Showcasing unique views of Edinburgh, this 4-star hotel is a short walk from Edinburgh Bus Station. It is situated in the area's vibrant nightlife district, just a short walk from Princes Street.
InterContinental Edinburgh The George has recently undergone refurbishment and features 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi and a coffee bar. For a fast and effortless check-in and departure experience, guests can take advantage of the express check-in/check-out feature.
All the rooms at InterContinental Edinburgh The George provide a refrigerator, bottled water and a flat-screen TV. The bathrooms are fitted with a rain shower, and come with luxury toiletries, bathrobes and a hair dryer.
The Printing Press Restaurant Bar & Kitchen, the in-house restaurant, is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers local specialties. Guests can choose from a range of beverages at The Editor's Bar - The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen.
The hotel is located in the City's popular shopping district. Guests can also visit St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle and Royal Mile.
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|Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00|
|Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.|
All existing bookings at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George can be changed or cancelled for stays up to 30 June 2020. For more information, visit the Intercontinental Hotel Response to COVID-19 page.
Breakfast is served from 7:00 am to 11:00 am, seven days a week at The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen. The Cold Breakfast Table buffet includes pastries and croissants, muesli, fruit, yogurt, and fresh juice. If you prefer to start the day with a cooked breakfast, select the Full Scottish with free-range eggs, smoked back bacon, sausage, haggis, tomatoes, mushrooms, and baked beans. A Full vegetarian option is also available with Quorn sausage. Other options include Peterhead kippers, homemade pancakes, and brioche French toast.
If you are flying into Edinburgh, Edinburgh Airport is 20m west of the hotel by taxi. If you prefer to take public transport, there are good connections from the airport by tram and bus to St Andrew Square, which is only a 2m walk from the hotel. The hotel is a 10m walk to Edinburgh Waverley rail station, so it is easy to explore the area by train. The Principal Edinburgh George Street has a great central location and is within walking distance of many of Edinburgh’s top attractions.
Business travelers can take advantage of the 24h Business Center, which has copying, scanning, and printing facilities, mail and courier services, and onsite computers. Executive rooms have king size beds, a large working space, and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities provided in each room. Same day dry cleaning and laundry valet are available.
One of Edinburgh’s must-see attractions, Edinburgh Castle, is only a 10m walk from The Principal Edinburgh George Street. Cultural attractions such as the National Museum of Scotland, the Writers’ Museum, and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art are also a short walk from the hotel. Popular sites such as the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Arthur’s Seat, the Royal Botanical Garden, and Scott Monument are also worth a visit. If you’re traveling with kids, the Camera Obscura curiosity museum and Dynamic Earth science center are some of the best local picks.
The Principal Edinburgh George Street has wheelchair accessible guestrooms with clearance beneath vanities, grab bars in the shower, and adequate turning space. Controls for heating, air conditioning, and lights have been lowered for easy access. The common areas of the hotel such as the front entrance, restaurants, and meeting rooms are fully accessible by wheelchair.
The Principal Edinburgh George Street is a pet-friendly establishment and welcomes your four-legged friend to stay with you in your guest room. Dogs staying at the hotel must be chipped and fully vaccinated. There are plenty of parks within a short stroll of the hotel where you can take your dog for a walk. Guests will be charged an additional pet fee per night.
Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is located at 19-21 George Street in New Town, 0.2 km from the centre of Edinburgh. Scott Monument is the closest landmark to Intercontinental Edinburgh The George.
Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George.
Yes, Intercontinental Edinburgh The George offers free Wi-Fi.
Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is 11 km from Edinburgh Turnhouse. Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is 56.4 km from Dundee.
Yes, Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is a pet-friendly hotel.
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