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InterContinental Edinburgh The George, Edinburgh

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2PB, United Kingdom

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Princes Street Gardens
  • Free WiFi
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Location
Great location
Service
Fantastic service
Comfort
More comfort would be nice
Breakfast
Breakfast is average

InterContinental Edinburgh The George, Edinburgh

  • 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 Single Beds
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, View (GEORGE STREET VIEW)

What’s around InterContinental Edinburgh The George, Edinburgh

Landmarks

  • In New Town
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 18 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 4 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) - 19 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 26 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 22 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 15 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

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
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 for check-in instructions. 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 required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

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

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

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
  • 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 center
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • 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

Onsite venue - This coffee shop serves light fare only.

Printing Press - Onsite restaurant.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

InterContinental Edinburgh The George, Edinburgh’s small print

Also known as

  • Principal Edinburgh George Street Hotel
  • InterContinental Edinburgh The George Hotel
  • InterContinental Edinburgh The George Edinburgh
  • InterContinental Edinburgh The George Hotel Edinburgh
  • Principal George Street Hotel
  • Principal George Street
  • George Hotel Edinburgh
  • The Principal Edinburgh George Street Scotland
  • Principal George Street
  • The Principal Edinburgh George Street Scotland
  • The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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

Mandatory fees

Deposit: GBP 50 per night

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of GBP 0

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 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

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.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 1,253 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Almost perfect
Great hotel! We stayed some many years ago when it was still The George. Still cannot understand why they would change such an iconic name. Would've been perfect except for the fact we were in a room with no airconditioning and it was very noisy when we opened the windows. Again, baffles me why a hotel of such standard, after having gone through such extensive renovations, would not have AC in all bedrooms. I dread to think what it's like in the summer! They did move us to a room with AC but room was nowhere near as nice as our original one. Oh well, you can't have everything! Despite all these, I would definitely stay again. Can't beat the location.
ca4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A little piece of Scottish heaven.
Customer service and ambiance second to none
Leslie, ca2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Charming
Beautiful Room Great Staff
Joan, ca1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing hotel. Housekeeping was good but not perfect. Some simple things could be done better, the bed wasn’t made one day, toiletries and coffee weren’t replaced. On the whole excellent hotel, excellent breakfast, excellent food staff.
Rory, gb5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
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, gb3 night trip

InterContinental Edinburgh The George, Edinburgh

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