Get an overview of this hotelBetween George and Princes streets in the city center

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

On Charlotte Square

This central Edinburgh hotel overlooks the gardens of Charlotte Square, and is a 15-minute walk from Haymarket and Waverley stations, and a 20-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport. Princes Street Gardens and Edinburgh Castle are nearby.

Fitness facilities

Guests enjoy complimentary access to The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square's fitness facilities. Classes are available for a surcharge; advanced bookings are required.

LCD TVs

The 199 air-conditioned guestrooms include LCD TVs, coffee/tea makers, hair dryers, free WiFi, and telephones with voice mail. Many rooms have views of Edinburgh Castle and Charlotte Square.

 Guest Highlights

Our Guests Love
  • Good, quiet location
  • Good for nightlife
  • Breakfast
  • Helpful staff
  • Clean guestrooms
  • Overall room comfort
Our Guests Note
  • Parking wasn't ideal

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities will be closed from 13 August 2017 to 30 November 2017 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool
  • Dining venue
  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • One of the swimming pools

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Centrally located on Edinburgh’s famous Charlotte Square, the iconic The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square is at the very heart of the beautiful New Town. Getting to the hotel is simple: direct bus links connect the hotel to Edinburgh airport and both Waverley and Haymarket railways stations are within a 10-minute walk. The hotel concierge team is available to assist guests on arrival and help them make the most of their stay with extensive knowledge of Edinburgh's local tourist attractions, superb shopping, and exciting nightlife.

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square offers guests warmth, hospitality, and luxury in the heart of Edinburgh. Guests can relax in luxurious guestrooms and enjoy complimentary access to WiFi.

Many of the 199 bedrooms have been individually redesigned to complement the Georgian architecture and include spacious Executive Bedrooms, stunning Junior Suites with period details, and Feature bedrooms with leafy views over Charlotte Square or magnificent Edinburgh Castle.

This is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Total number of rooms - 199 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Smart TV 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30.00 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 16 years old.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 15.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 22.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 22.00 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 30.00 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 20.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.00 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.


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