Classic Luxury

Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

Located in the heart of Edinburgh The George is a classic luxury hotel, seamlessly blending restored original Georgian features with comfortable, modern furnishings. Perfectly located, Edinburgh's famous sites are moments away.

Edinburgh, Scotland
Intercontinental Edinburgh The George
  • Central location in the heart of lively Edinburgh

  • Glorious city views from the upper rooms

  • Historic building, sensitively renovated with modern touches

  • Cosy home-from-home atmosphere


Intercontinental Edinburgh The George sits in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town. Just step's from the capital city's famous shopping district and a short taxi ride from the castle and the Royal Mile, this hotel is perfectly situated for your time in this historic city.

Behind the elegant facade you'll find a grand and welcoming lobby area with high ceilings and arched windows. The hotel has been converted from former Georgian Townhouses and the designers have been careful to maintain the elegant, original features of the buildings, which date back to 1775. The furnishings are all carefully-selected in muted tones creating an ambiance of class and sophistication.    

The Printing Press Bar and Kitchen was once home to acclaimed novelist Susan Ferrier and it showcases the best of Scottish contemporary cuisine. If you are visiting on a Sunday, make sure to try a traditional Sunday Roast, a classic combination of roasted meats, potatoes, vegetables and lashing of gravy. The late-night cocktail bar offers an impressive collection of local spirits, including many different single malts and Edinburgh gin. The Burr &Co. Coffee shop is a favourite with locals and the perfect place to grab a coffee and cake in the afternoon.

Each room and suite has been tastefully-decorated with subtle dashes of colour, reflecting highland glens and forest ferns, as well as hints of Scottish tweed and tartan. The complimentary Tuck Box (snack) is a welcome touch and is filled with Scottish treats for you to sample. We recommend staying in a Deluxe room or one of the hotels spacious suites, which have the advantage of fantastic views of the Edinburgh skyline.

With an ideal location and an incredible sense of place, the Intercontinental Edinburgh The George is a well suited to both families and couples looking for a central location in historic Edinburgh.

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Top tip:

Head to Burr & Co, the on site coffee house to blend with the locals and enjoy a cake and a coffee.

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Location

Edinburgh, Scotland

The Principal George Street is located in the heart of Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh. The hotel is just a few minutes walk from Waverley Station and the famous Edinburgh Castle.