InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

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Info Operating as a hotel since 1881, Principal Edinburgh George Street is one of the most lavish hotels in the Scottish capital. The hotel's rooms and suites are not only luxurious and comfortable, but they also reflect the rich Scottish heritage through their colour palette and decorations, becoming an ode to this beautiful country. Guests may also indulge in the unique and gourmet tastes of the hotel's famous restaurant, The Printing Press, or drink a delicious cup of coffee in the company of a good book in the hotel's renowned coffee shop. Whatever they choose, it is certain that this hotel will leave a lasting impression and make everyone's stay in Edinburgh unforgettable.
Summary of reviewsInterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel is a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the heart of Edinburgh, making it an ideal location for tourists and business travelers alike. The hotel offers high-end accommodations that are tastefully decorated and very relaxed with spacious and clean rooms that are well-maintained. Guests have praised the hotel's cleanliness and housekeeping, as well as the exceptional and attentive staff who provide excellent customer service. The hotel's breakfast buffet offers an extensive and delicious selection of hot and cold options, although some guests have noted the lack of vegetarian and gluten-free options. The hotel's central location is perfect for accessing all the main tourist points on foot and is near many key attractions such as Holyrood Palace, Rose Street bars and the St James Quarter shops. Overall, guests have described the hotel as exceptional, superb and truly special, making it a first-class destination for travelers seeking a luxurious stay in Edinburgh.
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Historic Hotel
Principal Edinburgh George Street consists of five townhouses which were built in 1775 in order to become the residences of some of Edinburgh's most distinguished personalities. Since 1881, the townhouses were turned into a hotel, which, after changing owners and brands, became the luxurious historic hotel that it is today. Its deep history is evident throughout the building as well as through small details, while the hotel also tries to blend the traditional Scottish culture and heritage with modern amenities and state-of-the-art facilities that have earned it the title of one of the most lavish hotels in Edinburgh.

Hotel for Honeymoon,
Located in the heart of Scotland's historic capital, the InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George is the epitome of charm and elegance. Mere moments away from the iconic Edinburgh Castle and the picturesque, cobbled streets of the Royal Mile, the hotel stands as a symbol of architectural splendour, offering an enriching and luxurious experience to honeymooners.

The open-plan Junior Suites are an epitome of comfort and luxury, offering ample space and a serene atmosphere. These suites are equipped with a well-appointed living room, providing an ideal setting for a romantic escape. The hotel takes pride in its stylish interiors that represent a perfect blend of classic charm and modern aesthetics. Complementing the luxury accommodations are top-notch services that add an extra layer of comfort and convenience to the guest's stay, making the InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George a preferred choice for honeymooners seeking an unforgettable experience in the historic city of Edinburgh.

Dog Friendly Hotel
Guests are welcome to bring their dogs along for a fee of £30 per dog per night. Dogs are permitted only in specific rooms and each room can accommodate up to 2 dogs maximum.

5-Star Hotel
The Principal is one of Edinburgh's most luxurious hotels. Offering 5-star facilities and accommodation, every guest that enters its doors will be met with nothing but luxurious treatment.

Luxury Hotel

Hotel near Golf Courses

Family Friendly Hotel

Romantic Hotel

Hotel near Nightlife Spots

Business Hotel

Hotel with Parking,

Accessible Hotel

Hotel with Gym,

Room Types
Superior Room Superior room features free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen TV, mini-bar, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, en-suite bathroom with a rainfall shower, Agraria toiletries and bathrobes. Bed type is not guaranteed and request is subject to availability.

1 Double Bed Cosy This room features a double bed, free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen TV, mini-bar with fresh milk, still and sparking water, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, en-suite bathroom with a rainfall shower, Agraria toiletries and bathrobes.

1 Double Bed Classic This room features a double bed, free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen TV, mini-bar with fresh milk, still and sparking water, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, en-suite bathroom with a rainfall shower, Agraria toiletries and bathrobes.

1 King Bed Premium Upgraded and spacious room features king bed, free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen TV, mini-bar with fresh milk, still and sparking water, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, en-suite bathroom with a rainfall shower, Agraria toiletries and bathrobes.

1 King Bed Premium with Sofa Upgraded room with larger work space features king bed, free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen TV, mini-bar with fresh milk, still and sparking water, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, en-suite bathroom with a rainfall shower, Agraria toiletries and bathrobes.

1 King Bed Premium City View King bedded room with views of Edinburgh skyline and the Firth of Forth features free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen TV, mini-bar with fresh milk, still and sparking water, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, en-suite bathroom with a rainfall shower, Agraria toiletries and bathrobes.

2 Twin Beds Classic Upgraded room with two single beds features free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen TV, mini-bar with fresh milk, still and sparking water, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, en-suite bathroom with a rainfall shower, Agraria toiletries and bathrobes.

1 King Bed 1 Bedroom Suite City View Located in the original Georgian Townhouse. The suite features king bed, free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen smart TV, mini-bar with fresh milk, still and sparking water, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, and tuck box of treats. Fresh flowers and turndown service provided. The ceramic-and-marble bathroom comes with Agraria toiletries, rainfall shower, bathrobe, and roll- top bath feature in some of the rooms.

George Street View Suite Indulge in the largest suites at the property. The suite has a separate living room area and features king bed, free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen smart TV, mini-bar with fresh milk, still and sparking water, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, and tuck box of treats. Located in the original Georgian Townhouse with views over George Street. Fresh flowers and turndown service provided. The ceramic-and-marble bathroom comes with Agraria toiletries, rainfall shower, bathrobes, and roll- top bath.

Standard Room This standard room features free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen TV, mini-bar, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, en-suite bathroom with a rainfall shower, Agraria toiletries and bathrobes. Bed type is not guaranteed and request is subject to availability.

2 Double Beds Classic These very spacious rooms feature two double beds and are ideal for families. Offering free high-speed WiFi, a flat screen TV, mini-bar with fresh milk, still and sparking water, USB port, laptop safe, tea and coffee making facilities, desk space, en-suite bathroom with a rainfall shower, Agraria toiletries and bathrobes.

1 King Bed Accessible Classic Fully wheelchair accessible. Bathroom features a walk in shower room with seat and grab handrails, wider doors, emergency pull cords. Offering free WiFi, flat screen TV, mini-bar with fresh milk, USB port, air-conditioning, tea and coffee, laptop safe, desk space, Agraria toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.

Junior King Suite This suite comes with 1 bedroom, a seating area and 1 bathroom with a bath and a shower. The suite features a minibar, a tea and coffee maker, a sofa, heating and a flat-screen TV. The unit has 1 bed.

Somerville Suite The unit offers 2 beds.

About InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel
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8.4
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Location
If you're looking for a hotel in Edinburgh that has the perfect location, InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel is definitely worth considering. The hotel is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to access all the main tourist points on foot. It's situated on George Street, which is central to shops, restaurants and the train station, making it an ideal place to stay. The location is fantastic with many guests mentioning that the hotel overlooks George Street and is just a short hillside walk away from the old town. Additionally, the hotel is very close to the tram stop for Edinburgh Airport, which is convenient for business travelers or those arriving by air. The hotel is also near many key attractions such as Holyrood Palace, Rose Street bars and the St James Quarter shops. Overall, the location of this hotel is excellent, perfect and amazing and guests have said that it's one of the best locations in Edinburgh.

Breakfast
The breakfast at InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel has received mixed reviews from guests. While some have stated that the breakfast could be better and needs improvement with regards to organization and presentation of the buffet, others have had positive experiences. Guests have praised the extensive and delicious breakfast buffet, which offers both hot and cold options including continental, English, sweet breakfast and extras like freshly made pancakes. The staff are attentive and able to take orders for freshly made food such as poached eggs and omelettes. There is a good choice for breakfast, however, some guests have mentioned the lack of vegetarian sausages and gluten-free options that need to be pre-ordered 24 hours in advance. Despite some negative reviews stating the breakfast was sub-standard and slightly overpriced, many guests found the breakfast to be fantastic and amazing. Overall, the quality of the breakfast seems to vary depending on individual preferences, however, the hotel offers a nice breakfast experience for guests.

Rooms
The InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel offers high-end accommodations that are tastefully decorated and very relaxed. The hotel features beautiful suites overlooking George St, lovely rooms and well-appointed rooms. Guests were impressed with the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms with many describing them as spacious and very clean. Although some rooms were small and susceptible to external noise, the majority of reviews were positive. Guests enjoyed the authentic and spacious feel of the rooms and the proximity to other family members was a bonus. Some reviewers noted that the bathrooms were small and needed urgent decoration, but overall the rooms were beautiful and clean.

Beds
The InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel boasts comfortable and cosy beds with some guests describing them as amazing and delightful. The staff is also commended for their attentiveness towards ensuring guests have a good night's sleep. While some guests did not find the mattress very comfortable or found the bed too small for its price, the majority of guests had positive experiences and noted the beds as one of the highlights of their stay. The hotel also provides soft and plush towels for added comfort.

Cleanliness
If you're looking for a clean and comfortable stay in Edinburgh, the InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel might just be the perfect choice. Many guests have praised the hotel's cleanliness and housekeeping with rooms that are spacious, nicely furnished and spotless. The hotel itself is a beautiful property with modern decor that's well-maintained. Some guests even commented on the hotel's festive decorations during the Christmas season. The staff are warm and welcoming and their service is excellent. While there were a few isolated incidents of less-than-perfect cleanliness or service, these were rare exceptions to an otherwise very enjoyable stay.

Staff
The InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George boasts an exceptional and attentive staff, who truly make guests feel welcome. Reviews from guests are replete with compliments for the friendly, courteous and knowledgeable staff, who provide excellent customer service. The staff at the reception, concierge and housekeeping go above and beyond to meet the guests' needs, ensuring a memorable stay. Even guests who have less than ideal experiences have noted how the staff worked tirelessly to make amends. The hotel has plenty of staff, who are always ready to support and enhance the guests' experience. The staff are efficient, accommodating and always have a smile on their faces, making guests feel comfortable and enjoyed throughout their stay. The central location and the well-maintained building, combined with the excellent service by the brilliant, friendly staff, make the InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George an ideal choice for travelers visiting Edinburgh.

5 Star
The InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel has been praised by guests for its exceptional facilities and services. As a luxury hotel, it's located in the best area of the city and is considered top class by guests. While some have noted that it lacks certain amenities such as a swimming pool, overall the hotel is very worthy of its 5-star rating. Exceptional and superb are just a few of the positive words used to describe the hotel, making it a first-class destination for travelers.

Luxury
If you're looking for a truly luxurious stay in Edinburgh, look no further than the InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George. Guests rave about the high standard of comfort in the accommodations, which are befitting of a 5-star hotel. The hotel itself is fantastic with an amazing structure that exudes luxury. And despite there not being a pool, guests feel that the hotel is more than worthy of its 5-star rating thanks to the little touches that make it truly special. One of the standout features are the high-end hospitality items that are provided in each room, adding to the overall luxurious experience. Of course, what really sets this hotel apart is the staff, who go above and beyond to ensure that every guest feels like royalty.


No, InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel doesn't have any pool.

No, a spa isn't available at InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel.

Yes, InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel welcomes dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel.

Yes, InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel has a gym.
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