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The Principal Edinburgh George Street

£75 - £100 pp
Up to 200
240 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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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
# Bedrooms
Sleeps # of People
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 Licence
Food and Drink
Alcohol Licence
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
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Principal Wedding
My wife and I had our wedding here last week and we definitely had the best day of our lives!!! This was all thanks to Oskar and his ... 
By Lauren & Jen on 3rd January 2018
A happy couple
Married in December 2017

Principal Wedding
We would like to thank you most sincerely for the wonderful reception you organised for Georgina & Ken at the Principal. We were deligh... 
By Andrew & Caroline on 3rd January 2018
A couple's parents
Wedding: October 2017

Principal Wedding
We were very impressed by the efforts of you and your team both in the run up to our wedding and on the day itself! We could not fault a... 
By Lesley & Steven on 3rd January 2018
A happy couple
Married in September 2017

Principal wedding
Our whole experience from you and your team, from the initial booking, until we checked out on the Sunday morning was superb. Throughout... 
By Sarah & Stuart on 3rd January 2018
A happy couple
Married in July 2017

Principal wedding
The team at the Principal Edinburgh George Street were absolutely amazing. If I'm honest I wasn't too sure what to expect on the lead u... 
By Caron & Ropo on 3rd January 2018
A happy couple
Married in May 2017

Principal wedding
Where do we start? We had the most fantastic, amazing, magical day we cannot thank Oskar and the staff enough. It went perfectly and the... 
By Nadine & David on 3rd January 2018
A happy couple
Married in May 2017

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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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.