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Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
38 Charlotte SquareEdinburghScotlandEH2 4HQUnited Kingdom

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Royal Lyceum Theatre
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Superb9.0
Location
Great location
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Room
Great room
Comfort
Very comfortable
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Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

from A$204
  • 1 Bed Standard
  • 2 Bed Standard
  • 1 Bed Superior Room
  • City Single
  • King Deluxe
  • 1 Bed Suite
  • Superior King
  • Townhouse Suite
  • 2 Beds Superior Room
  • 1 Bed Superior Townhouse
  • Junior Suite Townhouse

What’s around Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Landmarks

  • In New Town
  • Royal Lyceum Theatre - 9 min walk
  • National Gallery of Scotland - 11 min walk
  • Scotch Whisky Experience - 15 min walk
  • Gladstone's Land - 16 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 18 min walk
  • Royal Botanic Garden - 21 min walk
  • Calton Hill - 23 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 24 min drive
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 14 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 17 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 9 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Location.
This central Edinburgh hotel overlooks the gardens of Charlotte Square and is close to Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle.

Hotel Features.
Guests have access to fitness facilities. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This hotel has been awarded Brand Hotel of the Year | Edinburgh & The Lothians - Regional Winner 2018 and Style Hotel of the Year | Edinburgh & The Lothians - Regional Winner 2018.

Guestrooms.
The 199 air-conditioned guestrooms feature private bathrooms, Smart TVs, coffee/tea makers, complimentary bottled water, hair dryers, and telephones with voice mail. Access to WiFi is free. Rollaway beds and cribs are available on request.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 199 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 16

Travelling with others

Children

  • Up to 2 children (1 year old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Steam room
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

The Spa at The Principal - Onside Spa open daily.

Dining

BABA - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and 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.

Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom’s small print

Also known as

  • Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe Edinburgh Crowne Plaza
  • Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
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  • Hotel Macdonald Roxburghe
  • The Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh Scotland
  • Macdonald Roxburghe Edinburgh
  • Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Hotel
  • Principal Charlotte Square Hotel
  • Roxburghe Hotel
  • Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
  • Principal Charlotte Square
  • The Roxburghe Hotel
  • Crowne Plaza Edinburgh The Roxburghe
  • The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Scotland
  • Macdonald Roxburghe Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
  • The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
  • Roxburghe Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe
  • Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Hotel
  • Principal Charlotte Square Hotel
  • Principal Charlotte Square
  • The Roxburghe Hotel
  • Roxburghe Crowne Plaza Edinburgh

Policies

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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 20.00

The spa is accessible for GBP 10 per person, per day

Self parking costs GBP 25.00 per night

Valet parking costs GBP 25.00 per night

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30.0 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15.95 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30.00 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 285 reviews

Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Exceptional10.0
Fabulous decor!
Great location, wonderful atmosphere!
Patricia, au1 night trip
Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
Nearly perfect
Beautifully refurbished hotel in a contemporary, but comfortable design/style. Really something special. Breakfast menu was a bit limited and I would suggest a few more choices. Also, front desk struggled recommending restaurants and we were sent to the old town, when we really just wanted something close by in the new town. Not a major issue, but things I thought were slightly unusual. No hesitation in staying here again. Great location and a great hotel.
Paul, au1 night trip
Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Exceptional10.0
Fantastic
Fantastic place to stay. Very helpful concierge. We pulled up on the kerb and they came out to park the car for us. Then they showed us to our rooms and brought our bags up. Very big spacious room. The tuck box is a nice touch too with some local sweets. Highly recommend staying here and will stay next time we are in Edinburgh
Simon, au1 night romance trip
Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Exceptional10.0
Great base for exploring the heart of Edinburgh
Spacious room, excellent shower. Great central location, easy to walk to major tourist sites and restaurants. Staff were very helpful with directions and restaurant recommendations.
Carla, ie2 night trip
Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Exceptional10.0
A little bit of luxury in a lovely City
A sisters Christmas trip to Edinburgh was made even more fabulous by a great stay at this wonderful hotel. Beautifully presented and kept, a complimentary room upgrade on arrival with knowledgeable and attentive staff during our whole stay. And the breakfast is amazing, served in the beautiful relaxing indoor garden! Really well located in the city for most things you could want. We didn't make it to the spa.... maybe for our next trip! Wouldn't hesitate to return to this hotel if visiting Edinburgh again.
Victoria, gb2 night trip

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Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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