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Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

5-star Hotel with Fitness center

19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB

+44 131 225 1251
Very good

based on 1,465 reviews


per night

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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Deluxe Rooms - Sea view


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Standard Rooms - Lake view


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Superior Rooms - Harbor view
2 double beds

2 double beds



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Classic Rooms - City view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$549 totalBooking.com
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Double Rooms - Park view
1 king bed

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King Rooms - Park view
1 king bed

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Other Rooms - Panoramic view


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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

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • 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
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products


  • 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
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • 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

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

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Archery
  • Bingo
  • Bowling
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Hiking


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


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


  • 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


Edinburgh City Centre0.1 mi
Princes Street0.1 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.2 mi
Edinburgh Waverley Station0.3 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
Cafe Hanover 710.0 mi

Intercontinental Edinburgh The George Reviews

Very goodBased on 1,465 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very knowledgeable friendly staff. (in 501 reviews)
  • "Lovely room, friendly staff, great location." (in 445 reviews)
  • "Very welcoming, very comfortable rooms." (in 315 reviews)
Cons -
  • A/C too noisy bathroom small. (in 179 reviews)
  • Wifi in our room nearly impossible to get. (in 145 reviews)
  • Wifi in our room nearly impossible to get. (in 144 reviews)

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