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InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

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14-inch TV with satellite channels
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2PB

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPrinces Street Gardens4 min walk
  • Popular LocationScott Monument4 min walk
  • Popular LocationNational Gallery of Scotland5 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)32 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Located near the beach, InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel is in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood, an area with great shopping. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Edinburgh Castle are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include St. Giles' Cathedral and Greyfriars Kirk. Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Royal Botanic Garden are not to be missed. Practise your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as mountain biking and hiking/biking trails in the area. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Princes Street Gardens - 4 min walk
  • Scott Monument - 4 min walk
  • National Gallery of Scotland - 5 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 8 min walk
  • The Hub - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 32 min drive

Restaurants

  • Burr & Co — 1 min walk
  • Printing Press — 1 min walk
  • Papii - 2 min walk
  • The Dogs - 2 min walk
  • Bella Italia - 2 min walk

About this property

InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

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, a snack bar/deli and coffee/tea in a common area. 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, an IHG Hotel 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.

This Edinburgh hotel provides 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.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Guests aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

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

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

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
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

More

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

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 10

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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30 per pet, per night
Dogs welcome
2 per room
Food and water bowls are available
Service animals are exempt from fees
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 30.0 per day.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

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.

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 30.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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 may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
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 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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
InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel Hotel
InterContinental Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel Edinburgh

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 626 out of 997 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 252 out of 997 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 80 out of 997 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 26 out of 997 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 997 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent location. Very efficient & friendly staff. Extremely comfortable Super King bed. Lovely breakfast with most delicious coffee. Perfect for an central Edinburgh break.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Excellent staff, lovely hotel. We only stayed one night but thoroughly enjoyed ourselves
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The staff in this hotel are faultless. From the front desk, to the concierge team (credit to Craig) to the room service team. They make for a truly homely experience. Five stars all round.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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