Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel is located in Edinburgh, just yards from Princes Street and George Street. The rooms offer a flat-screen Smart TV, 300 thread count bed linen, a complimentary treat box and a fridge with complimentary fresh milk and mineral water. The private bathrooms have a selection of complimentary toiletries. Breakfast is served in The Garden, an indoor courtyard, which serves food and drink throughout the day, including salads, hot dishes, cakes, spritzers and Scottish cocktails in the evening. Another dining option is BABA, a mezze and charcoal grill restaurant and cocktail bar. It offers Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. Guests have complimentary access to the leisure facilities including the gym, swimming pool, and spa. The spa offers a full range of treatments including facials and massages at an additional cost. The hotel is at the heart of Edinburgh’s financial district and is just 5 minutes’ walk from Waverley Railway Station. It is 7 miles from Edinburgh Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Kimpton Hotels
Hotel chain/brand
Kimpton Hotels

Property highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

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

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 full bed
or
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 full bed
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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
8.2
Location
9.6
Free Wifi
8.8
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Kelley
    United States of America United States of America
    Fabulous location- right next to Rose Street so lots of fun places to eat and drink. The staff is amazing, so friendly and accommodating. They went above and beyond. The breakfast is delicious and beds are incredibly comfortable. Love this...
  • Louise
    Australia Australia
    Great Bfast Friendly polite helpful staff Great omelettes.
  • Shawali
    United States of America United States of America
    Location was great. The rooms were beautifully appointed, with very comfy bedding. The bathroom was a little smaller than expected but the shower was great.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
3 Restaurants On Site

  • BABA
    • Cuisine
      Middle Eastern
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • The Garden
    • Cuisine
      European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
  • Aizle
    • Cuisine
      Local • International
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Traditional • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Bingo
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Aerobics
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Stand-up comedy
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Racquetball
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bowling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Skiing
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs £45 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Indoor swimming pool
    Spa
    • Locker rooms
    • Personal trainer
    • Fitness classes
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness
    • Full-body massage
    • Hand massage
    • Head massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Foot massage
    • Neck massage
    • Back massage
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Body wrap
    • Body scrub
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa
      Additional charge
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Hindi
    • Hungarian
    • Italian
    • Polish
    • Portuguese
    • Romanian
    • Russian
    • Ukrainian

    House rules
    Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in
    From 15:00 to 00:00
    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
    You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
    Check-out
    From 00:00 to 12:00
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 3 years
    Crib upon request
    Free

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    Age restriction
    The minimum age for check-in is 18
    Pets
    Free!Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
    Groups
    When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional fees may apply.
    Cards accepted at this hotel
    American ExpressVisaMastercardDiners ClubJCBDiscover Cash is not accepted

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please note the property does not accept cash payments due to COVID-19.

    The credit or debit card used to book the Advance Purchase rate must be presented to reception upon arrival at the hotel. Please note that failure to do so will result in an alternative payment method being required.

    Parking is limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests are asked to contact the property directly in order to guarantee a space, using the details on the Booking Confirmation. If you would like to reserve a car parking space please contact the Concierge department at the property, once you have made your reservation. Prices of parking are GBP 35 per night.

    Smoking is not permitted at the property.

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

    Children's swimming times are between 07:00 - 09:00 and 16:00 - 20:00 daily.

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

    Please inform Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel

    • Guests staying at Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free
      • Buffet
      • À la carte

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Room options at Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Suite

    • Check-in at Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel is 2,950 feet from the center of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Spa
      • Fitness center
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Skiing
      • Bowling
      • Tennis court
      • Racquetball
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Foot massage
      • Facial treatments
      • Body wrap
      • Personal trainer
      • Yoga classes
      • Bingo
      • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
      • Stand-up comedy
      • Full-body massage
      • Pedicure
      • Back massage
      • Locker rooms
      • Bicycle rental
      • Walking tours
      • Steam room
      • Bar crawls
      • Head massage
      • Manicure
      • Neck massage
      • Movie nights
      • Fitness classes
      • Beauty services
      • Spa/Wellness packages
      • Body scrub
      • Fitness
      • Aerobics
      • Spa facilities
      • Couples' massage
      • Swimming pool
      • Hand massage

    • Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel has 3 restaurants:

      • Aizle
      • The Garden
      • BABA