Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

Hotel in New Town

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The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square (formerly The Roxburghe Hotel) is situated in Edinburgh, just metres from Princes Street and George Street. The rooms offer a flat-screen Smart TV, 300 thread count bed linen, a complimentary treat box and a fridge with complimentary fresh milk and mineral water. The en suite bathrooms have a selection of complimentary toiletries. Breakfast is served in The Garden, an indoor courtyard, which serves food and drink throughout the day, including salads, hot dishes, cakes, spritzers and Scottish cocktails in the evening. Guest rooms have complimentary access to the spa between 07:00 - 09:00 and 18:00 - 21:00 with a small charge of GBP10 per person for full access. Superior rooms and above have complimentary access to the spa. The hotel is at the heart of Edinburgh’s financial district and is just 5 minutes’ walk from Waverley Railway Station. It is 7 miles from Edinburgh Airport.

Important information

The credit or debit card used to book the Advance Purchase rate must be presented to reception upon arrival at the hotel. Please note that failure to do so will result in an alternative payment method being required.

Parking is limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests are asked to contact the property directly in order to guarantee a space, using the details on the Booking Confirmation. If you would like to reserve a car parking space please contact the Concierge department at the property, once you have made your reservation. Prices of parking are GBP 25.00 per night.

Smoking is not permitted at the property.

When booking more than 8 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Children Swimming times are between 07:00 - 09:00 and 14:00 - 20:00 daily.

Features of Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square


  • Parking
  • Tennis court
  • Skiing
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Internet services
  • Hiking
  • Packed lunches
  • Cycling
  • Bowling
  • Squash
  • Wifi
  • Snack bar
  • On-site parking
  • Kid meals
  • Secured parking
  • Accessible parking

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Room service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service
  • Daily maid service


  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Indoor pool
  • Indoor pool (all year)


  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Lift
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning


  • Valet parking
  • Private parking


  • Free WiFi available