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InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Princes Street Gardens

  • Free WiFi
From
Rs19,217

Property renovations and closures

  • This property is closed from March 24 2020 to April 26 2021 (dates subject to change).

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8.8.Fabulous.
  • The staff in this hotel are faultless. From the front desk, to the concierge team (credit…

    Mar 13, 2020

  • Amazing hotel. Housekeeping was good but not perfect. Some simple things could be done…

    Mar 1, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Convenient
Safe
Dining options
Shopping
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Bathtub
  • Non-smoking
  • Gym

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 240 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center

What’s around

  • In New Town
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 11 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 18 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 19 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 4 min walk
This property is closed from March 24 2020 to April 26 2021 (dates subject to change).

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Superior Room
  • Standard Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 King Bed, View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)
  • Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Tree House, 1 Bedroom, View (GEORGE STREET VIEW)

Location

  • In New Town
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 11 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In New Town
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 11 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 18 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 19 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 4 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) - 19 min walk
  • Arthur's Seat - 24 min walk
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 13 min walk
  • Royal Yacht Britannia - 2.5 mi / 4 km

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 28 min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 22 min walk

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 240 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • 2 per room
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1775
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre

Languages Spoken

  • Czech
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 14-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Burr & Co - This coffee shop serves light fare only.

Printing Press - Onsite restaurant.

Small print

Also known as

  • George Edinburgh
  • InterContinental Edinburgh The George
  • InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel Hotel
  • Principal Edinburgh George Street Hotel
  • InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel Edinburgh
  • George Hotel Edinburgh
  • Principal George Street Hotel
  • Principal Edinburgh George Street
  • Principal George Street
  • The Principal Edinburgh George Street Scotland
  • The Principal Edinburgh George Street

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10 (subject to availability)

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30.0 per day

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 23.95 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30 per pet, per night

Service animals exempt from fees

Policies

The name of this property was previously The George.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and sofa beds.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: GBP 50 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property is closed from March 24 2020 to April 26 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • No, unfortunately, but there's discounted parking nearby.
  • Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of GBP 30 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 10 (subject to availability). Express check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Burr & Co. Nearby restaurants include Iris (3-min walk), Dusit (3-min walk), and Fishers (3-min walk).
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as volleyball. InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel also has a fitness center.
8.8.Fabulous.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Staff were polite and well mannered and nothing was too much trouble, the hotel was stunning and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, we look forward to visiting again in the future.

    3 night romance trip, Feb 27, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Staff all polite and very helpful, nothing too much trouble for them. Spent three nights there and it was perfect from arriving to leaving.

    3 night romance trip, Feb 25, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    We had a very enjoyable stay and the staff could not be any more welcoming and helpful. It would be helpful to have something like a pillow menu as I struggled to get a pillow that I found comfortable and was not feather due to allergies. This however did not ruin my stay and I would definitely stay again.

    Emma, 3 night trip, Feb 24, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    great service and breakfast. Good wifi and tv services

    4 night business trip, Feb 17, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    Room 308 very cramped : opaque glass on window. Window rattled in the windy weather. Cleanliness and bathroom facilities vg but, again, not a lot of space.

    3 night trip, Feb 16, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great hotel!

    Great hotel! Staff is so friendly and helpful! The restaurant on site was also nice. We would definitely stay again!

    3 night trip, Feb 14, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent... wish can stay longer but will be back oneday

    AA, 2 night family trip, Feb 11, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    The breakfast was very over priced big let down for a very nice holtel and great service

    3 night romance trip, Feb 9, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The hotel facilities and staff were excellent upon entering from the street to leaving. Excellent choice of breakfast and the lady that sorted out the room service was outstanding, nothing was too much trouble.

    1 night romance trip, Feb 8, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely overnight stay, staff very friendly and helpful, room not as big as I expected but very clean and comfortable, gorgeous hotel would definately stay here again.

    JOANNE, 1 night trip, Feb 1, 2020

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