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The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

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38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ Scotland See on map
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Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The staff were lovely and helpful but things seemed to take a little longer than we expected at certain points, being told rooms would be ready times and they weren’t. The day itself went without a hitch and everyone in the hotel did well. I...More

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Response from G_Mylles, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded yesterday

Hi Valued Guest, Thank you for your review of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square following your recent nuptials with us. First of all, please let me offer my congratulations to yourself and your new spouse - i wish you both the very best for the future....More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Behind the modest entrance on Charlotte Square, a modern wing of this hotel is comfortable and functional. We were there with a large tour group, which the hotel handled with aplomb. An evening banquet was just one of two special events on a Saturday night...More

1  Thank Curtis K
Response from Gillian M, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded 10 August 2018

Dear Piercove, Many thanks for your 5* review of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square. It's fantastic to read you had a great stay with us. I am pleased that our Front Office team were able to deliver exceptional service for you! Thanks for recommending us and...More

Reviewed yesterday

I stayed here for one night in October and was very impressed. The breakfast is incredible and the rooms are very good. The only slight criticism is that my colleague and I checked in together, but she was upgraded and I wasn't. It seemed weird...More

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Response from G_Mylles, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded yesterday

Hi Ben, Thank you for your review of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square following your recent stay with us. I am glad the Guest Services team were able to offer both yourself and your colleague a complimentary upgrade and i am pleased to read you enjoyed...More

Reviewed yesterday

Lovely hotel, staff and amenities. Stayed in there during October and really enjoyed it. The room, although standard one was lovely and clean. Tasty breakfast. I would definitely come back. Highly recommend.

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Response from G_Mylles, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded yesterday

Hi Valued Guest, Thank you for your 5* review of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square following your stay with us in October. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best Regards Gillian Mylles Hotel Manager

Reviewed 2 days ago

The Principal is a centrally located hotel in a gorgeous building on Charlotte Square. It's about a mile to Waverly train station. My room was quite small which was OK for my submariner sentiments but would not have made everyone happy. It was "single" as...More

Thank LDavidMarquet
Response from G_Mylles, Manager at The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte SquareResponded yesterday

Hi David, Thank you for your 5* review of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best Regards Gillian Mylles Hotel Manager

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The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square (Formally The Roxburghe Hotel) is located in the centre of Edinburgh on the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Charlotte Square. Waverly and Haymarket train stations are a 15-minute More walk away while Edinburgh Airport is 30 minutes away by bus or tram. The hotel is perfectly placed to explore the shops and restaurants of Princes Street and George Street with Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Zoo nearby. Designed by the award-winning Goddard Littlefair our rooms are some of the very best the city has to offer. The bedroom reference the golden age of travel in details such as wooden trunks and antique mirrors while providing for the needs of the modern traveller - including plenty of sockets USB charging points and well-appointed bathrooms. The creation of the new Principal Suite on the raised ground floor of The Wee House will provide VIP guests with the option of using their own front door. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
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Family
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Luxury
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
199
Price range
USD 131 - USD 461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Roxburghe Hotel
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Roxburghe
,
Macdonald Roxburghe Edinburgh
,
Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
,
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
199
Price range
USD 131 - USD 461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Roxburghe Hotel
Also Known As
Hotel Macdonald Roxburghe
,
Macdonald Roxburghe Edinburgh
,
Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
,
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
...More
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Hello, Check out is 12 noon Thanks Adam
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Response from Patty K | Reviewed this property |
No. They have a valet/bellhop. It is directly on the street. There is street parking. As we had a car service, we did not use this amenity.
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Room Tips
"The deals on offer on the website when you book directly add little extras to your stay"
hollyw242
2 weeks ago
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"Frnt rooms can be abit nosiy with traffic,though it quietens down later at night"
birchgrovesydney
9 Oct. 2018
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"Ask for a room facing the courtyard."
N8615KVjohnl
30 Sep. 2018
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"The rooms that overlook the courtyard can be noisy if there's a party going on down below."
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26 Sep. 2018
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