George Hotel - Edinburgh

19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 2PB  show map
 4 stars
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George Hotel - Edinburgh

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The historic, chic and very central George Hotel is close to Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street Gardens and Holyrood Palace.

It has spacious elegant rooms and the popular Tempus Restaurant and Bar.

Each room features a plasma TV, broadband internet access and more.

The hotel also has a bar and 24-hour room service.

The hotel is centrally located near the Waverly Train Station, public bus service, and the Edinburgh Airport is a 10 minute drive away.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   199.

Rooms

All rooms are spacious, beautifully decorated and feature elegant decor in warm shades of aubergine and brown, plush furnishings and the latest technology in services. Each room is appointed with plasma TV with cable, laptop-sized safe, broadband internet access, iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, voice mail, hair dryer, bathtub with shower.

Room types:

Single

Double

Twin

Superior Double

Dining options

The Tempus Restaurant features buffet breakfasts, à la carte dining - range of traditional favorites and local specialties, tempting Sunday lunches.

The Tempus Bas offers an extensive list of cocktails and a selection of champagnes.

The 24-hour room service is available on demand.

A full english breakfast is served at the price of GBP 10 per person per night. 

Services

The hotel’s business facilities are composed of eight meeting rooms equipped with permanent internet connection, fax/photocopying services.

The hotel renders business and secretarial services.

Leisure

The hotel’s leisure and relaxation facilities are represented with an on-site golf course.

Additional features

Luggage storage, parking, 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, heating, non-smoking rooms, currency exchange, express check-out, barber/beauty shop.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 2PB

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    700 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    450 m
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    440 m
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    300 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    400 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    199

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Rooms and availability

All rooms are spacious, beautifully decorated and feature elegant decor in warm shades of aubergine and brown, plush furnishings and the latest technology in services. Each room is appointed with plasma TV with cable, laptop-sized safe, broadband internet access, iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, voice mail, hair dryer, bathtub with shower.

Room types:

Single

Double

Twin

Superior Double

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Bed type: Double Bed
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Contemporary decorated room offers two Single beds, work desk, rest zone, private bathroom and all modern facilities.

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Bed type: King Size bed
Size: 22m2
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Spacious contemporary room offers a King size bed, work desk, rest zone, private bathroom and upgraded bathroom amenities.

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    Bed type: King Size bed
    Size: 30m2
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    Spacious contemporary room offers a King size bed, work desk, cozy lounge, private bathroom.

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      Spacious contemporary room offers a King size bed, separate living room, private bathroom.

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      Bed type: Double Bed
      Size: 16m2
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      Contemporary decorated room offers a Double bed, work desk, private bathroom and all modern facilities.

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        How to reach hotel

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        Hotel Address:

        19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 2PB

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Edinburgh
          700 m
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Edinburgh Waverley station
          500 m
        • Bus stop
          400 m
        Restaurants
        • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
          450 m
        • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
          440 m
        Parks
        • Princes Street Gardens
          300 m
        Ski areas
        • Midlothian Ski Centre
          400 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          199

        Hotel Awards

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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        Scottish National Portrait Gallery is in 100m

        Assembly Rooms is 100m

        Nobles Amusements is in 100m

        National Galleries of Scotland is in 200m

        Scottish Gallery is in 200m

        Hanover Fine Arts is in 300m

        The Torrance Gallery is in 300m

        Edinburgh Dungeons is in 400m

        Fruitmarket Gallery Ltd is in 400m

        Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House is in 400m

        Princes Street Gardens is in 400m

        City Art Centre is in 400m

        Edinburgh Military Tattoo is in 400m

        Tourist attractions

        • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 100 m
        • Royal Scottish Academy Of Art - 200 m
        • Scottish Gallery - 200 m
        • winter wonderland - 200 m
        • German Christmas Market - 300 m
        • Edinburgh Dungeons - 400 m
        • Scott Monument - 400 m
        • Fruitmarket Gallery Ltd - 400 m

        Places of interest

        • New Club - 200 m
        • Speakers Corner - 200 m
        • Sir Walter Scott Monument - 300 m
        • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 400 m
        • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 400 m

        Train stations

        Convention centers

        • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 400 m

        Shopping areas

        • Princes Mall - 200 m
        • Multrees Walk - 300 m

        Amusement

        • Nobles Amusements - 200 m
        • Booth Enterprise - 200 m

        Museums

        • Hanover Fine Arts - 300 m
        • The Torrance Gallery - 300 m
        • City Art Centre - 400 m
        • National War Museum Of Scotland - 500 m

        Parks

        Theaters

        • Assembly Rooms - 100 m

        Galleries

        • National Galleries of Scotland - 300 m

        Local Attractions

        • Royal Botanic Garden - 1.5km
          The Garden, Edinburgh
        • The Queen's Hall - 1.6km
          Clerk Street, Edinburgh
        • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One - 1.8km
          75 Belford Road, Edinburgh
        • Inverleith Park - 1.6km
          Arboretum Pl, Edinburgh
        • Summerhall - 1.8km
          1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

        Near the hotel

        • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 250 m
          1 Queen St., Edinburgh
        • Scottish National Gallery - 290 m
          The Mound, Edinburgh
        • General Register House - 280 m
          Princes Street, Edinburgh
        • St. Margaret's Chapel - 400 m
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        • Princes Street Gardens - 300 m
          Princes Street, Edinburgh
        • Church of St John the Evangelist - 250 m
          Princes Street, Edinburgh
        • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 560 m
          Castlehill, Edinburgh

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Number One - 450 m

          Address: The Balmoral Hotel
          Phone: 01315576727

          72% likes this, based on 450 reviews
          Cuisine: Scottish
          Price Range: CAD 119 - CAD 158

        • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 530 m

          Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
          Phone: 01312252832

          83% likes this, based on 397 reviews
          Cuisine: Asian
          Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 32

        • Bar Frizzante - 720 m

          Address: 95 Lothian Road
          Phone: 01312297788

          72% likes this, based on 218 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pizza & Pasta
          Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 132

        • The Pompadour by Galvin - 440 m

          Address: Princes Street
          Phone: +44 131 222 8975

          72% likes this, based on 133 reviews
          Cuisine: French, British
          Price Range: CAD 125 - CAD 405

        • Dubh Prais - 720 m

          Address: 123B High Street
          Phone: 0-131 557 5732

          81% likes this, based on 457 reviews
          Cuisine: Scottish

        Getting there.

        Edinburgh International Airport is only 11km from The George Hotel.

        Getting to the hotel by taxi takes 25 minutes and costs under GBP 20.

        A shuttle service is available for 8 GBP per person delivering people to the hotel in 30 minutes.

        Getting around.

        Edinburgh Waverley Train Station is in 400m and is less than a five-minute walk away.

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          199

        Hotel Awards

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        George Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at George

        Individual guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          Central location in Edinburgh, and very friendly helpful staff.

        • Single
          9.6

          Well kept, modern, clean and central.

          My room was at the front over the main street. The sash window provided little if any noise insulation. The night club opposite emptied noisily between 2.30 am and 3.30 am. I was treated to a long and out of tune rendition of the Marseillaise. Ask for a room at the back!

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Simple thing,like being offered a glass of champs on arrival and a friendly welcome

        • Family with children
          8.8

          quiet location yet accessible to places of interest in the city, including the church, train station, shops, and restaurants; the room I got was spacious and had the minimum amenities one would expect in a 4-star hotel, the staff were generally friendly and helpful, particularly, the concierge

        • Family with children
          10.0

          The staff were particularly thoughtful, as they provided for an extra bed for my daughter who accompanied us in our trip. The room and bed were big (they said they upgraded our accommodation to what we reserved online). The concierge was helpful and recommended some excellent restaurants.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          friendly, excellent staff and accomodation, good food and facilities

        • Single
          8.8

          Bang on the main street in New Town Edinburgh. Convenient for various museums and shopping. Communal parts are pretty swish. Rooms nice.

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          Staff were very courteous in all areas of the hotel.

          On checking in I was second in the queue of first 3 people, then 4. Others were offered a glass of champagne, we were not, I asked Reception if I could have coffee, they confirmed I could have it in the lobby as I waited for my husband to arrive, 10 minutes later I was still waiting. No big deal but slightly irritating, especially when otherwise service was impeccable.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          We booked The George hotel for my 50th birthday celebration and loved every minute of our stay. The room was lovely, the breakfast delicious, the staff attentive, the building glorious and the bar perfect for people watching both through the windows and inside the bar! Any negative reports we read about the hotel from its website were obviously from people who have nothing better to do than complain. We adored it, will recommend it and will be returning.

        • Single
          7.4

          Location excellent, great views from room. Staff gave good help and advice after Edinburgh airport was shut due to Iceland ash - helped us make a good fast decision

          Slow lifts (even got stuck once, for a very brief time) and internet was down most of the time - but that can happen anywhere I guess. Noisy (heavy) room doors could be heard often.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Fabulous position in great part of Edinburgh. Excellent restaurant and bar.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The room was very good. Staff were particularly good and accomodating.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          The staff were very good and attentive

          The music in the bar was so loud you couldn't have a conversation

        • Older travelers
          5.4

          the location was good for all amenities, Bar very nice and relaxing

          It certainly was not value for money, the room was quite small, certainly not luxury hotel by any means,

        • Older travelers
          8.4

          The hotel was central and the staff were very efficient and friendly.

          Felt that the rooms were rather small and would not like to stay more than a couple of nights as not much storage etc. Tempus Bar was ideal for breakfast but would not like to dine there - felt there was a bit of a smell of stale beer.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel George Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 2PB

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Edinburgh
          700 m
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Edinburgh Waverley station
          500 m
        • Bus stop
          400 m
        Restaurants
        • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
          450 m
        • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
          440 m
        Parks
        • Princes Street Gardens
          300 m
        Ski areas
        • Midlothian Ski Centre
          400 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          199

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghGeorge

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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