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The George Hotel

19-21 George Street, New Town, Edinburgh, United Kingdom EH2 2PB (Show on map)

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"View, central location, friendly staff..."

  • David, United States
  • August 22, 2015
  • Area: New Town
  • Rooms : 249
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Features of The George Hotel
Facilities

24-hour front desk

24-hour room service

airport transfer

business center

car park

coffee shop

concierge

elevator

express check-in/check-out

facilities for disabled guests

family room

laundry service

luggage storage

meeting facilities

newspapers

room service

safety deposit boxes

salon

shops

tours

 
Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

 
Parking

car park

  
Languages Spoken

Czech

English

French

German

Italian

Polish

Spanish

Turkish

 

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Set in one of the most prestigious locations in Edinburgh, this award-winning hotel is a great place to stay whether on a work trip or a fabulous city break. The George Hotel is near the city’s business district and has many local attractions within walking distance, including the famous Edinburgh Castle, Princess Street Gardens, and Holyrood Palace. The property is easily accessible by road, rail, and air with the Waverley railway station nearby and Edinburgh International Airport a short journey away. The George Hotel is regularly sought out for conferences due to its excellent conference and event suites. Guests can also drink and dine at the Tempus Bar & Restaurant, an award winner itself. All of the 249 guestrooms are spacious and beautifully decorated. In-room facilities include a plasma TV, Internet access, safe, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities. Set in one of the most prestigious locations in Edinburgh, this award-winning hotel is a great ... see more
Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-12 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.


Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate)
20 USD

Check-In From
03:00 PM

Check-Out Until
12:00 PM

Distance from City Center
0.3km

Distance to Airport
8 km

Internet Usage Fee
15 USD

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
Yes

Number of Rooms
249

Year Hotel Last Renovated
2009

The bar & restaurant is undergoing renovation from now to August 31, 2015.

The George Hotel Edinburgh - Food, drink and entertainment The George Street Bar & Grill
Dinner in the evening: take advantage of a 25 percent discount on your dinner bill at The George Street Bar & Grill at out sister hotel: The Roxburghe.
The George Hotel Edinburgh - Food, drink and entertainment Kings Hall
A full Scottish breakfast served in the stunning Kings Hall

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Fantastic

8.1

from 169 reviews

Value for Money
7.4
Location
9.3
Staff Performance
8.0
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
8.4
Room Comfort/Standard
7.9
Food/Dining
7.4
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David F. Couples United States of America, August 22, 2015
Lovely room, friendly staff but overpriced

View, central location, friendly staff
7.7
Way overpriced but the view from the room of the Furth River was awesome. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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Jeff T. Couples United Kingdom, August 20, 2015
Trip for six

Room, View, Staff
9.7
Exceeded expectations. Rooms wonderful. Staff very helpful.
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Maureen B. Couples United Kingdom, August 2, 2015
Great Stay

Food, Service and Comfort
10
Fantastic Hotel, wonderful staff, really enjoyed our stay.
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Christine Z. Couples United States of America, July 15, 2015
A top notch hotel

Friendliness, location, and cleanliness
9.7
It was simply fabulous. We were treated to a royal holiday.here. Staying at the George helped end our two week holiday in the UK on a high note.
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William W. Couples United States of America, July 14, 2015
The George Hotel 2015

Staff was very helpful and friendly. Room was very clean. Location is great.
9.7
Very pleasant; no surprises and the staff was always ready to assist.
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Sandra S. Couples United Kingdom, July 12, 2015
Elegant gem in the centre of Edinburgh

Staff, position, value for money
8.7
Spent 2 nights at the George. Had to change rooms after the first night as the first was very noisy. However the staff were very obliging and apologetic and found us another room straight away. The hotel is in an excellent position - easy walking distance of the station, old town, shops and restaurants. Would definitely stay there again.
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Johanna S. Families with older children Australia, July 11, 2015
No long term parking or restaurant

Location and rooftop bar
4.3
Parking was 1km away in a shopping mall carpark with no lift and stairwell smelling of urine. Restaurant was closed for renovations without being told at time of reservation. Reception staff were cold and unhelpful. Rooftop bar was nice and some of the staff were too. Good choice if you are on a bus tour I suppose, providing you get a better price than we did. If you are self-driving go elsewhere.
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Angela F. Couples United Kingdom, July 3, 2015
Not as good as it was

Location
5.7
There was a fire evacuation first thing on Thursday morning. We are yet to see a member of staff let alone a fire marshall guiding the guests. Some of the elderly guests were confused as to what to do.When we complained at reception about such a sham they weren't interested in the slightest. We had breakfast on the first morning and cancelled it for the second. We paid for two nights room only, there's better places to stay in Edinburgh for that kind of money. Such a disappointment!
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Diego M. Couples Bolivia, June 22, 2015
Excellent

Staff was awesome, excellent location, big rooms
9
Excellent
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Robert B. Couples United Kingdom, June 13, 2015
quick visit

staff, comfort, location
8
Very good. Stayed there 3x now and always a pleasure
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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • National Gallery
  • Calton Hill
  • Scott Monument
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Scottish Whisky Heritage Centre
  • St. Giles Cathedral
  • Museum of Childhood
  • Royal Museum of Scotland
  • Holyrood Palace


Directions
From all directions, head for the A720 Edinburgh bypass and turn off towards Edinburgh City Centre on the A702. Follow the A702 all the way into the city centre and eventually you will meet the junction with Charlotte Square. Turn right as if heading towards Princes Street, but you will be obliged to turn left before you reach Princes Street. The second turning on the right takes you onto George Street, where you will find the distinctive George Edinburgh Hotel.

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Customers like this hotel for:
Nearest transport:
  • Edinburgh Train Station (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
Area recommended for:
  • culture
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Edinburgh Airport (10.6 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Delicious breakfast" , "Friendly and helpful staff" , "Good and safe location"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Princes Mall (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
  • Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
  • National Gallery of Scotland (0.3 Km / 4 min walk)
  • Edinburgh Dungeon (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
Note: Distances are measured as a straight line.

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