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The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

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 Princes Street Gardens
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Superb9.0
Location
Great location
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Service
Fantastic service
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
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The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

from £156
  • Guest Room Double
  • Guest Room Twin
  • Superior Double Room
  • Guest Room Single
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Junior Suite
  • Superior Family Room
  • Signature Suite
  • Superior Twin Room
  • Superior Double Room, City View
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony
  • Townhouse Superior Room Double Bed
  • Townhouse Deluxe Room with View King Size bed
  • Townhouse Junior Suite King Size bed

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

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

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

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, The Spa at The Principal. Services include massages.

The spa is 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 Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square’s small print

Also known as

  • Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe Edinburgh Crowne Plaza
  • Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe Hotel
  • Roxburghe Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe
  • 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
  • Roxburghe Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe
  • Hotel Macdonald Roxburghe
  • The Roxburghe Hotel Edinburgh Scotland
  • Macdonald Roxburghe Edinburgh
  • Roxburghe Crowne Plaza
  • Roxburghe Crowne Plaza Edinburgh

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These 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

On-site 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 30.00 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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

Landmarks

  • In New Town
  • Princes Street Gardens (10-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (12-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Castle (16-minute walk)
  • St. Giles' Cathedral (17-minute walk)
  • Greyfriars Kirk (18-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre (19-minute walk)
  • University of Edinburgh (23-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 24-min drive
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 14-min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 17-min walk
  • Slateford Station 10-min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 188 reviews

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
Exceptional10.0
Staff were all lovely.
conor, gb4 night trip
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
Exceptional10.0
Amazing and great staff
Stephen, gb2 night trip
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
Exceptional10.0
Great hotel
Great hotel in great location. Recent refurb so everything smart
John, gb2 night trip
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
Exceptional10.0
Principal Edinburgh Charlotte square
An excellent location in central Edinburgh. Tourist attractions and shops within easy walking distance. Good food and facilities in the hotel. Complimentary items in room were much appreciated. Friendly and helpful staff.
Jane, gb2 night trip
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
Poor2.0
Great Hotel badly let down by Breakfast Service
Great hotel with great ambience, destroyed by shockingly poor breakfast service. Service was slow, food was slow, when it came it was cold, then it didnt come back. Very very dissappointed. But the hotel and rooms are really nice.
Derek, gb1 night trip

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