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Charlotte Square is a must visit if you want to admire the elegant Georgian architecture of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PrestonGuild
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Not much there

The square is lined with many classical buildings however the interior itself does not have much... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Considered to be one of the finest Georgian squares in Britain, this plaza has maintained many of its elegant, old buildings on all four sides.
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West end of George Street 40 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charlotte Square is a must visit if you want to admire the elegant Georgian architecture of Edinburgh. Several famous people once resided here. We found it easy to get to from Princes Street and it makes for a pleasant stroll.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The square is lined with many classical buildings however the interior itself does not have much other than grass and a large statue in the center.

1  Thank LDavidMarquet
Reviewed 9 October 2018

A square at the end of Georges street in the new town of Edinburgh flanked by Georgian style homes. The Park itself had muddy spots in need of grass repair but overall was nice.

Thank joycep883
Reviewed 27 August 2018

During the International Book Festival, run at the same time as the other festivals in August, Charlotte Square is the centre for those interested in books. It is an attractive square outside the Festival but during the Festival it is covered with marquee venues large...More

Thank SergeLourie
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Charlotte square is a nice walk close to Princess St with easy access the private garden is very nice as well as the Georigian architecture with the building in the area with lots of history, well worth the short walk from the main area of...More

1  Thank rknack2017
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This is what makes Edinburgh so special. A beautiful garden flanked by gorgeous Georgian buildings, including Bute House and The Georgian House (National Trust). The square is private, with locked gates, so access is not possible for the general public. It is delightful to visit...More

1  Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Part of Edinburgh's New Town a private garden is bounded by Georgian buildings which include the National Trust Georgian House ( a great place to visit) and Bute House official residence of the First Minister of Scotland. There is a ststue of Prince Albert, Queen...More

2  Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Stopped here after Breakfast and walked around. While we were there group was taking fly fishing lessons which was interesting to watch.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Our stay at Charlotte Square was absolutely amazing! The staff was very nice and everyone was so friendly! The breakfast was amazing and we loved our room! I highly recommend this hotel and I am certainly coming back again! It is also well located, you...More

Thank Chiara_270985
Reviewed 15 November 2017

A short walk from the end of Princes' Street. Comparable to the crescents and circuses at Bath. worth the effort especially if you link it to a visit to the Georgian House

Thank francophile47
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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
...More
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