Located at one end of the prestigious George Street the George Hotel has recently undergone extensive refurbishment consolidating its position at the fore of Edinburghs hotel scene.
19-21 George Street
The hotel is situated in a grade II listed building which is evident from its historic charm and appearance particularly its ornately detailed façade. The George became a hotel in 1881 having been converted from three other buildings, but its history started more than 100 years before then; it was built in 1775 at the height of the Scottish capitals new town boom. It was also formerly known as the Intercontinental Hotel before being transformed under a different brand. George Street is commonly known as the Bond Street of Edinburgh due to its class and array of shopping, eating and sightseeing opportunities. It is a UNESCO world heritage site and proves a popular and vibrant part of the city. Also in the nearby area are the likes of Edinburgh Castle, the International Conference Centre, the Palace of Holyrood house and the Royal Mile. The hotel is fairly easy to reach with the Waverley Train station just a short walk away and the citys airport seven miles away. After a period of overhaul and refurbishment, October 2008 saw the hotel’s number of guest bedrooms increase to 250, a figure which includes a number of standard rooms, superior rooms, deluxe rooms, superior deluxe and suites. Coupled with the wide-ranging choice is an array of top class amenities and some fantastic views across the city. Like the rest of the Hotel the restaurant and bar have a certain style about them that boasts elements of tradition with more contemporary aspects. The restaurant serves a variety of culinary delights in a relaxed atmosphere while the bar is a lively George Street location serving a range of drinks into the early hours. There are seven meeting and conference rooms on offer for businesses and groups to hold a whole host of events. The largest of the facilities can accommodate for approximately 300 delegates and the most up-to-date technology is on hand. Part of the Hotels recent upgrades mean a new mini-Spa and roof-top lounge providing excellent relaxation opportunities for visitors.
General Restaurant, Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Newspapers, Non-Smoking Rooms, Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, Safety Deposit Box, Heating, Luggage Storage, Gay Friendly, All Public and Private spaces non-smoking. Services Room Service, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Laundry, Dry Cleaning, VIP Room Facilities, Ironing Service, Currency Exchange, Fax/Photocopying. Internet via modem is available in the hotel rooms and costs GBP 9.95 per 24 hours. Guest Parking: No parking available.
Check-In Time: 15:00 Check Out Time: 12