From our glittering façade and twinkle wrapped pillars to the charming Christmas lights on Princes Gardens, Edinburgh turns into a winter wonderland during the festive season.

With so much to see and do at the most magical time of the year, you can make the most of  what our charming city has to offer from your cosy home in our capital, at InterContinental Edinburgh The George.

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A Taste of Scotland with Harvey Nichols

Make the most of your Christmas shopping trip to Edinburgh with afternoon tea at Harvey Nichols Forth Floor Brasserie.

And the indulgence doesn’t stop there, delve into a luxury hatbox hamper filled with Scottish sweet and savoury treats by Harvey Nichols on return to your room.

Featuring Port Dundas Single Grain Scotch Whisky, Handmade Butter Shortbread Biscuits, Salted Caramel Butter Biscuits and Heather Honey, discover a taste of Scotland this festive season.

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Hidden Stories

With stunning architecture swathed in lights and endless cobbled streets, there’s nowhere else quite like Edinburgh at Christmas.

This festive season, unravel the fascinating hidden stories of our city with our private audio walking tour, curated in partnership with historians from Edinburgh University.

Brimming with beautifully adorned doorways, glittering lights and untold stories, discover seven historical locations, from Heritage Row to the bustling George Square.

Along with cosy stay in one of our luxurious room or suites and a daily traditional Scottish breakfast, enjoy the ultimate Hidden Edinburgh experience.

To book contact our reservations team on or  +44 131 225 1251

A Charming Christmas on George Street

Are you dreaming of a trip to Edinburgh filled with delicious dining and festive glamour? InterContinental Edinburgh The George is here to make sure you step into Christmas in the most magical way when you visit us this season.

Whether you’re planning a Christmas get-together with someone special in the heart of the city, or a memorable stay with your loved ones, discover how you can join the festivities with a joyful Edinburgh escape.

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