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"Great location, friendly and helpful staff in the heat of the city " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 27 May 2019

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Edinburgh awaits you at InterContinental Edinburgh The George. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find Princes Street Gardens and St. Giles' Cathedral. Highlights at this romantic hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 240 individually decorated rooms, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, free bottled water, and safes. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a fitness center, and a coffee shop/café. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 5-star New Town hotel include Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Edinburgh Castle.

Superior Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$226* Per night/room 1 Feb. - 2 Feb.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom (GEORGE STREET VIEW)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

InterContinental Edinburgh The George ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

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Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for InterContinental Edinburgh The George

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5 out of 5
Great location, friendly and helpful staff in the heat of the city

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 May 2019 by William Sdranis, Guest Relations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to share your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel soon! Sincerely,

5 out of 5
I would recommend this hotel to anyone. The staff are extremely helpful, and friendly. Would love to have stayed longer. And will stay there again next time in Edinburgh.

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Feb. 2019 by William Sdranis, Guest Relations Manager

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,

About the InterContinental Edinburgh The George

Location 19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PB

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business center. WiFi is free in public spaces. A fitness center, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury InterContinental Edinburgh The George. This 5-star Edinburgh hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 240 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • Built in 1775
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Airport: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) (13.1 km / 8.2 mi)
  • Train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station (1.5 km / 1 mi)

Room Amenities

InterContinental Edinburgh The George offers 240 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

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

Printing Press - Onsite restaurant.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

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.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

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 30.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 30 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

The name of this property was previously The George.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and sofa beds. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. 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.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 50 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged 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 30.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

National Rating

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

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