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3260 1

The Principal Edinburgh George Street

AA rating
Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 81%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Service
9
Cleanliness
9
Value
8
Food & drink
8
Room
8
Based on 2343 reviews

Smart, sophisticated interior and wonderful rooftop views

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi

This long-established hotel enjoys a city centre location. The splendid public areas have many original features such as intricate plasterwork, a marble-floored foyer, and chandeliers. The Printing Press offers menus that feature Scottish produce whilst Burr & Co is a relaxed coffee shop. The elegant, modern bedrooms come in a mix of sizes and styles; the upper ones having fine city views.

Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 249
  • Family rooms: 20
  • Ground-floor rooms: 4
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Room rates

  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Lift available

Accessibility

  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible bedrooms: 5

Children

  • Children welcome

Leisure

  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Theatre-style holds (maximum):300
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum):120
  • Boardroom-styleholds (maximum): 50

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 300

Getting here

Nearest airport

Edinburgh

Nearest train station

Waverley

Nearest motorway junction

M8 junct 1
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