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Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB

+44 131 225 1251

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About Intercontinental Edinburgh The George, Edinburgh

Value for money

Established in the year 1881, the Intercontinental Edinburgh The George hotel in Scotland is an iconic location that is comprised of what were originally the homes of some of the city’s most prosperous inhabitants. It’s an award-winning luxury hotel that’s located in the heart of the city and offers stunning views from some of its upper-floor rooms. At Intercontinental Edinburgh The George, there are amenities meant to meet the needs of working travelers, children, couples, and more. There are large meeting and event rooms, as well as a business center. There is turndown service available. Also, you will have a fitness center to work out in, a terrace to relax on, and on-site assistance with tickets and tours. You’ll have your choice of booking a standard room, executive room, or a suite. All of the 240 rooms are smoke-free and have a lot of space. There are separate seating areas in all of them. The building was built in 1775 but everything is completely renovated and there are modern furnishings in all rooms. You’ll have comforts such as bathrobes, slippers, and premium bedding. You’ll also get to enjoy modern amenities like free Wi-Fi, smart TVs, and rainfall showerheads. The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen is the in-house restaurant at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George hotel. It serves classic Scottish fare with modern twists. There is also room service available around the clock. The hotel is centrally-located to many attractions in the city including Edinburgh Castle. This famous landmark is only a six-minute walk away. You can also easily walk to Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, and St. Giles’ Cathedral.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • VIP room facilities


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Health and safety

  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Archery
  • Bingo
  • Bowling
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Hiking


  • Feather pillow
  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis
  • Squash

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals


  • Terrace/Patio

Places of interest near Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

Intercontinental Edinburgh The George location: 19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB


Princes Street Gardens0.2 mi
Edinburgh Waverley Station0.2 mi
The Royal Mile0.5 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Afternoon Tea at The Printing Press0.0 mi
Hard Rock Cafe - Edinburgh0.0 mi
The Grill Room at The Dome0.0 mi
Le Monde0.0 mi

Intercontinental Edinburgh The George Reviews

GreatBased on 2398 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great staff - WONDERFUL rooms. (in 445 reviews)
  • Great location; helpful staff! (in 299 reviews)
  • "Lovely room, friendly staff, great location." (in 271 reviews)
Cons -
  • Heating in room was very noisy (in 145 reviews)
  • Useless ordering system for room service. (in 144 reviews)
  • A/C too noisy bathroom small. (in 35 reviews)

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Frequently asked questions

  • Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is $246 cheaper than the average 5 star hotel in Edinburgh. You can usually find a nightly rate of $230 when staying at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George.

  • Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is 6.8 mi away from Edinburgh Turnhouse. You can typically expect your drive time from Intercontinental Edinburgh The George to Edinburgh Turnhouse to be 20min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • With parking available at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George, you could always rent a car for as low as $22/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Edinburgh. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Intercontinental Edinburgh The George, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Feel free to bring your dog with you while staying at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George.

  • Intercontinental Edinburgh The George does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Intercontinental Edinburgh The George at +44 131 225 1251. Guests staying at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Judging by our data, Intercontinental Edinburgh The George does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Intercontinental Edinburgh The George at +44 131 225 1251.

  • The city center nearest to Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is Edinburgh, which is 0.1 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find National Library Of Scotland, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • The best contact number for Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is +44 131 225 1251.

  • Yes, Intercontinental Edinburgh The George has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Intercontinental Edinburgh The George has a fitness center available for guests who would like to use it throughout their stay.

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