InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

Rated 8.6 in 1405 reviews. 240 rooms.


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.

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A guide to great places near InterContinental Hotels - Edinburgh The George, an IHG Hotel

  1. The Dome

    Amazing Christmas decorations, you gotta see this!!

    99 m from hotel
    14 George St

  2. Bramble Bar

    Named as one of the Top 25 Europe bars at the Cocktail Spirits 2012 in Paris. Congratulations to our good friend Mike Aikmann. Cheers

    138 m from hotel
    16A Queen St

  3. The Bon Vivant

    Cocktails- try the Charlie Chaplin

    214 m from hotel
    55 Thistle St

  4. Dishoom

    The chilli cheese toast and the chicken ruby are both fantastic! Very tasty food! Highly recommended

    235 m from hotel
    3a St Andrew Sq

  5. The Scott Monument

    Climb all the way to the very top - the view is well worth the effort!

    254 m from hotel
    Princes Street Gdns

  6. Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Start at the top and work down. Oldest first. And cafe at bottom to finish with !

    262 m from hotel
    1 Queen St

  7. Fortitude Coffee

    Nice little cafe with great coffee and tea, and always charming and attentive staff. A great find, totally recommended.

    316 m from hotel
    3C York Pl

  8. West Princes Street Gardens

    Skip the soggy £2.10 Cornetto at the stall and take a quick walk up to Thorntons on Princes Street to get two delicious scoops of icecream for £2.50! Best eaten in the Gardens, of course.

    375 m from hotel
    Princes St

  9. Whiski Rooms

    Vegetarian haggis is amazing.

    468 m from hotel
    4-7 North Bank St

  10. The Milkman

    Awesome Flat White! Really nice and pretty interior, beautiful place to relax, drink your coffee and enjoy the atmosphere or just to grab your cup on the walk.

    491 m from hotel
    7 Cockburn Street

  11. Old Town

    Best History in the world in the old town

    0.5 km from hotel

  12. Edinburgh Castle

    Stunning views over the city. Great place to visit!! Try to be there at 1 pm for the 1pm cannon shot. Very friendly staff and interesting guides. BOOK IN ADVANCE!! (To avoid a big queue)

    0.6 km from hotel