure will be thrilled to know of your comments. Thank...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$184 - US$529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #17 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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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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    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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    "We had a suite, and it was a very nice room!"
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    "Ask for a room with a/c and facing the front."
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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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