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Overview of InterContinental Edinburgh The George

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4.5 / 5Wonderful
1,508 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Map

What's nearby

Popular LocationPrinces Street Gardens4 min walk
Popular LocationEdinburgh Military Tattoo7 min walk
RestaurantBurr & Co1 min walk
RestaurantThe Printing Press Bar & Kitchen1 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)26 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Superior Room

    Superior Room

    Room amenities

    • 24.5 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Room

    Standard Room

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed

    Superior Room, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 24.5 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, View

    Room, 1 King Bed, View

    Room amenities

    • 29.5 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)

    Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)

    Room amenities

    • 27.5 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Room, 1 Double Bed

    Room, 1 Double Bed

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Room, 1 Double Bed

    Room, 1 Double Bed

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds

    Superior Room, 2 Double Beds

    Room amenities

    • 29.5 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Superior Room, 2 Single Beds

    Superior Room, 2 Single Beds

    Room amenities

    • 24.5 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

    Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 39 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed

    Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 46 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, View (GEORGE STREET VIEW)

    Suite, 1 Bedroom, View (GEORGE STREET VIEW)

    Room amenities

    • 55 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Edinburgh

Located near the beach, InterContinental Edinburgh The George is in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood, a walkable area with great shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Princes Street Gardens and Calton Hill, while Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Edinburgh Castle are cultural highlights. Check out an event or a game at Murrayfield Stadium, and consider making time for Edinburgh Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Princes Street Gardens - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 7 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 8 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 26 min drive

Restaurants

  • Burr & Co — 1 min walk
  • Printing Press — 1 min walk
  • Burr & Co - 1 min walk
  • The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen - 1 min walk
  • All Bar One - 1 min walk

About this property

InterContinental Edinburgh The George

Luxury Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street Gardens
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, coffee/tea in a common area and 24-hour room service. All 240 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers.
InterContinental Edinburgh The George offers 240 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available
Discounted parking nearby

Food and drink

Full breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: GBP 23.95 per person
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 bar
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

Beach volleyball
Fitness centre

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Ballroom
Banquet hall
Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken

Czech
English
Filipino
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Portuguese
Spanish
Turkish

Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms

Outdoors

Terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible business centre
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Blackout drapes/curtains
Egyptian cotton sheets
Free cots/infant beds
Heating
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Linens
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Bathtub or shower
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Rainfall showerhead
Shampoo
Soap
Toilet paper
Towels

Entertainment

14-inch TV
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Free bottled water
Minibar

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Connecting rooms available
Desk
Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Laptop-friendly workspace
Phone
Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 24 March 2020 to 14 May 2020 (dates subject to change).

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30 per pet, per night.
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30 per day.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Payment types

American Express
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 50 per night

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 23.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 30 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of GBP 0

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/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.
The name of this property was previously The George.

We should mention

Up to 2 children aged 12 years old and younger stay for free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms. 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. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

  • George Hotel Edinburgh
  • George Edinburgh
  • Principal Edinburgh George Street Hotel
  • Principal George Street Hotel
  • Principal George Street
All reviews

Guest reviews

4.5

Wonderful

5 - Excellent
937
4 - Good
398
3 - Okay
110
2 - Mediocre
43
1 - Poor
20
4.7
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

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.

Stayed 3 nights in Feb. 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

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

Stayed 3 nights in Feb. 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Dec. 2018

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Feb. 2020

    3/5

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    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.

    Stayed 3 nights in Feb. 2020