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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

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£75 - £100 pp
Up to 200
240 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding license
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The Principal Edinburgh is one of the finest hotels in Scotland and is a fabulous choice for a wedding venue.
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
City Hotel / Venue
Reception Capacity
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Late Night Extension Available
Bridal Changing Facilities
City view
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding License
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
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Full Description
  • The Principal Edinburgh on George Street has been welcoming hotel guests since 1881. At its heart are five listed Georgian townhouses, built in 1775 as homes for Edinburgh’s most prosperous citizens. Presented with the Gold Laurel Award, City Hotel of the Year and Scottish Hotel of the Year at the 2017 Scottish Hotel Awards, the hotel’s interiors combine luxurious natural materials such as oak, marble and leather with a palette of colours inspired by the great 19th-century Scottish landscape painters. A nod to Edinburgh’s rich literary heritage, The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen was once home to acclaimed novelist Susan Ferrier (an equal of Jane Austen, according to Sir Walter Scott). Records from the late 1840’s also show one John Oliphant living here—and Oliphant’s and Ferrier’s descendants founded one of Scotland’s most prestigious publishing houses in history. At The Principal Edinburgh George Street, spectacular 18th century architecture and stunning details come together to set the stage for a beautiful wedding day.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Oskar Grodnicki
    The scene is set to create a magical, dream wedding day at The Principal Edinburgh George Street with a variety of stunning suites to choose from. Rest assured whatever style of wedding you prefer, if you choose The Principal Edinburgh George Street, you will receive only the very highest standard of personalised service. As your wedding team, we will be on hand to assist with the preparation to your special day. You can be confident that we will go above and beyond to make your day special.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    Public Liability Insurance
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • 19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2PB, Scotland
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Waverley Station
    • Nearest Airport
    • Edinburgh Airport
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The Principal Edinburgh George Street Fair

  • 18th March 2018
  • Join us at the Principal Edinburgh George Street wedding fair and see the hotel in all its wedding glory. Enjoy Prosecco and our signature canapes on arrival, followed by two wedding fashion shows!

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Special Offer: Book your wedding with us at the Principal Edinburgh George Street by 31st January 2018, quoting: ENGAGEMENT and receive a complimentary choice menu upgrade, additional canape and upgraded buffet menu, all complementing your chosen wedding package.