Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

Boasting an enviable location in the Edinburgh city centre, the historic and chic, InterContinental Edinburgh The George, is close to Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street Gardens and Holyrood Palace. It has elegant rooms, conference and meeting rooms and a gym. Free high-speed WiFi is available throughout the hotel.

This Grade II listed building with its distinctive facade was built in 1775 and has undergone a great refurbishment project transforming the majority of the bedrooms and public areas. The architecturally-designed interior has created a sense of restored grandeur with simple detailing and the use of natural materials.

Each room features a flat-screen TV, free WiFi, and an en suite bathroom.

The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen serves seasonal Scottish produce throughout the day and night. It is open 7 days a week offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a late-night bar until 01:00. Coffee, cakes, pastries, sandwiches and salads are available at Burr & Co, open 7 days a week. A full room service menu is also available.

The hotel boasts the King's Hall event room.

This is our guests' favourite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 30 Jul 2010.
Hotel chain/brand: InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Buffet

Private parking available


Availability

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4 reasons to choose InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Scott Monument
    0.2 miles
  • Multrees Walk
    0.2 miles
  • Waverley Mall
    0.2 miles
  • Scottish National Gallery
    0.2 miles
  • The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
    0.3 miles
  • Princes Street Gardens
    0.3 miles
  • Gladstones Land
    0.3 miles
  • Royal Mile
    0.3 miles
  • City Art Centre
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Printing Press
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/bar Burr and Co
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    0.3 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    0.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    0.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    0.5 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    0.6 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    0.7 miles
  • Arthurs Seat
    1.5 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    1.9 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    2 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    2.9 miles
Public transport
  • Train Edinburgh Waverley station
    0.3 miles
Closest airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    6.5 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    35.1 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    48.2 miles
How to get to InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel from Edinburgh Airport
    Taxi
    Parking available
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1 restaurant on site

    The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

    Cuisine: Scottish

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Facilities of InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Bingo Off-site Additional charge
  • Aerobics Off-site Additional charge
  • Archery Off-site Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast) Off-site Additional charge
  • Live music/performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
  • Pub crawls Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Squash Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Darts Additional charge
  • Table tennis Additional charge
  • Billiards Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may be applicable.
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Wellness facilities
  • Fitness
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • Czech
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Filipino
  • Turkish
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Carte Blanche Discover JCB Diners Club American Express InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that InterContinental Edinburgh The George is strictly a non-smoking property.

The credit / debit card used at the time of the booking needs to be presented upon check-in.

The property offers connecting rooms. Please contact the property for further information.

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

  • InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Billiards
    • Bowling
    • Table tennis
    • Tennis court
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Squash
    • Movie nights
    • Pub crawls
    • Archery
    • Live music/performance
    • Fitness
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Aerobics
    • Bike tours
    • Bingo
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • The prices at InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel is 750 yards from the centre of Edinburgh.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel by:

    • Taxi 25min

  • InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

  • Check-in at InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Room options at InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Suite

  • Guests staying at InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet