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Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB

+44 131 225 1251

based on 1,542 reviews


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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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Deluxe rooms - Lake view


£305 totalmomondo
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Standard rooms - Lake view


£324 totalBooking.com
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Superior rooms - Park view
2 double beds

2 double beds



£277 totalBooking.com
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Classic rooms - City view
1 king bed

1 king bed



£221 totalHotels.com
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Double rooms - Park view
1 double bed

1 double bed



£276 totalBooking.com
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King rooms - Sea view
1 king bed

1 king bed



£338 totalBooking.com
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Other Rooms - Mountain view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

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

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitiser 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 sanitised
  • 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.
  • Disabled access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by lift

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Car hire
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour 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
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle hire
  • 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
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet


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


  • Aerobics
  • Fitness centre
  • 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 Street0.1 mi
Edinburgh City Centre0.1 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.2 mi
Edinburgh Waverley Station0.2 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen0.0 mi
Hard Rock Cafe - Edinburgh0.0 mi
The Grill Room at The Dome0.0 mi
Le Monde0.0 mi


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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 5-star hotels in Edinburgh typically cost £500/night, but Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is typically available for £189/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • There are 6.8 mi between Edinburgh Turnhouse and Intercontinental Edinburgh The George. The drive to and from the airport should be about 20min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • If you intend to hire a car to travel from Edinburgh Turnhouse to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Intercontinental Edinburgh The George offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for £17/day for a base model hire. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Intercontinental Edinburgh The George. The nearest airport to the hotel is Edinburgh Turnhouse.

  • Pets are allowed at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George.

  • There is a restaurant at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or order food to take away. Call the front desk at +44 131 225 1251 for kitchen hours. One of the easiest dining options for Edinburgh guests staying in Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is to order room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • 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 centre 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 Gallery of Scotland, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • If you have questions about Intercontinental Edinburgh The George or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +44 131 225 1251.

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

  • Intercontinental Edinburgh The George does have a gym on site that is available to hotel guests. Some hotel gyms may not have 24-hour access, so it is best to ask a front desk clerk for fitness centre hours.

  • For Intercontinental Edinburgh The George, the required check-out time is 12:00. Check-in may be available from 15:00. Any special requests should be made with the concierge.

  • Prices may fluctuate based on room type, dates, and availability. You can find great room deals for Intercontinental Edinburgh The George at the moment between £142 and £293 a night. Enter preferred dates in the form above to see the best-matched deals for you.

  • Yes, you can do your laundry at Intercontinental Edinburgh The George. Ironing equipment e.g. ironing boards and irons are available as well.

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